Teo Bugbee is an entertainment correspondent for The Daily Beast. Half Puerto Rican, half faux-Irish, Teo is currently a student at Wesleyan University, and only a minor Marxist. She considers herself a romcom apologist, a Jane Campion apostle, and a proud actress advocate.

CELEBRITY ACTIVIST


Russell Brand’s new documentary The Emperor’s New Clothes aims to expose the injustices of corruption and inequality, with mixed results.

FRESH FACE

The 23-year-old London native was plucked from obscurity to star in the biggest franchise in the world. It’s a tough task, but Daisy Ridley seems up to the challenge.

RETURN OF ROMANCE

Hollywood’s been mired in a deep romantic slump, but a series of new films—Brooklyn, 45 Years, and Carol, as well as Netflix’s ‘Master of None’—have reversed the tide.

NEED FOR SPEED

The drama-filled making of the iconic screen badass’s 1971 film Le Mans is chronicled in the new documentary Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Mans, in theaters Friday.