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  1. vulture lists
    The 33 Best Movies Over 3 Hours LongLose yourself in these cinematic spectacles.
  2. endings
    Let’s Talk About That Last Shot in The FavouriteAnd what’s going on with all of the rabbits?
  3. widows
    Let’s Talk About the Ending of WidowsFrom one perspective, Widows doesn’t look like a heist film: it seems like more of a prison break, the story of four women breaking free of men.
  4. artphone
    How to Make a Movie on Your SmartphoneMatthew Cherry, director of 9 Rides, and Ricky Fosheim, director of Uneasy Lies the Mind, explain how they made feature-length films on a phone.
  5. vox lux
    Why You Should Watch Vox Lux Director Brady Corbet’s Overlooked First MovieChildhood of a Leader is a fully realized work on its own, and hopefully, the release of Vox Lux will help draw some much-deserved attention.
  6. emmy insider
    What Barry Taught Bill Hader About Filmmaking“When you see the first rough cut of any episode, you want to go blow your brains out.”
  7. Does Leave No Trace Give Us Our First Look at the Real Ben Foster?Foster isn’t anonymous or overlooked, necessarily. But Leave No Trace feels like a major moment for him.
  8. start here
    Want to Try Pete Holmes’s You Made It Weird Podcast? Start Here“Listening to You Made It Weird is kind of like listening to an interview podcast hosted by a dog, and I mean that in the absolute nicest, best way.”
  9. Can Father John Misty Act?His performance in Hotel Artemis, while brief, still signals the beginning of what could be a viable second career.
  10. Let’s Talk About the Ending of First ReformedThe ending of Paul Schrader’s remarkable new film is a puzzle worthy of the great struggle that comes before it.
  11. How Arctic Monkeys Tapped Into the Nostalgia of SpaceFront man Alex Turner paints a compelling portrait of a man so out of time that he ends up on the moon.
  12. Paul Schrader Thought His Career Was Over. Then He Made His Best Film in Years.After iffy collaborations with porn stars and Nicolas Cage, the writer-director is back with the buzzy First Reformed.
  13. On Beyondless, Iceage Keep EvolvingNo one expected the Danish punk band to go this far
  14. It’s Time to Retire Kanye West’s Music From Movie TrailersKanye’s music is so intertwined with who he is, that it’s distracting to hear it like this.
  15. chat room
    Michael K. Williams on His New HBO Documentary, Raised in the System“I’ve been visiting friends and family in prisons since I was 17 years old, so I have something to say.”
  16. ‘Flower’ Star Zoey Deutch on Playing ‘the Kind of Role Men Usually Get to Play’“I have played one-dimensional female characters in male-driven comedies. You’re left floundering trying to create something from nothing.”
  17. chat room
    The Tick’s Griffin Newman on the ‘Very Sh*tty Reality’ of Hollywood“When this gets overlooked, it gives people the license to think they can get away with the next thing.”
  18. Why Duncan Jones’s Mute Represents a Crossroads for NetflixBoth Jones and the streaming service could use a home-run film right now.
  19. Here Are All of the Movies That Sold at Sundance This YearIncluding The Tale, Assassination Nation, and Lizzie.
  20. Why Star Wars: The Last Jedi Isn’t Actually a Box-Office DisappointmentWhat The Last Jedi’s box-office performance might really be in need of is a little context.
  21. transformations
    The Michael Showalter Guide to Reinventing Yourself As a Fancy-Pants FilmmakerHe seems to have had the best coming-out year that (almost) nobody noticed. Here’s how his breakthrough happened.
  22. star wars countdown
    Looking Back at New York’s Critical 1977 Review of Star WarsStar Wars will do very nicely for those lucky enough to be children or unlucky enough never to have grown up.”
  23. Harmony Korine Is Fall TV’s Most Surprising Breakout ActorHis performance on The Girlfriend Experience isn’t just good acting. It’s technically good acting.
  24. close reads
    What David Fincher’s Fascination With Serial Killers Says About His FilmmakingFew filmmakers have shown such a consistent interest in serial killers and what makes them tick.
  25. the killing of a sacred deer
    How The Killing of a Sacred Deer Got Its Unusual TitleGet ready to learn a lot about Agamemnon.
