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Tom Hiddleston Apologizes for His Globes Speech, Should Have Un-Humblebragged More Eloquently

6 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have decided to put aside their differences and have a private, civil divorce for their sake of their children. UGH. BORING. (Dlisted) Tom Hiddleston apologized for his "inelegantly expressed" Golden Globes speech, but, like, my...

This Week in TV: The Virtues Of Multi-Cams, and the Evolution of FXX's 'Man Seeking Woman'

6 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

This week, I have thoughts on two shows doing some surprising things. They could not be more different, and they could not impress me more. FXX's Man Seeking Woman is one of those shows I often forget about and...

Bill O'Reilly Settles Another Sexual Harassment Claim, Still Super Gross

6 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

The New York Times is reporting that, around the time that Roger Ailes was ousted from the network for sexually harassing employees, Fox News secretly struck a settlement agreement with another employee over sexual harassment allegations she brought against Bill...

Review: Tom Hardy's FX Series 'Taboo' Is Unpleasant

6 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

FX's new series, Taboo (premiering tonight) is a tough nut to crack. Set in 1814, it stars Tom Hardy as James Keziah Delaney. Hardy is in full-on scowl mode here, as a man thought to be dead after spending 12...

Let 'Reply All' Guide You Through The Mayhem, Mysteries And Memes Of Web Culture

6 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

"We've been here a while. Do you feel smarter?" "'Smarter' is not the word I'd choose." A simple exchange between co-hosts on the enlightening and entertaining podcast Reply All could well speak for the internet culture it covers. As a...

Is the 'Beauty and the Beast' Twist That Emma Watson is the Beast?

6 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

When the live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast was originally announced, I speculated that Emma Watson's character might play the Beast in what I thought might be a cool gender-reversal. It was the trendy thing at the time. The...

What Happens When You Mix 'It's Always Sunny' With Classic Movies? Magic

6 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Something weird and wonderful and very Reddit-like has been going on on the main subreddit for It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia, r/IASIP. A user posted this still from the Season 8 episode, 'Pop-Pop: The Final solution,' and simply titled it...

Even When Trump Is Right About The What, He's Wrong About The Why

6 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

As I try desperately not to think about what's happening next Friday, I've had a weird epiphany: President Elect Donald Trump will, at times, accidentally say something that is factually true. It's uncomfortable, but it's still true. During the election...

It's Hard to Sustain Your Outrage, But We Need You On This One

6 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Donald Trump's presidency hasn't even begun, but the daily outrage we need to muster has already become tedious and exhausting. That's by design. This week, Trump will try and cram through several controversial cabinet appointments, hold a press conference, and...

Monday Movie Trailer Round Up: '13 Minutes,' 'Renegades,' and 'How to Be a Latin Lover'

6 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

13 Minutes is a movie based on a true story about Georg Elser, a German carpenter who in 1939, attempted to carry out a bomb plot against Hitler at a Nazi convention in Munich. The film follows Elser's confession...

Our President-Elect Doesn't Care About Racists, But Dairy Queen Sure as Hell Does

6 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

There have been an inordinate amount of hate crimes since the election of Donald Trump, while racists have felt emboldened by their white-nationalist savior to harass and assault people of color. The one glimmer in all of this, however, is...

A Tale of Two 'Justice League' Movies, One Animated and One Batfleck

6 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

First up is the live-action DC Justice League image that dropped like, yesterday. As you can see, Batfleck is successful in recruiting all of the heroes he approaches, including the surly Aquaman. SURPRISE! Cyborg looks badass, Wonder Woman is gorgeous...

But Who Polices the Fashion Police?

6 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Antiques Roadshow: Fort Worth on PBS at 8:00pm ET. College Football Playoff National Championship: From Tampa on ESPN at 8:00pm ET. This is Clemson versus Alabama. Fashion Police: The 2017 Golden Globe Awards on E at 8:00pm ET. All your...

Donald Trump Takes to Twitter to Defend Himself, Sky is Blue

last weekFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Happy Monday. It's a snow day, I've had 2 shots of espresso, and I'm full of piss and vinegar. Let's lean into this. The AFC Championship of Hollywood was last night and Meryl Streep ran out of fucks to give....

Trump's Pettiness More Dangerous than Ever, Plus Did Brie Larson Cold Shoulder Casey Affleck?

last weekFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

You know how Trump gave all of Obama's ambassadors their walking papers effective inauguration day, meaning many countries may not have an ambassador for months, until Trump's choices are confirmed? OK, now Trump has done the exact same thing, only...

Dunkin' Donuts, You've Flown Too Close To The Sun

last weekFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

I love bacon, like all good, non-trolling humans. I love it candied or chocolated. I love it as chips. I love it in whiskey. I love it in cocktails. But on this dark day in human history, I learned there...

'Underworld: Blood Wars' Review: The Gas Station Taco of Vampire Movies

last weekFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Some quick fun facts about the Underworld franchise, which is sort of the blue-hued, less fun, equally stupid, equally unkillable sister to the Resident Evil franchise: Blood Wars is the fifth entry in the franchise. Kate Beckinsale, as Selene the...

'Sherlock' Recap, 'The Lying Detective': The World's Only Consulting, Psychic Detective

last weekFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Spoilers. I'm going to write something that I never believed I would have to: Sherlock Holmes does not have super-powers. Last's night episode The Lying Detective seems to have, at times, forgotten this. I understand that the basis of Sherlock's...

Maine Sen. Susan Collins Should Always Be Remembered for Her Support of Racist Jeff Sessions

last weekFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

I talked last week about what a bad man Jeff Sessions is. He has a long and sordid history of standing against civil rights. If you need reminding, here's an explainer. If you need more reminding, here's a letter former...

Hold On To Your Butts, 'The Good Place' Just Gave Us The Year's Most Beautiful Wedding

last weekFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

I understand that some people are still not watching The Good Place. I mean, I don't understand it, but I know that it is a true thing. The show returned on Thursday after its winter break, and, kids, it was...

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