19 Hours Ago Hannes Sommer, a young Austrian artist with a very cool Instagram account, recently posted a video depicting every major Game of Thrones death in hand-drawn pop-up book form.
20 Hours Ago What’s your favorite thing about watching a film? Is it when one of the characters says a number (no years!)? If so, I have the labor-intensive and otherwise illogical supercut for you.
21 Hours Ago Sofia Coppola won the award for best director at the Cannes Film Festival yesterday for her new film, The Beguiled, a remake of the 1971 Clint Eastwood film of the same name.
3 Days Ago Every week, a slew of new music videos hits the web. Watching them at your desk is not time theft because you deserve it; think of it as a nice reward for surviving another work week.
3 Days Ago In 2015, when Netflix debuted Bloodline, I didn’t think I was taking much of a risk by investing my time. Here was a moody crime drama set amid the lush visuals of the Florida Keys, starring Sissy Spacek, Friday Night Lights’ Kyle Chandler, Broadway legends Sam Shepard and Norbert Leo Butz, and ‘90s cult icons Linda Cardellini and Chloë Sevigny.
4 Days Ago GLAAD released its annual report on LGBTQ representation in film today, and the numbers are bleak. They’ve barely increased since 2015, and when broken out into more specific demographics, they often got worse.
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5 Days Ago If you can even remember the year 2003, I’m guessing one thing you remember is that it’s the year Disney released a film based on a theme-park ride.
6 Days Ago A father-son duo in Russia has remade an old VAZ-2110 Lada into a robot inspired by the Transformers movies, cartoons, and toys. Gennadiy and Sergey Kocherga reportedly spent six months on the project, then took it to a stunt show in Oryol (a small city slightly south of Moscow) to show it off.
6 Days Ago The third season of Tina Fey and Robert Carlock’s quirky all-ages comedy about a young woman (Ellie Kemper) who spent the bulk of her life in an underground doomsday cult led by a menacing reverend (Jon Hamm) hits most of the same beats as the first two.
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7 Days Ago The Onion’s latest project is a massive multimedia undertaking: 700 pages of fake leaks from President Donald Trump’s White House, including a presidential daily briefing rendered in the style of an Applebee’s kids placemat and emails from Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump begging for permission to sit on top of the Pentagon to look for UFOs.
9 Days Ago The Hollywood Reporter published an oral history of Saturday Night Live’s “yuuuge year” this week, filling in the backstory of its most popular sketches, monologues, casting choices, and brushes with controversy.
10 Days Ago Every week, a slew of new music videos hits the web. Watching them at your desk is not time theft because you deserve it; think of it as a nice reward for surviving another work week.
10 Days Ago Netflix’s first Cannes Film Festival was off to a rocky start last night, when audiences at Bong Joon-ho’s Okja premiere booed the Netflix title card. Reports from the festival say the first 10 minutes of the film were also played in the wrong aspect ratio, leading to more booing.
11 Days Ago The CW’s “Archie Comics for Gen-Y” TV series, Riverdale, spent its first season ratcheting steadily toward the sky, eventually pulling in 2 million viewers per week on a niche cable channel, and knighting its young stars as the new “It” kids of Hollywood.
11 Days Ago Variety reports that Netflix has put down nearly $20 million at the Cannes Film Festival for the worldwide rights to Bubbles, a stop-motion animated film about Michael Jackson’s pet chimpanzee.
12 Days Ago The Onion-owned clickbait parody site ClickHole has rebranded as PatriotHole, a parody of sensationalist conservative “news” sites and conspiracy blogs like Breitbart, Infowars, LifeZette, or The Blaze.
12 Days Ago The one-night-only theatrical release of a new black-and-white cut of Logan was announced just three weeks in advance, with director James Mangold boasting a “sumptuous” experience for hardcore fans, and theaters announcing a black-and-white dress code for attendees.
13 Days Ago Hank Green, one half of YouTube’s super popular vlogbrothers, launched VidCon in 2010, and grew it into the biggest annual gathering of YouTube personalities, Vine stars, and other online video enthusiasts.
13 Days Ago Edgar Wright’s SXSW hit Baby Driver is still over a month away from its mid-summer release date, yet the fan art cottage industry is already cranking out comics, poster mock-ups, and illustrated portraits of the stars.
14 Days Ago Sony is making a habit of trolling the Cannes Film Festival, Deadline reports. Following up last year’s stunt promotion for The Angry Birds Movie, the studio will mark the day before this year’s festival with an event promoting Anthony Leondis’ The Emoji Movie.
14 Days Ago MTV’s newest half-hour reality program Promposal is about, obviously, “promposals” — over-the-top schemes orchestrated by high school students who want to invite their crushes to only the most important dance of their young adult lives.
14 Days Ago George R.R. Martin did some Sunday night Livejournal blogging yesterday, addressing his involvement in four in-development Game of Thrones spinoffs recently announced by HBO. Uncommonly for Martin, who loves to tease fans with vague promises about the long-awaited sixth book in the A Song of Ice and Fire series, the post contained some useful and specific information.
15 Days Ago There is something undeniably appealing about a little monster. That’s why people can call their human children “little monsters” and it’s not an insult. Everyone loves a tiny, chaotic neutral, nonverbal goober upon which to pour their affections — all the better if the baby meme’s behavior careens between crushingly sweet and harmlessly violent.