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It's the Fictional Characters Picnic!

By Vitoria BasJuly 23, 2015
We're earlobe-deep in the season of picnics! Also the season of "I didn't even know I had sweat glands there!" and "This park belongs to the mosquitoes now. We must respect their customs and live by their laws." But mostly, picnics! We'd like to think our picnic game is pre More  →
It's the Fictional Characters Picnic!

Trailer for Pixar's The Good Dinosaur Got Something Stuck in Our Eyes

By Jessie GaynorJuly 21, 2015
It turns out that the pollen count here at SparkNotes HQ is unusually high today. And also some of us fell face-first into a fountain just now. Also hoards of gnats. They're everywhere. Okay, fine. You guys try watching the trailer for The Good Dinosaur, the upcoming Pixar movie that imagines... More  →
Trailer for Pixar's <i>The Good Dinosaur</i> Got Something Stuck in Our Eyes

EVEN MORE New Mockingjay Posters!

By Jessie GaynorJuly 8, 2015
Do you guys remember the part in Mockingjay where Katniss is like, "This revolution is really important to me, but so is my music career. I don't think any of us expected 'The Hanging Tree' to become a number one club jam like it did,... More  →
EVEN MORE New <i>Mockingjay</i> Posters!

Our FAVORITE PIX from Lupita Nyong'o's Gorgeous Instagram Account

By Abbey ClarkeJune 29, 2015
Instagram sometimes feels like perfect brunch picture overload (ARE THOSE EVEN REAL EGGS?), but there are some people whose Instagram accounts are so chock-a-block with win that they make it worth all the long scrolls past artfully angled forks and aggressive flower crow More  →
Our FAVORITE PIX from Lupita Nyong'o's Gorgeous Instagram Account

The Looking for Alaska Movie is No Longer Just a Faraway Dream... It's REALLY HAPPENING

By ElodieJune 26, 2015
On Wednesday, in the deep, dark netherworld of the Internet, there was a brilliant burst of white light as JOHN GREEN ANNOUNCED THAT THE LOOKING FOR ALASKA MOVIE IS OFFICIALLY HAPPENING. IT EVEN HAS A DIRECTOR AND EVERYTHING. We know this became a thing... More  →
The <em>Looking for Alaska</em> Movie is No Longer Just a Faraway Dream... It's REALLY HAPPENING

QUIZ: Which Avenger Are You?

By Nicole DiekerJune 22, 2015
We've already taken a look at what your favorite Avenger says about you (Iron Man introverts, unite! No, wait, don't unite! Stay separate!). But which Avenger does your personality most resemble? Are you the type of person who would pick up Cap's shield, or are you more More  →
QUIZ: Which Avenger Are You?

SPARKLIFE EXCLUSIVE: We Talked to RJ Cyler from Me & Earl & the Dying Girl About Cliques, Cuttlefish, and the Advantages of Being Weird

By Emily BrownJune 12, 2015
ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL COMES OUT TODAY, SPARKLERS. So while we wait in the throes of anticipation to hear *just how much* you loved it, we present to you our exclusive interview with Earl in the non-character... More  →
SPARKLIFE EXCLUSIVE: We Talked to RJ Cyler from <i>Me & Earl & the Dying Girl</i> About Cliques, Cuttlefish, and the Advantages of Being Weird

Chris Hemsworth Is the Ghostbusters' New Receptionist

By Jessie GaynorJune 11, 2015
Who could possibly be cool enough to take calls and go on coffee runs for at the new Ghostbusters' HQ? A Norse God. Obviously.

Our receptionist. #whoyougonnacall pic.twitter.com/wGTzs8KdUs

— Paul Feig (@paulfeig) June 10, 2015   Paul Feig, director of the all-female Ghostbusters reboot,... More  →
Chris Hemsworth Is the Ghostbusters' New Receptionist

J.K. Rowling Confirms Existence of American Wizard School

By Emily BrownJune 10, 2015
Now that the (adorably freckle-cheeked) cat is out of the (feature-film-sized) bag, queen of the universe J.K. Rowling has begun to disseminate vague information regarding the plot of her new Harry Potter spinoff, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. THE FIRST NUGGET OF... More  →
J.K. Rowling Confirms Existence of American Wizard School

Scruffy, Swoony Jake Johnson Gives Us the Scoop On Jurassic World In This EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW!

By Emily BrownJune 10, 2015
When we looked into Chris Pratt's eyeballs and saw his soul in the first Jurassic World trailer, we were a solid 9 out of 10 on the freak-out scale. But when we realized JAKE JOHNSON (certified wink master and frown-facer More  →
Scruffy, Swoony Jake Johnson Gives Us the Scoop On <i>Jurassic World</i> In This EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW!