Weekend Box Office: Won’t someone think of the bigoted teddy bear?

Poor Seth MacFarlane. While huge swathes of the country celebrated a historic victory for marriage equality, this brave and tireless civil-rights crusader could do nothing but watch as his stirring, timely tale of a teddy bear who compares his own plight for personhood to the struggles of “fags” and “homos”—the bear’s…

The jizz stays in the picture: 25 films and TV episodes about sperm

Hollywood finds sperm hilarious—donating it, stealing it (or both, as in Ted 2, out this week), spraying it, accidentally drinking it, whatever. That is a comedy well that never runs dry—or a dramatic one, for that matter. Because what easier way to bring up issues around identity, family, and responsibility than by…

Oh YEAH: Entourage and 82 other summer movies that aren’t Entourage (Part 1)

The summer of 2015 is brimming with big stars who want to be your superhero, teaming for epic adventures, side-splitting comedies, and sweeping romances that will stir your heart from its winter slumber. There are also some movies that aren’t Entourage. And so, as Vincent Chase and company prepare to enter theaters,…