Tag: Will Smith

A Brief History of the “Schoolhouse Rock!” Song “Figure Eight” in Rap

The cultural footprint of the spellbinding 1973 song about times tables and infinitude goes deeper than Elliott Smith and Noah Baumbach.

The “Aladdin” Teaser Debuted at the Grammys and It Wasn’t Great

I don’t think I want a friend like Will Smith. 

Why Was 1997 Such a Great Year for Science Fiction in Film?

As we continue to spin out of control in an era of endless sequels and spinoffs, it’s worth taking a look back on an epic year of science-fiction movies—and remembering what made them so damn good.

Suicide Squat: DC Takes Another Dump

“Suicide Squad”‘s casting and budget can’t make up for a lack of story and emotional depth.

WATCH: The Worst of the Worst Come Together in “Suicide Squad” Trailer

“We’re bad guys! It’s what we do!”

The Envelope, Please: Your 2016 Academy Award Nominees Have Been Announced

“The Revenant” and “Mad Max: Fury Road” lead the way.

Award Season Rolls Along: The 2016 Golden Globes Nominations Are Here

“The Revenant,” “Carol,” “The Big Short,” and Netflix lead the way.

WATCH: Will Smith Takes on the NFL in the Trailer for “Concussion” [UPDATED]

“You’re going to war with a corporation that owns a day of the week.”

Will Smith and Jay Z Are Producing a Miniseries About Emmett Till

The 1955 murder of the African-American teenager from Chicago at the hands of white men in Mississippi helped to spark the Civil Rights movement.

WATCH: Because Why Not: Somebody Recreated “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” Theme within the World of “Grand Theft Auto V”

Don’t act like you’re not impressed.

Jeff Goldblum, Liam Hemsworth, and Not Will Smith Set for “Independence Day 2”

One collective deep sigh of relief that Jaden Smith is not involved.

WATCH: Will Smith Raps “Gettin’ Jiggy wit It” on “Letterman,” Makes Dreams Come True

On Wednesday night, Will Smith reminded America that he’s still one of the greatest celebrities alive by breaking into an excellent rendition of his 1997 mega-hit “Gettin’ Jiggy wit…


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