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By Oktay Ege Kozak: Great review Erik! Very disappointed that you didn't like this show since I was looking forward to it. We mostly agree on movies but when it…

Review: Netflix's 'Narcos' Starring Wagner Moura And Boyd Holbrook

Sep 2nd, 2015 11:55am

By cirkusfolk: It's all BS anyway. It's a no brainer (pun) that getting hit is bad for your body, but if these guys want the millions they get to play the…

Sony Lawyers Cut Material From Will Smith's 'Concussion' To Avoid Potential Legal Hassles With The N.F.L.

Sep 2nd, 2015 11:47am

By Dave: Chris Pine does give interesting performances. Kevin, he didn't say Pine is "a f*cking genius"; he said Pine is "f*cking…

Joaquin Phoenix Says He Doesn’t Think Making A Blockbuster Would Be "Fulfilling," Calls Chris Pine A "F*cking Genius"

Sep 2nd, 2015 11:41am

By HG: It's funny he would cite King as proof he is fair and balance given anyone with knowledge of King knows he is universally accepted as the…

Sony Lawyers Cut Material From Will Smith's 'Concussion' To Avoid Potential Legal Hassles With The N.F.L.

Sep 2nd, 2015 11:39am

By droop: skyfall isn't all that great. and i love how the playlist uses "nitpicking" in a derogatory way.

James Bond Author Says Idris Elba Is "Too Street" To Play 007, And Bond Is "Weak" In 'Skyfall'

Sep 2nd, 2015 11:36am

By droop: why the pic from transcendence?

Apple Eyes Going Hollywood By Creating Original Films And TV Shows

Sep 2nd, 2015 11:30am

By Bradley: Peter are you that stupid? The country is spelt C O L O M B I A.

Review: Netflix's 'Narcos' Starring Wagner Moura And Boyd Holbrook

Sep 2nd, 2015 11:26am

By Erik: Guys, I understand and even appreciate the corrections on errors. Mistakes happen, and we want to catch them here. So thanks. But jeez, why…

Review: Netflix's 'Narcos' Starring Wagner Moura And Boyd Holbrook

Sep 2nd, 2015 11:13am

By Honest Joe: stop confusing bloggers for journalists, Peter. bloggers are bottom wrung and entertainment bloggers? they're not even on the ladder.

Review: Netflix's 'Narcos' Starring Wagner Moura And Boyd Holbrook

Sep 2nd, 2015 11:00am

By Peter: At least get the name of the country right, Columbia? You're a journalist? This review is literally copied from the Atlantic. And you call…

Review: Netflix's 'Narcos' Starring Wagner Moura And Boyd Holbrook

Sep 2nd, 2015 10:28am

By Franka: Hey check out the new Circus-y editor making decisions all adult like!

Venice Review: 'Everest' Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Josh Brolin, Robin Wright, Sam Worthington, Keira Knightley, Jason Clarke, More

Sep 2nd, 2015 10:27am

By cirkusfolk: Not to mention she bashes it the whole review and then gives it a B- Read like a C- review.

Venice Review: 'Everest' Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Josh Brolin, Robin Wright, Sam Worthington, Keira Knightley, Jason Clarke, More

Sep 2nd, 2015 10:17am

By Trevor: *Golden Globe. And yes, I do recognize the irony in my first comment. Although, in my defense, I do not have the option to edit my comments.…

Tatiana Maslany, Olivia Cooke, And Gina Rodriguez On Shortlist For Rian Johnson's 'Star Wars: Episode VIII'

Sep 2nd, 2015 10:03am

By Andrew: Chris Pine is pretty damn fantastic in that first Star Trek film. Remember when I first saw it and thought it was a true star-making turn.…

Joaquin Phoenix Says He Doesn’t Think Making A Blockbuster Would Be "Fulfilling," Calls Chris Pine A "F*cking Genius"

Sep 2nd, 2015 10:01am

By Trevor: Gina Rodriguez is not "coming off an Emmy win for her work on 'Jane The Virgin.'" She won a Golden Glob, but she wasn't even…

Tatiana Maslany, Olivia Cooke, And Gina Rodriguez On Shortlist For Rian Johnson's 'Star Wars: Episode VIII'

Sep 2nd, 2015 9:59am

By NYer: I was looking forward to this movie and excited that it opened VFF. I'm disappointed in the mostly mediocre to bad reviews. With such an…

Venice Review: 'Everest' Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Josh Brolin, Robin Wright, Sam Worthington, Keira Knightley, Jason Clarke, More

Sep 2nd, 2015 9:33am

By O2431: that's actually a nice shot there,Stockton County Detention,case didn't want to ctach very technical "yes" the image the black…

Did Quentin Tarantino Borrow Plot Elements From An Episode Of 'The Rebel' For 'The Hateful Eight'?

Sep 2nd, 2015 8:59am

By Rodie: Oscar Isaac is of Latin descent. His mom is from Guatamala and his dad is from Cuba.

Tatiana Maslany, Olivia Cooke, And Gina Rodriguez On Shortlist For Rian Johnson's 'Star Wars: Episode VIII'

Sep 2nd, 2015 8:57am

By Ben Grimm: As the original article points out, this episode of The Rebel (not The Rebels as stated in the title) owes a big debt to Agatha Christie's…

Did Quentin Tarantino Borrow Plot Elements From An Episode Of 'The Rebel' For 'The Hateful Eight'?

Sep 2nd, 2015 8:55am

By June: Oscar Isaac plays a major role in The Force Awakens, and is Latino.

Tatiana Maslany, Olivia Cooke, And Gina Rodriguez On Shortlist For Rian Johnson's 'Star Wars: Episode VIII'

Sep 2nd, 2015 8:52am