Welcome to the Author Archive for Rebecca Pahle
A Quick Note on Rape as a Plot Device and the 'Sympathetic Rapist'
A Partial List of Everyone 2016 Had Better Not Take From Us
10 Actresses Who Can Rescue Rom-Coms from Katherine Heigl Hell
Sexy Rita Repulsa in Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Reboot
Tom Hiddleston Gets His James Bond On In AMC's 'The Night Manager'
'Barbershop: The Next Cut' Review: Hey, Come Watch Some People You Like
10 Actors Who Can Rescue Rom-Coms from Katherine Heigl Hell
On Psychiatric Medication and Going Cold Turkey: Relax, Don't Do It
'Hardcore Henry' Is Bonkers F*cking Insane, And That's a Good Thing
Your F*ckening Winner and a Tribute to Fallen Heroes
Ranking the Sweet Space Capes of the 'Star Wars: Rogue One' Trailer
The Pajiba Fictional Character Sex Tournament - The F*ckening Finals
The Pajiba Fictional Character Sex Tournament - The F*ckable Four
The Pajiba Fictional Character Sex Tournament - Elite Eyyyyyyyght
Review: Bro, Richard Linklater's 'Everybody Wants Some' Is All About the Bros, Bros
The Pajiba Fictional Character Sex Tournament - SCHWING 16
15 Critically Reviled Movies That Still Made a Ton of Money
The Pajiba Fictional Character Sex Tournament - Round of 32
'War on Everyone' SXSW Review: This One's For You, Misanthropic, Cynical Assholes
Review: 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2' Is--Oh Christ, You KNOW How 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2' Is
11 Worst Singing Performances in Movie Musicals
'The Divergent Series: Allegiant' Review: Would Someone Mercy Kill This Franchise Already?
The Pajiba Fictional Character Sex Tournament - Part 2
The Pajiba Fictional Character Sex Tournament - Part 1
You're Missing Out on Netflix's Greatest Guilty Pleasure TV Show
Would You Rather Have Raw Hot Dogs for Fingers or Cooked Hamburgers for Feet?
Which Fictional Characters Do You Most Want to Bone?
52 Films by Women: Ida Lupino's 'Outrage'
Spoiler: 'Zootopia' Movie Ending Explained
10 Very Important Questions Left Unanswered by 'Zootopia'
Stacey Dash What?
'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny': Your Badass Ranking
The 2016 Academy Awards Nominees (If We Ran the Oscars)
Spoiler: 'The Witch' Movie Ending Explained
Stephen Chow's 'The Mermaid' Is Really F*cking Fun, Not That Americans Really Want to See It, I Guess
Where the Hell Is That Tom Hardy-as-Elton John Biopic We Were Promised?
2016 Finally Gets a Good Horror Movie in 'The Witch,' Hail Satan
11 Things I Learned from 'Star Wars and the Power of Costume'
Celebrate Valentine's Day With Cinema's Best Romantic Also-Rans
'How To Be Single' Offers a Slight Improvement On the Generic Rom-Com
21 Best Movie Lines of the 21st Century
Channing Tatum's 'Gay Subtext: The Musical Number' Now Available to Stream Online
Review: Lena Headey Doesn't Even Have a Fight Scene In 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies,' So What Is The F*cking Point?
27 Lines from '50 Shades of Black' That Still Aren't As Bad As 'I'm 50 Shades of F*cked Up'
What Are the Movies Everyone's Talking About at This Year's Sundance?
Well, As Long As We're Casting Historical Figures With Racially Inaccurate Actors ...
'The Boy' Is Not Nearly As Weird As It Should Have Been
STFU, Internet. Leonardo DiCaprio Isn't Close to the Biggest Oscar Snub
Which of This Year's Oscar Nominees Are Available to Stream Online?
The Ten Most WTF Oscar Nominations From the Last 10 Years
A Very Serious Discussion of Which 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Character Is Best In Bed
Fill Your Mouth Holes With These Weird Celebrity Cookbooks
Q: Is 'The Forest' Worth Watching for Natalie Dormer? A: No.
