Cracked Archive - Movies & TV

6 Brilliant Clues Hidden In The Background Of TV Shows

We're betting most of you didn't catch any of these the first time around.


If Age Of Ultron Was 10 Times Shorter And Way More Honest

Remember you need to watch 41 hours of 'Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.' to understand any of this.


5 Beloved Disney Movies Based On R-Rated Stories

Old-timey storytellers apparently didn't write fairy tales for kids -- they wrote them to keep jaded serial killers entertained while waiting on death row.


5 Pros And Cons Of Leaving Your Child In The Wilderness

The next time my shrink smugly asks about my woods/children practices, I'll be ready with an answer.


8 Actors Who Do The Same Exact Thing On Every Movie Poster

Whether it be because of some irrational fear, bizarre superstition, very specific form of vanity, or other reason only they know, some actors do the exact same thing on every poster.


Great Movies With Disasters Behind The Scenes

How do you get a great film when everyone on set hates each other? Pray you're being directed by Ridley Scott.


5 Movie Villains Who Stupidly Sabotaged Their Own Schemes

While we don't expect our bad guys to be infallible geniuses, we at least expect them to not be actively tripping all over themselves like Super Dave Osborne.


6 Reasons Modern Movie CGI Looks Surprisingly Crappy

Why do a bunch of us find the photorealistic carnage of today's movie trailers so unappealing? Well ...


6 Movie Adaptations That Wisely Cut Ridiculous Details

Whether the original was a beloved novel or popular comic, Hollywood seems to take a perverse kind of pleasure in butchering it. But in the name of fairness, we should take a moment to celebrate all those times they got it right.


5 Dark Drug Metaphors You Missed In Disney's Mary Poppins

All the evidence is laid out pretty well in the movie.


6 Crazy New Movies That Slipped Under Audiences' Radars

We'd like to take a moment to tell you about the awesome films getting a fraction of the attention they deserve.


5 Job Secrets Of A Movie Theater Grosser Than The Floor

We talked to theater managers Donovan King and Olga Lexell to learn about cinema's seedy underbelly.


Why Ultron Is A Secret Criticism Of Marvel Movies

By the way, hella spoilers in this article.


5 Superhero Sagas That Were Too Awesome To Exist

Look, we're not saying all of these would have been great -- Hollywood is capable of ruining even the best of ideas. But you can't help but be intrigued.