Here's what's coming to (and going from) Hulu in December

Hulu’s November has mostly been defined by the arrival of Marvel’s Runaways, one of the most highly anticipated comic book adaptations in a long time, but the streaming service’s December selection is a bit lighter—at least in terms of exclusive content. Apparently, Hulu has no intention of following the Netflix…

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Get Involved, Internet: Help Filthy Friends' Scott McCaughey recover from a stroke

Recently, musician Scott McCaughey—a member of Filthy Friends and The Minus 5—suffered a stroke, and a GoFundMe has been set up to raise money for his medical costs. According to the campaign description, McCaughey is still in the ICU and “has a long, difficult road ahead to recovery.” The GoFundMe page will help to…

8 women come forward with harassment allegations against Charlie Rose

According to a report from The Washington Post, eight women have come forward with sexual harassment allegations against Charlie Rose, accusing the TV newshost of making “unwanted sexual advances,” including “lewd phone calls, walking around naked in their presence, or groping their breasts, buttocks, or genital…

Jaime’s road trip goes off the rails in this Blue Beetle #15 exclusive

Jaime Reyes longs for a normal teenage life, but he has an alien superweapon grafted to his spine that introduces problems a lot more intense than homework and college applications. Jaime’s co-creator, Keith Giffen, had been writing the character’s ongoing adventures in Blue Beetle from the start of its Rebirth…

Ex-Obama official offers to buy The Weinstein Co., install majority-female board

Today in poetic justice: A former member of the Obama administration, backed by a largely female group of silent partners, has offered to buy The Weinstein Co. for $275 million, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The catch? The investor in question, Maria Contreras-Sweet, wants to change the company’s name and…

Lizzy Caplan joins Channing Tatum in Gambit

According to Variety, Lizzy Caplan is “in talks” to join Gambit, the X-Men spin-off that Channing Tatum is absolutely intent on making for some reason. Caplan’s role is being kept “under wraps,” but outside of popular X-Man Rogue, there are only so many comic book characters connected to Gambit who seem important…

Weekend Box Office: Lex Luthor wouldn't kneel to pick up what Justice League just made

$96 million is a lot of money. Hell, it’s astronomical, by the average person or motion-picture studio’s standards. Most of the time, when a movie makes that kind of cash at all, let alone in a single weekend, there’s no question that we’re talking about a runaway smash. But everything is relative in the box-office…

Phil Lord and Chris Miller are totally okay with losing the Han Solo movie

Earlier this year, directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller were fired from the Han Solo movie—now formally dubbed Solo: A Star Wars Story—after reportedly playing too loosely with the production and wasting a lot of time on things don’t make a billion dollars like “fun” and “improv.” They bounced back quickly, though,…

There was a lot more CGI in Mindhunter than you’d think

Computer-generated imagery tends to get a bad rap among cinephiles for the way its digitization can shatter the illusion of reality or distract from the action. Andy Muschietti’s adaptation of Stephen King’s It, for example, probably would’ve been that much scarier had Pennywise’s gaping maw been rendered with…

Greta Gerwig's Lady Bird does indie filmiest thing: a Thanksgiving recipe collection

No movie in 2017 has captured that Venn diagram intersection of critical acclaim + adorbs-indie cachet quite like Lady Bird, the Greta Gerwig-helmed film receiving monster raves—including from The A.V. Club’s A.A. Dowd. It’s a coming-of-age film without the trite coming-of-age conventions, and Saoirse Ronan—straight…

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Actually, Steven Mnuchin thinks it's funny that you think he looks like a Bond villain

Because nobody’s feelings are ever hurt by the internet, and because Secretary Of Treasury Steven Mnuchin and his wife Louise Linton are walking paragons of snide, one-percenter contempt for the economic underclass nattering at their heels, Mnuchin said on Sunday that he finds all your little Bond jokes funny. Fox…

Here's what's coming to (and leaving from) Netflix in December

As we approach the longest night of the year, Netflix is preparing to both give and take away. Eleven seasons of It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia will be ritually plunged into the digital void in December—alongside Nightcrawler, Young Frankenstein, Amores Perros, Waking Life, The Queen Of Versailles, and All I Want…

Tig Notaro finds the upside to Louis CK allegations: "Victims were not told they're lying"

Vindication is bittersweet for Tig Notaro. That much was clear yesterday, when Notaro was asked about her former collaborator Louis CK’s sexual misconduct at Vulture Festival LA. Notaro publicly distanced herself from CK months before his public reckoning, calling for CK to “handle” what were then “rumors” about him…