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Deadpool

When the very first chords of Juice Newton’s “Angel of the Morning” begins to play in the opening ‘credits’ of Deadpool, and we catch a glimpse of Ryan Reynolds Sexiest Man of the Year PEOPLE cover in the midst of some slow-mo action, a suspension of disbelief enters the minds of everyone watching. But instead of …

Zoolander 2

Zoolander 2 brings back everyone’s favorite moronic male models and has them become “fully self-realized” by the end. The film has everything one would expect from a Zoolander sequel: countless celebrity cameos, over-the-top irreverence and so many reductive parallels to the original that the sequel has very little ground of its own on which to …

How to Get Away with Murder

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the second half of How to Get Away With Murder’s second season is back to stop our hearts — and occasionally make them race. Only instead of saying “What Happened to You, Annalise?,” as the episode’s titles suggests, you’ll be asking “What’s Up with You, Annalise?” Shonda Rhimes (Grey’s Anatomy, Private Practice, Scandal) and the …

Samantha Bee

When Jon Stewart left the Daily Show last year, fans wondered if anyone could replace him. Finally, after six months of waiting, that void has been filled. The aptly titled Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, which premiered Feb. 8 on TBS, delivered the type of smart and edgy satire one would expect with a seasoned …

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies attempts to reanimate the monster movie genre, but it buckles under too much Pride and Prejudice and nowhere near enough zombies. Adapted from Seth Grahame-Smith’s novel of the same name, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies combines Jane Austen’s classic tale with a zombified twist. Preceded by and often compared to the love-it-or-hate-it monster mashup Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter …

Where to begin with a film such as Hail, Caesar!? This movie is so enigmatic, crazy and so Coen. The movie creates a world in itself that has to be seen to be believed. The story begins with Capital Studio putting on Hail, Caesar!, their biggest production yet. The 1950s studio is bustling and booming with the intent of creating a masterpiece, …