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Who Is THE Nicest Celebrity on the Planet with Whom to Work?

1 hour agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

The original Wonder Woman, the STUNNING Lynda Carter, posed on the red carpet with the current Wonder Woman, the almost-as-stunning Gal Gadot. (Side comment: I used to know someone who worked with celebrities fairly regularly and he said that of...

Second Look: Vin Diesel Rides with Donnie Yen in the Latest 'XXX' Installment

1 hour agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

I love a good action flick. Hell, I love a terrible action flick too. As long as people are kicking ass in inventive ways while shit explodes around them, I'm a happy camper. I'd been looking forward to catching the...

Netflix's New Brad Pitt Movie, 'War Machine,' Could Use A Tune-Up

2 hours agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

There is a scene toward the end of the Netflix Original War Machine, showing U.S. Marines attempting to suppress insurgent fighters during a big operation in Afghanistan. They have to "win the war," but they also have to protect civilians....

Marriage Probably Won't Make You Happier So Don't Do It If You Don't Want To. Or Do. It's Your Life.

3 hours agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Way back in 2014 (remember 2014? Good times), Head Overlord Dustin plucked me from the comment section here at Pajiba, and asked if I'd be interested in writing. Poor thing didn't know what he was getting himself into. But before...

Weekly Director Profile - Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg

3 hours agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg, born in 1972 and 1973 respectively, are natives of Sandefjord, Norway. The duo were childhood friends who both attended the Stockholm Film School in Sweden, graduating in 1994. They went under the name of Roenberg...

We Talked to Zac Efron About His New Movie 'Baywatch,' And It Got Really Weird

4 hours agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Baywatch, the movie based on the David Hasshelhoff series that ran from 1989-2001, opens this week. The Seth Gordon directed film stars Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, Ilfenesh Hadera, Priyanka Chopra, and Alexandra Daddario. Officially, our review is that Baywatch is...

'The Hitman's Body Guard' Spoils Fun Marketing Campaign With Lame Low Blow

4 hours agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Starring Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson, the action-comedy The Hitman's Bodyguard enticed us straight out the gate with the allure of their powers of snark and side-eye combining into silly summer spectacle. The premise was promising in that it...

What in the Drunken Slurring Fuck is Johnny Depp Doing In 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales'?

5 hours agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Getting this out of the way first: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales is not a terrible movie. It's not great. But it's also not awful. It almostkindasorta works. Parts of it. Of those parts, approximately drags...

Gina Prince-Blythewood To Direct Spider-Man Spinoff, "Silver and Black"

5 hours agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

True story: Women don't get to direct big budget properties, women of colour even less so. As of the writing of this post, only four women directors have ever been given a budget of over $100m - Kathryn Bigelow, Patty...

Joe Scarborough on The Republican Party: 'My Party Is Going Straight to Hell'

6 hours agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

"Why do Republicans keep looking into cameras and lie?" Joe Scarborough ranted on Morning Joe this morning. "Who do they think is stupid enough that they can't read the numbers in the Wall Street Journal... Stop lying about it....

Cannes Capsule Reviews: 'BPM,' 'Happy End,' 'The Rider,' 'Nothingwood'

6 hours agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

BPM BPM tells a beautiful, tender, sexy and devastating love story against the backdrop of AIDS activism in the early 90s. Written with acute intelligence, the film gradually shifts from rigorously charting the actions of this committed group of young...

It's Not Right to Judge People by Their Looks, But in These Cases We'll Make an Exception: Just Some Weirdass-Looking Politicians

7 hours agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Look, it's not fun to make fun of people's looks. The true nature of a human being lies where you cannot directly see it. It hides away from prying eyes, revealing itself instead through deeds and words. Well, even just...

Greg Gianforte Won in Montana, But the Trend Bodes Very Poorly for the GOP Nationally

7 hours agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Republican Greg Gianforte defeated Democrat Rob Quist in a Montana special election last night. He also apologized for beating up a Guardian reporter. But he still won, and the altercation with Ben Jacobs seems to have had little or no...

Jared Kushner, Who Is Now a Focus in Russia Investigation, Is 'Basically a Shthead'

18 hours agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Do you like Harry Potter? Do you like those escape rooms? Then you are going to LOVE this Harry Potter escape room! - (Hello Giggles) In politics tonight, the Post is reporting that Jared Kushner is, indeed, a "target" of...

'Eerie, Indiana' And Other Things To Make Your Kids Watch

18 hours agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

I was recently talking with a friend who just had a baby, and we got on the topic of all the movies and shows we want to introduce to our children. He's already begun marathoning Guillermo del Toro and Studio...

'Batman and Harley Quinn' Animated Movie Sounds A Little...Off

18 hours agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

I've said it before and I'll say it again: DC Animated Movies are amazing. Let's just not talk about those additional scenes taped on the beginning of The Killing Joke and we can stay friends. The third DC animated film...

Fox Trying to Claw Back Your Attention from Cable and Streaming Shows

23 hours agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Beat Shazam on Fox at 8:00pm ET. Series premiere. This is one of the few game shows I'd actually be tempted to go on, because I have a freaky good memory for songs and usually can identify them from really...

Grab Your Whips: The First Teaser Trailer For Netflix's 'Castlevania' Is Here

yesterdayFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Turning video game franchises into movies is expected these days, but we don't have as many television adaptations as you might expect (The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! notwithstanding). Netflix is getting into the game (ha! pun!) with their upcoming...

How Jimmy Fallon is Losing His Viral Video King Status

yesterdayFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

It's official. Variety has reported that Jimmy Fallon has been dethroned as King of late night by Stephen Colbert. While Fallon remains strongest with the key 18-49 demographic, Colbert's Late Show has stormed ahead in overall numbers, something that seemed...

Cannes 2017 Review: Robert Pattinson's 'Good Time' Is Like Nicolas Winding Refn Having a Stab at a Coen Brothers Movie

yesterdayFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

The Safdie brothers' Good Time is one of a few ironically titled films playing in Cannes this year (devotees of Michael Haneke may not be surprised to hear that his film Happy End has an end but rather skimps on...

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