Cracked Archive - Movies & TV

How 6 Classic Horror Films Appear To Modern Audiences

These reactions ranged from exuberant to tortured, and nearly all of them were compelling to view.


6 Movies That Are Shockingly Different When You're Not High

In the interest of full disclosure, there is a point in this experiment where I smear cream cheese all over a bran muffin because I thought it was vanilla frosting and a chocolate cupcake.


7 Movie Special Effects You Won't Believe Aren't Computers

Special effects are way more special when they're real.


5 Historically Bad Movie Franchises We Keep Forgiving

In our rush to be excited over the reemergence of movies we loved decades ago, we haven't stopped to ask ourselves one very important question: What the hell are we so excited about?


5 Characters Who Ignore Powers That Solve All Their Problems

Creating a good hero or villain is a tricky balancing act. Unfortunately, a lot of people fail the act.


Dear Hollywood, The New Alien Movie Makes No Goddamn Sense

I'm about to do the impossible and heroically propose a way to save the entire 'Alien' canon once and for all ... 'Alien vs. Predator' included.


6 Eyebrow-Arching Easter Eggs In Popular TV Shows

If you want to get the most out of a show, you have to hunt for the hidden shit.


4 Overlooked Consequences Of Spider-Man Joining The Avengers

This deal has way bigger implications than you might think.


4 More Unwritten Rules Hollywood Needs to Stop Following

For decades now, scriptwriters have relied on the same stock characters, cliches and structures to produce lazy, formulaic films and shows that do little more than reinforce every negative stereotype about every segment of society imaginable.


5 Insane Things You Believe About Money (Thanks to Movies)

Why does the average person have no idea what kind of lifestyle his job should afford him? As usual, I blame Hollywood.


5 Reasons Hollywood Will Never Depict Moms as Normal People

Hollywood has been churning out film after film featuring unstable or absent moms, to the point that it's kind of become the norm in modern movies. It didn't happen by accident.


5 Comics That Kick More Ass Than Any Movie

If Hollywood must remain allergic to new ideas, they could at least remake the awesomer older ones.


5 Problems in Movies You Only Notice If You're Old

As you pass college age and journey deeper into the dark, shrieking void known as 'Pretending to Be a Responsible Adult,' your old favorite movies change for the worse.


6 Classic Disney Movies That Almost Had Icky Details

Here are six deleted moments that were wisely kept away from your innocent eyes. Well, at least until now.


Real Trials With Mind-Bending Twists

Every now and then, our normally mundane courtrooms will explode with Hollywood spectacle, resulting in real-world cases that seem more like the plot of a John Grisham movie.