Teach Me to Cook, Stanley Tucci!
The Biggest Box-Office Flops of 2016
Oh, Of COURSE I'm Reviewing 'Star Wars XXX: A Porn Parody'
The 10 Best Indies of 2015
A Very Serious Discussion of Which Meme Is Best In Bed
No, Rey from 'The Force Awakens' Is Not a Mary Sue
Top Five Hyoork-Inducing Scenes in Season 2 of 'The Knick'
Which 'Game of Thrones' Actor Has a Blink-and-You'll-Miss-It Cameo in 'The Force Awakens'?
A Serious Discussion of Which Original Trilogy 'Star Wars' Character Is Best In Bed
'The Hateful Eight' Review: Tarantino, Tarantino-ing
Guillermo del Toro Has All the Holiday Travel Book Recommendations You'll Ever Need
Modern Movie Stars and the Classic Movie Stars Whose Souls They Stole
'The Big Short' Review: Go F*ck Yourself, Wall Street
Gaze Into the Abyss, And the Abyss Gazes Back: A Year In Bad Movie Posters
What Is the Best-Dressed Movie of 2015?
'Jessica Jones' vs. the Nice Guy
A Geek's Guide to Black Friday Sales
Breaking News: Boba Fett Is Dumb
Which of This Year's Bombs Didn't Deserve to Flop So Hard?
'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2' Is a Fitting End to Our Best YA Franchise
Fancasting the 'Memento' Remake
Duncan Jones and Rian Johnson Are Twitter's Greatest Nerdlord BFFs
Why Did No One Ever Tell Me That 'The Devil Wears Prada' F*cking Sucks?
"Beef Stew Fart In Face Stories": 24 Hours Of Pajiba Google Searches
The 10 Funniest Performances from Non-Comedic Actors in the Past 10 Years
'Spectre' Review: Movie. Bad Movie.
20 (Non-Franchise) Sci-Fi/Fantasy Movies We Have to Look Forward To
A Serious Discussion of Which Type of Bread is Best in Bed
Theater Geeks, Meet Your New Favorite Hashtag: #ParksandHam
Would You Believe Me If I Told You 'Burnt' Doesn't Suck?
What's the Single Worst Movie Moment from the Last Five Years?
Here, Afghanistan, Let 'Rock the Kasbah' Tell You How to Live Your Life
'The Knick': 12 Times André Holland Was the Best Part of Season Premiere
A Stongly Worded Letter to Universal's Marketing Department on the Subject of 'Crimson Peak'
'Goosebumps' is '90s Nostalgia Done Right
11 of the WTFiest Foreign Films You Can Watch on Netflix Instant
Y'all Know Charlize Theron Isn't Actually Going to Get an Oscar Nomination for 'Mad Max: Fury Road,' Right?
A Serious Discussion of Which Avenger Is Best in Bed
The Very Best Moments in 'The Martian' (Including the One Ridley Scott Wanted to Cut)
'Freeheld' Review: Your Mom Will Love It!
Real Talk: Is Captain America a Virgin or Nah?
Anne of Green Gables Is a God Damned Fashion Icon
'99 Homes' Review: Praise Jesus, Andrew Garfield Is Finally In a Good Movie Again
5 Celebrity Beefs You Might Not Know About
Have You Seen the Weirdest Sex Scene in Cinema History?
'Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials' Review: Oh, It's a F*cking Trial, All Right
Where Are All the Good Greek Mythology Movies?
9 Directors Who Deserve Comebacks
M. Night Shyamalan Finally Crawls Out of His Own Ass a Bit With 'The Visit'
Why 'Beauty and the Beast' Pissed Me Off as a Child (And Kind of Still Does)
Why Did No One Tell Us Max Headroom Has Been in 'The Knick' This Whole Time?!
JSYK: The Original '101 Dalmatians' Sequel Had a Nuclear Holocaust-Obsessed Alien Jesus Dog With Mind Control Powers
A Serious Discussion of Which 'Harry Potter' Characters Are Best In Bed
Turn Off Your Brain With Fancy, Fancy Men in Fancy, Fancy Suits
Why Late August/September Movies Suck So Hard, And 9 That Might Not
'Sinister 2' Is Good Right Up Until It Isn't
All Your Faves are Hufflepuffs
The World's Longest Breakup, or: How I Quit Tumblr, And You Can Too
A Humble Tribute to the Greatest Performance in Sci-Fi Movie History
An Open Letter to Sue Storm in 'Fantastic Four'
Swing Away: The Top 11 Sh*tty Movies That We Like Anyway
What 'Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation' Gets Right That Hollywood Keeps Getting Wrong
What Movie Do You Love That Everyone Else Hates?
Confessions of a TV Slacker: No, I Am Never Going to Watch Your Favorite Show
What Movie Do You Hate That Everyone Else Loves?
'Pixels' Is This Summer's Unsung Masterpiece*
10 Pairs of Movie Co-Stars Weirder Than 'Trainwreck''s Tilda Swinton and John Cena
For the Love of God, Would People Stop Writing Think Pieces About Things They Haven't Seen?
You Need to Be Watching 'Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell' on BBC America Right Now
I'm 95 Percent Sure I Don't Actually Need to Tell You Not to See 'The Gallows'
The One Bit of Casting That Could Save Sony's Spider-Man Reboot
11 Burning Questions Left Unanswered by 'Magic Mike XXL'
10 Movies to Watch On The Fourth of July That Are Patriotic for Other Countries
The Pajiba (Dead) 10+: Hotties From Beyond the Grave
Rich Assholes Are Spending $275 On Insect-Encrusted Drinking Straws
'Ted 2': Intermittently Funny Comedy Held Together by Dick Jokes and Semen
15 Famous Actors with Awful Last Films
Ranking the Bad Dads of 'Game of Thrones'
The James Spader Bangability Index
How 'Game of Thrones' Can Still Shock Us In Season Six
Five Horrible Movie Characters Whom Everyone Still Wants to Bone
A Stannis Superfan Reacts to Last Sunday's 'Game of Thrones'
How to Make 'Insidious: Chapter 3' Less Brain-Meltingly Boring
5 Movies That Actually Do Need Reboots
10 Age-Appropriate Actors Hollywood Can Pair Emma Stone With
Six Pro-Science Science Fiction Movies That Actually Don't Suck
Can We Talk About That Really Creepy Part of 'Tomorrowland'
Surprisingly Fun 'Poltergeist' Is Another One for the 'Damn, I Love Sam Rockwell' Pile
The 12 Best Movie Trailers of the 21st Century
'Mad Max: Fury Road' Gave Us One of the Greatest Characters In Modern Cinema History, And It's Not Who You Think It Is
'Good Kill': It's a Movie That Came Out This Weekend!
A Partial List of Things 'Mad Max: Fury Road''s Charlize Theron Could Do To Me, And I Wouldn't Even Care
Ranking the Dadbods of 'Game of Thrones'
Arnold Schwarzenegger's 'Maggie' Could Have Used Some Explosions and Bad Puns
Joss Whedon Leaving Twitter and Other Atrocities the Raving Feminist Horde Is Totally Still Responsible For
18 Geeky Spoilery Thoughts on 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'
Your Definitive Guide to the Belts of the Marvel Cinematic Universe
How Much of the TV We're Nostalgic For Was Actually Good?
