Starring Michelle Williams, Eddie Redmayne, Kenneth Branagh, Judi Dench and Emma Watson
You might think “My Week With Marilyn” would be a lighthearted film about one of the most famous women in the modern history of the world. After all, it’s about a romance between Monroe and a set gopher while she filmed “The Prince and the Showgirl,” a comedy. But I walked out of the theater with just the opposite — a heavy heart. (And the steadfast belief that Michelle Williams, who plays Marilyn Monroe, should be nominated for an Oscar.) Keep reading »
Real talk: I’m not so much a fan of babies. I know, it’s like my biological imperative or whatever, but I like dogs better. Anyways, this Husky puppy somehow makes this crying baby actually STOP CRYING with its adorable yawping. It’s like the dog is saying, “HEY BABY, do you even HEAR yourself? This is what you sound like, only less cute.” [YouTube]
Check out the video premiere of Lady Gaga’s “Marry the Night”! If you think you’ve seen every artistic, emotional and physical angle of Gaga, as always, think again. Never failing to push her own boundaries, “Marry the Night” is a psychotic whirlwind hinting of “Black Swan,” “Flashdance” and “Girl, Interrupted.” There is the usual lush excess — ballet slippers with 8-inch pointers, a hat like Saturn, outfits to die for — but a more personal quality, as well. Keep reading »
The ’70s were a wild ride, man. The dogs were going crazy. Everybody was dancing. The party never ended. And then the suddenly the ball dropped and it was the ’80s, and everybody was in banking. Total bummer, dude. [YouTube]
With the end of the Thanksgiving weekend, we enter that long, grim death march known as the holiday season. It’s a time marked by cold weather, wet feet and societal pressure to buy thoughtful gifts for your family or, depending on your circumstances, the group of circus oddities who have become like a family to you.
We here at Cracked want to help, or more accurately, to pretend to help while we make cheap jokes at your expense. To do this, we’ve enlisted the aid of thousands of spies to track our readership and identify the most problematic people they’ll have to shop for this holiday season. Then, using the personal shopping abilities granted to us by a powerful alien ring, we compiled the following Gift Guide. Read more…