Film

The Most Outlandish Onscreen Explanations and Revisions of Historical Events

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This coming Monday, the world — or whatever part of the world has decided there’s no fighting James Franco’s ubiquity, and that everyone might as well give into it — will get to log into Hulu, watch 11.22.63 and see Franco as a high school teacher who (if the series is anything like the Stephen King book on which it’s based) travels through a portal in a diner and, instead of eggs, gets to stop the assassination of John F. Kennedy.  
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Watch Kristen Stewart and Nicholas Hoult Smolder in Trailer for Sci-Fi Drama ‘Equals’

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What if, in the future, everything was designed by a Ridley Scott-appointed aesthete, and what if that meant that we all wore white oxford shirts buttoned to the top, with white jackets and white pants? And what if, then, we weren’t allowed to have sex with one another, lest we be cast off from society? Such are the questions asked in Equals, the upcoming film starring Kristen Stewart and Nicholas Hoult.
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‘How to Be Single’ Doesn’t Subvert The Rom-Com As Much As It Thinks It Does

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The most popular moment in the packed screening of How to Be Single I attended this week involved a character played by Jake Lacy, the baby-faced actor who has basically become a stock “gentle feminist sex object” in rom-coms since his appearance in Obvious Child. Standing in a baby store and enthusiastically rhapsodizing about the possibility of life as a stay-at-home dad for a kid that isn’t even his, he compared playing with an infant all day while his high-powered partner worked and brought in cash to winning the lottery. Basically, he confessed, he wanted to be a wife. Throughout the theater, there were audible cheers and hoots at this line.
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