The Gospel of 'Little Boy': God Did a Cute Little Christian Boy a Solid By Nuking Hiroshima
What to Watch On Netflix Now That You've Burned Through 'Daredevil'
Plot Twist: 'Unfriended' Is A Surprisingly Good Horror Movie
10 Actors Who Should Always Be Bald
Why You Should Love Stannis Baratheon, 'Game of Thrones'' Most Underappreciated Character
Chrissy Teigen's Face Is the Best Part of 'Lip Sync Battle'
Pajiba Hall of Shame: Five Terrible Official Actor's Websites
'Last Knights' Review: Another Bad Movie for the Direct-to-VOD Brigade
Friendly Suggestions for the 'Transformers' Shared Universe
'Home' Will Make You Want to Punch A Cute L'il Alien in His Stupid Purple Face
Hollywood, Stop Trying to Make These 5 Actors a Thing
Seven Movie Remakes That Need to Cast The Rock
10 Relics From the Early Days of the Internet That You Didn't Know Are Still A Thing
Nips Blowing In the Wind: Fabio's 15 Best Book Covers
'It Follows' Is Decent, But It Ain't No 'Babadook'
Harvey Weinstein: 'I Could Have Been the White Savior of the Oscars If They'd Just LET ME.'
Let's Pour One Out for this Awesome Secondary Character Probably Being Cut from 'Game of Thrones'
Should You Comment On That Post? An Internet Primer.
Ranking the 21 Worst Movie Haircuts of the 21st Century
21 (More) Actors Whom You Forgot Were Hot as F*ck
'The Salvation' Is a Western With Mads Mikkelsen and Eva Green, So Why Isn't It Better?
7 Actors Who Hated Their (Actually Pretty Good) Movies
What Would a 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Sequel Scripted by E.L. James Even Look Like?
'All the Wilderness' Review: We Keep Spending Most Our Lives Living In a Hipster's Paradise
On Its One-Year Anniversary, Let's Remember The F*cking Craziest Movie Of 2014
The Number One Thing Sony and Marvel Can Do To Not Screw Up Spider-Man (Again)
'50 Shades of Grey' Has Doomed Itself to the Company of These Five Movies
'Outcast' Is Exactly What You'd Expect a Nicolas Cage-Hayden Christensen Movie to Be
Jupiter Ascending's Eddie Redmayne Stars In the 21st Century Bad Movie Accent Death Match
Where To Get the 2015 Oscar Nominees Online (Legally)
The Greatest Showbiz Names In All of Existence
10 Authors Who Hated Their Books' Movie Adaptations
10 Sundance Film Festival Hits to Stream on Netflix Instant
Dear Academy: It's Time to Narrow the Best Picture Field Back Down to 5
The 20 Most Egregious Snubs in Oscar History
'Little Accidents' Is a Solid Movie From a First-Time Director, Better Than Most January Sh*t
10 Helpful Tips for Making it Through Oscar Season With Your Sanity Intact
How Do You Fix the 'Ant-Man' Trailer? Add Dancing Paul Rudd, Of Course
'The Woman in Black: Angel of Death' Is the Perfect January Movie: Dull and Pointless
Let Your Favorite TV Characters Tell You How to Live Your Life in 2015
5 Movies That Need to Come Out of Development Hell in 2015, And 5 That Need to Die There
All the Best Videos of 2014 to Watch While You're Bored on Christmas Day
The Time Has Come for the Annual Festivus Airing of Grievances
Amy Adams, Katee Sackhoff Among the Latest Victims In #SonyHack Email Leak
From the Depths of the '80s, Here's the Greatest Christmas TV Special Ever Made
Common Defenses of Whitewashing And Why They Are Bullshit
Different Strokes: 13 Infamous Bombs That Found Massive Box-Office Success Overseas
The 11 Best and Worst Movie Posters of 2014
What Do The Sexiest People of 2014 Look Like in Ugly Christmas Sweaters?
Evangeline Lilly Says Edgar Wright's "Ant-Man" Wouldn't Have Fit the MCU Anyway, So Calm Down, Nerds
Just How Excited Should We Let Ourselves Be About the New 'Star Wars'?
