All Blogs / Entertainment / Film / Film Reviews / Popular

Today in 'Who the Fck Asked For This' News?

yesterdayFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Who asked for this? Did literally anyone ask for this? Sean fucking Penn -- the Oscar nominated actor who takes himself more seriously than literally every living organism on this crumbling planet -- is publishing a novel. Atria Books, an...

I Have Seen Grace: Revisiting Harriet Andersson’s Classic Performances

There’s something in the way Harriet Andersson moves. Throughout the Swedish actress’ 45-year career, not counting a small role in Lars von Trier’s “Dogville” (2003), she effortlessly commanded the screen while communicating sharp emotions without saying a word. Show More Summary

We Have Never Needed a Movie More

yesterdayFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Here's the trailer for Won't You Be My Neighbor, which "takes an intimate look at America's favorite neighbor: Mister Fred Rogers." It is lovely, and several people I know saw it at SXSW and, expectedly, it elicited a lot of...

Don't Hate Us, But This Looks Like Pure Dumb Fun

yesterdayFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

I'm going to show you the trailer for TAG below -- it stars Jeremy Renner, Hannibal Buress, Jon Hamm, Ed Helms, Isla Fisher, Rashida Jones, and Jake Johnson -- but first I want to point you to the true story...

Syfy's Krypton Imagines the Origins of Superman

Anyone who knows the story of Superman very likely knows what happens to his home planet of Krypton, even before the Man of Steel grew up. So it is curious to imagine Superman’s true Kryptonian connections, removed from the context of his people simply having their world being destroyed. Show More Summary

Morning Briefing: Donald Trump Has Lawyer Problems

yesterdayFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

OK, let's start with the lawyer drama. This should lay it out, from the NYTimes: President Trump's legal team was poised for a shake-up on Monday, according to two people briefed on the matter, as he openly discussed firing one...

The Love We Found: Frank Oz and Victoria Labalme on “Muppet Guys Talking”

“Together again Gee, it’s good to be together again I just can’t imagine that you’ve ever been gone It’s not starting over, it’s just going on” These lyrics, written by Jeff Moss, are also the first words sung in “The Muppets Take Manhattan,” the endearing 1984 musical comedy that marked the solo feature directorial debut of Frank Oz. Show More Summary

Back in the USSR: Armando Iannucci on "The Death of Stalin"

“The Death of Stalin” is a savagely funny film about what happened when the leader of the Soviet Union died unexpectedly and the people around him had to battle to be his successor in a way that would not get them sent to the gulag or shot if they failed. Show More Summary

SXSW Film Festival 2018: “Elizabeth Harvest,” “Don’t Leave Home”

Largely by virtue of the budget level that SXSW filmmakers often reach, and the cinematic heroes who came from this part of the world, many of the films here in Austin could politely be called “talky.” A lot of them are dialogue-driven...Show More Summary

An Addictive Quality: Evan Rachel Wood and Julia Sarah Stone on “Allure”

If you want to see two performances guaranteed to rank among the year’s very best, look no further than “Allure,” the debut feature of Canadian photographers Carlos and Jason Sanchez. Evan Rachel Wood stars as Laura, a lonely woman harboring severe psychological wounds. Show More Summary

#324 March 20, 2018

Matt writes: The 2018 SXSW Film Festival just wrapped this past weekend and featured a wide array of enticing titles headed for theaters and streaming platforms this year. Check out our table of contents providing reviews penned by Brian...Show More Summary

We’re Still the Lunatics: A Special Edition of “The ‘Burbs”

Sometimes I miss channel surfing. It’s an act of digging amidst a more passive activity—just hanging around, being lazy. That’s how many discovered Joe Dante’s 1989 horror satire “The ‘Burbs”—on a random channel on many a weekend afternoon, which befits its tone: hanging around, being lazy. Show More Summary


Juno plus Lolita equals "Flower," an indie drama about Erica (Zoey Deutch), a spunky-profane, sexually active, criminally ambitious 17-year old from the San Fernando Valley. Directed and co-written by Max Winkler (son of actor Henry Winkler), the movie is a Frankenstein quilt of not-quite-there-ness. Show More Summary

Donald Trump Jr. Allegedly Had An Affair, While Stormy Daniels Really Does Have Dick Pics of the POTUS

yesterdayFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Bill Murray took a nap... onstage at the SXSW Isle of Dogs panel. - (VF) Charlie Hunnam, Garrett Hedlund, and Oscar Isaac on the beach. Sans shirts. YOU'RE WELCOME. - (LG) Whose face would YOU want to lick? - (Gizmodo)...

SXSW Review: Yes, 'Sorry To Bother You' Has Earned All That Hype

yesterdayFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

When I started planning my screening schedule for SXSW, Sorry To Bother You was the one film I knew I had to get in to at all costs. I'd been semi-obsessively following all the buzz around it since it premiered...

Shia LaBeouf Is Playing His Father In The Movie Loosely Based On The Actor's Life

yesterdayFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Shia LaBeouf started his career promising enough, with small parts in movies and television before landing the titular role of Even Stevens on Disney Channel in 2000. A few movies under his belt and then on to the lead role...

Still Can't Tell the Difference Between Freddie Highmore Plotting to Kill People and Freddie Highmore Plotting to Save People

yesterdayFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Arthur Miller: Writer on HBO at 8:00pm ET. Special presentation. Silicon Valley: The Untold Story on Science at 8:00pm ET. Series premiere. I was confused as to why Science would be airing something about a TV show and then I...

'The Walking Dead' Recap: This Episode Is Not About Dawn Summers, So Please Relax

yesterdayFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Previously on The Walking Dead: Daryl, Tara, Rosita, and Dwight fought to avoid both the Walkers and the Saviors as they made their way back to the Hilltop. Tara wanted nothing more than to bust a cap in Dwight's ass,...

March Madness: The Best TV Show of the 21st Century (Round of 32)

yesterdayFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Last week's first round of the Best TV Show of the 21st Century was fun, wasn't it? Some of many of All of you expressed some disgruntlement with the way the tournament was set up, and I hear you. Do...

Reddit Asks the Question: 'Girls of Reddit Who Have Rejected People, What's the Worst Way Someone Has Taken it?'

yesterdayFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

When it comes to the stories of horrors that women have suffered at the hands of men and the patriarchy, there does not, unfortunately, seem to be any end. Even for someone who tries to stay relatively aware of these...

Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC