The American Pastoral Trailer Proves That 'Mad World' Is a Song That Will Never Die

Just when you thought that “Mad World”, a song so stunningly emo had been so overused that, surely, somewhere, a film executive had held a metaphorical funeral for the preferred song of all sad movie trailers, it rears its familiar face. Here it is playing over the very self-consciously important trailer for American…

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Meryl, Anne, and Emily Chatted About The Devil Wears Prada's 10th Anniversary. That's All

When I saw this headline, I zipped my cursor over and clicked faster than you can run into the kitchen and scream, “There’s like $8 of Jarlsberg in there!” The Devil Wears Prada is 10 years old, we’re all ancient, and its three lead cast members (Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway, and Emily Blunt) spoke with Variety to mark…

Jesus, Fish, Get a Grip! Finding Dory's Cute, Annoying Empathy Play

The one thing that Dory remembers is that she can’t remember. During a flashback in Finding Dory, Pixar’s follow-up to 2003's Finding Nemo, we discover it was always this way, via a baby Dory with thick eyelids and red eyes that made her look like the cutest widdle stonder who ever took bong rips through gills. “I…

Marvel’s Got an Asian Problem and It’s Not Getting Any Better

One of the latest Marvel casting rumors making the rounds is that Michael Barbieri’s Spider-Man: Homecoming character is based on Ganke Lee, who, in the comics, is the best friend of Miles Morales. Not regular Spider-Man, better known as Peter Parker. In the comics, Ganke Lee is a pudgy Korean-American who looks like…

That Kristen Stewart Movie Audiences Booed at Cannes Has Yet To Be Given a Release Date (Updated)

Personal Shopper, Olivier Assayas’s new film about a young American woman in Paris who’s working as a—you guessed it—personal shopper while simultaneously struggling with the death of her brother, was met with plenty of boos during its premiere at the Cannes last month. Though that kind of response isn’t exactly …

Talking Popstar, Zayn Malik and FMKing the Election with the Delightful Bros of The Lonely Island

I feel embarrassed to have loved Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping as much as I did. It was brilliant, stupid and incisive—exactly the kind of thing we like here, in other words—and when I finally met the trio at a press junket, I was unexpectedly nervous, and my tongue felt both too big and too dry. The only thing…

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It's Been 25 Years Since Thelma & Louise Sailed Into the Grand Canyon

Ridley Scott’s Thelma & Louise was released in theaters on May 24, 1991, which means its been exactly 25 years since Geena Davis (Thelma) and Susan Sarandon (Louise) decided to “just keep going” and drive their Thunderbird into the Grand Canyon. But though the movie is probably best known for that tragic final scene,…

Watch Ben Affleck As a Dangerous Math Nerd In the Trailer For The Accountant

I am not typically scared of Ben Affleck, math, or sunny-side up eggs but all three of those things made me fear for my life during the teaser trailer for the upcoming thriller The Accountant. The two-minute spot is heavy on Radiohead and light on plot details, so here’s the synopsis, as reported by Deadline: