Robert Downey Jr

7.15.19

Robert Downey Jr. Is Finally Getting Back to Serious Acting, Thank God

After spending ten years playing Tony Stark, it's time for the actor to return to what he does best.

4.25.19

Did the Marvel Cinematic Universe Help or Hinder Its Actors' Careers?

As 'Avengers: Endgame' marks the end of some characters and the beginning of new franchises, we examined how the MCU impacted the careers of its beloved heroes.

5.4.17

Noomi Rapace Learned English by Watching TV in a Hotel Room

The 'Rupture' and 'Alien: Covenant' star talks about finding pain in success, working with Brian DePalma, and playing Lisbeth Salander.

9.22.16

A Celebrity Super PAC Promises to Show You Mark Ruffalo's Dick If You Don't Vote Trump

"Make Mark be naked by making your mark on November 8."

2.8.16

How Wing Chun Helped Robert Downey Jr. Battle Addiction

We look at actor Robert Downey Jr.'s 12-year history with Wing Chun, and how the martial art has helped the actor get both his career and his life back on track.

5.5.15

I Spent 29 Hours Watching Marvel Movies in a Pennsylvania Megaplex

I sat through more than a day's worth of big-screen explosions and super-fandom at the Ultimate Marvel Marathon in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.

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1.12.15

Paul Thomas Anderson on 'Inherent Vice,' Kubrick, and Hangovers

"I think it's good to think of the film as, like, that moment when you wake up in the morning and you've been drinking the night before."

12.5.14

Revisiting 'Putney Swope' with Robert Downey, Sr.

The 1969 film helped launch the creative ambitions of Louis CK and Paul Thomas Anderson. We talked to Downey, now 78, about whether or not it's his best film, and if anyone really "gets" it.

7.14.14

A Step-by-Step Guide to Rehabilitating the Swastika

An advertisement for the website proswastika.org flew over Coney Island and Long Beach this weekend as part of an effort to destigmatize the swastika. Here's a few other ways to fix the reputation of the religious symbol made infamous by the Nazis.

6.13.14

Is Elon Musk Going to War with General Stanley McChrystal?

Elon Musk is currently locked in a bitter dispute with Lockheed Martin and Boeing for contracts worth billions of dollars—and now the lobbying firm tied to a notorious retired general is joining the party.