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Dan Kois

  1. ‘Eight Loving Arms and All Those Suckers.’How Angels in America put Roy Cohn into the definitive story of AIDS.
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    Vulture’s Complete Field Guide to the Facial Expressions of Keanu ReevesComplete with our patented Kean-u-meter™!
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    Vulture Ranks All the Harry Potter MoviesNow we can finally and officially put the entire series in its place.
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    How to Decode the 2011 ‘For Your Consideration’ AdsWhich represent realistic, serious campaigns, and which are windmill-tilting for a beloved star?
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    Vulture Critics’ Poll: The Complete BallotsFifty critics, 107 terrible movies!
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    Vulture Critics’ Poll: What’s the Worst Movie of 2010?The definitive survey of terribleness in film, with ballots and commentary from 50 of America’s most prominent critics.
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    Michel Gondry on the Gondry-esque Special Effects of The Green Hornet, and the One He Saved for the Sequel“When they tried the costumes on, everything fit Jay perfectly because he’s this handsome boy. And Seth was very embarrassed.”
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    The Top Ten Comics of 2010A kung fu saga, a New York throwback, a corpse-eating cop, and more.
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    Artist George Condo Explains His Five Covers for Kanye West’s Twisted FantasyCondo talked to us about Macbeth, ballerinas, and how he and West might have a few surprises up their sleeves.
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    Hogwarts Finally Hooks Up the InternetHermione’s Facebook page, Hagrid’s iPhone, and more!
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    Vulture Voice-Over: The Acting of Daniel RadcliffeDan Kois and Lane Brown track the progress of Radcliffe’s performances, from ‘Sorcerer’s Stone’ through ‘Half-Blood Prince.’
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    Hogwarts Finally Hooks Up the InternetHermione’s Facebook page, Hagrid’s iPhone, and more!
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    27 Reasons to Prefer the Eclipse MovieThe third in Vulture’s detailed comparisons of movie to overwritten, florid book.
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    Treme: Always for PleasureThe dysfunctional heart of the city has made itself known, and a couple of characters finally crack under the strain.
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    Treme: Fat Tuesday, Ash WednesdayLet’s survey the damage.
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    Treme Recap: Down Here in the City of MisruleAlbert makes a stand in the projects, and the mystery of David is solved.
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    Treme Recap: The Butt-Slapping Glories of YesteryearThis week, Davis considers running for office (then reconsiders), and Toni comes closer to learning David’s whereabouts.
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    Treme: You Want to Talk About a Trombone?This episode, it’s the little things that really stick.
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    Treme: YouTube Rants and Caves of MysteryEveryone finds something to do, whether it’s road trips, heroin, or that nice lady around the corner.
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    Treme Recap: I’m Gonna Call It GoodThe show starts to really gel, with cops, corpses, and the accursed National Guard.
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    Treme: What You NeedFor the most part, these New Orleans souls need money.
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    Treme: Just a Closer Walk With Y’AllIn this world of toil and snares, if I falter, Lord, who cares? Who but Thee my burden shares?
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    Why Not Expand the Oscar Acting Categories, Too?Oh, it’ll cheapen the Oscars, you might say. To which we reply: too late!
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    Sean Penn Ditches Sandra Bullock Backstage; Forest Whitaker Comes to Her Rescue“Sean, what do I do now?”
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    Kathryn Bigelow, It Is Time to Release Your Student Film Starring Gary BuseyWe want to see it so bad.
  26. The Real Groundbreaking Thing About Hurt Locker’s WinIt won without a real campaign.
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    Farrah Fawcett: Robbed or Not Robbed?She was in ‘Cannonball Run,’ Academy!
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    Were These the Most Boring Oscars Ever?A Vulture investigation!
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    Turns Out Those Two Doc Short Winners Hate Each OtherWhat was up with that lady who Kanye-d the Oscar winner?
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    Vulture Live-Blogs the OscarsDan Kois and Lane Brown will be your hosts for Vulture’s Oscar live-blog, so take a seat, fix a drink, and keep your cursor on your browser’s refresh button.
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    What Are the Job Prospects for a Fired Spider-Man?Good luck finding another journalism job, Peter Parker.
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    Vulture’s Fantasy Oscar OddsForget the winners — what about the speeches, the tuxes, the grudges, and the inexplicable gaffes? That’s where Vulture’s Oscar Odds come in.
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    ‘Performances of the Week’: Tiger and Your Ideal ManA Flying Tomato, a guy who used to be in the News, a man your man could smell like, and more!
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    The Nard Dog, Bob Dylan, Betty White and MoreThis week’s great TV performances, in easy-to-digest video form.
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    Watch: 5 Great Video ClipsJimmy Fallon’s ‘Glee’ parody, Wallace Shawn as Jon Stewart’s therapist, Vanessa Williams impersonates herself, and more.
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    What’s the Worst Movie of 2009?With ballots and commentary from 43 critics, the Vulture Critics’ Poll is the definitive survey of crappiness in film.
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    Vulture’s Critics’ Poll: The Complete BallotsForty-three critics! One-hundred-and-seven movies! Find out who hated what and why.
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    The Anatomy of a Michael Cera Sex Scene, With Vulture Voice-over!See how, by failing at love, Michael Cera succeeds in the movies.
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    ‘For Your Consideration’ Ads: A Reader’s Guide to Oscar-Season VarietyFeaturing our patented Plausibilitron 2010™!
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    The Best Performances of 2009Featuring stunt-bikers, Jon Hamm, Broadway actors, rappers, a guy who shoves a $100 bill down his pants, and even Ryan Reynolds.
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    The Best Theater of 2009Broadway rose from the grave once again as producers hunted for provocation and originality alongside the star turns and tourist smashes.
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    The Best Comics of 2009Searing memoirs, nautical adventures, and an Afro-bedecked superhero with all the honeys on his side.
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    Metropolis Sucked Before Superman Showed UpWhat was it like to live in Metropolis before Superman came to town?
  44. vulture lists
    Thirty-Four Ways New Moon the Movie Is Better Than New Moon the BookNo matter how passionately you love a florid, overwritten, hilarious book, the movie can be EVEN BETTER.
  45. 9 Roald Dahl Movies, RankedWhat’s the best Roald Dahl movie of all time? You might be surprised.
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    Playwright Ann Marie Healy on Living in a World Without Men and What It Means to Be ‘A Nice Young Girl From Publishing’The up-and-coming playwright speaks about her new work, ‘What Once We Felt,’ which opened yesterday at Lincoln Center.
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    Is Tucker Max the Next Tyler Perry?A grassroots following under the radar of the mainstream media. A new movie everyone’s dismissing. Sound familiar?
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    Are Christians Really Keeping the Charles Darwin Movie Out of U.S. Theaters?Hold off on the angry tweeting for now.
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    Death Has a Sense of Humor: Anatomy of a Final Destination Death, With Vulture Voice-over!In Vulture’s first-ever video-commentary track, Lane Brown and Dan Kois explain ‘Final Destination’ death scenes.
  50. ranters and ravers
    Halloween II and Final Destination Close the Summer of Film-Critic IrrelevanceWarner Bros. and the Weinsteins make a big mistake.
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