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The Most Hated Woman in America

“My mother pissed off a lot of people, especially those she was close to.” There’s an undeniable wealth of storytelling to be culled from the life of Madalyn Murray O’Hair, a talk show regular and fighter for religious freedom who was kidnapped in the ‘90s and held for ransom. Show More Summary

Dig Two Graves

In a way, it makes sense that “Dig Two Graves” takes place mostly in 1977. Granted, it isn’t specifically tied to that date—people aren’t seen going to “Star Wars” while listening to Pink Floyd’s “Animals” and talking about the previous...Show More Summary

I Called Him Morgan

The jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan made exuberant music. Sufficiently exuberant and catchy that he achieved that rarity, getting a post-bop tune on the pop charts at the near-height of U.S. Beatlemania. The 1964 tune was called “The Sidewinder”...Show More Summary

I, Olga Hepnarova

With its studied black and white look, its focus on a tormented young woman and its concern with crimes of the past, the Czech film “I, Olga Hepnarova” might remind some viewers of another recent Eastern European import, Poland’s “Ida.”...Show More Summary


The makers of "Prevenge," a British horror-comedy about an expectant mother whose unborn child encourages her to go on a killing spree, only pick the softest targets: ugly caricatures of insensitive adults who have written off single mother Ruth (writer/director Alice Lowe) simply because she's eight months pregnant. Show More Summary


Like the recent Chris Pratt/Jennifer Lawrence vehicle “Passengers” sans its giant spaceship or mortifying ethics, “Bokeh” takes that romantic sensation of feeling like the only two people in the world and challenges it with a literal interpretation. Show More Summary

American Anarchist

Charlie Siskel’s “American Anarchist” is an intriguing film about an infuriating man. Like Errol Morris’ “The Fog of War,” the documentary centers on an individual who essentially launched a weapon of mass destruction and had to live with the consequences. Show More Summary

Watch the Best Movie Trailer of 2017, So Far

22 hours agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Playwright turned screenwriter/director Martin McDonagh won an Oscar for his first darkly comic short, "Six Shooter." Then he awed audiences with his biting black comedies In Bruges and Seven Psychopaths. So when we heard he was teaming with Frances McDormand...

Sen. Pat Roberts of Kansas Loves Pink Ribbons, But Not Insuring Mammograms

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Yesterday, as the GOP desperately tried to ram through their terrible health care bill on the anniversary of the original Affordable Care Act, Sen. Pat Roberts was asked if he supported the move to drastically reduce the Essential Health Benefits...

Twitter Can't Get Enough of Trump Truck

yesterdayFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Yesterday wasn't all bad for President Donald Trump. Sure, his Trumpcare vote got bumped because he didn't have the votes, even though he tried everything from Sean Spicer doing prop comedy, to bullying, to bloviating. But while the GOP was...

Conan O'Brien and Scientists Say That You Should 14/10 Not Trust Puppers

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I used to think cats were assholes, but now a new study is providing evidence that dogs employ a manipulative behavior in order to get what they want from their owners and even from complete strangers. Marianne Heberlein, who studie...

Trump's Secretary of Transportation Tweets A Train Wreck

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If there's one thing to be said about Trump, his White House staff, and his Cabinet, it's that they're all consistently terrible at social media. I won't rehash some of the gaffes they've made this week, but needless to say,...

Happy National Puppy Day From Pups With Better Houses Than You!

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Happy #NationalPuppyDay. I'm grateful every day for my rescue pups and soulmates, Izzy and Otis. Good dogs, indeed.— Bradley Whitford (@WhitfordBradley) March 23, 2017 That one time a stray, starving puppy followed us on the beach and changed our...


Life doesn't commit enough to its scares or set pieces to truly excel, but its gung-ho cast, tight plotting, slick visuals, and gripping conclusion mean it's entertaining, just not memorable.


Throughout the film, it's hard to pin down the exact intention of what's coming across, and save for a few bright spots, it culminates as a mess.


Wilson is glaringly uneven, but when Woody Harrelson is in such commanding form, you're willing to forgive, forget, and just enjoy being in his presence.

When You Need a Real Thigh-Slapper To Take You Into the Weekend

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NCAA Basketball Special: Regional Semifinals: Oregon vs. Michigan on CBS at 7:09pm ET. The madness of March continues on. Superstore on NBC at 8:00pm ET. Scandal on ABC at 9:01pm ET. This was never a show that impressed me with...

"Hair," "To Sleep with Anger" and More Set to Screen at Ebertfest 2017

The 19th Annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival co-founded and hosted by Chaz Ebert, also known as Ebertfest, announced today that the beloved 1979 musical "Hair" will open the 2017 festival—screening on 35mm from a new print on loan from Michael Moore and the UCLA Film Archive. Show More Summary

Dustassleton II: Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Bombogenesis

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They were two men on a mission from God. One: a fearless, suicidal speed addict. The other: a cowering upside-down quivering flan. Where would their adventure take them?

Donald Trump Must Be Tired of Winning

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While Donald Trump was out on the White House lawn telling truckers that the vote on the Obamacare repeal would come tonight and would be close, while also doing this: This is what Trump was doing when they postponed the...

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