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The Gruesome Oral History of the ‘Road House’ Throat Rip Scene

Critics left Road House for dead when the film debuted in 1989. The Patrick Swayze action movie was called “ill-conceived” and “ludicrous” and nominated for…

Brad Pitt and the End of the White Male Leading Man

Whatever else you want to say about Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood — and I’ve already said far too much — you…

The Last ‘Avatar’ Diehards Are Losing a Vicious Meme War Against ‘Avengers’ Stans

On July 22nd, Avengers: Endgame surpassed $2.79 billion in the box office and beat out James Cameron’s 2009 fantasy thriller Avatar as the highest-grossing movie…

‘Once Upon a Time in… Hollywood’ Is Tarantino Discovering His Softer Side

Like a lot of people, I don’t entirely buy that Quentin Tarantino is going to retire after his next film. For a few years, he’s…