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Winona Ryder's Style Bombshell: 'I've Worn Dresses to the Oscars That I Got for $10'

Winona Ryder's Style Bombshell: 'I've Worn Dresses to the Oscars That I Got for $10'

Originally posted 02/28/2014 09:50AM

The actress opens up about her love for vintage fashion, and her tumultuous thirties in a new interview

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20 Things We Love About Reality Bites on Its 20th Anniversary | Reality Bites, Ben Stiller, David Spade, Ethan Hawke, Janeane Garofalo, Steve Zahn, Winona Ryder

20 Things We Love About Reality Bites on Its 20th Anniversary

Originally posted 02/18/2014 01:00PM

Reality Bites turns 20 on Tuesday, which means the Gen-X classic is just a few short years away from chain-smoking and pontificating about post-college consumerism.

Two decades later, the film has become a '90s touchstone, as well as an underrated romcom classic – just whisper the name "Troy Dyer" to a woman over 30 and you'll be treated to an elaborate analysis on the romantic appeal of dudes in bands.

To celebrate the film's entry into its post-grad years, we've outlined the 20 best things about Reality Bites.

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Heathers: The Musical & 5 More Teen Movies That Would Be 'Totally Fetch' on Stage

Originally posted 12/16/2013 04:00PM

Veronica's teen angst had a body count, and now it has a score! Rev your chainsaws, because the 1989 dark comedy Heathers is being adapted into an off-Broadway musical.

After a successful run in Los Angeles, Heathers: The Musical is set for a March 2014 debut on stage in New York City. While Winona Ryder and Christian Slater probably won't reprise their roles, the show is bound to be better than eating a brain tumor for breakfast.

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Will You Warm to Frozen? PEOPLE's Review

See This/Skip That: From Frozen to Mandela

Originally posted 11/27/2013 04:15PM

Send the kids to Frozen and the adults to Homefront for a satisfying holiday weekend, says PEOPLE's critic.

Here's what to see and what to skip in movie theaters this Thanksgiving.

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Happy Birthday, Winona Ryder! See How She's Changed over the Years

Happy Birthday, Winona Ryder! See How She's Changed over the Years

Originally posted 10/29/2013 04:00PM

Watch the birthday girl transform from young starlet to Hollywood mainstay

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Do You Recall the First (and Last!) Time Winona Ryder Ate On Screen? | Winona Ryder

Winona Ryder: I Don't Eat on Camera Anymore

Originally posted 05/01/2013 06:25PM

Was it something she ate? Pretty much!

Winona Ryder is making a grand return to the spotlight, and she's sharing some tricks of the trade she's learned along the way.

For one: Just say no to nibbling scenes. While filming the lesser-known 1990 teen comedy Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael, Ryder, then 19, says she learned this the hard way.

"There's a scene in my bedroom where I start eating Almond Roca," Ryder, 41, tells PEOPLE while promoting her new film The Iceman in New York City. "I was so young. It was before I knew the tricks of moviemaking, and I didn't know you shoot a lot of different angles."

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Why Winona Ryder Relates (a Little) to Her Movie Character's Love Life | Winona Ryder

Winona Ryder Relates to Her Movie Character's Love Life

Originally posted 04/30/2013 01:35PM

In The Iceman, Winona Ryder plays a woman in denial. A woman who doesn't seem to realize her husband is really a serial-killing hit-man.

And Ryder can relate – kind of.

"I think we all have stuff [from past relationships] we'd rather not think about," Ryder, 41, told PEOPLE Monday at the special New York screening hosted by Grey Goose. "Or things we remember differently in retrospect, or have selective amnesia [about]."

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5 Surprises from the Toronto Film Festival | Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence

Toronto International Film Festival: Top 5 Surprises

Originally posted 09/15/2012 03:00PM

Some things you totally see coming – that Bill Murray would be a great FDR in Hyde Park on Hudson, for instance. Or that Ben Affleck's Argo, about rescuing American embassy workers in Iran, would somehow nail the Hollywood satire/nail-biting escape genre. (Oh, who are we kidding? It created the Hollywood satire/nail-biting escape genre – and it's getting Oscar buzz to boot.)

Still, some things out of the Toronto International Film Festival continue to surprise, even now that the show's over.

Here are a few:

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Winona Ryder: Mel Gibson Was Anti-Semitic, Homophobic 15 Years Ago

Winona Ryder: Mel Gibson Was Anti-Semitic, Homophobic 15 Years Ago

Originally posted 12/16/2010 11:10AM

Winona Ryder wasn't surprised by Mel Gibson's profanity-laced, racially derogatory tirades caught on tape earlier this year. In fact, she claims the actor made offensive remarks to her many years ago.

"Fifteen years ago, I was at one of those big Hollywood parties. And he was really drunk," Ryder, 39, tells GQ. "I was with my friend, who's gay. [Gibson] made a really horrible gay joke."

And he didn't stop there, the Black Swan actress says. "Somehow it came up that I was Jewish," Ryder says. "He said something about 'oven dodgers,' but I didn't get it. I'd never heard that before. It was just this weird, weird moment."

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PEOPLE's Critic Rates Toronto Film Fest's Biggest Surprises

PEOPLE's Critic Rates Toronto Film Fest's Biggest Surprises

Originally posted 09/18/2010 06:00AM

Natalie Portman’s extraordinary performance in Black Swan may have been a foregone conclusion, but there were some delightful moments in the Toronto International Film Festival that took me by surprise. Here are a few:

The Metaphysical Clint Eastwood:
The guy can do anything, sure. But who knew he wanted to explore such a big, ethereal question as what happens after you die? In Hereafter, he intertwines three stories of people who have brushes with death, including Matt Damon as a reluctant psychic, slowly unspooling their lives, then bringing them together in unexpected and not altogether tidy ways. It’s certainly not Eastwood’s best film, but it’s a welcome departure for a man who tends to dwell in a world that’s entirely more visceral and elemental.

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