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Murder and mayhem may not seem funny, but in the right (wrong?) hands, they can make us laugh harder than Will Ferrell. There are some horror movies, like “Scary Movie 5,” that are actually meant to be comedies, as well. But there are others – many others – that are hilarious in unexpected, unintended ways.

Margaret Thatcher and the Movies

Former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher, who died Monday at 87, had a much greater impact on the world of film than just inspiring an Oscar-winning role for Meryl Streep in 2011′s “The Iron Lady.”

The woman who led Great Britain from 1979 to 1990 cast a long shadow over filmmaking in her country during her time in office, inspiring much reaction (pro and con) among filmmakers, inspiring some classic movies… Continue reading Margaret Thatcher and the Movies

Reviews, Interviews and Features

jason blum horror movies Best of the Week: Horror Movies Everywhere, Remembering Roger Ebert, and More

The 10 Best Moments from Marvel’s Phase One Movies by Evan Saathoff

Check Out This Trippy Alternate Poster for ‘Room 237′ (Exclusive) by Erik Davis

Dialogue: Jon M. Chu on Future ‘G.I. Joe’ Movies, Standalone Sequels, ‘He-Man’ and More by Todd Gilchrist

Which Rusty Griswold Is Ed Helms Playing in ‘Vacation’? by John Gholson

Disney’s 2015 Film Slate Is Insane: ‘The Avengers 2,’ ‘Pirates 5,’ ‘Star Wars,’ ‘Ant-Man,’ ‘Finding Dory’… Continue reading Best of the Week: Horror Movies Everywhere, Remembering Roger Ebert, and More

G.I. Joe: Retaliation

Veteran dance-film director Jon Chu takes a crack at G.I. Joe in this sequel to Stephen Sommers’ blockbuster 2009 film. Dwayn… Read More

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This weekend’s box office is filled with star-crossed lovers, action, and, well, more action.

Sci-fi romance “The Host” and the muscle-bound, action-packed “G.I. Joe: Retaliation” are both in theaters today.

“The Host,” an adaptation of “Twilight” creator Stephanie Meyer’s young-adult novel of… Continue reading New Movies in Theaters: 'The Host,' 'G.I. Joe Retaliation,' & More

Warning: You could be framed for something you didn’t do at any given moment. Maybe even by your own government, whether intentionally or due to a misunderstanding. Will you know what to do if this happens? If not, Hollywood might be able to help, as “wrong man” scenarios have been around about as long as movies have existed, and a lot of them have involved conspiracies within government agencies.

In “G.I… Continue reading How to Survive Being Framed by the Government (According to the Movies)