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Hey, This Is a Thing That Happened: Stephen Bannon Once Wrote Weird, Space-Age Erotic Shakespeare Fanfic

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Are you terrified at the thought of the future of our country? Of course you are. Our President-elect is... well, he is. We don't need to spend precious exposition on why he's going to murder our county. He just...

'Fist Fight' Looks Very, Very Dumb, But Very, Very Fun

2 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Fist Fight stars Ice Cube and Charlie Day, and it looks like Three O'Clock High (with teachers, instead of students) crossed with Horrible Bosses or 21 Jump Street or some other school of modern comedy tangentially related to Judd Apatow....

10 Facts About 'Die Hard', the Best Christmas Movie Ever, Motherfkers

2 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

1. The action flick is based on the book Nothing Lasts Forever by Roderick Thorp. The villain Anton Gruber was changed to Hans Gruber, Joe Leland was changed to John McClane, and McClane is visiting his estranged wife instead of...

The Second Annual Guide to Shopping Local, the Pajiba Way

2 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Despite the overwhelming convenience of sites and stores like Amazon and Target, where you can get pretty much literally anything for less than it should cost, immediately and usually with free shipping, we all love the idea of shopping...

A Very Serious Discussion: Which 'Love Actually' Character Is Best In Bed?

2 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

With the holiday season upon us, now is the time when every Overlord engages in our annual battle over whether Love Actually is good or garbage. Already, Rebecca has delved into its treasure troves of trash fashion, and Courtney has...

Just How Far Up His Own Butt Can Mark Wahlberg Go?

2 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Marion Cotillard is really making use of her maternity to just wear whatever the crap she wants, no matter how bonkers. (Go Fug Yourself) Mark Wahlberg thinks celebrities should stop talking about politics because they're all in a bubble...

Dante's Daytime Circles of Hell

2 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

So, my best friend got married over the weekend and I've been staying at her house. It's always so weird being at a house that you're not familiar, but it's doubly worse when you're acting like a chimp from 2001:...

'Nocturnal Animals' Mesmerizes With Thrilling Psychodrama

Directed by: Tom Ford; Runtime: 116 minutes Grade: A- The thought that might creep into one's mind when they hear that a fashion designer has directed a motion picture might be one of artifice, that they've concentrated on style above substance in how they've brought their talents to a storytelling medium. Show More Summary

Small World, Big Differences In Altman's Insightful 'Short Cuts'

Directed by: Robert Altman; Runtime: 188 minutes Grade: B+ The element that draws most people to an intersecting drama like Robert Altman's Short Cuts can also prove to be its biggest dilemma: the novelty behind how so many different...Show More Summary

TV Season Coverage Roundup for DVDTalk.com

Check out some of the TV reviews I've been responsible for lately over at DVDTalk.com: "In the realm of vampires, haunted houses, and serial killers, it's getting tougher to dig up something fresh and genuinely unsettling to put on either big or small screens. Show More Summary

Day 6: Is Tony a Time Traveler, Teleporter, or Just a Victim of Bad Editing? - 25 Days of 'Love Actually'

2 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

(Catch up with Day 1: Peter and Juliet's Wedding, Day 2: HR Bumblefuckery, Day 3: President Billy Bob, Day 4: Mia the Sex Robot/Possible Actual Devil, Day 5: Garbage Colin Goes to America.) I write this having spent the last...

Hitchcock & DePalma: Split Screen Bloodbath

Filmmaker, film critic and illustrator Peet Gelderblom made movie history recently when his re-cut version of Brian DePalma's 1991 film "Raising Cain"—which restored the movie's original, nonlinear storytelling, a decision that was undone by DePalma after negative preview—was seen and approved by the director himself,. Show More Summary

Review: 'La La Land' Isn't The Cinematic Swoon We Wished For

2 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Anticipation is a tricky thing. Sometimes, it's delicious, creating a path to gratification with trickles of delight. Sometimes, it's deceptive, laying out juicy promises that will never be delivered. The former journey I experienced anticipating the oddball wonder Swiss Army...

'The Circle' Trailer: Emma Watson, Tom Hanks, John Boyega, Karen Gillan Star in 'Wow! Look at that Cast!'

2 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Dave Eggers, after A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, was my favorite author for a few years (shut up, it was a different time). Unfortunately, he never really managed to recapture the magic (or his sense of humor) of his...

All The Best Pretentious Himbo Nonsense from Tom Ford's 'GQ' Profile

2 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Tom Ford is a fashion designer who had great success seven years back when he directed his first film, the excellent A Single Man. A few weeks ago, his second film, Nocturnal Animals (not a thriller) made its theatrical debut;...

Samantha Bee to Jill Stein: 'Oh Fck Off!'

2 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Last night, Samantha Bee began with Donald Trump's transition (President Obama is busy "child-proofing" the White House), and weaved that into the governor's race in North Carolina, where Pat McCrory finally conceded the election yesterday, but not before undermining the...

TV Lovers are Fcked: The Most Promising Shows of the Winter 2017

2 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

With Westworld done, two more episode of Rectify (weep) remaining, and most of the terrestrial network programs ending their seasons soon (including The Walking Dead next Sunday), I was looking forward to a nice long break from new programming so...

Sundance 2017 Announces Premieres, Midnight Films and More

While the competition categories of Sundance often bring in a share of new talent, the premieres in narrative and documentary often thrive on recognition, whether the actor/filmmaker is a festival alumni, or a simply big star. In a category...Show More Summary

Short Films in Focus: "The Christmas Light Killer"

Just what is it about the holiday season that fills so many with contempt? If you're one of these people, this month’s short film, “The Christmas Light Killer,” is right up your alley. Its subject, James D. Cochran, feels the same way you do. Show More Summary

What The Fuck Are You Trying To Pull: Aerie Henley Romper Edition

2 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Like many a modern woman, I like to feel cute while cozy in the winter months. Sure, I have a plethora of pajama pants in plenty of plaid patterns. But hey, I also have form-fitting, fashionable fleece leggings. I have...

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