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A Critic And His Four-Year-Old Son Debate 'Kubo and the Two Strings'

5 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

We'll start with my thoughts: Kubo and the Two Strings is a marvelous, beautiful, and at times even haunting bit of stop-motion animated filmmaking. It's gorgeously rendered, with bright colors and lush scenery ranging from quiet shadowed forests to swirling...

Great Trailers For Movies That Sucked

5 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

As a rule I tend to avoid movie trailers. This is mostly due to the fact that way too often they end up playing the part of the drunk guest at a wedding and revealing way, way more than anyone...

John Oliver Pleads with Donald Trump to Drop Out of the Presidential Race

5 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

I'm about to do something that's going to make me feel really bad about myself the second I hit "Publish." I'm going to ignore the main segment from yesterday's episode of Last Week Tonight on charter schools in order to...

With 77 Days to Go, Here's the Current, Anxious-Making State of the Clinton/Trump Race

6 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Not to start the week off with news to make our readers anxious, but the race between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton is tightening somewhat nationally, according to the latest polls. In fact, one national poll -- from USC/LA Times...

The Night Of The Sunk Cost Fallacy

6 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

2016 Summer Olympics on NBC at 8:00pm ET. Well, it's been a jam packed two weeks and I hope everyone got to see their favorite "I only watch this sport during the Olympics" sports. Fear the Walking Dead on AMC...

A Calm, Measured Response to the Concern Trolling Regarding Clinton's Alleged Poor Health

last weekFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Totally measured and reasoned. Not a caps lock key to be found. No reason to suspect this is a trap. Not us. Never.

Don't Ask Women Questions About Their Bodies If You're Not Ready For a VERY Detailed Answer

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Happy Friday! Here's a look at the never-ending douchery of Ryan Lochte. (Lainey) Jenny Slate is selling out shows, and people seem to think it's because audiences are hoping her new BF Chris Evans will show up. Either this...

Review: 'War Dogs' Is Fine For What It Is

last weekFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

War Dogs is a movie directed by the man behind The Hangover trilogy starring Jonah Hill at his most obnoxious and the douchy Miles Teller. Based on a true story, Hill and Teller play bro-y 20-something international arms dealers in....

Movies That Stay With You: Martin Scorsese's Elegiac, Era-Defining 'The Last Waltz'

last weekFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

'See the man with the stage fright Just standing up there to give it all his might. And he got caught in the spotlight, But when we get to the end He wants to start all over again.' San Francisco,...

We Gaze Upon the Gentrification of the Burrito And Are Found Wanting

last weekFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Oh, the burrito. You mighty entree. You noble tortilla-encrusted messenger, springing forth from Mexico in a proud century-spanning tradition. In your presence we are inspired, we are filled with that most pure of euphoria. Pity be the traveler who enters...

'Ben-Hur' Review: Hurrible, But Not As Hurrible As It Could Have Ben

last weekFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

In a summer filled with mostly mediocre movies......one champion rises from the ashes to save us all......and his name......is Benjamin Hur. Nope, just kidding. Ben-Hur isn't good. It could have been. Conceivably. The Man from U.N.C.L.E. came...

Donald Trump's Campaign Chairman Resigns Amid Scandal

last weekFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

The writing was on the wall earlier this week when Donald Trump shook up his campaign by bringing in Breitbart's Stephen Bannon and pollster Kellyanne Conway -- who introduced us to regretful Donald Trump -- but now it's official: Trump's...

Nate Parker Reminds Us Yet Again of the Prevalence of Rape Culture

last weekFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

In August of 1999, while roommates and teammates on the wrestling team at Penn State University, Nate Parker and Jean Celestin were charged with raping a woman (who will remain anonymous) while unconscious, although they claimed that sex between...

'The Nightly Show' Retrospective

last weekFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

The Nightly Show aired its final episode last night, and, probably unexpectedly, got a visit from the Jon Stewart with some comforting words of wisdom. So here's the thing, Larry and I have a history. I really wanted to like...

Teleprompter Trump Says He's Sorry; Twitter Ain't Buying It

last weekFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Two weeks ahead of Labor Day, a time that pundits often say is when the general election race actually begins (then why put us through the last year and a half), Donald Trump seems to be attempting an actual pivot...

Better Choices For the New Mary Jane, According to the Internet

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Spoilers for some racist Spider-Man nonsense you've probably seen in other headlines by now anyway! Thursday night, the internet was made aware of the rumor that Zendaya, whose role in the new Spider-Man was previously unknown-- is rumored to...

'Dramaworld' Is 'Pleasantville' For Our Entitled Fandom, Shipping-Obsessed Times

last weekFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Last weekend, as I was doing my usual internet detox Sunday Netflix scroll, I came across the show Dramaworld. I can't tell you why I settled on it. Something in my memory seemed to whisper that I'd heard about...

Amber Heard Is Not A Gold Digger, So Cross That Off Your Female Victim Insults List

last weekFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

When Amber Heard first filed for divorce from Johnny Depp amid allegations of abuse, Trash People called her many horrible names. Gold Digger. Liar. Instigator. Opportunistic. A video she filmed of Depp breaking things and screeching at her was somehow...

It's Nice When Couples Share Hobbies, Even Nicer When Those Hobbies Earn Olympic Medals

last weekFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

2016 Summer Olympics on NBC at 8:00pm ET. I know we've all made jokes about the track and field events, but last night's women's hurdles was pretty cool to watch. Tonight, Ashton Eaton attempts to win back-to-back decathlon titles before...

Harrison Ford Is Going to Eat Jared Leto Alive and We All Get to Watch

last weekFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

It's common knowledge by this point that Jared Leto is terrible, right? He made terrible jokes about cross-dressing all through his Dallas Buyers Club press tour, he's convinced a whole generation of young actors that real acting means making...

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