Movies You Didn’t Realize These Actors Were In

This morning, I was watching 2002 spy comedy Bad Company when I noticed quite a few familiar faces that I would have never recognized in 15 years ago. Gabriel Macht (Suits) and Kerry Washington (Scandal) had a major role in the film while Charlie Day (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia) had an uncredited role. It’s quite…

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“Logan Lucky” is a Poor Man’s “Oceans Eleven”

After a four-year retirement, Steven Soderbergh returned to the director’s chair for Logan Lucky, but his biggest influence for this film was himself. Logan Lucky, a heist film taking place during the Coca-Cola 600 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. is strikingly similar to one of Soderbergh’s previous (and probably most famous) film,…

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“The House” Fails to Up the Comedic Ante

Despite the pairing of two talented comedic actors in Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler, The House is nothing more than 88 bland minutes where all of the funny scenes are shown in the trailers. The duo star as husband and wife, Scott and Kate, who are unable to afford their daughter’s upcoming college tuition and resort…

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“Rough Night” Turns the Table on Raunchy Comedies

For decades, raunchy comedies have been dominated by men, whether it is National Lampoon’s Animal House, The Hangover or Caddyshack. These movies have shown men at their worst, but have done so in a hilarious way. The genre, however, has long been missing a bit of estrogen, which is what is presented in Rough Night, although to some less-than-stellar…

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Adam West’s Best “Family Guy” Moments, Ranked

Yesterday, we lost our original Batman. Adam West died at 88 following a short battle with leukemia. West’s legacy lies in the 1960’s campy TV series, Batman, where he became the first person to don the cape and cowl on-screen, which helped prove that there is an audience for comic heroes, leading to the creation of…

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How Hollywood Ensures the Safety of Animals

Just over a week before the film’s release, “A Dog’s Purpose” has been cursed after TMZ leaked a video of a German shepherd allegedly being abused. The video has made a lasting impact, many people are now refusing to see the film and both director Lasse Hallstrom and Josh Gad, who voices the titular dog, have…

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“X-Men: Apocalypse” Falls Short of Expectations

Coming off of the heels of one of the best films of the X-Men franchise in “X-Men: Days of Futures Past” Director Bryan Singer and co. failed to deliver in the latest installment, “X-Men: Apocalypse.” The films explores the origins of mutants as En Sabah Nur, aka Apocalypse (Oscar Isaac) is resurrected from a near…

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Best Active Actors Who Don’t Have an Oscar

In 1971, George C. Scott famously refused to accept his Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance as the titular character in “Patton.” In a letter to the Motion Picture Academy, Scott claimed he did not feel himself to be in competition with other actors. Despite this, acting is a competition and awards prove…

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