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Tim Grierson

Tim Grierson is a contributing editor at MEL. He writes about film and pop culture for Screen International, Rolling Stone and Vulture.

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I Really Miss the Chris Pratt of ‘Moneyball’

Rather than watching his new series, ‘The Terminal List,’ revisit his small but meaningful role in the 2011 baseball drama, which came out long before the backlash against the ‘Jurassic World’ star was at fever pitch

Billion Dollar Babies: Get to Know the 50 Movies That Have Broken the Billion-Dollar Barrier

Now that ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ has joined this exclusive list of mega-moneymakers, we crunch the numbers to figure out what it takes for your movie to be a true blockbuster. (Hint: It helps to have Iron Man in it.)

Five Years Later, ‘The House’ Is Still the Great Will Ferrell Misfire

Both a critical and commercial dud, his pairing with Amy Poehler didn’t work at all. But this comedy’s portrait of middle-aged mediocrity and economic anxiety is so intriguing that you can see the terrific satire it could have been