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The Case for a Robot-in-Chief

John Feffer | Posted 04.23.2015 | Comedy
John Feffer

In the next election, I fully expect to see our first woman president. But after that, I think we should break another glass ceiling. It's time to put a non-human in the White House. We're America. We don't settle for second-best.

Next 'Transformers' Expected In 2017

www.ew.com | Posted 04.21.2015 | Entertainment

Since 2007, "Transformers" fans have never had to wait more than three years for another big-budget installment. And after 2014’s "Transformers: Age...

Mattel Needs to Redefine Its Business; So Don't Hire a Toy Chief Executive

Gene Del Vecchio | Posted 04.01.2015 | Business
Gene Del Vecchio

Mattel has plenty of stellar executives. But as the company searches for its new leader from outside or within its walls, it needs to select the one who has entertainment, franchise development, and storytelling expertise in his or her DNA, and who can infuse the same at all levels and in all discussions.

The Milestones That Really Matter In My House

Robyn Passante | Posted 03.31.2015 | Parents
Robyn Passante

Some parents celebrate their children's growth using hash marks on a door frame. Others marvel -- or weep -- at the increasing heft and strength of their little one each time he or she leaps into their arms. I celebrate my children's growth every time I get to throw something out.

Vote for the Moviegoers Best Blockbuster Film Awards

Gene Del Vecchio | Posted 03.17.2015 | Entertainment
Gene Del Vecchio

This award is unique by giving general moviegoers (not just industry professionals) the opportunity to vote for the best blockbuster film (among the top 10 box office movies), based upon each blockbuster's artistic quality (not simply your favorite).

Galyn Susman Talks About Pixar's First Ever Christmas Special, Toy Story That Time Forgot

Jim Hill | Posted 02.01.2015 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

So what's been going on with the Toy Story gang since we last saw Buzz, Woody & Co. on the steps at Bonnie's house, as they sadly watched Andy drive off to college? Quite a lot, actually.

The Joy of Judging and Why Michael Bay Gets to Keep on Making Movies

Troy Campbell | Posted 11.29.2014 | Entertainment
Troy Campbell

Well, modern consumer scientific research finally has an answer to this puzzling question. And the answer is not just the world has poor taste in movies. The answer is we love judging, or in this case, bashing Bay.

Man Who Painted Maserati As 'Transformers' Robot Accused Of Impersonating Cop

AP | Posted 08.29.2014 | Weird News

BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — The lawyer for a Massachusetts man facing charges of impersonating a police officer for driving around a Maserati painted to...

Indie Band Warns Near-Empty Hall to 'Silence Your Phones'

Kipp Friedman | Posted 10.21.2014 | Comedy
Kipp Friedman

About seven people attended the band's debut performance, including Schmitz's parents and members of the school's AV squad, plus the church custodian.

Paramount Pictures' 'Transformers' Tweet Goes Hilariously Wrong

The Huffington Post | Liat Kornowski | Posted 08.20.2014 | Entertainment

Michael Bay's "Transformers: Age of Extinction" hasn't had the easiest time with critics, despite finding ginormous success at the box office. So it p...

If Michael Bay Directed 'Up'...

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 08.18.2014 | Comedy

You remember "Up," the 2009 Pixar charmer about an elderly widower who sails away in a house that can fly thanks to thousands of balloons, right? Reme...

'Guardians Of The Galaxy' Decimates Box Office Expectations

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 08.07.2014 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Guardians of the Galaxy" blasted past expectations at the weekend box office. Marvel Studios' cosmic romp starring Chris Pratt,...

10 Reasons Why Being A Boy In The '80s Was The Best

Beau Coffron | Posted 09.24.2014 | Parents
Beau Coffron

The '80s epitomized great (and a few not so great) clothing styles. The shorts left little to the imagination, but kids today don't appreciate the natural air conditioning these provided.

50 Highest-grossing Chicago Movies

Reboot Illinois | Posted 09.23.2014 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

Not only are movies filmed in Illinois entertaining, they also boost the economy. To satisfy your movie cravings, we found the 100 highest-grossing movies filmed in the Chicago area, according to IMDb.

'Transformers' Just Became The #1 Movie Of The Year

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 07.14.2014 | Entertainment

According to Box Office Mojo, "Transformers: Age Of Extinction" just became the number one movie of the year with a worldwide gross of over $750 milli...

Watch Your Favorite Parts Of All 4 'Transformers' In Just 20 Minutes

The Huffington Post | Lauren Zupkus | Posted 07.11.2014 | Entertainment

Let's be real here: the best part of any and all "Transformers" movies had nothing to do with Shia LaBeouf or Megan Fox or Mark Wahlberg. The real sta...

Watch Passive Aggressive Film Critics 'Compliment' Michael Bay

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 07.08.2014 | Comedy

Michael Bay's new movie, "Transformers: Age of Extinction," has already made more than $400 million at the box office, but that hasn't stopped film cr...

'Tammy' Falls Short At The Box Office

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 09.05.2014 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — The Fourth of July went off like a dud at the box office, as the Michael Bay sequel "Transformers: Age of Extinction" and the Melisa...

Snowpiercer: A Piercing Commentary on Modern Life Wrapped In Brilliant Sci-fi

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 09.01.2014 | Entertainment
Charles Karel Bouley

Thank the universe for the film Snowpiercer; finally, a dystopian sci-fi movie that someone can gush over, one that leaves a lasting effect and a certain dread in the viewer. Dread, because so much of it rings so true for today's times.

Not OK, Michael Bay: Transformers: Age of Extinction Sexually Objectifies an Underage Girl

Nikki Gloudeman | Posted 09.01.2014 | Women
Nikki Gloudeman

It's one thing for a movie to be bad -- and good lord, is Transformers: Age of Extinction bad. It's another for a movie to sanction 1) the sexual objectification of underage girls, 2) statutory rape, and 3) idiotic women who need strong men to save them.

Transformers: Age of Extinction Is Exactly What You Think It Is

Lelia Nebeker | Posted 08.31.2014 | Entertainment
Lelia Nebeker

The only thing Transformers movies do better than CGI robot fights and mass destruction of major cities is seamless product placement.

The Secret of 'Transformers' Success: Being Transformative

Gene Del Vecchio | Posted 08.31.2014 | Entertainment
Gene Del Vecchio

In today's world, most sequels become extinct, literally, because they are dreadfully bad. While it may appear that the basic narrative for this sequel was the same as in the past, it was not.

The MovieFilm Podcast: Talking Transformers: Age of Extinction!

Zaki Hasan | Posted 08.31.2014 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

We're joined by Andrew Farago, who talks up his new book, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Ultimate Visual History as well as the new trailer for the upcoming Turtles reboot. And then we launch into a full-steam-ahead, spoilers-galore conversation about Michael Bay's latest (greatest?) Transformers opus.

'Transformers' Breaks 2014 Box Office High

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 08.29.2014 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Transformers: Age of Extinction" is ruling the box office. The fourth installment in filmmaker Michael Bay's morphing robots se...

The Worst Things Written About 'Transformers: Age Of Extinction'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.27.2014 | Entertainment

Michael Bay's noisy "Transformers" series returns to the big screen this weekend for the fourth time in seven years. Again it'll muster the sad inevit...