Arsenal Fan Idris Elba Loves Laughing At Sorry-Ass Chelsea As Much As We Do

Idris Elba is from London. Thus, he’s an Arsenal fan. Because his team has been cast over the past decade as The Big Engine That Can’t, he’s had to endure repeated humiliations and ridicule at the hands of the Gunners’ rivals. Now that the shoe’s on the other foot with regards to Chelsea’s God-forsaken season, he’s… »11/18/15 5:27pm11/18/15 5:27pm


Child War Is Hell In The Gripping, Important, Only Slightly Disappointing Beasts Of No Nation

Beasts of No Nation is such a worthy, timely, thoughtful drama that the worst you can say about it is that it’s a shame it’s only good and not amazing. Adapted, shot, and directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga (who previously directed 2009’s Sin Nombre and the first season of True Detective), this immersive look at the life… »10/13/15 4:11pm10/13/15 4:11pm

Giant Robots And Giant Aliens. Pacific Rim, Reviewed.

1. Lord help me, I couldn't have been happier coming out of Pacific Rim. It's not a great movie—it's just barely a good one—but it is a damned relief. This is not a sour, darkened, lumbering, origin-story-spinning blockbuster complete with plodding backstory and a faux antihero at its center. It is not some ironic… »7/12/13 5:50pm7/12/13 5:50pm