Cracked Archive - Movies & TV

3 Things We Have to Accept About Life After Nolan's Batman

I've thought a lot about this trilogy. So you'll have to trust me when I say that, as much as I've been looking forward to the conclusion of Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy, I've also sort of feared it.


5 Famously Terrible Movies (That Actually Don't Suck)

Some of these duds just don't deserve their reputations. Instead, the public had some agenda for hating that far outweighed anything that ever happened on screen.


The 4 Weirdest Lessons '80s Movies Really Wanted to Teach Us

Apparently, no '80s film was complete without a moral message slapping around in your face like a dying fish.


If Movie Titles Were Taken Literally

This is what a Hollywood without movie trailers and posters would look like.


6 Movies That Predicted Disasters With Eerie Accuracy

If you're one of these creators, you have to hate that your lighthearted entertainment now just winds up reminding people of something awful. Especially when websites like this one keep bringing them up.


5 Reasons Batman Always Wins

There is one inviolable rule in comic books: Batman never loses.


5 Heroic Movie Deaths That Didn't Actually Help Anyone

There's no easier way to make a movie character likeable than by having him heroically sacrifice his own life. Of course, sometimes 'heroically' means 'stupidly.'


6 Movies With Political Agendas You Didn't Notice

If your movie is about, say, giant robots or ghost police, that's probably not the time to try to cram in some message about how we should vote next November.


4 Reasons Hollywood Sucks (And It's All Our Fault)

I understand something people don't want to acknowledge: Hollywood sucks. And it's all our fault.


5 Great Movie Scenes Made Possible by Reckless Endangerment

Yes, even in the age of computer effects and entire sequences shot in front of a green screen with tennis balls, there is still no substitute for gross neglect of human safety.


6 Pieces of Fan Art That Are Better Than the Original

Sometimes the companies or creators will actually address their fans and say, 'You think you could do better than us?' And sometimes the fans will answer back, 'Um, actually, yeah.'


A Series of Emails from Prometheus' New Tech Guy

'We just spent two years in a frozen state -- did none of you know what we were doing out here?'


The 5 Most Ridiculous Pop Culture Predictions That Came True

We're not accusing anyone of witchcraft -- all we're doing is presenting the evidence ... that these people may be witches.


6 Terrible Decisions That Gave Us Great Movie Moments

Apparently, Hollywood makes stuff up on the fly all the time. Here are some examples of memorable scenes (or even entire movies) that only happened because something went wrong.


9 Actors Who Do the Exact Same Thing on Every Movie Poster

As you'll soon discover, certain actors seem to have amazingly specific and arbitrary elements that must be included at all costs, logic be damned.