Cracked Archive - Movies & TV

The Same Dumb Plan That Every Movie Villain Keeps Trying

A supervillain plan to destroy the world is idiotic by default because, well, where are they going to live?


The Villain From Dr. Strange Is Too Dumb To Live

'Doctor Strange' is clever and unique in a lot of ways, but the actual plot feels like a placeholder template that came free with the screenwriting software.


6 Fans Who Became Part Of The Show (Through Hilarious Fraud)

Being a superfan means knowing more, and getting more, out of what you love the most.


5 Famous Movie Lessons (That Didn’t Make A Lick Of Sense)

Some movies seem solid at a glance, yet spend so much time belaboring their point that they accidentally ruin whatever they were trying to say.


Why Beethoven Is The Most Screwed Up Family Movie Ever Made

If you decide you want to devote a weekend to ruining your own sanity, settle in for a marathon of dog movies on Netflix.


How Sequels And Reboots Ruin Your Favorite Characters

Sequels have the potential to take their characters to new and exciting places, but an unfortunate trend has found them Groundhog Day-ing their way through familiar adventures.


16 TV And Movie Timelines That Make No Sense

Dear movies, please stop yaddah-yaddah-ing over temporal paradoxes.


6 Awesome TV Shows That Started Off As Sucky Garbage

I think it was Socrates who once said, 'This show used to be sooo good, but now it just suuucks.'


The Big Reason Why Darth Vader Is Actually A Crappy Villain

Every single Star Wars fan has only one question on their mind right now: Has Darth Vader ever used the Force to squeeze a dude's nuts?


Why Loki Sucks As A Villain (And Keeps Getting Worse)

The Marvel Cinematic Universe's Loki is arguably the saddest example of the evil genius archetype.


13 Characters Who Don't Know How To Do Super Basic Things

How is it possible that anyone in this day and age still can’t type?


6 Characters You Didn't Know Had Wild Origin Stories

Us nerds all have our favorite fictional characters we like to obsess about.


We Need More Deaths In Marvel Movies (No, Seriously)

Death is a minor annoyance in any superhero universe. But we've reached a point where screenwriters don't even try to pretend these characters are mortal, and the characters themselves seem to know it.


Why The New 'Star Trek' Series Is The Best One Ever Made

'Star Trek: Discovery' may be the most important and relevant iteration of the franchise since the first one.


My Crazy Life As Arnold Schwarzenegger's Stunt Double

While Hollywood's top action stars are very skilled at wearing tuxedos and chatting with TV hosts, credit for their craziest onscreen shenanigans belongs to the often-underrated stunt performers.