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Cary Fukunaga’s IT: One of the Weirdest Scripts in Film History

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“Was it the latent sexuality of Fukunaga’s script that pushed Warner Bros away, or the Lovecraftian aspects that made it too abstract?”

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Deconstructing Cary Fukunaga’s IT

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“Cary Fukunaga’s stylistic approach mixed with, arguably, Stephen King’s best or most beloved novel would seem like a match made in heaven… right?”

America’s Decay is On Your Hands

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“CNN and Fox News are the same. Breitbart and Mic are the same.”

Breaking News: Jared Leto OUT, The Joker To Be Recast in DCEU

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“Suicide Squad: Extended Cut just hit Amazon and iTunes yesterday and fans are already rejoicing over the extra minute and a half of footage featuring Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie) and The Joker (Jared Leto). But don’t get too excited.”

No, You’re Not Crazy For Considering Voting For Trump

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“Cue the left-leaning bloggers with their tired cries of, ‘No, but it does make you sexist and racist!!’ or ‘Yeah but makes you an idiot.’ It’s a hackneyed argument, folks…”

An Absolutely True Ghost Story

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“What I’m about to tell you is the most boring ghost story ever told. It’s boring because it’s true. Every word of it.”

Harley Quinn is Being Stripped of Her Agency – By Feminists

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“There is an insisting that she be viewed as a happy-go-lucky victim who has endured a trauma and is trying to move on. But Harley Quinn isn’t a scrappy, underdog feminist hero – she’s Myra Hindley.”

REVIEW: ‘The Killing Joke’ Misses the Mark

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“Batman: The Killing Joke (directed by Sam Liu) is a film that, on paper, should have been dazzling and yet has found itself with a lack of support among fans and general audiences alike.”

“Batman in the Eighties”

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An entire era of Batman in one comic strip.

‘Patriots Day’ – Boston Bombing Film Poster Released

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“Patriots Day is scheduled to open in limited release on Dec. 21 in New York, Los Angeles and Boston prior to its national release on Jan. 13.”

America Has Lost Its Touch

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“The police cannot be trusted to not abuse their power. Our elected officials at be are failing to protect us. And we refuse to communicate with one.”

Max Landis Explains Everything Wrong with Social Media in Exactly 5 Minutes

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“In less than five minutes Landis manages to unpack everything wrong with social media and the entitlement that comes with its whiny occupants.”

Big Brother Contestant Reminisces Over Animal Abuse

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“Ah… animal abuse, good times! Good times!”

R-Rated ‘Batman v. Superman’ Coming to Theaters For One Night Only

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“Today Warner Bros and DC Films announced that the R rated Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Ultimate Edition is coming to theaters across the country for one night only. “

Stop Kidding Yourselves, Michael Jackson Was a Fucking Creep

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“And this new report proves it.”

Hannibal Buress Joins the Cast of ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’

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“What the fuck?”

Donald Glover Joins the Cast of ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ As Not Spider-Man

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This move reeks of predictable Sony pandering. Too cowardly to nix their racist policy and make Spider-Man black, but still wanting to appear “progressive” and be well liked.

Vine Star Baked Alaska Releases “Make America Great Again” Anthem

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“Vine sensation Baked Alaska has decided to release an anthem the presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump.”

And Then There Were Three: Brief Thoughts on the 2016 Political Field

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“Democrat or Republican, we can all agree that some things are amiss this year…”

The Watchmen Are Officially Joining The Rest of the DCU

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“In the coming weeks DC Comics is going to reveal that Alan Moore’s team of melancholy superheroes will be joining the canon DCU.”

The Real Issue With ‘Ghostbusters’ Isn’t Sexism, It’s Male Feminists

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“Nobody has ever said, “This movie is going to suck because it stars four women.”

“George Lucas Interview Gone Wrong” is the New ‘Sad Affleck’

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“YouTube editor and comedian Harrison Jeffs has edited, quite possibly, the most amusing video on the internet this week.”

The Poisoning of ‘Batman v. Superman’

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“Just got out of ‘Batman v. Superman’ and I want to say it is a sad, sad day for American cinema.”

The Softening of the Millennial Mind: How College Almost Brainwashed Me & Probably Brainwashed You

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“There is an ever-present shallowness to the way these topics are handled in our schools and challenging notions regarding them is met with assumptions of prejudice and/or ignorance. “

‘Batman v. Superman’ Will Be Rated R

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“…on Blu-Ray.”

Shia LaBeouf is Being a Fucking Weirdo Again, THANK GOD

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“One of the finest actors working, Shia LaBeouf, is up to his old antics again.”

‘Follower’ Director Alex J. Mann Opens Up About Filmmaking, Writing, & More

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“Recently I spoke with Alex J. Mann, the director behind the CLASH digital exclusive FOLLOWER. You can read the exchange below. “

Gavin McInnes Goes For Live Streaming Record, Gets Fucked Over By YouTube’s Robotic Policing

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“The would-be record setting program’s death knell came in the form eight flagged content notices, courtesy of YouTube’s infamous robotic staff.”

