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1. "Lindsay MacKay on 'Wet Bum,' 'Clear Blue'": My interview at Indie Outlook with the extraordinary Canadian director, whose feature debut ("Wet Bum") is currently available on Netflix Instant. “‘Wet Bum’ is actually somewhat based on my own experiences. Show More Summary

What Would Happen If Amy Schumer Hijacked Your Tinder Account

2 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

In the words of my Mister: "WHY would you let Amy Schumer have your phone!?" Find out why and how that went in the video below, thanks to Vanity Fair and their adventurous associate Andrea. So what did we learn?...

This Is the Power of Art: Hany Abu-Assad on “The Idol”

The story of Mohammed Assaf, a pop singer from the Gaza Strip, is so improbable and uplifting that you’d swear a Hollywood studio had conceived of it as a sort of Middle Eastern spin on “Slumdog Millionaire.” But Assaf’s tale is indeed...Show More Summary

Three Quick, Obligatory Television Notes

3 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Three bits of television news arrived yesterday, and none warranted their own stand-alone post, but in our efforts to keep you informed, you should know the following: -- The Americans has been picked up for two more seasons. Those will...

Twitter Reacts To Shocking Captain America Twist

3 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Rest easy, CapAss fans. The following will in no way impact our beloved Captain America of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. All that follows concerns the comic book series Captain America: Steve Rogers.Spoilers ahead concerning why its premiere issue had thrown...

Based Only On The Trailer, Which Of These 5 Movies Should We See This Weekend?

3 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Forget being outside with friends this weekend. There are movies to judge.

The Many Ways of Love on Screen

At the risk of scooping myself, I’ll tell you that there is a very good romantic comedy — sort of a comedy, sort of a drama — opening on Friday. It’s called “Maggie’s Plan,” and though it might remind you of other movies — some made by Woody Allen and one or two by Noah

You Can Never Unfeel the Absolute Stunning Perfection That Is #HamOfThrones

3 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

If the complaints of the internet are to be believed, most of us reached our crossover saturation point a while back. So no one would blame you if you heard that #HamofThrones, a mashup of Game of Thrones and...

With Two Seasons to Go, What Is the 'Perfect Conclusion' For 'The Americans'?

3 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

It was announced today that The Americans has been renewed for two final seasons. Despite the fact that I don't know a single person IRL who doesn't live in my home who watches this, it's one of the very...

On That Important 'Game of Thrones' Moment We All Forgot to Talk About

3 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

SPOILERS FOR LAST WEEK'S GAME OF THRONES. JUST GO WATCH IT SO WE CAN TALK ABOUT IT ALREADY, OKAY? Obviously, there was one huge event from this week's episode "The Door" that we all fixated on. It was, you...

Those Pines Just Will Not Settle Down

3 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Arrow on The CW at 8:00pm ET. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit on NBC at 9:00pm ET. 17th season finale. You know what this means; season 18 is just around the corner! What further indignities can they put Olivia...

What If 'Game Of Thrones' Wasn't So Goddamn White?

3 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

I'M JUST SAYIN', cast these people instead. (But, uh, maybe ignore some of the ethnicity variation between siblings. In this version of Westeros everyone's super cool with adoption.) Arya Stark - Amandla Stenberg Jon Snow - John Cho Ned Stark...

The Man Behind the Celebrity Photo Hack Has Pleaded Guilty & Neo-Nazis Sure Do Love Taylor Swift

3 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Did you guys know that it's "an established fact that Taylor Swift is secretly a Nazi and is simply waiting for the time when Donald Trump makes it safe for her to come out and announce her Aryan agenda...

In Honor of #NationalWineDay, TV's Finest Whiners

3 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Wine on and whine on, my friends. These characters are why we drink.

Three Tearjerkers To Put On Your Moving-Going Radar

3 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

A few years ago, a longtime reader asked me, "Why do you post so many trailers?" I thought it was an odd question. "We're a movie site. That's what we're supposed to do, right?" However, after that conversation, I began...

Ranking All the Songs from This Season of 'Sesame Street' Because I Am a Lame White Dad

3 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

The songs are the best part about the new Sesame Street season. They're like the Hamilton soundtrack for toddlers. It rained the other day where I live, so my kiddo and I sat down together to watch all this season's songs. "Dad, whyShow More Summary

52 Films By Women: Gillian Robespierre's Funny, True, Feminist 'Obvious Child'

3 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

As a movie fan, one of the most wonderful things to witness is an actor slipping into a role like it was always out there, waiting just for them. This is what Jenny Slate does in writer-director Gillian Robespierre's debut...

Anne Hathaway and James Corden's Rap Battle Officially Killed Rap Battles For All Time

3 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

There's something about being both earnestly very good at something and paradoxically being the absolute wrong people to be doing it that makes this rap battle between Anne Hathaway and James Corden difficult to watch. I wanted to appreciate the...

Who Will Win 2016's Cuddly Animated Animal Showdown?

3 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Earlier this year, Disney thrilled critics, audiences and even us Overlords with their inventive buddy cop romp Zootopia. But this is just one of the furry animal-fronted animated features hitting theaters this year. Can one of this pack break out...

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