Let's not bother talking about how Alexa Vega went from 13-year-old Spy Kid in 2001, to a hot hit-woman, wearing only a bra and chaps in the forthcoming Machete Kills in the blink of an eye (yes, you're old, and that was over a decade ago).
Or that Robert Rodriguez, who directed the 24-year-old Vega through adolescence into her teen years in three Spy Kids pics, is probably not pervy at all, despite casting his former child actress as a sexy body-baring femme fatale in his tongue-in-cheek action sequel. more »
In Mark Pellington's divisive Sundance entry I Melt With You, Jeremy Piven plays a hard-partying Ari Gold-type reuniting for one crazy weekend with three college besties (Thomas Jane, Christian McKay, and Rob Lowe). But Pellington's psychological thriller is much darker than its Hangover-esque premise suggests, and as it takes the turns that alienated many critics in Park City, Piven plumbs intensely complex emotional depths. He spoke with Movieline about the polarizing film, his anti-Ari Gold roots, and -- why not? -- Miley Cyrus.