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“Trainwreck” Is A Romantic Comedy For People Who Hate Romantic Comedies

If you abhor schmaltzy earnestness but cry at “The Notebook,” then this is the movie for you.

Megan Reynolds | July 20, 2015 - 4:50 pm

Zadie Smith Will Co-Write Claire Denis-Directed Movie Set In Outer Space

So this is what she’s been up to. 

Megan Reynolds | June 30, 2015 - 9:30 am

Camp Is In Session Because The “Wet Hot American Summer” Trailer Is Here.

Your old friends, 14 years after the fact.

Megan Reynolds | June 23, 2015 - 4:13 pm

“Spy” Wins Box Office Race While “Entourage” Fails

The numbers don’t freaking lie and feminism is in serious action with the results of this weekend’s box office figures.

Spy, a James Bond spoof that stars Melissa…

Katrin Higher | June 7, 2015 - 12:30 pm

The First “Suffragette” Trailer Is Here

A trailer has arrived for “Suffragette,” a film starring Meryl Streep, Helena Bonham Carter and Carey Mulligan as bold feminists fighting for the right to vote in 1912 London. The doesn’t come out…

Claire Hannum | June 4, 2015 - 9:10 am

Weekend Shut-In Worksheet: Skip The Theater And Watch These Instead

We are in the throes of the first long weekend of the summer, so your dance card is most likely full of barbecues and picnics, but if you’re using this

Megan Reynolds | May 24, 2015 - 1:25 pm

The “Cups Song” Is Back In “Pitch Perfect 2″!

As we giddily await the May 15 release of “Pitch Perfect 2,” the producers have given us a gift for our patience. After the trailer hinted at an appearance of the beloved…

Claire Hannum | April 29, 2015 - 11:00 am

Will Ferrell And Kristen Wiig Are Starring In A Bonkers Lifetime Movie

I normally don’t fuck with Will Ferrell (epic “Drunk In Love” karaoke notwithstanding), because as funny as he is, no one can grate more. But this, I can get behind:…

Beejoli Shah | April 2, 2015 - 1:30 pm

6 Movies Based On A True Story That Left Out Important Stuff

Over the years, we’ve poked fun at a lot of “based on a true story” movies that turned out to be bullshit. But then we thought that maybe we should…

Cracked | March 31, 2015 - 4:45 pm

How I’m Choosing To Cope With My Pop Culture Exhaustion

Here’s an admission: I work for a blog that does lots of pop culture coverage, and I spend a lot of time in conversations with my coworkers about pop culture…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 17, 2015 - 1:05 pm

“Guardians” Director James Gunn Is On Point About The Value Of Action Movies

“Guardians of the Galaxy” director James Gunn is pushing back against the recent spate of criticism of action movies, now that “Birdman” has taken home the Oscar for Best Picture.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 24, 2015 - 5:00 pm

The “Magic Mike XXL” Trailer Is The Sexual Reawakening We All Need

I fell asleep during Magic Mike”. Maybe it’s because I watched it after too many glasses of wine and a big Thanksgiving dinner. Maybe I didn’t get the full appeal…

Megan Reynolds | February 4, 2015 - 10:31 am

This Clip From “Girlhood” Is the Perfect Antidote To “Boyhood'”

The Sundance Film Festival has started, and one of the movies to come out of it is Celina Sciamma’s “Girlhood,” the coming-of-age story we all need. It’s about Marieme, a…

Megan Reynolds | January 23, 2015 - 3:30 pm

2014 Happened In Slow Motion

Apparently slo-mo was the video effect of choice in 2014, because as this video demonstrates, everyone used it. Beyoncé, “Gone Girl,” “True Detective,” “The Lego Movie,” “The Fault In Our…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 2, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Coming In 2015: “The Interview” Porn Parody

Nothing screams freedom of speech like a good ol’ American parody porn film. Hustler boss Larry Flynt announced that he’s producing a parody version of ‘The Interview’ as a response to…

Huffington Post Weird News | December 22, 2014 - 5:45 pm

10 Ways To Win Her Back If You’re A Dude In A Rom-Com

In the sacred tradition of the American rom-com film, the romantic hero can get away with pretty much anything — so long as he redeems himself with one big, bold…

Huffington Post Women | December 18, 2014 - 4:45 pm

To Promote “Taken 3,” Liam Neeson Will Endorse Your “Particular Set Of Skills” On LinkedIn

Liam Neeson is badass, and exactly the kind of person I would want to have my back should I find myself in trouble — or unemployed. The actor, who plays…

Katie Oldenburg | December 13, 2014 - 3:00 pm
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