The 10 Absolute Worst (and Best) Movies to Watch On Netflix With Your Family This Thanksgiving
Let Nicolas Cage Instruct You On the Finer Points of Movie Theater Etiquette
Here's Who Deserves A Goddamned Oscar For 'Mockingjay - Part 1'
Pirate Huge Ackman In Joe Wright's 'Pan' Is a Steaming Bowl of WTF
Atten-HUT, Nerds: Matt Smith and Probably-Zombie Natalie Dormer Are Going To Be In a Movie Together
If the World's Sexiest Man Is Playing a Hacker, Then Screw It, Let's Cast These People As Hackers, Too
Your Boyfriend Tom Hardy Is Starring In a Show That He and His Dad Came Up With
What We Talk About When We Talk About Oscar Bait
There's Going to Be a 'Clue' Reunion on 'Community'
Billy Joel Calls Taylor Swift Haters "Snoots," Takes a Swing at Sexism While He's At It
Someone Who Thinks Thor Is a Total Asshole Will Be In 'Captain America: Civil War'
7 Ways Sony Can Fix Their Spider-Franchise
Which Director Is Best at the Most Important Thing a Director Can Do?
Christopher Nolan, We Need to Have a Talk About Your Obsession With Dead Wives
'Horns' And Male Entitlement Culture
What If Directors Were Halloween Candy?
The World's Most Obnoxious Halloween Costumes, 2014 Edition
A Visual Guide to All the Amazing Stuff You Forgot Was In 'Mortal Kombat'
Did You Know 'Glee''s Ryan Murphy Invented the Horror-Comedy?
Mac From 'It's Always Sunny' Is Directing a Motherf*cking Kid's Movie. Here's 5 Unlikely Directors Who Need to Do the Same
Six Vampire Movies Worse and Weirder Than 'Dracula Untold'
What Makes Certain Movies 'Unrebootable'?
Everything Wrong With 'Left Behind'
A Trek Through the Wild World of the 'Left Behind' Marketing Campaign
September Is Almost Over, So Let's Start Watching Good Movies Again
Baby Don't Hurt Me No More: An Open Letter to Hulu
'The Knick' And the Problem With Genuine Shitbag Protagonists
A Guide to the Ever-Changing Accent of Tom Hardy
'No Good Deed''s Idris Elba and 5 Other Actors Who Need to Fire Their Agents
The iPod Classic Is Dead, Long Live the iPod Classic
Jack the Ripper, The Daily Mail, and Social Media Gullibility
In Honor of 'American Ninja Warrior''s Kacy Catanzaro, Here Are 15 of the Most Kick-Ass Female Action Scenes In Cinema History
10 Reasons August Was the Worst Damn Month Ever, and 10 Feel-Good Movies to Help You Recover
Which Of the Movies Coming Out In September Are Least Likely to Suck?
It's Time to Celebrate That You No Longer Have to Go To High School Any More (With Netflix!)
When Trailers Go Bad, Movies of 2014 Edition
On Creativity and Psychological Scarring, Or How 'Frank' Will Fuck You Up
2014 Summer Movie Roundup, High School Superlatives Edition
'Into the Storm' and the Scale of Cinematic Southernness
'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Is a Sloppy, Unholy Mess
Bullshit Excuses People Make For Super-White Comic Book Movies: Bingo Version
How to Tell If Someone Is a Fake Geek
'Transformers: Age of Extinction' vs 'Hercules': In Defense of Cheese
20 Headlines You Probably Won't See Out of San Diego Comic-Con
Six Winter-Themed Movies to Watch On Netflix Instant Because Summer Can F*ck Right Off
20 Explanations for Stanley Tucci's Performance In 'Transformers: Age of Extinction,' In Order of Increasing Likelihood
10 Reasons You Should Get Your Ass to a Movie Theater and See 'Snowpiercer' This Weekend
'Game of Thrones' Book Readers, We Need to Get Over Our Superiority Complex
20 Fun Ways to While Away Your Time During the 'Game of Thrones' Hiatus
An Open Letter to the Kid Sitting In Front of Me Who Was Scarred for Life by 'How to Train Your Dragon 2'
The Filmography of Phil Lord & Chris Miller: Character Fight Club
The Interior Monologue of an Unrepentant Cynical Bitch Going to See 'The Fault in Our Stars'
The Top Ten Indie/Foreign Sci-Fi Movies On Netflix Instant, Ranked
What Really Happened At the End of 'Game of Thrones,' The Mountain and the Viper
What If These Ten Directors Replaced Edgar Wright on 'Ant-Man'?
