Blockbuster Season

Blockbuster Season

Summer movies offer a front row ticket to our motivations and feelings.

Girl Power?

The modern violent media heroine.

Assembling the Avengers

A psychologist's film review.

George Clooney's Power

The psychological skills underlying his success.

Kids and Scary Movies

Is it okay to make little ones afraid?

Superhero Stance

Stand like a superhero, feel like a superhero, act like superhero.

Sex Is Too Obscene for Kids, but Violence Isn't? Brown v. Entertainment Merchants

Should entertainment merchants make child protection decisions?

Eccentric's Corner: Horror Meister

David Cronenberg knows the dirty little—and big—secrets of your mind.

Psychological Realism and Characters

Acting has gotten more psychologically real ... and that's how we like it.

Don’t Miss! Oscar-Winning and Nominated Films Featuring People with Disabilities

10 films that realistically depict what life is like for the disabled.

Psychosis in Movies: Unraveling the Layers

portraits of psychosis in cinema

Senses: Watch and Burn

Why 3-D flicks might not be the best pick

Media: Happily Ever After

Fictional tales that surround a "just world" may influence belief in the fairness of the real world.

Relationship Violence in “Twilight”

How “Twilight” teaches teens to love abusive relationships.

On the Job: Casting Call

Douglas Aibel, head of the Tony Award-winning Vineyard Theatre in Manhattan, talks about being a casting director for some of Hollywood's most acclaimed films.

Cinematherapy for Breakups: 20 Movies

Movies as "breakup therapy"...a great idea.

The Mouthwash Principle

For max effectiveness at Work, rinse and repeat.

Happy Pills or Useful Skills?

Getting to the roots of lasting happiness.

Feeling Chilly? Watching a Romance Movie Might Just Warm You Up

The sensation of coldness can boost the preference for love stories.

Is "A Dangerous Method" a Dangerous Movie?

What makes Cronenberg's movie edifying, sexy and worth seeing

INCEPTION: Art, Dream and Reality

A cinematic meditation on the elusive nature of reality.

Does Angelina Jolie Base Her Real Life on Corny Movie Quips?

Does Angelina Jolie really believe that Brad Pitt completes her?

Psychology's Best Movies

And the Oscar goes to... which psychological disorder?

Irresistible and Funny Quotes About Love to Brighten Your Day

Irresistible and Funny Quotes About Love to Brighten Your Day

Albert Knobbs with an Edge:

The cross-dressing serial killer.