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  • 2 days ago | Film and TV

    At 53, Tom Cruise is past the retirement age of every James Bond except Roger Moore. Yet not only does his nineteen-year-old Mission: Impossible series tick on, counting down the seconds till its next explosion — Cruise's Ethan Hunt is determined ...

  • 2 days ago | Film and TV

    Jason Segel didn't tell his book club he'd been cast as novelist David Foster Wallace in James Ponsoldt's biopic The End of the Tour. "I didn't want to sound like Fancy Pants McGee," admits Segel over lunch in Los Angeles. (Especially since the si...

  • Here's a shocker: In Pixels, his latest, Adam Sandler plays a stunted man-child who turns out to be very, very special. That's his ecological niche: the Manic Potbellied Dream Dork, or, if you prefer, the fragile Sand-Man. Sandler films...

  • 8 days ago | Film and TV

    Here's a shocker: In Pixels, his latest, Adam Sandler plays a stunted man-child who turns out to be very, very special. That's his ecological niche: the Manic Potbellied Dream Dork, or, if you prefer, the fragile Sand-Man. Sandler films have predi...

  • At the start of Woody Allen's campus comedy Irrational Man, caddish professor Abe Lucas (Joaquin Phoenix) drives up to a new school that's already steeled itself for his arrival. "Of course, my reputation -- a reputation -- preceded me,"...

  • "Have you ever given in to an aggressive urge or impulse?" a psychologist asks a college volunteer. "No, no!" assures the student. "I go to Stanford." Thanks to that kid -- and 23 others who joined the infamous study that gives its name to Kyle...

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