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'The Interview' Red Band Trailer Makes the Best Use Out of En Vogue's 'Free Your Mind'

‘The Interview’ Red Band Trailer Makes the Best Use Out of En Vogue’s ‘Free Your Mind’

The Interview is going to be the best Christmas movie of 2014. God bless us one and all.
'The Maze Runner': A Lesson in Racially Diverse Casting

‘The Maze Runner’: A Lesson in Racially Diverse Casting

The Maze Runner is the latest to be cranked out of the Hollywood young adult novel-turned-movie franchise machine. Following in the footsteps of The Hunger Games and Divergent, The Maze Runner plays with the concept of killing young adults in a post apocalyptic world. The movie plops us in a...
My Rambling, Unstructured Thoughts About 'Tusk'

My Rambling, Unstructured Thoughts About ‘Tusk’

It’s been a while since I have had a full movie-going experience that made me go “WHAT THE FUCK WAS THAT?!” with utter appreciation. Kevin Smith‘s latest grotesque opus, Tusk made me do this and then some. Let’s face it. This movie is going to be known as “that movie...
'The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them' is Not Just a Movie About Stalking Your Ex, But A New Way to Tell a Story

‘The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them’ is Not Just a Movie About Stalking Your Ex, But A New Way to Tell a Story

You would think that The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby is a thriller about a kidnapping. But alas, it is not. Instead, it is a movie about the complex relationship between Eleanor Rigby (Jessica Chastain) and Connor Ludlow (James McAvoy). In the beginning of the movie, we see them playfully in...
'This is Where I Leave You' Reimagined with an All Asian American Cast

‘This is Where I Leave You’ Reimagined with an All Asian American Cast

Based on the novel by Jonathan Tropper (who also wrote the screenplay) and directed by Shawn Levy, This is Where I Leave You follows the Altman family after their father passes away. At the request of their deceased father and their mother, the four grown siblings are forced to stay...
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Trailer of the Week: 'Big Eyes'

Trailer of the Week: ‘Big Eyes’

The Tim Burton-directed Big Eyes tells the real-life story of artist Margaret Keane and her big-eyed paintings of the ’50s that her husband tried to claim credit for. Based on the trailer, the movie could make stars Amy Adams and Christoph Waltz Oscar bait. More than that, it actually looks like a good Tim Burton...
The New 'American Horror Story: Freak Show' Poster Gives Some WTF-ery Realness

The New ‘American Horror Story: Freak Show’ Poster Gives Some WTF-ery Realness

Based on all the promos, I know that American Horror Story: Freak Show is about to bring us some freaky shit (hence the title): deformed hands, two-headed women, bearded ladies, and three tits — but Jesus Christ. The new poster is gloriously disgusting, fascinating, and fleshy. I kind of want to touch it just so...
Song of the Week: 'Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now' by Starship

Song of the Week: ‘Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now’ by Starship

If you have seen or planning on seeing The Skeleton Twins soon, I dare you not to have this song in your head for days on end after leaving the theater. …but it is a good song to have stuck in your head. I mean, it is sung by one of the most legendary bands...
The New Trailer for 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' Still Doesn't Remind Me of What Happened in the Third Book

The New Trailer for ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1′ Still Doesn’t Remind Me of What Happened in the Third Book

It’s that time of year again. It’s time to get excited for young adult dystopia! Jennifer Lawrence forgoes the glam and is back again Katniss Everdeen with her rag tag group of Capitol rebels in the new trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 — and this time she brought someone from Game of...
You Don't Need Subtitles to Understand The Magic of These Japanese 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Movie Trailers

You Don’t Need Subtitles to Understand The Magic of These Japanese ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Movie Trailers

Everyone is still talking about Guardians of the Galaxy because it’s the most awesome movie of the summer and it is perfect in every single way. It is so good that God has made it a requirement that everyone praise it for all it’s glory. And just when you thought it couldn’t get any better,...
Friday Feelings: Angela and Rayanne Break Up on 'My So-Called Life'

Friday Feelings: Angela and Rayanne Break Up on ‘My So-Called Life’

Breaking up with a friend is far worse than breaking up with a boyfriend or girlfriend — and this can best be exemplified in the 17th episode of the seminal ’90s TV show My So-Called Life titled “Betrayal.” This was when Angela had just recently found out that her BFF Rayanne slept with her BF...
Jennifer Lopez is Suburban, Scandalous, and Wet in the Lifetime Movie-like 'The Boy Next Door'

Jennifer Lopez is Suburban, Scandalous, and Wet in the Lifetime Movie-like ‘The Boy Next Door’

Let’s just consider The Boy Next Door the second installment of Jennifer Lopez‘s “Domestic Life” trilogy. The first being Enough. It’s like The Crush but for the millennial generation!
Pop Culture Math: Ariana Grande

Pop Culture Math: Ariana Grande

Channing Tatum and Jillian Bell Teach Us the Art of the Dick/Tit Graze

Channing Tatum and Jillian Bell Teach Us the Art of the Dick/Tit Graze

Jesus christ, this shit has been making me laugh all day, yo! This is exactly why Channing Tatum needs to do more comedy and everyone should be paying attention to Jillian Bell. And for the record, my guy friends have been doing a version of the dick graze for years now…except they don’t graze. They...
Song of the Week: 'Fast Car' by Tracy Chapman by Sam Smith

Song of the Week: ‘Fast Car’ by Tracy Chapman by Sam Smith

Sam Smith is at it again. First he covered Queen of the Night Whitney Houston’s “How Will I Know.” Now, he has decided to cover another song by a diva from a different ilk: Tracy Chapman. The male Adele does a less moody, jazzier version of “Fast Car” in his signature delightful voice of gentle...
National Cheese Pizza Day: A Day Invented for Kevin McCallister

National Cheese Pizza Day: A Day Invented for Kevin McCallister

Apparently, September 5th is National Cheese Pizza Day. Why isn’t there a day for pepperoni? Or for meat lover’s? This is a bit unfair just to single out cheese pizza and give them a special day. Actually, it’s just plumb dumb that they have a cheese pizza day. Who the hell has the authority on...
33 Reasons Why Everyone Needs to Celebrate Beyonce's B'day

33 Reasons Why Everyone Needs to Celebrate Beyonce’s B’day

1.) She can drop it like it’s hot with ease. 2.) She can survive rain of fire. 3.) Her hair flip is intense. 4.) She has the ability to turn into any animal. 5.) She gives a good shoulder shimmy. 6.) She paid homage to I Dream of Jeannie in her own special way. 7.)...