  26. Why Creep 2 Isn’t Actually a Horror MovieDirector Patrick Brice thinks it might be … a rom-com?
  27. In Stronger, Jake Gyllenhaal Has His Most Unusual Role in Years: A Regular GuyTo think: He could be making Prince of Persia 3 right now.
  28. What the 19 Movies to Ever Receive an ‘F’ CinemaScore Have in CommonMother! joins a small, motley group of auteurist misses and obvious clunkers.
  29. Why Jay Baruchel’s Goon Franchise Feels So Uniquely CanadianUnlike the vast majority of American sports cinema, they aren’t focused on the essential catharsis of triumph.
  30. Lake Bell on Performance Weddings and Why Marriage Is Worth the Effort“The wooing and the ‘I look my thinnest and I look my best and my youngest’ — that’s not marriage!”
  31. Which Game of Thrones Stars Will Become Movie Stars?Looking at the likelihood of cinematic stardom for Kit Harington, Emilia Clarke, et al.
  32. While Shooting Good Time, Robert Pattinson Accidentally Spent Fake MoneyThe production’s convincing counterfeit money caused its star to inadvertently commit a federal crime.
  33. MoviePass Is Attempting to Disrupt Hollywood — Will it Succeed?MoviePass is counting on the idea that exhibitors, faced with fleeing audiences and a seemingly flawed business model, are panicking.
  34. How Atomic Blonde’s Brutal 7-Minute Staircase Fight Was ShotDirector David Leitch walks us through what it took to pull off the complex set piece.
  35. chat room
    Glass Castle’s Director on Why Woody Harrelson Cried When He Met Jeannette Walls“She’s so open, it makes you want to open yourself up and be like, ‘I’m also a hurting person!’”
  36. Why Disney’s Streaming Service Marks the Next Phase of the Streaming EvolutionNetflix saw this coming years ago.
  37. chat room
    Channing Tatum and Joseph Gordon-Levitt on Comrade Detective and How They Met“We don’t get to see each other as often as we used to, so it’s fun to just hang out and talk about the ’80s in Romania.”
  38. Behind the Movies: How the Dystopian World of Ghost in the Shell Came to LifeVisual-effects supervisor Guillaume Rocheron on how he brought the visual spectacle of manga and anime to live action.
  39. san diego comic con 2017
    Twin Peaks Cast Recalls David Lynch’s Reaction to Jim Belushi Improvising LinesWhile at San Diego Comic-Con 2017, the cast warns that David Lynch will send you to the principal’s office. Also, he is the principal.
  40. san diego comic con 2017
    Alfie Allen Brought the World’s Cutest Puppy Onstage at Comic-ConThis year’s Game of Thrones panel featured a very special, very adorable guest.
  41. Dunkirk Is Getting Great Reviews. But Can It Be a Hit?What are the prospects for a $150 million war film based on a battle few Americans have heard of?
  42. san diego comic-con 2017
    Noah Hawley Is Developing a Doctor Doom Movie at FoxThe world of the Fantastic Four is not totally dead!
  43. running time
    The Dark Tower Will Be the Rarest of All Gifts: A 90-Minute Summer BlockbusterThat’s half an hour shorter than this summer’s average tentpole film.
  44. Should Actors’ Contract Negotiations Be Public Like Athletes’?Or is comparing athletes and actors apples and oranges?
  45. Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler Lit a Man on Fire, Then Felt Weird About It“You can’t know how you’ll feel when a man is on fire until you see it.”
  46. acting
    Jake Gyllenhaal Gives a Huge Performance in Okja. But Is It Brilliant or Awful?As Dr. Johnny Wilcox, the actor squeals like an alcoholic teakettle.
  47. 20 Movies Where the Bad Guys WinSometimes, the heroes take the L.
  48. the book of ennui
    Could The Book of Henry Really Get Colin Trevorrow Kicked Off Star Wars?The director can relax: He’s probably safe.
  49. the industry
    The Micro-Budget Indie That Foreshadowed the Next 5 Years of FilmThe 2012 movie stands at the intersection of three modern Hollywood trends.
  50. band aid
    Fred Armisen, Adam Pally, Zoe Lister-Jones Have a Band, and Now, a Music VideoThe band from Band Aid is now a band in real life.
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