Category Archives: Entertainment

Great Job, Internet!: Real people are referring to sandwiches as “homemade Subway” now

In a move that’s either astoundingly stupid or one of those “Kanye fans don’t know who Paul McCartney is” pranks, Buzzfeed is reporting that regular people are now referring to plain old sandwiches as “homemade Subway.” The site compiled a bunch of tweets from actual people who post pictures of their sad-looking “homemade Subway” sandwiches, some of which are just […]

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Hear This: Pedro The Lion turned infidelity into a sneering indie rock kiss-off

In Hear This, A.V. Club writers sing the praises of songs they know well. This week, as we regret the New Year’s resolutions we’ve already cast aside, we’re picking our favorite songs about broken promises. Pedro The Lion, “Rehearsal” (2002) Songs about being cheated on by a lover are plentiful. Songs in which the narrator is stepping out on a […]

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Watch This: Before Anatomy Of A Murder, Otto Preminger tackled a court martial

Every day, Watch This offers staff recommendations inspired by a new movie coming out that week. This week: The biopics American Sniper and Unbroken have us thinking back on other true stories about soldiers. The Court-Martial Of Billy Mitchell (1955) Early anamorphic lenses, like the ones used to make the CinemaScope movies of the mid-1950s, were no good at close-ups. […]

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Coming Distractions: The trailer for The Voices has a cat instructing Ryan Reynolds to kill people

Entertainment Weekly has posted the trailer for The Voices, a new horror-comedy from Persepolis writer-director Marjane Satrapi. Ryan Reynolds stars as Jerry, an upbeat but somewhat slow warehouse employee who gets by with a little help from his talking house pets and a regimen of anti-psychotic medication. Following the narrative principle of “Chekhov’s anti-crazy pills,” Jerry begins to skimp on […]

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Newswire: Exclusive Marvel preview: Impulse’s Waid and Ramos reunite for S.H.I.E.L.D. #2

In 1995, writer Mark Waid and artist Humberto Ramos teamed up to deliver one of the best-ever runs on a teen superhero comic with DC’s Impulse, chronicling the high school experience of Bart Allen, the lightning-fast grandson of Barry “The Flash” Allen. Twenty years later, Waid and Ramos reunite and return to high school for next week’s S.H.I.E.L.D. #2, introducing […]

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Newswire: Reese Witherspoon will join Matt Damon in Alexander Payne’s Downsizing

Deadline reports that Reese Witherspoon is joining Alexander Payne’s Downsizing, a “large canvas, science-fiction social satire” about a couple who find an unusual way to deal with overwhelming financial pressures. Witherspoon’s return to the project reunites her with Payne, who directed her in Election. The project was originally set to star Witherspoon and Paul Giamatti as the couple who decide […]

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