Five Series to Binge Watch On Netflix Instant While Your Broke Ass Is Taking a Summer Staycation
8 Movies I Would Rather Watch Than 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice'
An Exclusive Pajiba Interview with the Star of Godzilla
'Penny Dreadful' Deserves to be Your Summer 'Hannibal.' Here's Why.
Step Into the Light and Accept Channing Tatum as Your Lord and Personal Gambit
A Dozen Cute Baby Animal Videos to Take Your Mind Off Celebrities Who Don't Understand What Feminism Means
Five Mediocre Movies That Don't Deserve Their Lead Actors
10 Actresses Whom Disney Needs To Get Off Its Ass And Add to the 'Star Wars' Cast
The Ten Best Films From The 2014 Tribeca Film Festival
10 Movies You Can Watch On Netflix Instant That Are 100% Rapeless
James Gunn Wants All You Whiny Little Pissbabies to Stop Complaining About Movie Remakes
15 Things I Learned From Penis Museum Documentary 'The Final Member'
Four Movies That Need to Be Remade With Steve Buscemi As the Star
'Game of Thrones,' We Need to Have a Talk About Your Nudity Imbalance
20 Things I Would Rather Do Than Wait for HBO GO to Load the 'Game of Thrones' Season Premiere
Summer Movie Season Starts This Weekend. Here Are 10 Indies to Watch On Netflix Instead.
Girls, Here's What You Need to Know Before Seeing 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' With Your Boyfriends
The Rockules 2: Eight Actors Who Need to Play Greek Gods Right Fricking Now
'Muppets Most Wanted''s Cameos, Scientifically Ranked From Worst to Best
In Celebration of 'Divergent' Have Some YA Dystopia Mad Libs!
The Art of the Ridiculous Movie Promo Still
5 Ways 'Hannibal' Can Up Its Ratings And Rescue Itself From Untimely Cancellation
What if '300: Rise of an Empire' Were Directed by Wes Anderson?
Television and the Art of War
8 Ways the Oscars Could Have Been Less Excruciatingly Boring Than They Regretfully Were
A Comprehensive Guide to the 2014 Oscar Nominees Available On the Internet
10 Movies and TV Shows 'Game of Thrones' Characters Need To Be In
'Endless Love' vs 'Winter's Tale': A Scientific Analysis Of Which Is the Lesser Blight Upon Humanity
In Honor of President's Day, The Final Word In Presidential Fancasting
8 Movies to Watch on Netflix Instant While You're Home By Yourself On Valentine's Day Weekend
The Absolute Worst TV Characters to Rob a Bank With
Here's The Billy Ray Cyrus' "Achy Breaky Heart" Rap Remake For You to Subject All Your Enemies To
Shia LaBeouf Apologizes for Existing, Is Hosting An Art Show So People Can Torture Him. Or Something.
Five Movies 'The Lego Movie''s Phil Lord and Christopher Miller Should Have Directed
The Weinstein Company Has Finally Decided the Extent to Which They're Screwing Over 'Snowpiercer'
Sweet Jesus In a Flower Crown, Someone Take the Voice Over Off This 'Hannibal' Trailer
Five Reasons the History Channel's 'Vikings' Can't Come Back Soon Enough
'Gods of Egypt' Finally Casts a God of Egypt Who Isn't a White Dude
A One Hundred Percent Accurate, No BS List of the 2015 Oscar Winners