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The Simpsons vacation episodes, ranked

As it’s done with every other cornerstone of family sitcoms, The Simpsons has taken the vacation episode to new heights (and lows). In its 29 seasons—and counting—the animated series has journeyed to France, Australia, China, Iceland, and the town of Bronson, where even the children are stone-cold badasses. Over time,…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Dancing Astronaut’s Top Festival Vibes of 2017

1Dancing Astronaut's Top Festival Vibes of 2017Each year, thousands of individuals indulge in an ever-expanding menu of festivals, and are in turn satiated by the five-star production prowess only a well-oiled machine could pull off. This list celebrates the unparalleled destinations. The selected festivals were not only the strongest standouts in their attention to detail, each went […]

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A year in pans from our film critic

Bad movies can be torture to watch, but a blast to write about. Thankfully, the resulting pans can also be a lot of fun to read. Below, we’ve singled out every predominately negative review (that is, C- or lower) written by our resident film critic and master of the pan, Ignatiy Vishnevetsky, in 2017.Read more… […]

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The 20 best films of 2017

2017 didn’t improve much on 2016. If anything, the horror and dread of last year only seemed to take root and blossom this year, as some of our worst collective fears were realized and the future seemed to grow dimmer with every bad-news bulletin and misjudged tweet. If there was a constant, at least for […]

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The A.V. Club’s 20 best TV shows of 2017

The A.V. Club’s picks for the top TV of 2017 carry with them a hint of escapism: otherworldly settings, larger-than-life characters, lavish costumes, talking horses, kitchens straight out of an interior designer’s wildest fantasies. Whatever could we be trying to escape from? And could we reasonably expect our glowing…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Monstercat unveils Best of 2017 results

Canadian label Monstercat is ending their year on a decidedly strong note. On Dec. 6, they announced voting was open for their Best of 2017 selection, allowing fans to vote on their top 10 Monstercat tracks of the year and support their favorite artists. Just two days later, voting closed and results were released, unveiling longtime […]

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The best films of 2017 that we didn’t review

Deciding which movies to review and which ones to skip is one of the toughest decisions The A.V. Club makes on a weekly basis. Seriously, it can be quite agonizing. In a perfect world, we’d review a much larger percentage of the sometimes couple dozen new releases that hit theaters or streaming platforms every week.…Read […]

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The best movie trailers of 2017

Movie trailers have always been fascinating things: perched at the intersection of art and advertising, rearranging hints and fragments of what they’re selling into attractive new forms. But it wasn’t until you could play them at a click of a mouse that they became the objects of obsession they are today. The first…Read more… Continue […]

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Anthology of anthologies: The best segments from horror omnibus films

Like Dracula or Jason Voorhees or any other monster too profitable to stay dead forever, the horror anthology film always rises from the grave. It was probably 1945’s Dead Of Night that first popularized these loose assemblages of campfire tales. In the decades since, the genre has repeatedly come back into vogue: in…Read more… Continue […]

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