The Weekend Read: Defending The 'Lost' Finale, A Tribute To Roger Moore, And All 51 Disney Movie Rides Ranked

The Weekend Read compiles all of the /Film original features published in the past week. In this week's line-up of reviews, lists, editorials and more, find a stalwart defense of the much-maligned Lost finale (just in time for the seventh anniversary of its airing), a tribute to the late Roger Moore (who was James Bond for an entire generation of movie fans), and an exhaustive ranking of all 51 North American Disney theme park rides with a movie connection.

Film and TV Reviews

Just when you thought the series couldn't get any worse, Josh Spiegel writes that Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales sinks to a new low.

Jack Giroux delves into a game-changing episode of Fargo.

Jimmy hit rock-bottom in the latest Better Call Saul and Karen Han joined him to write about it.

There was plenty of awkward to wade through in the new Silicon Valley, Alex Riviello writes.American Gods pressed pause to explore Laura Moon and Vanessa Bogart was thankful for it.

The new season of Twin Peaks is off to a great, weird start and Ben Pearson is awfully pleased.


In the latest edition of Now Stream This, Chris Evangelista has great recommendations for what you should be streaming next month.

With the new Movie Mixtape, Scott Beggs curated a list of movies to watch alongside the new Pirates of the Caribbean.

For this week's /Answers, the /Film crew got together to talk about their favorite pirates from film and television.

The /Film readers shared their favorite movie and TV pirates in the new edition of /Response.

Regular Features

Lost ended seven years ago and Hoai-Tran Bui is here to defend the widely hated series finale with a new entry in The Unpopular Opinion.

Jacob Hall dissected the new Game of Thrones season 7 trailer in our latest Trailer Breakdown.

In the next chapter of Nostalgia Bomb, Rob Hunter explores Something Wicked This Way Comes through a personal lens.

The CEO of AT&T thinks Game of Thrones should be told in 20-minute chunks and Ben Pearson steps on The Soapbox to explain why this is stupid.

Chris Evangelista dives deep into the twisted, fascinating, and flawed Alien: Covenant with an in-depth Spoiler Review.

With two new Spider-Man: Homecoming trailers offering up all kinds of new footage, Ethan Anderton went through each one in a super-sized Trailer Breakdown.

One-Off Features

Tying in with the new Pirates of the Caribbean movie, the opening of Walt Disney World's Pandora, and the new Guardians of the Galaxy ride at Disneyland, Josh Spiegel ranked all 51 Disney theme park attractions with a movie connection.

The great Roger Moore has passed away and Jacob Hall remembers the James Bond who defined his original love of the series.

Few people do audio commentaries as well as Ridley Scott and Jack Giroux has details from five of his best.

With a new Friday the 13th video game out today, Alex Riviello, Vanessa Bogart, and Jacob Hall pitched 20 other horror movies that should be adapted into video games.

Netflix is making a TV series based on The Witcher and Alex Riviello has everything you need to know about the source material.


Hoai-Tran Bui interviewed Barry Sonnenfeld about A Series of Unfortunate Events season 2 and learned about a few new cast members.

Ben Pearson sat down with Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales directors Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg to talk about their work on the new movie.