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Let Us Gather Together and Appreciate Just How Brutal 'The Book of Henry' Reviews Are

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Whether he likes it or not -- and by the sounds of it, he really resents it -- Colin Trevorrow has become the unofficial symbol for white male privilege in Hollywood who isn't called Max Landis. After making a respectable...

'Twin Peaks' and the Art of the Episodic Review (Or Lack Thereof)

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The episodic review isn't dead, and certainly isn't exactly dying, but it's also doing us all a disservice. I was thinking about this when trying to formulate some thoughts about this season of Twin Peaks, and I was stymied as...

Review: Mandy Moore Faces Off Against Great White Sharks In '47 Meters Down'

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Be it the explosive finale of Jaws, the super-powered sea beasts of Deep Blue Sea, or the weather-whipped maneaters of Sharknado, the killer shark subgenre is one rife with exaggeration and outrageousness. And generally, I--an avid Shark Week watcher--wouldn't have...

Wait, Isn't He That Dude?: Hamish Linklater

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We have another installment of the occasional Pajiba series recognizing and appreciating the actors who play the characters whose names you can never remember. Today's installment comes to us straight from the one-two Noah Hawley punch of Legion and the...

Roxane Gay and Mia Freedman: When Feminism Becomes Narcissism

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On the week of the release of her latest book, Hunger, writer and academic Roxane Gay has been busy on the promotional trail. She appeared on The Daily Show for a striking and immensely moving interview with Trevor Noah; she...

The Beloved Bear-of-Very-Little-Brain and His Best Friend: First Trailer for ‘Goodbye Christopher Robin’

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It is an understatement to say Winnie the Pooh, Piglet, and all the inhabitants of the Hundred Acre Wood are fiercely loved by both young and old. I was OBSESSED with Winnie the Pooh as a toddler; my grandmother used...

'The Handmaid's Tale' Season 1 Finale: The Women Are Mobilising And It's Glorious

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That's that for the first season of The Handmaid's Tale then, and for the sake of our health, that's probably a good thing. Our blood pressure can go back to normal; our shoulders can return to their normal position instead...

What The Fck Even Is This Movie!?: Our 'Book Of Henry' Review

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Where to begin? It seems like just yesterday when we all enjoyed a jolly laugh over the totally bonkers trailer for The Book of Henry, a movie that promised everything: a precocious child genius, his womanchild mother, an adorable Jacob...

Midday Briefing: As Investigation Tightens, Trump Lashes Out

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This is how the day in politics began: They made up a phony collusion with the Russians story, found zero proof, so now they go for obstruction of justice on the phony story. Nice— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 15,...

Taika Waititi Asks You To Give A Little To Racism. Wait, What!?

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For years, we've been swooning over New Zealander writer/director/actor Taika Waititi. Not only has he given us such sensational comedies as What We Do In The Shadows and Hunt For The Wilderpeople, but he's also the mad genius behind casual...

The Violent Toxicity of Social Media is Relatively New to Republicans, But It's Not New to Politics

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Republican Congressman David Schweikert was on NPR this morning to discuss, among other things, the shooting that took place yesterday during a GOP baseball practice. He spoke of the toxicity in politics on both sides that grows out of social...

'Full Frontal' Points Out Some Of The Less Awful Things In The World

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Now before I get too far into this discussion, I need to acknowledge that there is plenty of awful in the world right now. Trump's heinous policies are still in place and still destroying families, Mitch McConnell's healthcare bill is...

Tom Cruise's 'Controlling Behavior' Being Blamed for the Failure of 'The Mummy'

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The horrific fire in England last night took the lives of at least 12 people, with many others injured, and obviously has left so very many without a place to live and with nothing but the clothes on their backs....

President Trump Is Now Officially Under Criminal Investigation

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According to the Washington Post, Donald Trump is now officially under investigation by the special counsel Bob Mueller for obstruction of justice. The special counsel overseeing the investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 election is interviewing senior intelligence officials...

'Nut Job 2' Posters: This Sht's Gonna Have Nuts

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The full name of this animated garbage bag of fetid nut puns is The Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature, because kids love movies with references to '90s hip-hop/rap groups. As promised in the headline, here are some character posters...

That is Definitely Not What You Want to Wear to a Series of Murders Either

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Masterchef on Fox at 8:00pm ET. The Putin Interviews on Showtime at 9:00pm ET. Hey, so, fun fact I learned from the Twitters: Oliver Stone's son works for RT America, that being the American branch of the RT network, which...

'House of Cards' Season 5 Is a Bloody, Addictive Mess

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One of myriad problems raised by the Trump Presidency (a low priority problem, to be sure) is that so much of what happened leading up to and following the election has been -- in a sense -- normalized. I have...

Hung Parliament: Observing Politics Through Fan-Fiction

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George Osborne loves Peter Mandelson. David Cameron and Nick Clegg's coalition was rife with cross-party passion. Steve Bannon's good for a hate fuck. Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio are good for a hate fuck. Emmanuel Macron and Justin Trudeau are...

'iZombie': 'Conspiracy Weary' Proves Rob Thomas Knows Exactly What His Audience Wants

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Other Rob Thomas knows his niche, and he knows it well. He might not ever win any major awards (which is a goddamn shame because the writing alone on Party Down was worthy of a Pulitzer), but he'll always have...

Stop the Presses: Danai Gurira Joins 'Avengers: Infinity War'

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Okay, we all know Avengers: Infinity War is going to be bonkers, but the film's latest casting news has upped the badass quotient by 1000 percent. That is saying a LOT considering it will have everything from the Sorcerer Supreme...

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