Cracked Archive - Movies & TV

5 Oddly Specific Tropes Famous Directors Slip In Every Movie

If you ever meet Wes Anderson, keep your pet away from him.


We Reviewed 6 Of TV's Grossest Foods And It Was... Yeah

Lots of history's greatest ideas have odd beginnings -- but sometimes breakfast spaghetti should just be left in its respective fictional universe.


If You Had To Describe Yourself Using Fictional Characters

Who needs adjectives to describe ourselves when we can just use famous pop culture characters?


6 Embarrassing Roles Marvel Actors Hope You Forgot

If Scarlett Johannson can bounce back from 'My Brother the Pig,' you can survive the week.


The Most Awesome Comics In The World (Aren't American)

There's a bunch of stale franchises that got manga adaptations and those adaptations kick all sorts of ass.


5 Movies That Are 99% Harmless And 1% Horrifying

Turns out movies like 'Fried Green Tomatoes' and 'Cocktail' are a lot more sinister and depressing than we first thought.


6 Throwaway Jokes That Ended Up Predicting Huge Plot Twists

WARNING: This is an article about plot twists. Expect some!


Legitimately Troubled Characters Hollywood Thinks Are Funny

Sometimes slapstick crosses the line into deeply depressing.


6 Huge Recent Plot Holes (You Never Knew Had Explanations)

Movies are filled with truly confusing moments. Which is why we made heads or tails of them by poring through websites, director's commentaries, and, unfortunately, tie-in novels.


6 Disturbing Messages You Never Noticed In Marvel Movies

For a series raising a generation of future world leaders, we should hope to the One-Above-All that the political lessons of these films don't rub off.


The 4 Strangest (Non-Political) Things About The Alt-Right

There's a lot about the alt-right that scares me. It's the Nazi stuff, mostly.


Dumb Stuff That Nobody In Movies Or Shows Has To Worry About

There's a lot of reasons to not want to live in fictional universes, but the perks negate all that bad stuff.


The Secret Factor Behind Special FX In Movies

I've been thinking a lot about monkeys lately and what they mean to the progress of film.