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Final Trailer For Your New Favourite Film, 'Valerian & the City of a Thousand Planets'

yesterdayFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Every blockbuster season, it seems that there are films destined to be flops. Nowadays, we don't do flops like we used to. We've become used to mostly disappointing yet forgettable popcorn fare. But now and then, we are blessed with...

Binge-watching All Eight "Star Wars" Films For the 40th Anniversary

With today marking the 40th Anniversary of the original “Star Wars,” there will surely be a myriad of marathons running throughout the weekend. As for myself, I had a binge-watching experience of my own last weekend when I decided to watch all eight films in one day, starting at 6am and ending right around midnight. Show More Summary

Home Entertainment Consumer Guide: May 25, 2017

10 NEW TO NETFLIX "All We Had" "Beyond the Gates" "Christine" "Enemy of the State" "Hunter Gatherer" "Inglourious Bastards" "Lovesong" "The Place Beyond the Pines" "School For Scoundrels" "Southpaw" 8 NEW TO BLU-RAY/DVD "Dheepan" (Criterion)...Show More Summary

Cannes 2017: "Jeanette, the Childhood of Joan of Arc," "The Summit"

If you talk about the history of the Cannes awards, one of the most controversial years is still 1999, when a jury headed by David Cronenberg gave the Palme d'Or to the "Rosetta." The movie had screened at the tail end of the festival and had gone unseen by many journalists (including this site's beloved founder, Roger Ebert). Show More Summary

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

From yo-ho-ho to yo-ho-hum. Isn’t it generous of the folks at Disney to bestow upon us, the humble ticket-buying public, another chance to contribute to star Johnny Depp’s wine-of-the-month club fund by launching a fifth voyage into the diminishing returns of its “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise. Show More Summary

Thumbnails 5/25/17

Thumbnails is a roundup of brief excerpts to introduce you to articles from other websites that we found interesting and exciting. We provide links to the original sources for you to read in their entirety.—Chaz Ebert 1. "Brad JonesShow More Summary

Baywatch Review

Baywatch certainly has the requisite number of pretty people in swimsuits, and while that might have been enough for an hour long TV episode to get by, the feature film version finds itself lost at sea.

GOP Congressional Candidate Violently Body Slams Reporter on the Eve of Montana Election

2 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Tomorrow's special election in Montana was supposed to be a tight race in a Republican state. The GOP candidate, Greg Gianforte, was a slight favorite over a local folk singer, Rob Quist. Things, however, are up in the air after...

Celebrate National Brother’s Day With A Murderous Child Genius

2 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Coming next month is director Colin Trevorrow's star-studded follow-up to Jurassic World. Leaving behind the questionable high-heels, macho rogues, and Bridezilla-chomping beasties, he offers up The Book of Henry a quirky drama about an overwhelmed single mom (Naomi Watts), and...

reddit Asks: What Actors Are In the Same Predicament In Every Movie?

2 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Oh, /r/AskReddit, you have so many strange and confounding questions, so color me surprised that there was a simpler, gentler question that popped onto my screen. Matt Damon always needs to be rescued. Sean Bean always dies. Who are some...

Cannes 2017: "The Beguiled," "A Gentle Creature," "Closeness"

“The Beguiled” by Sofia Coppola (the Oscar-winning “Lost in Translation") kicks off today’s competition screenings in Cannes with a film that is not a remake of the 1971 Clint Eastwood vehicle directed by Don Siegel, but a reinterpretation of Thomas Cullinan’s Civil War-era novel from a female perspective. Show More Summary

When Low-Level Scammers Meet Real Criminals

2 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Arrow on The CW at 8:00pm ET. Fifth season finale. Empire on Fox at 9:00pm ET. Third season finale. Right now I'm working on a presentation about Eleanor of Aquitaine, and I am reminded that we do currently have a...

“Prey” Charts Own Course Through Sci-Fi Horror Genre

There was a moment about four hours into "Prey," the new sci-fi game from Bethesda and Arkane Studios, in which I realized I had no idea what to do next. There were locked doors for which I clearly had to find a key and a maintenance vent that appeared to lead me just about nowhere. Show More Summary

Review: Amazon's 'I Love Dick' Is Something Something

2 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

My wife and I are different in very specific ways. I like to read about politics; she likes to read about policy. I like to think I'm smart; she's intelligent. I run a website; she could run a think tank....

HBO Shelves Jon Stewart Project Because We Can't Have Nice Things

2 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Sad news for those looking forward to seeing current events reflected through the eyes of a New Jersey farmer: HBO has shelved its long-gestating Jon Stewart project. The deal, first announced in late 2015, was supposed to involve topical animated...

Men Hollywood Keeps Trying to Make Happen

2 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Hollywood is in a constant state of flux, but more so now than ever, thanks to the continuing domination of the expanded universe franchise model, a more diverse audience base that's grown impatient of the same beige stories, the increasingly...

'The Flash' Season Finale: Bye Bye Barry

2 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Last night's third season finale of The Flash did a lot of things right, almost in spite of itself. Though the hour was clunky at times, there were some great character moments and resolutions which will go a long way...

The 'Game of Thrones' Season Seven Trailer Has Arrived, and the 'Great War Is Here'

2 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

The Lannisters are dwindling in number; Dany is making her way to Westeros; and Jon "Small Pecker" Snow has assembled his army. Here's the trailer for the seventh season of Game of Thrones, which returns to HBO on July 16th....

'Wish Upon' Conjures Ryan Phillippe, Barb, And A Monkey's Paw Scenario

2 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

"Be careful what you wish for," goes the old adage, warning children and horror movie fans of the danger of wanting. In the latest incarnation of the wish-and-be-damned tale, a teen girl stumbles across a curious musical box that implores...

Reddit Asks the Question: 'What really cool thing was killed by modern technology?'

2 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

In which Reddit tells everyone to get off its lawn (and I... find myself agreeing with it mostly...) DetArMax Those signs at train stations/airports that made the clicky sound. Those that were used before they used screens. Those were beautiful....

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