Have you ever seen those movie ads on TV filled with gushing quotes from critics and thought to yourself, “I saw that movie; it was terrible. Where did they find these positive reviews?” If you have, you’re not alone — and you’re going to love ScreenCrush’s newest series, Critics Are Raving!, which balances the cinematic scales with trailers full of slightly more accurate (and slightly more negative) lines from reviews. Real critics. Real quotes. Really bad movies. That’s what’s Critics Are Raving! is all about.
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After six years, Hannah Horvath might finally be the voice of someone’s generation. That’s the understatement of Girls’ first series finale trailer, as the sixth year for Hannah, Jessa, Marnie, Shoshanna, Adam and Elijah comes to an end next week.
No one was exactly surprised to see Alec Baldwin kicking off the final five SNL episodes of Season 42 as Donald Trump, though the reluctantly recurring star added yet another major media impression. See Alec Baldwin face off with Alec Baldwin, as the reigning SNL host pulls double-duty as Trump and Bill O’Reilly for a Fox News sketch.
It’s difficult to say when Game of Thrones might finally thaw some Season 7 footage out of the ice block, but we needn’t wait so long to see our favorite characters again. Check out some of the new Season 7 looks in a bizarre HBO promo for all the network’s stars.
You’d think we’d get tired of Fargo Season 3, and the unfathomable pinheadery of all its nonsense-phrases, but Mary Elizabeth Winstead delivers them with such gusto. See for yourself (and get an in-depth look at this season’s story) with a new extended featurette for Installment 3 of FX’s Noah Hawley drama.
Recent months have seen SNL shifting away from the traditional guest star promos to something with a bit more production value, but don’t bother trying to get Louis C.K. on board. The comedian would like you to know he’s hosting this weekend, not presenting at the Grammys.
If you saw Tim Burton’s original Batman, you remember Billy Dee Williams playing the role of Gotham City District Attorney Harvey Dent. Williams never got to play Dent’s evil alter ego, though; when Dent became Two-Face in Batman Forever, the role was recast with Tommy Lee Jones. That all changed with The LEGO Batman Movie though, when Williams got to play Two-Face by providing the voice for the role in the new animated film. That’s just one of the LEGO facts featured in the latest installment of You Think You Know Movies!
Buffy the Vampire Slayer got another turn in that vampire-dusting sun with the recent 20th anniversary, and all those old romances remain as divisive as ever. That said, when Sarah Michelle Gellar plays “marry, shag, kill” with the Buffy trio of Angel, Spike and Xander … well, the outcome probably isn’t going to shock you.
Break out the pasta maker – Dev is coming back to New York. Yes, Master of None is officially returning stateside for its Season 2 premiere next month, and Aziz Ansari has all the artful shenanigans captured on film with a first trailer and posters.
Even after the entirety of Marvel’s Iron Fist, we still didn’t know when The Defenders would assemble. Thankfully, a new official Defenders teaser has arrived, hinting at an August premiere for Marvel’s street-level heroes!