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After a couple of weeks where the films ranged from mediocre-to-bad, the cinema returns to form with three critical favorites.
Aug 1, 2014 9:46AM ET
The Daily Show-described "Sharknado of Government" went on recess without passing almost any necessary legislation. Is anyone surprised?
Aug 1, 2014 9:00AM ET
With the release of "Bang Bang" comes the chance to answer an important cultural question: Which Nicki Minaj guest verse is best?
Jul 31, 2014 2:46PM ET
Some bizarre episode submissions makes the Best Actress in a Drama Emmy race more competitive than it first seemed.
Jul 31, 2014 11:41AM ET
Plus hot-or-funny verdicts on all sorts of actors, from Paul Rudd to Adam Scott to Channing Tatum to Zac Efron.
Jul 31, 2014 9:08AM ET
The Michigan Daily is one of the only daily newspapers surviving in the state. But correspondent Jordan Klepper thinks they need some viral assistance to survive.
Jul 30, 2014 1:36PM ET
In Technicolor is unquestionably a bomb – and that's a shame, because it's easily one of the best pop albums of the year.
Jul 30, 2014 11:20AM ET
Our Emmy preview continues with a look at the episodes submitted by the nominees for Lead Actor in a Comedy Series.
Jul 30, 2014 9:24AM ET
Jon Stewart's been coming up with fake CNN shows and slogans for years. Now that they're not buying CNN, they need your help.
Jul 29, 2014 4:40PM ET
How intolerable could some of YouTube's top personalities be? (Spoiler: We couldn’t make it all the way through a single video.)
Jul 29, 2014 1:11PM ET
On paper, joining a prestige Netflix series is a good move for an actress like Allen. But odds are, taking part in The Killing's last season could be yet another misstep.
Jul 29, 2014 9:31AM ET
A bright glimmer of hope in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict gets doused. John Stewart is holding out for a hero.
Jul 28, 2014 4:54PM ET
The trio of girl power is bouncy and catchy, featuring Jessie and Ariana belting their little hearts out over heavy production – and we mean "heavy" in the best way!
Jul 28, 2014 4:42PM ET
Cameron Dallas? Nash Grier? Shawn Mendes? Who are these people, and which ones do we really need to know to keep up with our new Vine overlords.
Jul 28, 2014 12:26PM ET
What ingredients do you need to design a perfect celebrity group photo for Instagram? Let Taylor Swift and Amy Schumer be your guides.
Jul 28, 2014 9:10AM ET
The Last Week Tonight team knows humanity needs a win in the face of global crises. Saving a roaming satellite full of sexually active geckos might just be the thing.
Jul 25, 2014 11:24AM ET
Lucy sees your impressive muscles, Hercules, and scoffs. She grew those muscles 20% of her brain ago.
Jul 25, 2014 10:52AM ET
The New York governor created a commission for sussing out corruption, but Jon Stewart thinks his excuse to avoid being investigated himself is "ridiculous."
Jul 24, 2014 6:01PM ET
The Wire's trailer ranking sees a new #1 in its second week, the chart debut of no fewer than three trailers, including a certain bondage-themed romance, and a bougie Lisa Bonet wannabe.
Jul 24, 2014 4:17PM ET
Scarlett Johansson's Lucy enters a world of unlimited potential when her brain capacity starts expanding past the usual 10% malarky. She can control her appearance, throw other people around with her mind ... but what other abilities does she unlock on her way to 100% brain function?
Jul 24, 2014 2:13PM ET
Anna Kendrick is having a moment in 2014. Unfortunately for her, if history is any indication, it will be a precarious one.
Jul 24, 2014 9:03AM ET
"Nothing said 'summer' like firing up the grill, mixing up some G&Ts and waiting for people to be mauled by fish," Jon Stewart lamented on last night's show.
Jul 24, 2014 8:30AM ET
Rejoice, Lizzie McGuire fans: With a new album set to come out this fall, we have hope that the Hilary Duff of the "Come Clean" days is returning to us.
Jul 24, 2014 8:20AM ET
In honor of the long-running reality series' season premiere tonight, we take a look back at the best fashions ever produced on the show.
Jul 23, 2014 9:33AM ET
If Rupert Murdoch succeeds in buying Time Warner, Jon Stewart thinks "news will just be 'Shit Rupert Murdoch Thinks.'"
Jul 23, 2014 8:50AM ET
It's been three decades since Vanessa Williams resigned her Miss America due to scandal. Hers would not be the last pageant controversy.
Jul 22, 2014 2:56PM ET
Things haven't been great for Diane Keaton the past few years. A decade of not only failed projects but complete nonstarters. This week's And So It Goes does not look to be breaking from that trend.
Jul 22, 2014 8:57AM ET
Jon Stewart finds Russia's alternate theories about what happened to Malaysia Air Flight 17 a bit problematic.
Jul 21, 2014 9:43AM ET
John Oliver used this week's Last Week Tonight to look at a very popular trend in entertainment: America's fascination with prisons.
Jul 19, 2014 10:00AM ET
There's a certain art to Real Housewives parodies. The Hotwives of Orlando is a funny show with a great cast, but it's not a particularly artful parody.