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The Way Of Bresson: Two Books Illuminate The Philosophy And Working Method of a Unique Filmmaker

In 2006 I had the great good fortune to attend the Cannes Film Festival, and after it was over I had the diverting good fortune to be seated on my return flight next to a talented and relatively well-known young actor. We were both in...Show More Summary

Check Out The Japanese Body-Swapping Anime That's Toppling Miyazaki Records

6 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Considering the animator is a living legend, it should come as no surprise Hayao Miyazaki's works hold the top three spots of Japan's biggest grossing films. Well, that was until this weekend anyway, when Makoto Shinkai's Your Name surpassed Princess...

Bah, humbug!

The animated holiday movie Christmas Is Here Again makes Ziggy’s Gift look… well… even better than perfect in comparison. Keith Bailey is the proprietor of The Unknown Movies Page.

Twitter Reacts to the Latest Assault on the First Amendment from the GOP-Backed Donald Trump

6 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Good morning! After spending last evening retweeting 16-year-olds trolling CNN over voter fraud... "@FiIibuster: @jeffzeleny Pathetic - you have no sufficient evidence that Donald Trump did not suffer from voter fraud, shame! Bad reporter.— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November...

You Could Never Honestly Accuse Kevin Smith of Being an Asshole

6 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

You could call Kevin Smith a lot of things -- a blabbermouth, a gossip, a hack -- but there are two things you could never truthfully say about Kevin Smith: That he has no sense of humor about himself, or...

#290 November 29, 2016

Matt writes: Living legend Warren Beatty has a new film in theaters—his first in 18 years—and it has received quite a bit of coverage at Matt Zoller Seitz awarded the film three stars, while Brian Tallerico interviewed Beatty along with the film's two young stars, Alden Ehrenreich (the future Han Solo) and Lily Collins. Show More Summary

Imagining a World In Which We Can Talk About the Wage Gap Without Including Amy Adams In the Headline

6 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

As we enter into awards season, we're entering into another few months of Oscar contenders being asked the same questions over and over until words lose all meaning. In the latest Hollywood Reporter roundtable, the group of actresses (Amy...

We Finally Know Which of Rory's Boyfriends Was the Definitive Worst on 'Gilmore Girls'

6 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

For all the arguments and debates surrounding Gilmore Girls (i.e. Is this show actually bad?), one has always reigned supreme: Which of Rory's boyfriends was the worst? Team Dean, in general, recognized that even though he was a bit...

Now Archie is Getting A Gritty TV Series? Get F#$ked, Riverdale

6 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Do you remember how Teen Wolf got that gritty series reboot on MTV and everyone shit their pants? Or how all the Disney repertoire got sort of gritty on Once Upon A Time? Or some other example I can't think...

BFF…and E…and E…

. Saving the best banner for last…... CHILD’S PLAY (1988) …in which the world’s most terrifying doll becomes much less scary once it is possessed by the soul of a serial killer…  .    .  . Liz Kingsley is the insane genius behind And You Call Yourself a Scientist!

HBO is Serving Up Cuba Libres All Night

6 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Patria o Muerte: Cuba, Fatherland or Death on HBO at 8:00pm ET. Supergirl on The CW at 8:00pm ET. Second season fall finale. I've been hearing that the best storyline this season is more about Supergirl's sister than Supergirl herself....

Slate Thinks PMS Is Made Up. cracks knuckles So Let's Talk PMS

6 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Writer Frank Bures has delivered via Slate a take so hot you could use it as a heating pad for your cramps. Is PMS Real? Or is it just a figment of our menstruation-fearing culture? It's not just a clickbaity...

'The Walking Dead' Is Insufferable Right Now

6 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Previously on The Walking Dead: Maggie punched Gregory in the face and told him to put some 'respeck' on her name. Sasha recruited Jesus to find out where Negan and The Saviors live, so they know where to attack. Carl...

This Just In: A Lot of Famous Men Are Assholes

6 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

I need to read Kathy Griffin's book. She has the best gossip on everyone. We already knew that DiCaprio, Nicholson, Kutcher, and Hamm (YES, ALSO HAMM) were all the worst, but her stories back up those opinions in delightful...

Gaslighted by a Gilmore

6 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Here be spoilers and I didn't even sugar coat them. So do not read ahead unless you feel confident that you don't care or you've seen the show. Hey Poodles. How was everyone's Thanksgiving? Did we all find love? No?...

A Guide to Donald Trump and His Narcissistic Personality Disorder

6 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Over on Medium this weekend, N Ziehl, someone who suffers from Narcissistic Personality Disorder, wrote what I thought was an illuminating piece on the disorder that not only helps to explain Donald Trump's actions, but perhaps even gives us a...

The Utterly Delightful 'Moana' Is Here To Bring Light To Your Darkness

6 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Here's the problem with watching animated and kids' films as a relatively new father -- I find myself reviewing a film perhaps less as an objective critic and more based on whether or not my kid enjoyed it. There's a...

The Disturbing Realization Reading about Casey Affleck's Sexual Harassment Allegations

6 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

The sexual harassment allegations against Casey Affleck are not new. And perhaps due to the fact the actor/auteur himself isn't a particularly public figure, it's not necessarily news either. But as we enter Oscar season, with his Manchester By the...

Alan Ball, Timothy Olyphant, and Holly Hunter Return to TV, and We Lose a TV Great

6 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Remember television and movies? Those things we used to talk about before Donald Trump destroyed the Internet? If you look hard enough at the fringes of the Internet, you can still find tidbits about movies and television secreted away in...

Welcome to the Hellmouth: Your Weekend in Trump - Nov. 24-27

6 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Welcome to a new weekly series here at Pajiba. Or at least weekly until Trump stops being in charge or sweet merciful climate change destroys us all. One of those. Much (and yet still not nearly enough) has been made...

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