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Zac Efron is tired in Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates

July 11, 2016 14:02:51 Posted at July 11, 2016 14:02:51
Joanna Posted by Joanna

The movie poster for Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates promises the movie is full of "hot messes," and boy does it deliver as advertised. Mike and Dave is full of hot air, with some real laughs but a pretty thin premise. It really wants to be the new Wedding Crashers, but ultimately feels too calculated and even references the film in a lengthy scene before Zac Efron announces something along the lines of, "Wedding Crashers is just a movie!" This is sloppy seconds, with some good, yet sparse, jokes and too-frequent pop culture references. Full Story

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Matthew McConaughey in Free State of Jones

July 7, 2016 20:05:23 Posted at July 7, 2016 20:05:23
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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A Confederate soldier, played by Matthew McConaughey with a scraggly History Beard, navigates a Civil War battlefield. He’s a medic, more interested in alleviating whatever suffering he can than inflicting it on anyone else, and he’s dazed by the sheer scale of pain and misery surrounding him. Full Story

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I’ll just get out of the way

July 7, 2016 18:20:24 Posted at July 7, 2016 18:20:24
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Look… That’s what you want to do: look. I mean, I have things to say about this interview, and I will, tomorrow. Because, f-ck it, you’re not paying attention anyway. Part of my job is to use words. Part of my job is to get the f-ck out of the way. And I feel like, right now, you need me to get the f-ck out of the way. Full Story

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Blake Lively in The Shallows

July 4, 2016 16:05:02 Posted at July 4, 2016 16:05:02
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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Here’s something I did not expect to say: The Shallows is pretty good. I know, right? I was surprised I like it, too. But The Shallows, aka Blake Lively vs. A Shark, is a solid B-movie. It’s effectively scary and sort of stylish, and Blake Lively isn’t horrible. In a better movie season it probably wouldn’t draw much notice, but this summer has been particularly brutal, so The Shallows sticks out as a high note. Full Story

Bradley & Irina in Paris

July 4, 2016 15:36:31 Posted at July 4, 2016 15:36:31
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Bradley Cooper was on a roll for a while there professionally. Silver Linings Playbook, American Hustle, Guardians Of The Galaxy, and (the overrated) American Sniper, back to back to back to back over three years. Full Story