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  1. Box Office Winners and Losers: Brad Pitt’s Semi-Glorious Ta...

    John Lopez

    How many dead Nazis does it take to win the box office? Answer: a shit-ton. But as any studio exec worth his/her salt knows, toasted Nazis are worth their weight in box office gold. Exhibit No. 1: Fury. David Ayer's World War II&am...

    Blog | October 20, 2014
  2. Explaining ‘Civil War’: How Iron Man’s Going to...

    Jason Concepcion

    Last night, news broke that Robert Downey Jr. is close to reprising his role as Marvel Studios cinematic universe linchpin Tony Stark in 2016's Captain America 3. Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige's plan for the Marvel Cinemati...

    Blog | October 14, 2014
  3. Girls in Hoodies Podcast: ‘American Horror Story,’ &l...

    Emily Yoshida and Molly Lambert

    Emily and Molly are joined by special guest Anne Helen Petersen to discuss American Horror Story, Gone Girl, and Anne's new book, Scandals of Classic Hollywood. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Network on iTun...

    Blog | October 10, 2014
  4. Shot Through the Heart: What ‘Arrow’ Gets Right About...

    Jason Concepcion

    Here are two tips, one for you and one for Hollywood: 1. Sometimes, an uneven television show is worth sticking with. 2. Comic-book shows should be fun. Both apply in the case of the CW's Arrow, which just had its Season 3 premiere...

    Blog | October 09, 2014
  5. Grantland Recommends: ‘The Honorable Woman,’ ‘E...

    Grantland Staff

    Welcome to Grantland Recommends, in which Grantland staff members share some of their favorite discoveries and obsessions of the month, whether new, old, or new again. This month we're loving spy novels, nautical novels, high fantasy, and m...

    Blog | October 08, 2014
  6. The Moment Podcast: Brian Koppelman and Seth Godin

    Brian Koppelman

    Seth Godin - thought leader, Internet guru, best-selling author - on how he found his mission. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to Grantland Pop Culture podcasts and The Moment on iTunes, and check...

    Blog | October 07, 2014
  7. How We’d Fix It: ‘Left Behind’ (2014 Version)

    Rembert Browne

    Double spoiler alert: Many plot details from Left Behind are discussed below. Do not read if you are wary of learning what happens in this film or in the Bible. Films based on books are always difficult to pull...

    Blog | October 06, 2014
  8. 'Gone Girl' Shootaround: From Laughing With Fincher to ...

    Grantland Staff

    [Note: We're going to discuss Gone Girl here. That means there will be spoilers. If you haven't seen it (or haven't read the book), this is a very dangerous place for you.] Alex Pappademas: The TV spots would have you believe tha...

    Blog | October 06, 2014
  9. If U Seek Amy: The Grim Grossness of David Fincher’s &lsquo...

    Wesley Morris

    Gillian Flynn's bonkers 2012 novel, Gone Girl, opens with one of its two narrators, Nick Dunne, describing the head of his wife, Amy, and the violence he'd like to perform upon it. The book proceeds to make a case for why Nick wou...

    Blog | October 03, 2014
  10. October Book Recommendations: John Darnielle's 'Wolf in...

    Kevin Nguyen

    I've only reread two novels this year: John Darnielle's Wolf in White Van and Ben Lerner's 10:04. Admittedly, they are both brief novels about sad men, but they are also two of the finest works of fiction I have...

    Blog | October 02, 2014
  11. Game of Equations: Solving the Most Puzzling Mysteries in Westero...

    Jason Concepcion

    George R.R. Martin, as you may know, cares not for expediency. His epic A Song of Ice and Fire series is currently on book no. 5 (A Dance With Dragons, released in 2011) of (if everything goes as planned) a seven-book series. The sixth book, The Wind...

    Blog | October 02, 2014
  12. MLB Awards: The 2014 AL and NL MVP, Cy Young, and Rookie of the Y...

    Jonah Keri

    The 2014 regular season is in the books, and the playoffs start tonight. Before we start the postseason dancing, however, there's one final piece of pre-October business to handle: picking the 2014 MLB awards winners! Once again, I'm not...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  13. Jack Kirby Estate Smash Litigation, Settle for Undisclosed Sum of...

    Alex Pappademas

    In the mid-20th century, the artist Jack Kirby built a universe. As a freelancer for Marvel Comics, Kirby created or co-created dozens of instantly and enduringly iconic characters, including Iron Man, the Incredible Hulk, Thor, the X-Men, and the Fa...

    Blog | September 29, 2014
  14. ‘Gotham’ Central: Despite the Laborious Origin Story,...

    Andy Greenwald

    Call me old-fashioned, but I prefer to call origin stories by their original name: myths. Just as the ancient Norsemen once huddled around campfires and swapped tales of thunder gods, so, too, do we gather around our flat-screens and ...;&am...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
  15. The Biggest Surprises From the First Champions League Group-Stage...

    Spike Friedman

    The first matchday of the Champions League is in the books, and, pleasantly, there were some surprises. Let's have a look at the biggest. Schalke 04 have looked like they were in total disarray in domestic play. They crashed out of the DFB-Poka...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  16. The Grantland NFL Podcast: Titans, Saints, and Week 2 Fantasy Imp...

    Bill Barnwell and Robert Mays

    With Week 1 in the books, Bill Barnwell and Robert Mays adopt the Titans, worry about the Saints, and get to the fantasy implications of Sunday's action. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Sports podcast network on iTune...

    Blog | September 10, 2014