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South Park: The Fractured But Whole Uses Little Details To Make Its Characters Human

South Park: The Fractured But Whole has sentiment. This might be a surprise given the television show’s notoriety for crass, irreverent humor. Shock humor can grab an audience’s attention, but it can’t maintain it, and that’s why The Fractured But Whole uses small details to give its bawdy cast of nine-year-olds…

In a perfect vortex of shit, Alec Baldwin brags to Megyn Kelly about Melania loving his Trump impression 

Alec Baldwin, continuing his quest to make enjoying any of his work impossible, has just appeared on Megyn Kelly Today. Though very much concerned that other talk show hosts are letting their programs become “grand juries” on sexual harassment, Baldwin is apparently very cool with turning America’s waking nightmare of…

In The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, femininity is powerful  

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In The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel femininity is powerful, as well as seductive. It’s thrilling to watch a show tackle sexism smartly, while also allowing its female characters to flourish, rather than merely endure the sexism of the times, and it’s equally thrilling to watch Midge walk through the world with joy and…

Allison Janney on how she psyched herself up to pretend to hit a little girl in I, Tonya

I, Tonya examines the life of former Olympian Tonya Harding leading up to the U.S. Figure Skating Championship in 1994, where her ex-husband hired a man to break the leg of fellow skater Nancy Kerrigan. Much of the film follows a young Harding, played by the talented McKenna Grace, and how Harding’s relationship with…

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The Crown’s 2nd season plays out domestic drama on an international scale

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Season two of The Crown opens with the couple at its helm—Queen Elizabeth and Philip, Duke Of Edinburgh—navigating rocky waters, both literally and figuratively, in a tense marital discussion on a ship out at sea. After his five-month tour to the farthest reaches of the commonwealth, Philip’s infidelity seems more…

James Roday and Dulé Hill play How Well Do You Know Your Psych Co-Star?

After a couple years away, America’s favorite fake-psychic investigative duo is back in the form of Psych: The Movie, and early reviews indicate Gus and Shawn’s on-screen chemistry is as palpable as ever. But what about their off-screen chemistry? We quizzed stars James Roday and Dulé Hill with a game we call “How…