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Better Off Dead: Just Give the Kid Two Dollars Already (Neon Cinema)

Better Off Dead: Just Give the Kid Two Dollars Already (Neon Cinema)

A suicidally depressed teen tries to win back his girlfriend by throwing himself off of a perfectly good mountain, ignoring the impossible cute French mechanic living across the street. Claymation hamburgers lip-sync to Van Halen, a pre-teen builds a ray gun, and Booger from Revenge of the Nerds wears lots of hats. Welcome to 1985, […]

'Utopia': High Fidelity's John Cusack Joins Amazon's Gillian Flynn Conspiracy-Thriller Series

Gone Girl author/screenwriter Gillian Flynn's upcoming Amazon Studios adaptation of British series Utopia has a new name to add to The Deep State's "list," with our personal pop culture "spirit animal"* John Cusack (High Fidelity, Grosse Pointe Blank) joining co-stars Rainn Wilson (The Office), Sasha Lane (American Honey), and Javon "Wanna" Walton (Euphoria) on the nine-episode series. With Flynn serving […]

Disney Eyes 'High Fidelity'-Inspired Series with Female Lead for New Streaming Service

Expect a lot more Top 5 lists and a lot less cynical music pretentiousness (I'm looking at you, Barry) — Disney is planning a gender-swapped romantic comedy series inspired by Nick Hornby's 1995 novel High Fidelity and the 2000 feature adaptation for its upcoming streaming service. Writers Veronica West and Sarah Kucserka's (Bull, Ugly Betty) series looks […]

Grey's, The Boys, Wrestling Spoilers, and More! [The Weekly Static s01e30]

And this is how it starts: you take your shoes off in the back of my van. My shirt looks so good when it's just hanging off your back. And you said, "Use your hands and my spare time. We've got one thing in common it's"… The Weekly Static! With all due respect to an incredibly cool song […]

David Ogden Stiers

M*A*S*H's David Ogden Stiers Dies at the Age of 75

For most, he will be remembered as Major Charles Emerson Winchester III from M*A*S*H while to others he will be Cogsworth from Disney's Beauty and the Beast. But the list of memorable roles for actor David Ogden Stiers was a long one, and it is with sadness we write that the 75-year-old actor died yesterday from […]

The Weekly Static s01e20.3 – 2018 "Cusack" Series: Hulu's Castle Rock

Welcome to the third and final act in The Weekly Static's three-part mid-season finale! As we wrap up this little shindig, make sure to check out Friday's "post-mortem" on our biggest overall disappointment of 2017: Spike's The Mist; and on Saturday, we unveiled 2017's "little engine that could" MVP: TruTV. This time, we hit the […]