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  1. the art of ending things
    The 101 Greatest Endings in Movies HistoryGood finales offer catharsis. The best deny us closure altogether.
  2. profiles
    Jazmine’s TaleAfter another long hiatus, the venerated R&B singer returns with her riskiest album yet.
  3. the quarries
    The First (And Dear God, It Better Be the Last) QuarriesIn which we award the most original, absurd, scrappy, and ingenious works that shaped our year in quarantine.
  4. friday night movie club
    Casino Is the Gaudy Pinky Ring of the Vegas Movie SubgenreI love this movie about a lot of greedy, glamorous people who are always looking for the bigger and better deal.
  5. how everything works
    How Steve McQueen Pulled Off the Year’s Greatest Movie SceneLovers Rock shows what happens when white people aren’t looking — the rapture in black joy.
  6. Kindred’s Tamara Lawrance on the Movie’s Suspense and Acting Opposite Fiona Shaw“I feel like there’s a lot of hope at the start of the film and then all of a sudden, it’s completely flipped.”
  7. gossip
    Barbz and Arianators, Pop Crave Has Called the ElectionSteve Kornacki works hard, but Pop Crave works harder.
  8. send in the clowns
    Endorsing Trump Got Lil Wayne DumpedMeanwhile, he tweeted, “I am an eternal fire and burning love, either leave with a tan, a 3rd degree burn, or stay and die in love.”
  9. box office
    Christopher Nolan Is ‘Thrilled’ With Tenet’s Box Office, ActuallyThe update you wanted and needed.
  10. hunter’s line reading
    This One Line From Birth Plays on a Loop in My HeadIf I had it my way, we would wake up and talk about Birth and fall asleep still talking about Birth.
  11. chat room
    Jeremy Strong Brought His ‘Whole Bag of Tricks’ to Chicago 7“With enough practice, with enough habituation, you can change, almost, the stamp of your own nature.”
  12. music videos
    Haim’s ‘Man From the Magazine’ Serves Deli Meats and Dumb GuysShot at Canter’s Deli in LA.
  13. trailer mix
    Kindred Trailer: In-;aws Are Always Up To Some Creepy ShitA creepy psychological thriller starring Tamara Lawrance, Fiona Shaw, and Jack Lowden.
  14. miley cyrus
    Miley Cyrus Has Your ‘Heart of Glass’ Cover ReadyOne thing about Miley, she’s gonna deliver a good cover.
  15. roar
    Barry Jenkins Is Directing a Live-Action Lion King SequelCue Katy Perry’s “Roar.”
  16. hunter’s line readings
    This One Line From When Harry Met Sally Plays on a Loop in My HeadNo, not that one.
  17. infinite avatar
    All of the Avatar Sequel Announcements: A TimelineCome hell, high water, or a global pandemic, the first Avatar sequel is coming December 17, 2021.
  18. friday night movie club
    The Time to Watch Molly’s Game Is All the TimeIt’s a story of greed, excess, hubris, and bandage dresses; it’s a story about Hollywood.
  19. review
    The Patti LaBelle–Gladys Knight Verzuz Was a GiftThe collard greens practically made themselves.
  20. hunter’s line readings
    This One Line from Tenet Plays on a Loop in My HeadIt’s a moment most pleasing to me in Christopher Nolan’s career.
  21. tall girl
    Just How Tall Is Elizabeth Debicki in Tenet?There is one specific instance of tallness, a moment where Debicki’s height is deployed so majestically, that I must pay my respects to Chris Nolan.
  22. role call
    Erin Brockovich Answers Every Question We Have About Erin Brockovich“People were surprised by how I dressed or that I didn’t have a PhD. But all of it is who I am.”
  23. first looks
    Bradley Cooper Reunites With Bronzer on the Set of PTA’s New MovieCo-starring a Haim sister.
  24. hunter’s line readings
    This One Line From Gone Baby Gone Plays on a Loop in My HeadHearing someone say the title of the movie during the movie — ma’am! There are no words for how much it rules.
