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Review: Flawed 'Justice League' Is a Sign of Better Things To Come

5 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

It's been a long, arduous road for the current slate of DC Comics films. In the wake of the Nolan Batman trilogy, there was a bit of a vacuum, with studios not quite sure what to do with the universe....

Highlights of the Worst that the GOP Tax Plan Has to Offer

5 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Yesterday, the GOP tax plan passed in the House, mostly along party lines (13 Republicans voted agains it). Now, it's up to the Senate to decide whether to pass the bill. Its prospects look iffy, but considering how badly the...

Twitter Pounced On Donald Trump After He Called Al Franken Out for Sexual Harassment

5 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Donald Trump, who has yet to make a public statement (or write a tweet) concerning Roy Moore, A PEDOPHILE, but was quick to call out Al Franken last night for allegations -- that Franken has conceded -- of inappropriate sexual...

Our Last Tango – German Kral

TweetLAST TANGO – GERMAN KRAL Love doesn’t make the world go round: desire does. Love is a state of being; desire a life force that sustains it. Transcending both is passion: love and desire conjoined to create a power that can both enhance and even threaten life itself. The extraordinary Maria Nieves Rego is passion […]

Wonder Review

Before the credits roll on Wonder, your cheeks will be wet and your vision will be a touch blurred -- but you'll be smiling all the same.


“Mudbound” is all about perception. How it can foster empathy and engender contempt, sometimes in the same person. How it can cause one man to look at his land with life-affirming pride and another man to see that same plot as the kiss of death. Show More Summary


Based on the R.J. Palacio novel of the same name, “Wonder” follows a year in the life of August Pullman (Jacob Tremblay), Auggie, for short. He was born with a genetic abnormality that has required him to undergo surgeries and medical treatments since his earliest days. Show More Summary

Mr. Roosevelt

Emily Martin (Noël Wells) doesn't quite know how to explain what it is she does, or even what it is she wants to do. She's not exactly an actress. She's not exactly a comedian either. She hangs around improv clubs in Los Angeles, but feels put off by the whole "scene." She made one YouTube video that went viral, but she couldn't "monetize" it. Show More Summary

Roman J. Israel, Esq.

“Roman J. Israel, Esq.” looks like prime Oscar bait. It has the glow of nobility and importance emanating from every frame courtesy of Robert Elswit’s cinematography. The screenplay by writer-director Dan Gilroy is filled with dialogue about civil rights, the prison industrial complex and the common man. Show More Summary

Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond

There were rumors for years about Jim Carrey’s behavior on the set of Milos Forman’s “Man on the Moon”—stories that he never broke character, either as Andy Kaufman or his alter ego Tony Clifton. Twenty years after the production ofShow More Summary


“Porto,” a film about the emotional aftermath of a powerful one-night stand, is a poetically assembled tale of lust, obsession and nostalgia. It aims (maybe too obviously) to be a modern version of one of those mid-twentieth centuryShow More Summary

Sweet Virginia

In his 1956 essay “On A Book Entitled Lolita,” Vladimir Nabokov recounts both the imaginative origins of his groundbreaking novel and the difficulty he had finding a publisher for it in the United States. One rejection suggested that...Show More Summary

The Star

You know what would make the Nativity story so much better? Wise-cracking animated animals that save the day—or so the creative team behind this holiday-themed family flick thinks. The critters apparently have waited far too long to be hailed for their participation on that special night. Show More Summary

On the Beach at Night Alone

The inert Korean drama "On the Beach At Night Alone" is a prime example of why personal art isn't necessarily good art. Writer/director Sang-soo Hong ("Right Now, Wrong Then," "The Day He Arrives") has taken his real life extra-marital...Show More Summary

Two More Roy Moore Accusers Come Forward, But He’s Sticking To His Story

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Given that the election isn't for another month, how many more women will come forward with their own tales of Roy Moore's nastyness? - (WashPost) Ol' Roy's not backing down though. In addition to having women write "character reference" letters...

The Anti-Gift Guide: Corkcicle's Cigar Glass

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Because I love entering contests for free trips, I get a lot of emails from various stores, services, and newsletters that are not generally aimed at me personally. You sponsored a contest that included round-trip airfare and a hotel somewhere...

What It's Like Being Blacklisted in Hollywood: Men vs Women

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Let's do a little comparison, shall we? This was prompted by the continued acceptance of Mel Gibson in Hollywood. Various media outlets are praising Gibson as being "family-friendly" in his new movie Daddy's Home 2 with Mark Wahlberg and Will...

A Candidate For Filling Your TV Viewing Card, If Recent Events Have Left an Opening

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The Blacklist on NBC at 8:00pm ET. Fifth season fall finale. But what of the hats? Queen Sugar on OWN at 9:00pm ET. 90 minute second season finale. One of my holiday plans this year is to start watching and...

On Second Thought, Maybe Rethink Those 'Justice League' Tix...

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Last week we started getting our first social media reactions to the big honking superhero team-up everyone's been apprehensively waiting for: DC's Justice League, directed by Zack Snyder (with a late-stage assist from Joss Whedon). And they were pretty good!...

Bryan Cranston Thinks Kevin Spacey and Harvey Weinstein Deserve a Second Chance. Fck That

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Remember how everyone hated Skyler White because she was mean to her murderous drug lord husband? That, my friends, was because there exists within our society a knee-jerk need to distrust, tear down and hate women and to exert powe...

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