1. how movies are made now
    What Hollywood Screenwriters Are Learning From Peak TVFor starters: Sometimes writers work better in teams.
  2. vulture cover story
    How Hollywood Gives Actors Plastic Surgery With a Mouse Click Spaceships and giant robots are old news. Now, special effects can shave years off an actor’s life, reshape a performance, or even recast a role after a movie’s been shot.
  3. vulture lists
    The 13 Rules for Creating a Prestige TV DramaStep 1: Start with an anti-hero.
  4. profile
    Ewan McGregor Morphs Into an Everyman for The ImpossibleA pantsless Jedi no more.
  5. debate
    Breaking Bad Postmortem: Discussing Last Night’s Episode and the Show’s FutureEmily Nussbaum and Logan Hill hash it out.
  6. overnights
    Breaking Bad Season-Finale Recap: The Man With Two FacesWalt wins. At what cost?
  7. movie review
    The Mega-Schmaltzy Americana of Real Steel’Real Steel’ has all the ponderous drama of ‘Raging Bull’ when it’s really the best ‘Battlebots’ episode ever.
  8. overnights
    Breaking Bad Recap: Truth or Consequences, New MexicoThe season’s penultimate episode.
  9. movie review
    What’s Anna Faris Doing in What’s Your Number?Fans have followed her much further, many times before.
  10. overnights
    Breaking Bad Recap: Down in the HoleWalt ends up deep in a hell or a grave of his own making.
  11. Movie Review: The Nonsensical, Unintentionally Hilarious AbductionIs Taylor Lautner a leading man? No way.
  12. overnights
    Breaking Bad Recap: Tequila!Jesse didn’t kill Gus. Jesse didn’t even let Gus die (at least not yet).
  13. toronto film festival
    Toronto Film Reviews: Whit Stillman’s Damsels in Distress, Francis Ford Coppola’s Twixt, and ButterStillman is back with his first movie in thirteen years.
  14. toronto film festival
    What Was the Most Disturbing Movie Scene at this Year’s Toronto Film Festival?Congratulations, Matthew McConaughey and ‘Killer Joe,’ for what we’ll call the “fried chicken moment.”
  15. chat room
    Rosemarie Dewitt on Her Toronto Sex Comedy Your Sister’s Sister“I remember thinking, ‘God that was a missed opportunity. We could have been chugging tequila.’”
  16. tiff 11
    Toronto Film Festival: More Reviews, Including Emily Blunt in Your Sister’s SisterAnd Gael Garcia Bernal’s latest.
  17. chat room
    Jennifer Westfeldt on Her Toronto Hit, Friends With Kids“I felt like the things flying on the screen in the movie was our life: baby, baby, baby, 1-year-old birthday … And you’re just the childless people standing there with the balloon.”
  18. toronto film festival
    Five Reviews from Toronto, Including Friends with KidsAnd the latest from Todd Solondz and Sarah Polley.
  19. overnights
    Breaking Bad Recap: No Holds BarredWalt and Jesse’s partnership comes to fisticuffs.
  20. overnights
    Breaking Bad Recap: Paid the Cost to Be the BossDon Draper and Gus Fring: secret-identity hermanos?
  21. overnights
    Breaking Bad Recap: Conference Table TheaterGus’s outlook is not good.
  22. movie review
    Movie Reviews: Circumstance Thrills, Brighton Rock Doesn’t RockThough President Ahmadinejad has declared that Iranian homosexuality doesn’t exist, it sure does here.
  23. overnights
    Breaking Bad Recap: The One Who KnocksIs Walt officially a sociopath?
  24. monster mash-up
    Fright Night Struggles to Nail the Horror-Comedy BalanceAt times, Colin Farrell is as hilariously over-the-top, but the jokes get lost in all the blood-sucking, stake-stabbing, and vampire-incinerating
  25. movie review
    One Day There Will Be a Better RomanceEmma and Dex age twenty years over the course of the film, but all that seems to change is their haircuts.