  25. treats
    Kevin Bacon Erotically Devours a MangoWell …
  26. not time travel
    What Is Tenet About, Anyway?A few theories about Christopher Nolan’s upcoming movie, which is definitely not about time travel.
  27. nyff
    The 58th New York Film Festival Lineup: John Boyega, Tragic Jungle, and MoreNew films from Steve McQueen, Frederick Wiseman, Chloé Zhao, and more.
  28. the industry
    Judge Reverses Decades-Old Antitrust Rules Governing Movie TheatersWhile you were sleeping.
  29. trailer mix
    I’m Thinking of Ending Things Trailer: Charlie Kaufman Ends … SomethingStarring Jessie Buckley, Jesse Plemons, and Toni Collette.
  30. black is king
    Black Is King Works Best When Beyoncé Can Be BeyoncéThe Disney+ visual makes it clear that Beyoncé is too big for even the biggest IP.
  31. profiles
    Flo Milli SummerThe rising rapper from Mobile, Alabama, spins rhymes that sound like schoolyard taunts.
  32. somewhere in northern italy…
    Pixar’s Luca Sounds Like an Animated Call Me by Your NameItaly, a friendship, a summer: the movie.
  33. hunter’s line readings
    This One Line From Magnolia Plays on a Loop in My HeadJulianne Moore delivers an excruciating ellipses.
  34. nba bubble
    Clippers Player Admits to Getting Strip Club Hot Wings During a PandemicLou Williams is in quarantine after his excused absence.
  35. infinite avatar
    Avatar Will Remain in Quarantine Until 2021“The pandemic is still preventing us from being allowed to recommence most of our virtual production.”
  36. the industry
    WME Will Call Assistants by Their NamesAnd they’ll get their own email addresses, too.
  37. vulture investigates
    Does Dunkin’ Donuts Really Keep Ben Affleck’s Coffee Order on File?An investigation.
  38. the law
    Amber Heard Tells Court Johnny Depp Threatened to Kill Her ‘Many Times’She testified in Depp’s libel suit against The Sun.
  39. ryan gosling
    Ryan Gosling Will Be Russo Bros’ Gray Man, Chris Evans Will Be Their Other ManThe movie will be Netflix’s most financially ambitious movie to date.
  40. vulture sports
    The NBA Bubble Has a ‘Snitch Hotline’1-800-Minding my business and yours.
  41. splits
    Elizabeth Chambers Drops the HammerCall me through my lawyer.
  42. charlie puth
    Well, Charlie Puth Made Dinner for YouHe has released the video for his excellent but overlooked single, “Girlfriend.”
  43. role call
    Sarita Choudhury Answers Every Question We Have About Mississippi Masala“I remember, in some scenes, I couldn’t look at Denzel. Because when I did, I felt like I would blush.”
  44. new albums
    Katy Perry Sends In the Clown (Memes)Her new album will be titled Smile and it relies on a lot of clown imagery.
  45. meanwhile
    Okay, You Can Do This on the Set of a Christopher Nolan MovieA clarification has been made.
  46. bet awards 2020
    Chloe x Halle Gave Dueling BET Awards PerformancesIt’s “Forgive Me” versus “Do It.”
  47. movies
    Leonardo DiCaprio and Barry Jenkins Are Making a Movie TogetherLegends link up.
  48. hunter’s line readings
    This One Line From Jackie Plays on a Loop in My HeadThe words are mutilated in Peter Sarsgaard’s mouth, by Peter Sarsgaard’s tongue.
  49. chat room
    Bel Powley Won’t Take Credit for The King of Staten Island’s Funniest LineThe King of Staten Island actress on who improved the movie’s best joke: “It wasn’t me!”
  50. the undersung
    Euzhan Palcy Remembers the Fight to Make A Dry White Season in Hollywood“I knew why I was making movies, and I knew the kind of movies that Hollywood was making. There was no room for Black folks there.”
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