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Content Shifter: Eleven Adult Swim Shows You (Probably) Don't Know

Content Shifter: Eleven Adult Swim Shows You (Probably) Don't Know

May 24, 2018 11:45  |  Bill Frost

Adult Swim, the overnight alter-ego of the Cartoon Network, has been derided as an outlet of stupid and borderline satanic TV content for stoners and insomniacs since it launched in 2001 … nine days b...

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Chaos and Cameos: 'Deadpool 2' Can't Match the Original, but It's Still a Lot of Fun

Chaos and Cameos: 'Deadpool 2' Can't Match the Original, but It's Still a Lot of Fun

May 24, 2018 09:30  |  Bob Grimm

The happily profane superhero party continues with Deadpool 2 , a sequel that brings the anarchistic spirit of the original—although it doesn’t blaze any new trails.

Ryan Reynolds, who has experienced a ...

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Home Video Review: Oscar Winner 'A Fantastic Woman' Is an OK Film With a Fantastic Lead Performance

Home Video Review: Oscar Winner 'A Fantastic Woman' Is an OK Film With a Fantastic Lead Performance

May 22, 2018 11:00  |  Bob Grimm

Transgender actress Daniela Vega delivers a great performance in an OK film from Chilean director Sebastian Lelio.

In A Fantastic Woman , she plays Marina, a club singer at night and waitress by day who ...

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Home Video Review: A Sense of Dread and Martin Freeman's Great Work Bolster Netflix Zombie Movie 'Cargo'

Home Video Review: A Sense of Dread and Martin Freeman's Great Work Bolster Netflix Zombie Movie 'Cargo'

May 21, 2018 16:00  |  Bob Grimm

I’ve had it up to here with zombies (I stopped watching The Walking Dead after Season 2)—but Cargo , set in the Australian Outback, is actually pretty good.

Martin Freeman stars as a man who is surviving a z...

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What a Waste of Talent: Melissa McCarthy and a Lot of Other Great Actresses Founder in 'Life of the Party'

What a Waste of Talent: Melissa McCarthy and a Lot of Other Great Actresses Founder in 'Life of the Party'

May 17, 2018 09:30  |  Bob Grimm

The great Melissa McCarthy suffers from the Ben Falcone curse yet again in Life of the Party , a shitty Back to School rip-off—which makes it double-shitty, because Back to School sucked.

Falcone is McCarthy...

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Home Video Review: 'Revenge' Is an Unforgettable Film With a Star-Making Lead Performance

Home Video Review: 'Revenge' Is an Unforgettable Film With a Star-Making Lead Performance

May 14, 2018 15:00  |  Bob Grimm

Matilda Anna Ingrid Lutz is dynamite as Jen, mistress to Richard (Kevin Janssens), a rich man with a fancy house in the middle of the desert, in the film Revenge . Jen and Richard are enjoying a romanti...

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On Parenting: Charlize Theron Again Turns in Oscar-Worthy Work in Diablo Cody's 'Tully'

On Parenting: Charlize Theron Again Turns in Oscar-Worthy Work in Diablo Cody's 'Tully'

May 10, 2018 09:30  |  Bob Grimm

The hardships faced by a woman raising children while giving birth to another—with little help from the dad—are given the Diablo Cody treatment in Tully , the second time screenwriter Cody, director Jas...

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Home Video Review: YouTube Red's 'Cobra Kai' Successfully Continues the Karate Kid Saga After a Hiatus of Almost 30 Years

Home Video Review: YouTube Red's 'Cobra Kai' Successfully Continues the Karate Kid Saga After a Hiatus of Almost 30 Years

May 09, 2018 12:00  |  Bob Grimm

Nearly 30 years after last donning the headband in Karate Kid Part III , Ralph Macchio returns to the role of Daniel LaRusso, and old nemesis Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka) is along for the ride.

As a 1...

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