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Ten Facts About Paul Thomas Anderson's 'There Will Be Blood'

6 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Paul Thomas Anderson's epic tale of mad oil man Daniel Plainview (Daniel Day-Lewis) turns 10 this year. I thought it would be a good idea to try to blow some minds with facts about the film. 1. Anderson wrote the...

If You Put a Suit on a Shark It's Still a Shark, But What if He's Also a Werewolf?

6 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Little Big Shots on NBC at 8:00pm ET. Series premiere. This is sort of an America's Got Talent but exclusively for small children and also hosted by Steve Harvey. None of that sounds especially exciting to me, but I know...

Friendship Goals: Taylor Swift’s Squad Versus Leonardo DiCaprio’s Posse

6 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

According to an onlooker, reporting to the New York Daily News, Leonardo DiCaprio celebrated his long-awaited Oscar win by partying with his close friends Lukas Haas, Tobey Maguire, and Vincent Laresca. Drinks were shared, pipes were vaped, and the crew...

Pajiba 10 For Your Consideration: Justin Theroux

6 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

There are times for eloquent prose, spirited debates, or extensive dialogue. This is not one of those times. This is a time for a single gif. The King of All Gifs, if you will. Maybe some photos as well. But...

Noah Hawley's Fargo is the Purest Form of Magical Realism on Television

6 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Magical Realism is one of those literary styles that's hard to get a hold of. It's not fantasy, there's no set of new "rules" for the world that are introduced (no formal introduction of new species, magic, etc.). It's also...

Watch: Jon Snow, Soldier

6 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Winter is almost upon us, folks. Season 7 of Game of Thrones is set to premiere on HBO in just over 3 weeks, and I don't know about you, but I am hyped as fuck. I keep re-watching little clips...

'American Gods' And The Inescapably Destructive Nature Of Belief

6 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Spoilers for seasons one, but no book spoilers. Book spoilers in the comments will be deleted. American Gods wrapped its first season on Sunday night, but you'll forgive me if I waited until Odin's day to discuss the central figure....

A New 'Game of Thrones' Season 7 Trailer Has Arrived, and There Are No Words

6 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

I'm sorry, but does that sound like hyperbole? By suggesting that there are no words to describe this trailer, am I overselling it? Have I created unmanageable expectations that no mere fantasy drama can live up to? Am I now...

Who Are You Killing New Years Eve?

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New Years Eve is meant to be a time of jovial celebration and midnight kisses. But for one married couple, it unexpectedly becomes a night of murder and hasty cover-up. Making his film-director debut, The Walking Dead helmer Julius Ramsay...

This Is the Man Who Fat-Shamed Sean Spicer

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When asked why press briefings are now held off camera, Steve Bannon said "Sean got fatter." Pathetic & undemocratic https://t.co/sVM1R5iH9e pic.twitter.com/LkwFfQDhlm— Brian Klaas (@brianklaas) June 20, 2017 The White House using fat shaming to justify increased opacity. 2017. https://t.co/pWqupoAOXu— Chelsea...

Trailer: Keanu Reeves And Lily Collins Headline Netflix's Addiction Drama 'To The Bone'

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Writer/producer Martin Noxon has made a name for herself crafting shows like Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Mad Men, and UnReal. Now, she's diving into film with her her directorial feature film debut, To The Bone. And this daring drama...

And Now We Have the Scuttlebutt on Why Lord & Miller Were Fired from the Han Solo 'Star Wars' Film

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Last night, we reported that Christopher Miller and Phil Lord quit the Han Solo Star Wars film midway with only three weeks of shooting left. That seemed highly unusual, and didn't make a lot of sense. Now, Variety has the...

Paul Feig Gets Back On The Saddle With 'A Simple Favor'

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Paul Feig has lying low since the backlash and whimpered aftermath of Ghostbusters, working on the many projects he has in development such as the untitled Late Night Comedy project starring Emma Thompson (Sense and Sensibility) and Mindy Kaling (The...

Republicans Think They're in the Drivers' Seat Now. Think Again, Bitches

last weekFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

In South Carolina last night, Ralph Norman, a Republican, defeated Archie Parnell, by four points in a heavily gerrymandered district where Mick Mulvaney won by 21 points the last two elections. No one is crying about the Democrats loss in...

Johnny Depp Offered to Sell What's Left of His Soul to Settle Debts

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In emails released between Johnny Depp and his accountant, Depp -- who was the highest paid actor in Hollywood at the time of these emails -- was being asked to curb his spending habits. Depp conceded he needed to do...

reddit Asks: What Book Do You Always Recommend To People?

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I've just begun a re-read of Pet Sematary because I find the act of seeking out new books to be fraught with more duds than winners. Hopefully some of the books in this reddit thread will inspire me to branch...

"Han Solo" Movie Directors Quit Midway Through Shooting. What's Going On?

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The Hollywood Reporter broke the news that Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, the directors of the Han Solo Star Wars spin-off, had left the production. The statements from both the directors and Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy are the typical industry...

Are You Going to Disappoint That Wonderful Hair?

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America's Got Talent on NBC at 8:00pm ET. Pretty Little Liars on Freeform at 8:00pm ET. Wasn't this show about high schoolers? Are they still in high school? Are they all just still hanging around the town they went to...

Review: Kumail Nanjiani's Real Romance Revealed In 'The Big Sick'

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Out of Sundance, the praise burst forth for comedian Kumail Nanjiani and his touching rom-com The Big Sick. Fast and furious came claims that Nanjiani is the new internet boyfriend, the new thinking woman's crush, etc. etc. To that, us...

“Satan Was a Lesbian”: A Brief History of Lesbian Pulp Fiction

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Mama Dyke. The Third Sex. Babes Behind Bars. Madame Butch. Odd Girl Out. And, of course, my favourite: Satan Was a Lesbian. For any LGBTQ reader looking for historical representation in literature, particularly queer women, the pickings can be slim....

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