Cracked Archive - Movies & TV

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.


18 Happy Endings That Hoped You Weren't Paying Attention

Apparently some of the greatest films in history have some of the biggest cop outs for endings.


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

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


15 Movie Characters That Must Put Their Friends Through Hell

Rolling with a posse can be tough, especially if you aren't the leader.


34 Badass Minor Characters You Ignored In Famous Movies

Really dropped the ball here, Hollywood.


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.


5 Game Shows That Butchered Family Games in Hilarious Ways

I've been preparing for retirement since I was a little boy, not by saving all my money or starting a 401(k) the second I got my first paper route, but by watching a shitload of game shows.


6 Fictional Alcoholic Beverages That Actually Get You Drunk

I've decided to be a poor schmuck for you and test a few from my favorite TV shows and movies.


5 Exonerated Criminals Who Did Worse Stuff After Being Free

In some cases, getting released from prison after years of wrongful incarceration is just the beginning of the story.


15 Weird Casting Choices We're Still Seeing Today

If there's anything we've learned about Hollywood's casting decisions, it's this one important aspect: They make precisely zero sense.