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Kumail Nanjiani Tries to Kill the Harambe Meme, Gets Into It with Max Landis

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For those of you blissfully unaware of the obnoxious Harambe meme that's taken over certain corners of social media in the last three months, allow me to fill you in. In May, a 4-year-old boy crawled into the enclosure of...

All the Things We Can Assume Are Inverse to a Trump Vote

yesterdayFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Earlier this summer, a study came up that links an affinity for Harry Potter books to an aversion to Donald Trump. This can't possibly be surprising to many people, as lover of good things based in sweetness and emotion...

Thanks, Variety, For This Totally Unnecessary Nail in the Coffin of Nate Parker's Public Opinion

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When we first heard about The Birth of a Nation, most of us around these parts were beside ourselves with excitement. I, myself, did some exceeding fawning over the story behind the movie, how Nate Parker was tired of...

Here Are Fan-Made Posters Meant To Make You Appreciate the Less Garbage Things In Life

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There is a metric ass-ton of fan-made artwork floating around the internet. Some of it is beautiful and evocative. Some of it is crap. I've chosen to share with you the beautiful and well-done art, because life is a real...

Because American Tourists Don't Have a Bad Enough Reputation

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Jill & Jessa: Counting On on TLC at 8:00pm ET. Third season premiere. Hey, remember yesterday when I was talking about basically raising kids to be reality show stars? Yeah. Halt & Catch Fire on AMC at 9:00pm ET. Third...

Please Don't Look Away From Netflix's 'Audrie & Daisy'

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This week, Netflix released a trailer for its upcoming documentary, Audrie & Daisy. I'm warning you now, you're not going to want to watch it. The trailer is horrifying, and the documentary is sure to be even more devastating....

The Forbes 'Highest-Paid' Actor and Actress Lists Look Kind of Different

yesterdayFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Forbes has released their annual World's Highest Paid Actresses list for 2016. And it looks like 10 fierce and fabulous women are making some serious bank. Yay for them. Except...well. The list of World's Highest Paid Actors for 2016 hasn't...

Here Is What the Cast of Ryan Murphy's Bette Davis/Joan Crawford Show 'Feud' Looks Like (So Far)

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We grow ever nearer to camp Christmas and as it inches closer, the cast grows like nails or eyebrows on an aging Hollywood star in the '40s and '50s and I cannot wait. Here's where the casting for Ryan Murphy's...

'I'm a Black Man in America, and I Know a Bigot When I See a Bigot'

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Those of you who have friends and family members who are Trump supporters -- and I know you are legion -- have been put in a painfully difficult decision this year, because the election is not really between a Democrat...

Here's to Four Decades of Helen Mirren Not Taking Any of Our Sexist Bullsht

yesterdayFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Today's Pajiba Love is brought to you all by a strong, sinking HOW IS ONLY TUESDAY? kind of dread and exhaustion. If that's where you're at this week, too, here are some pictures of Idris Elba shirtless and sweaty...

Maisie Williams Has Read Season 7 of 'Game of Thrones,' and She Has Thoughts

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Two months ago, Lord Castleton suggested that season 6 of Game of Thrones was maybe the best season of television ever. If Maisie Williams is to be believed, season seven may be even better. just finished reading season 7— Maisie...

Have We Failed John Cho Again?

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We are huge fans of John Cho around these parts. We loved him in Selfie. We put ourselves through New Girl for him. He was a select member of this year's Pajiba 10. We have also talked about his frustrating...

Wikileaks Now Exposing the Lives of Innocent, Private Citizens

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I understand what Edward Snowden did. I understand that he risked our national security by revealing to the American people the truth about how deeply the government and the NSA pries into our private lives. He weighed the security interests...

The Case For Nicolas Cage: One of The Greatest Actors of His Generation

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There are some things that are easy to forget in this life. Things like birthdays; or how you got home last Friday night; or indeed perhaps the easiest of all: that Nicolas Cage -- internet mockery magnet and human meme...

Movies That Stay With You: The Cynical Optimism of Albert Brooks' 'Defending Your Life'

yesterdayFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

As one of those lucky kids who had HBO growing up, there was a regular rotation of films that seemed to live on our TV. Movies like Three Amigos, Airplane!, or 9 to 5. Often with these films I'd never...

When Barack Met Michelle

Last week after the premiere of “Southside With You,” I moderated a Q&A panel in Chicago for Richard Tanne’s lovely film inspired by the first date of President Barack Obama and his now wife, First Lady Michelle Obama. The panelistsShow More Summary

7 Reasons To Be Pumped About Hulu's 'Runaways'

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Comic nerds geeked out hard last week over news that Runaways will be adapted into a Hulu series. And if you're wondering what the excitement is all about, we've got you covered, breaking down all the reasons we're pumped about...

Pity and Terror: Fede Alvarez & Stephen Lang on "Don't Breathe"

As the thriller “Don’t Breathe” opens, a trio of friends—Rocky (Jane Levy), Alex (Dylan Minnette) and Money (Daniel Zovatto)—have been pulling a string of home invasions in hopes of making enough money to leave their dilapidated Detroit neighborhood for the glory of California. Show More Summary

Hollywood Gave Up on You: The Summer Movies of 2016

Attempt, if you will, a thought experiment. Try to imagine the 25th anniversary think piece on “Independence Day: Resurgence.” Or if that doesn’t work, try to picture the 30th anniversary oral history of the making of “X-Men: Apocalypse.” If either of those suggestions made you burst out laughing, it’s only to be expected. Show More Summary

Howards End

A restored version of "Howards End" plays at the Film Forum and The Paris Theatre starting this Friday, August 26th in New York City, and at Laemmle's Royal in Los Angeles starting September 2nd. This Great Movies entry was originally published on June 5, 2005. Show More Summary

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