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  1. DC’s ‘Suicide Squad’ to Possibly Be the Will Sm...

    Alex Pappademas

    John Ostrander, Kim Yale, and Luke McDonnell's late-'80s DC Comics series Suicide Squad was a great idea. The pitch: What if the government pulled a bunch of incarcerated supervillains out of jail every so often and sent them on dangerous b...

    Blog | December 03, 2014
  2. Your Year-by-Year Guide to the 10 (10!) New DC Comics Movies Warn...

    Jason Concepcion

    Lest anyone think that Marvel is the only film studio with multiyear plans to keep moviegoers thigh-deep in capes and spandex, Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara announced his studio's upcoming slate of DC Comics adapted properties, a plan th...

    Blog | October 16, 2014
  3. Charlie Hunnam Unbridles Himself From Fifty Shades of Career Suic...

    Molly Lambert

    When the makers of the Fifty Shades of Grey adaptation promised that the movie would faithfully depict the book's sexual torture and Twilight erotica vibes, it seemed unlikely that any major A-list actor would be willing to put his dick on the line f...

    Blog | October 14, 2013
  4. Sofia Coppola's Journey Into the Heart of Low-Culture Darkness

    Emily Yoshida

    Sofia Coppola is by no means a universally beloved filmmaker, but there were a few years there where she was pretty damn close to being one. Her first two features, The Virgin Suicides and Lost in Translation, captured a certain youthful zeitgeist; a...

    Blog | June 24, 2013
  5. Brad Pitt, 'World War Z,' and 'The Bling Ring'

    Wesley Morris

    Sofia Coppola, hip-hop, and zombies.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2013
  6. Afternoon Links: Paris Jackson, Bobbi Kristina, and Bruce Jenner'...

    Tess Lynch

    It's been a pretty sad day for our treasured youth. Paris Jackson was taken to the hospital following a reported suicide attempt that may have stemmed from being denied the honor of attending a Marilyn Manson concert; meanwhile, Bobbi Kristina Brown ...

    Blog | June 05, 2013
  7. Grantland Reality Fantasy League: Racism and Ranch-Dressing Pizza...

    David Jacoby

    OK, this week in reality TV was heavy on racism, violence against women, suicide, starvation, ranch dressing, and, you know, drunken people being idiots. I'm intelligent enough to know that I'm not intelligent enough to appropriately address most of ...

    Blog | May 10, 2013
  8. Survivor Guilt: Processing the Koh-Lanta Suicide

    Tess Lynch

    Koh-Lanta, the French version of Survivor, looks almost identical to our own, right down to the Geoffroy Preauxbt, but I'd never paid much attention to it (or Denmark's Robinson Ekspeditionen, or Brazil's No Limite, or even the show that started the ...

    Blog | April 02, 2013
  9. The Walking Dead Season 3, Episode 9: 'The Suicide King'

    Andy Greenwald

    In his 2004 book The Wisdom of Crowds, New Yorker financial writer James Surowiecki argued that people, en masse, are often much more clever than they are individually. The idea is that a group, when functioning successfully, is uniquely able to synt...

    Blog | February 11, 2013
  10. Five Questions on American Idol: New Judges, New Season, Same Sui...

    Jay Caspian Kang, Mark Lisanti, and Emily Yoshida

    Whatever doesn't deafen you makes you stronger: Grantland's Jay Caspian Kang, Mark Lisanti, and Emily Yoshida have returned, bowed but not broken by The X Factor, to tackle another season of American Idol. Yes, it's definitely time to start worrying ...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  11. Afternoon Links: Morrissey on Royal Morning Sickness, a Margo Mar...

    Tess Lynch

    Morrissey, leading world authority on morning sickness, blames "the arrogance of the British royals" (not prank-calling DJs) for the suicide of nurse Jacinta Saldanha. "Is it anorexia or is it pregnancy? I mean, morning sickness already?" asks Morris...

    Blog | December 12, 2012
  12. Top Gun 2 Is Halted by Tony Scott's Death, But Top Gun 3-D Is St...

    Amos Barshad

    The New York Times reports that a planned Top Gun sequel has been scrapped, but that a 3-D rerelease of Top Gun will go ahead. Production on Top Gun 2 was halted, of course, by the suicide of its director Tony Scott, who helmed the original and was s...

    Blog | November 07, 2012
  13. Five Reasons Why Seth MacFarlane Hosting the Oscars Maybe Isnt t...

    Amos Barshad

    First: Yes, Seth MacFarlane is hosting the Oscars. What?! Yes. He's hosting the Oscars. The AMPAS announced it today. It's happening. It's a done deal. OK, now take a deep breath. In. Hold it. Hold it. Aaaand out. Here's why MacFarlane's hiri...

    Blog | October 01, 2012
  14. 'Homeland', Showtime, and the new age of Cable drama

    Andy Greenwald

    Showtime's breakout hit returns — and brings the future of cable drama with it.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2012
  15. R.I.P., Tony Scott

    Amos Barshad

    Director Tony Scott committed suicide on Sunday. According to the L.A. County Coroner, Scott left notes to loved ones in his Toyota Prius, which was parked in an eastbound lane of the Vincent Thomas Bridge, off of which he jumped at about 12:30 p.m. ...

    Blog | August 20, 2012
  16. True Blood Season 5, Episode 4: 'We'll Meet Again'

    Molly Lambert

    Tara's attempted suicide by tanning bed comes to a swift and predictable halt at Pam's black latex gloved hands. Pam hears out Tara's self-pitying excuses but she is NHFT. Tara's light-abraded pizza face makes her look like Freddie Krueger. Even if B...

    Blog | July 02, 2012