"Lucky motherfucker" Pete Davidson confirms his engagement and plugs someone else's movie on The Tonight Show

Saturday Night Live star, standup, and, as he confirmed on Wednesday’s Tonight Show, Arianna Grande’s forever “plus-one,” Pete Davidson brought the traditional late-night movie clip to promote. Except the first clip he brought wasn’t for the new Netflix comedy Set It Up (which Davidson claimed he’s in for “like, ten…

“Oh… I haven’t seen it”: 15 deep-cut Halloween costumes from 2017 pop culture

Halloween draws nigh, and with it the annual parade of ghosts and goblins, trolls and Trumps, pumpkins and David S. Pumpkins, and other, equally obvious guises drawn from the well of contemporary pop culture. But you read The A.V. Club (or, at least, you scroll past it on the way to the comments). Your refined tastes…

Put the Twilight jokes to rest: Robert Pattinson is terrific in Good Time

We’ve been away for awhile, but we’re back with a new edition of Film Club. For the second installment this week, A.V. Club film editor A.A. Dowd and staff critic Ignatiy Vishnevetsky follow up their discussion of Nocturama with a look at Good Time, a new crime thriller from directors Josh and Ben Safdie, which…

Stephen King’s Tower, Steven Soderbergh’s return, and 27 other movies coming in August

So many movies, so little time. Every week brings a new crop of them, opening in multiplexes and arthouse theaters across the nation, and arriving in increasingly high volumes on streaming platforms like Netflix. How’s a voracious moviegoer to keep up? That’s where The A.V. Club comes in. The first week of every…

Robert Pattinson is on a gritty mission to save his brother in the new Good Time trailer

Following a well-received premiere at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, we now have another look at Heaven Knows What directors Ben and Joshua Safdie’s new film Good Time, starring Robert Pattinson as a bank robber who desperately attempts to get his brother Nick (Ben Safdie) out of Rikers. Our critic A.A. Dowd was…