Newswire: Suzanne Cryer signs on to HBO’s Silicon Valley

According to Deadline, HBO’s Silicon Valley has cast another series regular who isn’t a nerdy guy who writes code and is obsessed with the mathematics behind dick jokes. The lucky lady is Two Guys And A Girl’s Suzanne Cryer, and she’ll reportedly be playing someone named Laurie Bream—“a managing partner at Raviga Capital.” That means she’ll probably be taking over […]

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Newswire: The Walking Dead may have cast a “prominent” gay character

For a show about all of the different kinds of people who can survive a zombie apocalypse—including inhumanly capable police officers, annoying children, women with swords, and roguish crossbow-users who ride Nazi motorcycles—The Walking Dead has been weirdly heteronormative. C’mon, show. Where are the gay survivors of the zombie apocalypse? Well, according to TV Line, we might be meeting one […]

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Great Job, Internet!: Chart the dominance of The Shawshank Redemption with IMDB’s Top 250 History

Here’s a neat little tool for bored cinephiles: a site that lets you search the daily state of the Internet Movie Database‘s Top 250 rankings, dating back to the site’s inception in 1990. IMDB uses a weighted score taken from tens of thousands of user reviews to generate its rankings, and IMDB Top 250 History takes daily snapshots of the […]

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Newswire: Transformers and Kirk Cameron lead the year’s Razzie nominees

With the 87th Academy Awards nominations set to be announced tomorrow, as per tradition, the 35th annual Golden Raspberry Awards nominations have been announced today. The shadowy, evil twin to the Oscars, the Razzies celebrate the “Worst Achievements in Film,” though this year also includes the rare hint of optimism with the addition of the “Razzie Redeemer,” which acknowledges previous […]

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Great Job, Internet!: After Hours discusses the troubling messages of Forrest Gump

It’s film awards season, so what better time to revisit a critical, commercial, and award-winning success like Forrest Gump? Of course, upon revisiting, you may discover the rather unsettling subtextual messages that Director Robert Zemeckis planted throughout his film. At least that’s the premise of the latest episode of After Hours from Cracked, a regular video feature that finds Soren […]

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