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

3 days agoFilm / 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...

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Episode 7: Hello From ‘The Other Side’

3 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

I'm a bit conflicted about this episode -- in many ways, I loved it. And yet, part of me felt that I shouldn't have loved it. I'll try to explain what I mean. Part of what makes this adaptation so...

Do We Really Need To Say It? Melania Trump Is No Feminist Hero

3 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

First Lady Melania Trump set Twitter ablaze when she publicly rejected holding the tiny hand of her husband President Donald Trump. Liberals who loathe the arrogant real estate mogul turned national embarrassment relished in schadenfreude, for this was surely big...

Donald Trump Is a Disgraceful Thug

3 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Here's our thug of a President shoving aside Dusko Markovic, the Prime Minister of Montenegro, so that Trump can get a place in front of world leaders, because he's a goddamn narcissist. This is how the world sees us now....

These Male Tears About A Women-Only Screening For "Wonder Woman" Are Delicious

3 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

We're only one week away from Wonder Woman finally being released in theaters, and judging from many of the early reviews and responses from critics/bloggers/incredibly lucky fans who have already seen it, director Patty Jenkins has given us very little...

An Old Man Plays a Mashup of Classic Western Themes and I. Just. Can't. Stop. Watching.

3 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

You know how sometimes you stumble across a video that just really does a number on your brain? I'm not talking about the profound speeches that inspire you to make a change in your life, or ingenious life-hacks that tell...

'Saturday Night Live' Has a Mikey Day Problem

3 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Right off the bat, before you all start yelling at me, I want to clarify that headline up there. Let's make sure it's 100 percent clear: I really like Mikey Day. I'm a huge fan, and I think he's upping...

Final Trailer For Your New Favourite Film, 'Valerian & the City of a Thousand Planets'

3 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Every blockbuster season, it seems that there are films destined to be flops. Nowadays, we don't do flops like we used to. We've become used to mostly disappointing yet forgettable popcorn fare. But now and then, we are blessed with...

GOP Congressional Candidate Violently Body Slams Reporter on the Eve of Montana Election

4 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Tomorrow's special election in Montana was supposed to be a tight race in a Republican state. The GOP candidate, Greg Gianforte, was a slight favorite over a local folk singer, Rob Quist. Things, however, are up in the air after...

Celebrate National Brother’s Day With A Murderous Child Genius

4 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Coming next month is director Colin Trevorrow's star-studded follow-up to Jurassic World. Leaving behind the questionable high-heels, macho rogues, and Bridezilla-chomping beasties, he offers up The Book of Henry a quirky drama about an overwhelmed single mom (Naomi Watts), and...

reddit Asks: What Actors Are In the Same Predicament In Every Movie?

4 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Oh, /r/AskReddit, you have so many strange and confounding questions, so color me surprised that there was a simpler, gentler question that popped onto my screen. Matt Damon always needs to be rescued. Sean Bean always dies. Who are some...

When Low-Level Scammers Meet Real Criminals

4 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Arrow on The CW at 8:00pm ET. Fifth season finale. Empire on Fox at 9:00pm ET. Third season finale. Right now I'm working on a presentation about Eleanor of Aquitaine, and I am reminded that we do currently have a...

Review: Amazon's 'I Love Dick' Is Something Something

4 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

My wife and I are different in very specific ways. I like to read about politics; she likes to read about policy. I like to think I'm smart; she's intelligent. I run a website; she could run a think tank....

HBO Shelves Jon Stewart Project Because We Can't Have Nice Things

4 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Sad news for those looking forward to seeing current events reflected through the eyes of a New Jersey farmer: HBO has shelved its long-gestating Jon Stewart project. The deal, first announced in late 2015, was supposed to involve topical animated...

Men Hollywood Keeps Trying to Make Happen

4 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Hollywood is in a constant state of flux, but more so now than ever, thanks to the continuing domination of the expanded universe franchise model, a more diverse audience base that's grown impatient of the same beige stories, the increasingly...

'The Flash' Season Finale: Bye Bye Barry

4 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Last night's third season finale of The Flash did a lot of things right, almost in spite of itself. Though the hour was clunky at times, there were some great character moments and resolutions which will go a long way...

The 'Game of Thrones' Season Seven Trailer Has Arrived, and the 'Great War Is Here'

4 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

The Lannisters are dwindling in number; Dany is making her way to Westeros; and Jon "Small Pecker" Snow has assembled his army. Here's the trailer for the seventh season of Game of Thrones, which returns to HBO on July 16th....

'Wish Upon' Conjures Ryan Phillippe, Barb, And A Monkey's Paw Scenario

4 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

"Be careful what you wish for," goes the old adage, warning children and horror movie fans of the danger of wanting. In the latest incarnation of the wish-and-be-damned tale, a teen girl stumbles across a curious musical box that implores...

Reddit Asks the Question: 'What really cool thing was killed by modern technology?'

4 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

In which Reddit tells everyone to get off its lawn (and I... find myself agreeing with it mostly...) DetArMax Those signs at train stations/airports that made the clicky sound. Those that were used before they used screens. Those were beautiful....

Al Franken Really, Really Hates Ted Cruz

4 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

I went to a local bookstore the other day with my kids because Chris Van Dusen was in town signing books, and the title character in his new book shares the same name with my daughter, and who could miss...

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