Netflix Launches Spoiler Alert Site to Help Ruin Everything For You

Just like Billy Crystal in When Harry Met Sally, some people like to read the last page of the book first ("That way, in case I die before I finish, I know how it ends," Harry tells Sally). For some, it makes it easier to get through a story knowing what you're going to end up with. Not everybody can handle the stress… » 9/23/14 10:40am 9/23/14 10:40am

Terrible News: Matthew 'Dallas' McConaughey Won't Be in Magic Mike XXL

Sorry ladies, but the ass-less chaps worn by Matthew McConaughey must go to another nearly nude actor — “Alright Alright Alright” dropped out of Magic Mike XXL. Don’t worry though, I’m sure the producers will find another succulent man to tickle our fancies since the storyline and the acting certainly won’t. » 9/18/14 11:30am 9/18/14 11:30am

Dakota Fanning Plays a Sex-Starved Young Victorian in Effie Gray

Because we've all been very good girls this year, Emma Thompson has written another period piece. It's Effie Grey, and it stars Dakota Fanning as a miserable, sexually frustrated young bride. Also featured: Emma Thompson, Greg Wise, Tom Sturridge and an AMAZING pompadour worn by Emma Thompson. » 9/16/14 5:45pm 9/16/14 5:45pm

10 Lessons From Real-Life Revolutions That Fictional Dystopias Ignore

Today's genre books are full of future dystopias, which only have one weakness: teenagers. And everybody knows that most dystopias are kind of contrived. But here are 10 lessons from real-life rebellions against repressive regimes, that we wish the creators of fictional dystopias would pay attention to. » 9/15/14 3:41pm 9/15/14 3:41pm

Walt Disney Was a Miserable Bastard Before Mickey Mouse

Most of us either know Walt Disney from the saccharine, gleeful television presentations he did in the 60s for Disney promotional specials (which aired non-stop in the 80s on the Disney Channel) or the overly-sanitized Tom Hanks characterization from Saving Mr. Banks. A new movie seeks to (sort of) dive beyond the… » 9/11/14 6:20pm 9/11/14 6:20pm

"Strong Women Characters" Who Made Mistakes (And Learned From Them)

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You know what we really want from our "strong female characters" in pop culture? Not to be perfect human beings. Or to screw up and be sidelined. What we want is to see them do what all great characters do: make mistakes, and grow as a result. Here are a ton of female heroes whose mistakes made them great. » 9/10/14 5:27pm 9/10/14 5:27pm

​I Watched the Only Rom Com I Refused to Watch

I'll watch any romantic comedy. The ones that make it into theaters (Baggage Claim). The ones that air on television (Beauty and the Briefcase). The ones that never really make it to either medium, languishing on DVD or VHS or whatever format we're touting to document things permanently but without notice these days.… » 9/06/14 2:00pm 9/06/14 2:00pm