  26. movie review
    Movie Review: Conan the Barbarian Isn’t Barbaric EnoughThe megaplex-ready violence seems too safe and controlled.
  27. overnights
    Breaking Bad Recap: Mojo WorkingMeth is not the most dangerous drug on this show. Mojo is. And Walt’s an addict.
  28. movie review
    Movie Review: Final Destination 5 Kills AgainHeads are filled with ooze and splattered like Gallagher’s watermelons.
  29. overnights
    Breaking Bad Recap: All InWalt still hasn’t adjusted to the reality that everyone else has moved onto a whole other game.
  30. overnights
    Breaking Bad Recap: Ladies’ NightBut no one’s feeling all right.
  31. movie review
    Dominic Cooper Breaks Out Twice in The Devil’s DoubleAs in ‘The Dark Knight,’ the monster steals the show.
  32. movie review
    Movie Review: The Guard Is Dirty, Bloody FunBrendan Gleeson plays a blaspheming, kinky Fatty Arbuckle with a chip on his shoulder.
  33. movie review
    The Smurfs Is a Smurfing, Smurfed-Up SmurfestySmurf you, you smurfing smurf.
  34. overnights
    Breaking Bad Recap: Turn It Up!The first three seasons have leaned heavily on Western motifs. Will the new season become more noir?
  35. movie review
    Movie Reviews: The Myth of the American Sleepover and Another EarthMaybe in another dimension, Cahill nailed it, but not here.
  36. movie review
    Friends with Benefits Is Fabulously Fake FunWill Gluck is a quick-witted, inventive director with a natural touch for contrivance.
  37. overnights
    Breaking Bad Premiere Recap: Somebody’s Watching MeAnd we’re off to a very bloody start.
  38. movie review
    Movie Review: Winnie the Pooh RisesSome films seem like they were made for DVD; this may be the first that seems like it was fashioned for the iPad.
  39. movie review
    The Cast of Horrible Bosses Works Hard for the MoneyLogan Hill on ‘Bosses.’
  40. movie review
    Movie Review: The Zookeeper Isn’t Wild Enough’Zookeeper’ couldn’t be more forgettable, but one scene should make history in the product-placement Hall of Fame.
  41. movie review
    Beats Rhymes & Life Goes Behind the Music With A Tribe Called QuestIt’s a bit like a Rolling Stones doc that hurries through Altamont and ‘Sticky Fingers’ and zooms in on the Steel Wheels tour.
  42. movie review
    Movie Review: Monte Carlo and the Problem With the Princess-for-a-Day FlickEven within the manipulative Princess-for-a-Day genre, this is a chintzy knockoff.
  43. movie review
    Movie Review: Terri Catches the Horror of High School, Without VampiresInstead of a Jock, Princess, and Brain, defined and protected by their cliques, Terri, Chad, and Heather are each painfully and very believably alone: Fatso, Spaz, Slut.
  44. movie review
    Movie Review: In A Better Life, Worthiness Is a ViceCarlos is never more than the idea of a man we should admire.
  45. movie review
    Movie Review: With Cars 2, Pixar Finally WhiffsIt’s like giving Jar-Jar Binks his own movie.
  46. movie review
    Movie Review: The Art of Getting By Is Cutesy and PredictableFreddy Highmore plays George as if in a narcotized haze. He’s James Franco, Oscar host.
  47. movie review
    Movie Review: The Farts and Flippers Comedy of Mr. Popper’s PenguinsThis is straight-up silly slapstick.
  48. movie review
    Movie Reviews: Trollhunter and One Lucky Elephant’One Lucky Elephant’ turns what might have been a big-tent attraction into a sideshow.
  49. movie review
    Movie Review: Submarine SurfacesWhereas Anderson’s hyper-referential films have become dioramas of Pantone-perfect dream homes, Ayoade’s stylized aesthetic feels more lived-in, and recognizably human.
  50. movie review
    Movie Reviews: The Last Mountain and !Women Art Revolution’The Last Mountain’ is a passionate, partisan, and effective film about the perils of mountaintop coal mining.
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