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'Annihilation' Review: Maybe Alex Garland Should Read the Entire Series Before Adapting the First Book

14 hours agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Annihilation begins with fantastic promise, all dread and tension and sorrow embedded in the mundane experience of a normal life that's gone to numbness. The biologist mourns her husband and goes through the motions, even while she sings the hymn...

'You Get Me' Review: Never Listen to the Netflix Algorithm

yesterdayFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

You Get Me, an original Netflix film released last summer, is terrible, and no one should watch it. If Netflix inexplicably recommends this movie to you -- as it did me -- you should think long and hard about letting...

KFC Was FCKed By A Chicken Shortage... And Spun The Hell Out Of It

yesterdayFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

While a crisis may be bad for business, it can prove to be a boon for enterprising marketing and social media departments. And arguably there is no bigger business emergency than trying to run a fried chicken empire when you've...

The Definitive (and Completely Uncontroversial) Ranking of the Movies of Christopher Nolan

yesterdayFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Christopher Nolan is an important filmmaker. Love him or loathe him, there's no denying the director's status in the industry. He has his weaknesses, but that is by the by, and the fact remains that in a landscape overrun with...

How Ellen Degeneres Goes Viral and Why Her Show Is So Strange

yesterdayFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

In lieu of something more productive to do, I found myself flipping through the channels on my afternoon off and stumbled across a few episodes of The Ellen Show. The American daytime talk-show trend had mostly flown past us Brits.....

Casting Round-Up: 'Good Place' Creator Mike Schur Has a New Show Coming and a Fantastic Lead For It

yesterdayFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

-- Natalie Morales, one of the best parts of The Grinder, will now be one of the best parts of Mike Schur's new show. The creator of The Good Place and Parks and Recreation has cast Morales (who played Tom's...

‘Nostalgia’ Casts Onetime Don Draper Jon Hamm to Again Get All Existential About Stuff, But the Film Muses for Too Long

yesterdayFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

If you took that Tyler Durden rant about how "the things you own end up owning you" from Fight Club and combined it with that Don Draper pitch from Mad Men, the one from season one finale "The Carousel," about...

The Dumbest, Most Insane Elements Of 1998's 'Lost In Space'

yesterdayFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

When Netflix released their Parker Posey-less trailer for their upcoming Lost in Space reboot, I started wistfully remembering the last time that classic show was rebooted. So in a fit of masochism, I decided to sit down and power through...

Can We Just Talk for a Minute About the Armed Security Guard Who Bailed During a School Shooting

yesterdayFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Our Dumbass in Chief is at the CPAC Conference today giving a speech in which he reiterated the need for teachers to carry concealed weapons, an idea that almost no one supports, save for the NRA. Trump's musings about arming...

How Michael B. Jordan Went From Wallace in 'The Wire' to Erik Killmonger: A Visual Guide

yesterdayFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

You know the story: Once upon a time, we all watched The Wire--AKA. The Greatest TV Drama Ever Made. Seriously, it was perfect. The writing, the direction, the performances--all at the very top of the game. Acting-wise it was a...

Let's Talk 'RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars 3' Episode 5

yesterdayFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

It was an Andy Warhol celebration last night on RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars 3. Toasting the king of pop art, the queens had to face off in three challenges, involving polaroids, on-brand soup cans, and a disco diva fantasies....

The Parkland Students Are Making a Fool of Trump, and He Hates It

yesterdayFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Donald Trump did his thing this morning and tried to set the narrative for the daily news cycle, as he often does. Mostly, I think, he wants the news media to move on from Parkland, because -- for Trump --...

Mahershala Ali and Nia Long Clash in 'Roxanne Roxanne' Trailer

yesterdayFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

At long last the movie gods have heard our prayers and offered up a promising biopic that is not about a white man overcoming an obstacle! It looks like someone finally realized that women of color have incredible stories of...

JLaw (And Meryl Streep) Call Out Weinstein, and Teachers Respond to Trump's Suggestion They Strap Up

2 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Act I: Harvey Weinstein is trying to use his non-abuse of Meryl Streep and Jennifer Lawrence as a trial strategy. I'm not a lawyer, but I'm pretty certain that's not how it works. (Dlisted) Act II: Meryl Streep and Jennifer...

'A Series of Unfortunate Events' Author Lemony Snicket Accused of Making 'Crass and Belittling' Comments Toward Female Colleagues

2 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Young adult author Daniel Handler has been accused by multiple women in the publishing community of lewd and inappropriate sexual comments over the course of several years. These allegations came to light following recent moves by the world of publishing--particularly...

Two New Videos Prove Janelle Monáe Wasn't Gonna Make Us Wait. Also, She's Still Got It.

2 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Ho. Ly. Shit. Look, let's just get down to it. Was it only a week ago that she fanned the flames of our excitement with a brilliant trailer for her upcoming album, Dirty Computer? Because Janelle Monáe has turned around...

By Any Means Necessary: A Closer Look At 'Black Panther's Killmonger

2 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Warning: This post will contains spoilers for Black Panther. One cannot talk about Black Panther without talking about the black experience itself. This superhero adventure is not only set in an African nation, but also is directed by black filmmaker...

'Game Night's Jesse Plemons Gives You A Taste Of His Creepy Gary In Video Interview

2 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Wild eyes, cold heart, can't lose. We're going ape over the Friday Night Lights reunion that is Game Night, which co-stars Coach Taylor Kyle Chandler and Lance Landry Jesse Plemons as an arrogant showboater and an eerie next door neighbor...

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