‘Pancake Day’ Horror Parody Hits YouTube

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“Director Luke Jones and producer D.J. Devereux have come along to revive interest in the horror genre with their parody trailer Pancake Day. “

IN CONVERSATION: The Funniest Man on Social Media – Rob Fee

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“Rob Fee is one of the most talented comedy writers working. Odds are likely that if you recognize his name (or don’t recognize his name) you’ve read at least one article from him. More recently, he gained attention through his vocal criticisms of The Fat Jew’s joke thievery.”

National Review Opposes Trump, Inadvertently Provides Good Reasons to Vote For Him

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“The real-estate mogul and reality-TV star has supported abortion, gun control, single-payer health care à la Canada…” — Are these supposed to be bad things?”

Twitter Now Policing Speech & Politics

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“Twitter announced on December 29th that the social media forum was taking strict measures to combat posts containing ‘abusive behavior and hateful conduct.’ Yet Twitter has also decided to put their foot down on politics. “

IN CONVERSATION: ‘Edge of Wild’ Author Danika Stone

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“Danika Stone is an author, artist, and educator who writes novels for both adults (Edge of Wild, The Intaglio Series and Ctrl Z) and teens (All the Feels.)”

REVIEW: ‘Legend’ Is The Most Fun British Film of 2015

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“Tom Hardy is one of the most talented actors working. He could have had a cameo in Tommy Wiseau’s The Room and earned an Oscar nomination.”

The Next Generation is Going to Be Fucking Insane

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“No matter what your parents insist upon, you’re likely to do the opposite. It’s nature, the unwritten rule of western society. “

REVIEW: ‘The Hateful Eight’ Feels Like a Side-Quest, Not An Epic

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“Quentin Tarantino, simply put, is a showman. His films are often viewed as–not movies–but events.”

IN CONVERSATION: The Man Who Wants to End Death — Humai Founder Josh Bocanegra

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“Bocanegra has been called a visionary, a huckster, and everything else you can imagine in between. There is no doubt that what he’s attempting is both dynamic and idealist. What’s more, with budding technology it is also entirely possible.”

Cat Caught Drinking Out of Toilet, Flees Scene Humiliated – Reputation in Shambles

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“…the elderly feline refused to comment.”

REVIEW: ‘The Revenant’ Is An Acting Canvas, Not Much Else

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“Alejandro González Iñárritu blew me away last year with his Academy Award winner for Best Picture, Birdman. Needless to say, ‘The Revenant’ had some big shoes to fill. The question is, did it square up to its predecessor?”

REVIEW: ‘Creed’ Is One of the Year’s Best Films

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“Who would have ever thought that Rocky 6–excuse me, Creed–would be a major awards contender and potentially earn Sylvester Stallone another Oscar?”

IN CONVERSATION: The New King of Vine – OBT

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“If you use Vine–or if don’t use Vine–you’ve probably seen at least one of OBT’s videos before. His comedy can only be described as shitposting come to life — and it is beautiful.”

The Line Between Aesthetic & Authenticity

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“Among creative types–specifically authors–there is a lot of focus on aesthetic, and building a brand, and it results in a loss of authenticity within the writing they’re trying to promote. This is not a universal rule, but we are starting to lose touch with what it means to produce good work.”

IN CONVERSATION: VICE Founder Gavin McInnes Breaks Down Everything Wrong with Millennial Culture

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“Gavin McInnes is a writer, actor, comedian, and entrepreneur, best known for having been the creative brain behind VICE from 1994 to 2007. He has been known to polarize and offend, but more importantly, do so while being fucking hysterical.”

Trump Calls For Ban of Muslim Immigrants, Ironically The Same Day His Poll Numbers Slip

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“By now you’ve already heard that Donald Trump suggested the halt of all Muslim immigrants entering this country. But that may just be a false plan of strategy…”

“The Night Train” | A Horror Fiction Short

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Dark Fiction after midnight…

IN CONVERSATION: Great American Novelist Noah Cicero

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“Noah Cicero is the author of The Human War, Bipolar Cowboy, and Go to Work and Do Your Job. Care for Your Children. Pay Your Bills. Obey the Law. Buy Products. He has been called “America’s finest literary pariah” by Dazed & Confused Magazine.”

REVIEW: ‘Goodnight Mommy’ – Bold Horror with a 2 Punch Twist

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“…more than any other horror film to come out this year, it had a lot to live up to.”

REVIEW: ‘The End of the Tour’ Is A Hokey, Sentimental Mess

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“David Lipsky (Jesse Eisenberg) is a middle-of-the-road author and journalist for Rolling Stone who undergoes the task of doing a feature on Infinite Jest author David Foster Wallace (Jason Segel) at the height of his popularity. Based on Lipsky’s book Although Of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself, which detailed the five day encounter and was described as “…a road picture, a love story, a contest” by Maria Bustillos of The Awl, the film fails to capture that essence and, in effect, loses its footing.”

Having a Beard & Ratty Tattoos Doesn’t Make You Interesting, It Makes You a Poser

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“Your style is boring. It is so boring. And it’s not even trendy anymore. The beard, bacon, tattoo, craft beer starter pack peaked in 2013, so why is it still a thing? Why can I leave my home on any given day and see at least six variations on Ricki Hall?”