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‘Jessica Jones’ FAQ: Your Biggest Questions About Marvel’s New Series, Answered

by Kevin Fitzpatrick 6 days ago
Marvel / Netflix
We’ve already taken shots in ‘Jessica Jones’ honor, as one of Marvel’s greatest, darkest achievements, but before your own binge, get answers to some of Jessica Jones‘ most burning questions with our spoilery FAQ review of the first seven episodes!

Bite My Shiny Metal Facts, ‘Futurama’ Meatbags

by Kevin Fitzpatrick 7 days ago
FOX’s Futurama famously traded in nerdy math and science gags, but did you know multiple writers had actual PhDs and Harvard diplomas, even creating a real-life proof for one episode? Or that Simpsons creator Matt Groening nearly pulled the plug over FOX’s nerves about Bender? Set your cryo-tubes for the 31st century, as the 32nd episode of ‘You Think You Know TV?’ blasts off with the Planet Express crew for some sci-fi facts from Futurama.

The Top Five Most Shameless ‘Star Wars’ Rip-Offs

by Matt Singer 7 days ago
In the tradition of ScreenCrush series like You Think You Know Movies and You Think You Know TV comes a new YouTube series: Top Five! Each week (or so; we’ve got a lot of other stuff going on), ScreenCrush editor and critic Matt Singer will count down a particular topic from the world of movies (and probably write these introductory posts in the third person).

Ann Dowd on ‘The Leftovers,’ Kevin’s Fate and Whether We’ll Ever Get Answers

by Erin Whitney November 17, 2015 @ 1:53 PM
We all thought Patti Levin (Ann Dowd), the fearless leader of the Guilty Remnant, was gone after last season on The Leftovers. It was utterly brutal and painful to watch, but like many things on Damon Lindelof’s metaphysical series, trauma from the past doesn’t go away easily. Here’s what the actress had to say about the latest shocking episode of the HBO show.

SNL Ranked: Elizabeth Banks Is Effortless in a Near-Perfect Episode

by Britt Hayes November 15, 2015 @ 9:03 AM
Boy, we sure could use a good SNL episode following last week’s Donald Trump disaster. Thank goodness Elizabeth Banks made her hosting debut this weekend, bringing her seemingly effortless charisma and lovability to the stage to scrub last week from our memory and deliver one of the most consistently solid episodes of the season. Read on for our ranking of this week’s sketches from best to worst (spoiler: nothing was actually bad this week!).

Six Theories Connecting Every Season of ‘American Horror Story’

by Erin Whitney November 13, 2015 @ 12:46 PM
Last November, Ryan Murphy revealed that every season of his American Horror Story anthology series was connected. So far the show has made minor call backs to previous seasons and reprised characters. But there have to be more clues that connect all five seasons in a bigger way, right? Right.

10 ‘Inside Out’ Facts To Fill Your Brain With Joy

by ScreenCrush Staff November 12, 2015 @ 12:53 PM
There are five key emotions in Pixar’s Inside Out: Joy, Sadness, Anger, Fear, and Disgust. But did you know there were originally over 20 emotions that were going to appear? That’s just one of the surprising facts packed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which journeys deep into the inner recesses of the Memory Dump to bring you this episode all about Inside Out.

Could ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Be a Surprise Oscar Contender?

by Erin Whitney November 12, 2015 @ 8:59 AM
Star Wars is not exactly synonymous with the Oscars. Those two words, forever known as the most famous film franchise in the world, have more in common with terms like “box office,” “special effects,” “sold-out tickets,” and many other things which are usually at the other end of the spectrum of awards season fodder. But what if J.J. Abrams’ upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens actually turned out to be a an Oscar sleeper? Before you roll your eyes, stop reading this and go back to analyzing those new Force Awakens photos, hear me out, for the sake of the Force.

10 ‘Louie’ Facts to Dampen Life’s Cruel, Hilarious Misery

by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 11, 2015 @ 12:41 PM
FX’s Louie auteur Louis C.K. famously handles most aspects of the Emmy-winning series himself on a minuscule budget, but did you know the comedian even provides his own cameras? Or that it only shoots three days a week, to accommodate custody of his real kids? Reload your morning misery with the 31st episode of ‘You Think You Know TV?’ which hits the Comedy Cellar for ten misanthropic facts of FX’s Louie.