Some of Walmart's Black Friday TV Deals Are Already Live

Walmart has already marked down a few of the TVs listed in their Black Friday ad: Grab a smart Sharp 50" TV with HDR (though not Dolby Vision) for $249, or a 55" version for $299, both the best prices we’ve seen. If size trumps features and you don’t need smart functionality or HDR, there’s also a 65" RCA on sale for…

The Devil Wears Prada pulls off the perfect romantic comedy look, even though it really isn't one

One of the things you quickly learn when you write an ongoing column about romantic comedies is that it can be kind of hard to decide what constitutes a rom-com. As soon as you move beyond clear-cut picks like When Harry Met Sally, things start to get a bit more complicated. Sleepless In Seattle …

Tracy Morgan tells pal Seth Meyers he's staying away from politics, citing "crazy motherfucker" Kanye

On a crazy motherfucker of a week, sometimes you just need a little Tracy Morgan in your life. For Seth Meyers, who spent his Thursday “A Closer Look” segment breaking down how Donald Trump has “lost his mind” desperately looking to distract people from both the looming Mueller investigation and the Republicans’…

Ahead of its midseason finale, How To Get Away With Murder turns in a visceral episode on how bad the world is

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Set one month after the murder of Nate Lahey Sr., “I Got Played” threads the needle for the first half of How To Get Away With Murder’s fifth season, crucially bringing several storylines to a head ahead of next week’s midseason finale. And while, as usual, there’s a lot happening, this particular jam-packed episode…

The Essential Tools You Need for PC and Gadget Repairs

No matter how great your PC or phone is, something will inevitably go wrong one day. The “Right to Repair” movement has been gaining considerable traction lately, and with the right knowledge and equipment, you can fix a whole lot of things yourself. Here are some essential items every DIY gadget geek should have in…

Ezra Miller's Grindelwald red carpet look was intense, awesome

We’ve written before about the sartorial triumphs of actor Ezra Miller, whose dressed-up commitment to events like Comic-Con have quickly become the stuff of internet legend. And really, what’s a big Paris movie premiere but another sort of cosplay opportunity, albeit one where you’re going as the most glamorous…

The Good Place, annotated: “The Worst Possible Use Of Free Will”

In addition to being one of the best shows on TV, The Good Place is a dense knot of running jokes, visual humor, references to dense philosophy tomes, and breadcrumbs for later episodes. In order to help you keep it all straight, The A.V. Club will be annotating the show’s third season. Catch something that we didn’t?…

J.K. Rowling sues former employee for buying too many cats, the witchiest crime of all

Suggesting that Grindelwald isn’t the only one out there committing crimes against the wizarding world right now, BBC News reports that author J.K. Rowling is suing a former assistant for, among other things, supposedly using a company credit card to buy herself a couple of cats. (The News refuses to note whether the…

Lego Batman Movie's Chris McKay to direct live-action Jonny Quest adaptation 

Watch out, The Venture Bros.: Somebody else is trying to make Jonny Quest relevant again. According to Deadline, Chris McKay has been tapped to direct a live-action version of the classic Hanna-Barbera cartoon, and while we don’t know anything about what Warner Bros. is planning here, the fact that McKay previously…

Marvel's big damn Avengers finale is currently clocking in at a big damn 3-hour runtime

In a move that carries a certain amount of irony—given that the studio is working with only (and exactly) half of its overhead on this particular flick—Avengers 4 co-director Joe Russo has said that the upcoming superhero climax is expected to be Marvel Studios’ longest film yet, with the current, mid-edit version of…

David Simon announces fictional miniseries about the rise of fascism and antisemitism in America

Philip Roth died earlier this year, leaving behind a legacy of novels that are likely to be celebrated for generations to come, and a whole bunch of film adaptations that, well, not so much. (Looking at you, The Human Stain.) Now, Deadline reports that HBO and David Simon will be giving one of Roth’s better-known 21st…

Disney's streaming service is getting a Rogue One prequel with Diego Luna

Star Wars: Rogue One is probably the most underrated entry in Disney’s run on the Star Wars series so far, but one of its obvious faults was that it didn’t really have enough room to develop its squad of doomed characters on top of telling the story of their suicide mission to expose the Death Star’s one design flaw.…

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