Topic: Movies

The Only Thing Stopping Divergent From Being Good Is That Its Heroes Are Violent Sociopaths

The Only Thing Stopping Divergent From Being Good Is That Its Heroes Are Violent Sociopaths

Look, I liked Divergent when I read it this summer. Did I love it? No. But I guess I have a soft spot for YA lit about our dystopian future. My only real grievance with the plot — besides the fact that it stole liberally from every dystopian/unique-snowflake-superhero plot before it — is the fact that our heroes are violent little monsters. Or to put it in medical terms, they’re sociopaths. More »

I’ll Explain The New Toy Story Connection Theory In A Way We Can All Understand

Iâll Explain The New Toy Story Connection Theory In A Way We Can All Understand

I like Pixar a lot, you guys. I think they do some great stuff out there and I always like getting a look at it. But that said, I’m not obsessed with them the way some people are. There are a ton of people out there who’ve seen every movie multiple times, and recognize the elements that appear in each, and the plot lines that run through the whole canon…and my brain doesn’t do that automatically. More »

Endless Love Is So Bad That It’s Brilliant

Endless Love Is So Bad That Itâs Brilliant

The only thing I enjoy more than watching an Oscar-worthy film in theaters is watching a horribly scripted rom-com with wooden actors, cliche dialogue, bad accents, nonsensical plots and diabolical dads. So you can only imagine how much I loved watching Endless Love this week. You know what, I take that back. You can’t imagine that, because never in the history of horrible movies has a human being enjoyed a movie this much. I loved it so much that I’m tempted to march right back to that theater, steal the movie from them and take it out on a swanky Valentine’s Day Date. More »

9 More Crazy Ladies In History Who Should Have Their Own Lifetime Movies

9 More Crazy Ladies In History Who Should Have Their Own Lifetime Movies

Lizzie Borden Took An Ax premieres this Saturday night on Lifetime, following the network’s trend of cramming all their high-profile movies into the beginning of the yearChristina Ricci is playing the title character, a Massachusetts woman who was tried and acquitted for murdering her father and stepmother with an ax in the 19th century. The case continues to be theorized about to this day, but based on the title and promos, Lifetime seems to be of the opinion that Lizzie totally did it.

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