Cracked Archive - Movies & TV

Nature Documentaries Went Insane When You Weren't Looking

PBS is being recklessly diabolical with their latest adventure into the animal kingdom.


5 Reasons Why Method Acting Should Be Laid To Rest

Hollywood has embraced method acting to an absurd degree.


6 Annoying Movie Trends (And The Secret Reasons They Happen)

It turns out a lot of lesser annoyances in Hollywood are inherent in the filmmaking process.


6 Backward Ideas Hollywood Still Has About Men

Hollywood seems to have extremely specific ideas of what a man is supposed to be. And it's not super great.


5 Problems All Horror TV Shows Eventually Have

We all wept heartily when 'Hannibal' was cut short after three years, but maybe that was the right idea.


5 Classic Movie Quotes (Where We Totally Ignore The Context)

Pop culture quotes give us the means to express ourselves when we're too dumb or lazy to come up with our own mouth-sounds. And even then we can't get it right.


4 Movie Theories That Explain Bizarre Casting Choices

Sometimes a poor casting choice makes a movie better by opening the doors to wild-but-plausible theories that completely change the way you look at a film.


6 Weirdly Specific Tropes Movies Got Briefly Obsessed With

Not only only are these weirdly specific. They're freakishly, pointlessly specific.


6 Characters Who Were Inexplicably Awful At Normal Jobs

While we're being bedazzled by their good looks as they dodge explosions, we never notice how incompetent some protagonists really are.


20 Shows And Movies That Don't Deserve The Praise They Get

The comments section should be nice and civil for this one.


How Is Santa Real?? 6 Movies Where No One Notices Anything

Sometimes, a movie's internal logic requires such profound, universal stupidity it starts to feel insulting.


The Cocaine-Fueled Acting Cameos Of Stephen King

Stephen King is a titan of pop culture. He is also a titan of horrific acting.


5 WTF Ways The Future Is About To Change Movies

The artistic types in Hollywood ought to be sleeping with one eye open.


5 Sequels That Didn't Know They Were Ripping On Themselves

Every successful film deserves a sequel or ten. And sometimes, the sequel itself accidentally tells you everything about the whole franchise.


An Obscure Easter Egg From 1994 Links Predator To Terminator

What if we told you that Dutch from 'Predator' was used as a template for the Terminator?