Josh Brolin and Benicio Del Toro are at war with everyone in the Sicario 2: Soldado trailer

The trailer for Sicario 2: Soldado, featuring Josh Brolin and Benicio Del Toro reprising their roles as morally compromised DEA agent Matt Graver and his shadowy associate Alejandro Gillick, has arrived. The new film—which sees Italian TV director Stefano Sollima taking over for Denis Villeneuve—has been described by…

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Terrifying mockery of a president sworn in at former happiest place on Earth 

As has been our American tradition since our Founding Fathers first gripped the Constitution in their cold robot hands, today saw another ceremonial addition to the hallowed Hall of Presidents—a simulacrum of slack, rubbery flesh spouting empty platitudes, a puppet installed at the behest of giant corporations who…

Hold on to your cowboy hats, evangelicals: John Legend is NBC's Jesus Christ

According to Variety, NBC has found an appropriately big enough star to be the lead in its live presentation of Jesus Christ Superstar, with John Legend signing on to play iconic messiah figure Jesus Christ. In a statement, NBC Entertainment chairman Bob Greenblatt said that he’s “overjoyed” to have a “world-class…

Taylor Swift's new social network for Swifties is already overrun with Trump-supporting homophobes 

At the end of last week, Taylor Swift launched The Swift Life, a social media app meant to act as an oasis from the tumultuous, politics-laden world of the internet, a place where fans of Taylor Swift could peaceably discuss and fawn over their favorite thing: Taylor Swift. Unfortunately, as The Daily Beast reports,

Jack Black and Nick Jonas wrote a wonderfully shitty Jumanji theme song

Tenacious D, the weirdo rock act Jack Black fronts alongside Kyle Gass, hasn’t put out an album since 2012's Rize of the Fenix. Well, that might be because he’s found a replacement for Gass in Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle co-star Nick Jonas. Despite the action comedy having posited Guns ‘N Roses’ “Welcome to the…

Doomsday preppers say coffee is the key to surviving the end of the world

When civilization ends (be it via Geostorm, robots who didn’t get beat up enough, or take your pick of Donald Trump-related catastrophes), how will we start our mornings in the wasteland? Turns out, according to doomsday preppers, the same way we do now: with a nice hot cup of joe, ideally out of a mug that says…

Sandra Bullock makes some glamorous new friends in the Ocean's 8 trailer

As promised by yesterday’s trailer for the trailer, this morning Warner Bros. released the first official trailer for the upcoming all-female (well, mostly female—hi, James Corden) heist flick Ocean’s 8. The trailer opens with Debbie Ocean (Sandra Bullock) at her parole hearing, saying that, if given another chance at…

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Superboy is the target of future Batman in this Super Sons #11 exclusive

Time travel is constantly causing headaches in superhero comics, and Jonathan “Superboy” Kent is about to discover this for himself in “Super Sons Of Tomorrow,” a small crossover spread across Superman, Super Sons, and Teen Titans. Superboy is being hunted down by the Batman of Tomorrow, a future version of Tim Drake…

Weekend Box Office: Gentle talking bull embarks on noble suicide mission against Star Wars

Before getting to the galaxy-shaking box-office results everyone saw coming from several lightyears away, let’s hear it for the counterprogramming that almost could. Ferdinand, a new animated movie based on the beloved children’s book, opened wide this weekend against a certain eighth chapter in a certain popular…