The Best Genre Films of 2018
Horror, thriller, sci-fi — these were the best of the best from the last year.
The Best Film Series Of All Time
We ranked the best movie franchises ever made — and we did it scientifically.
Holiday Movies on Netflix: What to Watch When You’re Bored Out of Your Mind at Home With Y…
Home with your family this Thanksgiving? Here’s the best stuff to watch on Netflix.
Matthew Broderick to Voice Grown-Up Ralphie in ‘A Christmas Story’ TV Musical
He’ll play the narrator looking back on his boyhood years in Fox’s broadcast.
‘Indiana Jones 5’ Screenwriter Promises Not to Bring Back Mutt
We’re in a post-Wally Brando diegesis now.
Utah Theater Wins Right to Liquor Up ‘Deadpool’ Attendees
An obscure law prevented theaters from pairing alcohol with R-rated films — until now.
Ryan Gosling Reportedly Wants to Play Willy Wonka
Ryan Gosling is about to play himself. (In the DJ Khaled sense, not the Being John Malkovich sense.) The actor’s been on something of a roll recently, scoring critical plaudits for The Nice Guys and La La Land last year — the latter of which ended up a surprise blockbuster and less-sur…
Ryan Reynolds Responds To a Heartbroken Fan Who Photoshopped Him Into Her Prom Photos
At last, a news item that combines the two most universally beloved genres of showbiz reporting: “Celebrities extending kindness to un-famous teens by acknowledging them through the internet” stories and “Ryan Reynolds getting into mischief again!” stories. We live in won…
Bat-Signal to Shine for Adam West Over Los Angeles Tonight
Here’s how thoroughly Batman’s influence has permeated the mainstream: he’s claimed tacit ownership of the very notion of shining a light into the sky. The Bat-Signal, introduced in the comics as Gotham City’s method of summoning the Dark Knight, has been endlessly parodi…
Snap Your Elastic Waistband In Time With Weird Al’s ‘Captain Underpants’ Theme Song
Serious question: does any single entertainer have such complete dominion over their chosen field as Weird Al Yankovic wields over the song parody? Skeptics may scoff that musical spoofery is a stupid thing to become really, really, virtuosically good at, but the point stands that Yankovic has compl…
Scientists Name New Species of Dinosaur After Zuul of ‘Ghostbusters’
We owe a lot to scientists — they cured polio, got us on the moon, and they‘re doing their darnedest to stop us from methodically killing the planet. But man, what a bunch of nerds. It seems like every time biologists discover a new species of animal and need to give it a name, they ta…
Somehow ‘Austin Powers’ Still Hasn‘t Turned a Profit
Now that Austin Powers has safely moved past its “overexposure through incessant quoting” phase, there’s a lot to love about the movie. The peppy flute theme from Quincy Jones, Myers’ screwloose double-turn as the International Man of Mystery and his pinky-brandishing nem…