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9 Supposed Action Stars Who Clearly Couldn't Fight
9 Supposed Action Stars Who Clearly Couldn't Fight

Not everyone has karate skills that translate to film. If they did, then everyone would be Jean-Claude Van Damme. And now that I've given Jean-Claude Van Damme the plot for his next movie, let's talk about some of his colleagues.

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6 Common Movie Arguments That Are Always Wrong
6 Common Movie Arguments That Are Always Wrong

As everyone knows, the best part about sharing opinions is the chance to smugly tell other people that their opinions are wrong. Almost every heated movie discussion has someone pulling out one of these stupid, nonsensical lines.

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5 Iconic Pop Culture Moments Improvised at the Last Second
5 Iconic Pop Culture Moments Improvised at the Last Second

It turns out that some movies and shows that became enduring classics were dangerously close to being terrible, and we probably wouldn't be talking about them today if a few folks hadn't switched gears on the fly.

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7 Ridiculously Outdated Assumptions Every Movie Makes
7 Ridiculously Outdated Assumptions Every Movie Makes

No teenager still owns a stack of skin magazines, unless that teenager insists on living an ironic 1985-lifestyle.

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4 Problems With Living in the 'Game of Thrones' Universe
4 Problems With Living in the 'Game of Thrones' Universe

Here is the account of one man's brief time spent in the 'Game of Thrones' universe, and all that he learned while there.

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The Michael Bay Reboot of Ninja Turtles: Explained
The Michael Bay Reboot of Ninja Turtles: Explained

A look behind the scenes of the creative process that gave us the most irresponsible reboot currently in production ...

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5 Reasons 'The Hunger Games' Is Creepier Than You Think
5 Reasons 'The Hunger Games' Is Creepier Than You Think

Although I take no pleasure in being the last bastion of morality in the world, as Cracked's only licensed killjoy, someone has to explain why we should not be enjoying these films and books so much.

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The 7 Biggest Dick Moves in the History of Superheroes
The 7 Biggest Dick Moves in the History of Superheroes

Old-time comics may be less violent and explicit than current ones, but that doesn't mean the heroes weren't sometimes colossal dicks while they saved the universe. If you don't believe us, let us tell you all about it.

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3 Things I Learned Going Undercover in a Middle School
3 Things I Learned Going Undercover in a Middle School

Thanks to several laws I'd broken, I had found out where my cyber-bully attended school, and with the help of an underfunded administration in desperate need of two cartons of Marlboros, I was able to enroll myself in the 7th grade of Alan Thicke Middle School.

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An Apology to the Town That I Turned into 'The Hunger Games'
An Apology to the Town That I Turned into 'The Hunger Games'

Dear Fine People of Hazleton Township, Pennsylvania, It is from the bottom of my heart and at the request of the West Hazleton Superior Court that I apologize to you all for what transpired last Saturday at the Hazleton Youth Center.

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6 Unlikely Friendships in Movies (That Make No Damn Sense)
6 Unlikely Friendships in Movies (That Make No Damn Sense)

Often the weirdest partnerships are the ones the movies don't seem to think are wacky at all. These are the cohorts and conspirators that, in real life, would have no reason to trust each other with a lunch order, let alone their lives.

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5 Reasons 'The Walking Dead' Has to Get Better
5 Reasons 'The Walking Dead' Has to Get Better

This should go without saying, but I'll say it anyway: I'm going to spoil everything in every sense of the term, for everybody. I'm going to spoil the TV show, I'm going to spoil the books and I'm probably going to spoil your overall sunny outlook on life.

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8 New TV Show Ideas Almost as Stupid as 'Grey's Anatomy'
8 New TV Show Ideas Almost as Stupid as 'Grey's Anatomy'

The title of the TV show ‘Grey's Anatomy’ is what you would get if someone with brain damage free-associated the words ‘Grey’ and ‘medical’ and tried to explain their thought process.

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4 Sequels Hollywood Should Have Made by Now
4 Sequels Hollywood Should Have Made by Now

But I'm not looking for sequels just for the sake of making sequels. Some movies leave amazing little ideas completely unexplored, because sometimes there's just too much awesomeness to cram into one movie. That's what I'm talking about.

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