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  1. reputation
    All 128 Taylor Swift Songs, Ranked From Worst to BestThere are at least ten stone-cold classics in her discography … and then there’s “Me!” and “You Need to Calm Down.”
  2. interviews
    An Interview With the Stars of Good Boys, My Beautiful Well-Behaved SonsJacob Tremblay, Brady Noon, and Keith L. Williams reveal their biggest fears, and explain what’s no longer cool.
  3. backstories
    How Nicolas Cage Wound Up Narrating the Anton Yelchin Documentary Love, AntoshaIn the new documentary, Cage is the voice of the late actor’s journal entries, letters, and emails.
  4. chat room
    The Nightingale’s Baykali Ganambarr on Bringing Aboriginal Culture to the Screen“So many of our elders have tried to go out and show the world that Aboriginal people of Australia still exist.”
  5. chat room
    Jeff Goldblum Is Still Trying to Figure Out What His Lobotomy Movie MeansIn Rick Alverson’s The Mountain, Goldblum plays a traveling lobotomy surgeon. “I’m still trying to excavate from him what the heck it’s about.”
  6. chat room
    Once Upon a Time Scene-stealer Julia Butters Is Having the Best Week of Her LifeThe young actor talks about the lessons she learned from Tarantino, the Leo takes we didn’t see, and her blind cat.
  7. quentin tarantino
    How Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Recreated 1969 Los AngelesProduction designer Barbara Ling and cinematographer Robert Richardson explain how they turned back the clock for Quentin Tarantino’s latest.
  8. sundance 2019
    Everything We Learned About Anton Yelchin From the New Documentary Love, AntoshaLove, Antosha is a poignant tribute to the late actor’s life and talent.
  9. we're close to the shallow now
    The Connection Between Once Upon a Time in Hollywood and A Star Is BornThis Manson girl might not know it, but she’s close to the shallow now!
  10. close reads
    Let’s Talk About the Ending of Once Upon a Time in HollywoodIf you’ve read the reviews of Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, you’ve probably gathered that something is up with the ending.
  11. the way we were
    Let’s Take a Moment to Remember The Lion King’s Goose-Stepping Hyenas25 years ago, Disney released an animated movie about African wildlife with imagery inspired by Nazi propaganda.
  12. human anatomy
    Why Do the Cats in Cats Have Human Breasts?The cats are finally out in the open — and this time, they’ve got human breasts.
  13. special effects
    How Midsommar Smushed Those BodiesSpecial effects artist Iván Pohárnok reveals the trick that helped him pull off that gruesome Ättestupa scene.
  14. star market
    Who Won Game of Thrones (the Pop Culture Phenomenon)?The fantasy series was gold for nearly every person, place, and broadcaster involved. But who came out on top?
  15. vulture lists
    Batman Chins, RankedOf all the men who have become Batman, who filled out the chin area the best?
  16. uncanny similarities
    Spider-Man: Far From Home and Call Me By Your Name Are Basically the Same MovieA high-school-aged twink spends a pivotal summer vacation in northern Italy, where he forms a complicated bond with a handsome older man.
  17. deep dives
    Tracing the Career Arc of Donald Glover, a Bonafide Quintuple ThreatThe actor, writer, comedian, rapper, and showrunner plays Simba in the live-action remake of The Lion King. Here’s what came before that.
  18. spider-man: far from home
    Jake Gyllenhaal’s Mysterio Is a Villain Who Knows He’s in a Superhero MovieThe bad guy in Spider-Man: Far From Home is uncannily aware of the tropes of the genre he’s in.
  19. marvel cinematic universe
    Which Cities Are Still Standing in the MCU?Spider-Man: Far From Home lays waste to Venice, Prague, and London. Are any major cities left?
  20. endings
    Let’s Talk About That Scene in YesterdayDo you want to know a secret?
  21. chat room
    Rom-Com Legend Richard Curtis on Why He Walked Away from Directing“I don’t want to be rude about the director Richard Curtis. He tried very hard.”
  22. toy story 4
    The True Story Behind Forky, Toy Story 4’s Sentient SporkDirector Josh Cooley, animator Claudio de Oliveira, and actor Tony Hale explain how a utensil became the summer’s strangest movie character.
  23. easter eggs
    5 Toy Story 4 Easter Eggs You Might Have MissedThere’s a Dinoco gas station, of course, and the Pizza Planet truck. But did you see the grape soda cap from Up?
  24. trailer mix
    See the Exclusive Trailer and Poster for the New Wave, Neon This Is Not BerlinA coming-of-age film set in Mexico City’s mid-’80s queer art scene.
  25. franchise fatigue
    The Summer of Hollywood’s Step-Sequel ProblemDark Phoenix and Men in Black: International are not so much sequels as they are step-sequels — part of the family but also kind of not.
  26. vulture lists
    All 126 Taylor Swift Songs, Ranked From Worst to BestThere are at least ten stone-cold classics in her discography … and then there’s “Me!” and “You Need to Calm Down.”
  27. big adam driver
    The Dead Don’t Die Is the Funniest Adam Driver Performance in YearsDid you know you needed the experience of hearing Adam Driver saying the phrase “coroner from Latrobe” in your life?
  28. x-men: dark phoenix
    The Summer’s Silliest Action Sequence Is the X-Men Trying to Cross the StreetIn one corner, a team of superpowered mutants. In the other, Central Park West. Who will triumph?
  29. feuds
    The Inside Story of the Local Florist Feuding With the New Sofia Coppola MovieThe woman behind Soho’s “Movie shoots kill small business” sign tells her story.
  30. quiz
    Does This Scene Appear in Bohemian Rhapsody, Rocketman, or Both?How similar are they? Find out in this handy quiz.
  31. oscar futures
    After a Strong Year, How Many Cannes Contenders Could Score With Oscar?Last year’s slate at the Croisette picked up 14 nominations. Could this year top that?
  32. cannes 2019
    Our 15 Favorite Movies From Cannes Film Festival 2019From The Lighthouse to Pain and Glory to Portrait of a Young Girl on Fire, here’s the best of this year’s festival.
  33. game of thrones
    What Is the Night’s Watch Supposed to Do Now?Jon Snow saw his story come full circle in the Game of Thrones finale. But what’s the point of taking the black anymore?
  34. game of thrones
    What’s West of Westeros?Arya Stark ended her Game of Thrones journey by sailing into the Sunset Sea, which has a long history of swallowing up anyone who tries to cross it.
  35. cannes 2019
    How Cannes Is Watching the Game of Thrones FinaleAt the Croisette, movies rule. But on Sunday night, they’ll have some stiff competition.
  36. cannes 2019
    The Lighthouse Might Be Even Trippier Than The WitchRobert Eggers’s follow-up to The Witch stars Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe as masturbating lighthouse keepers.
  37. cannes 2019
    Gaspar Noé’s Latest Will Give You a HeadacheThe director’s Lux Æterna, which just premiered at Cannes, is a showbiz satire that climaxes with 10 minutes of strobe lights and sirens.
  38. cannes 2019
    At Cannes, Unlikable White Protagonists Are Ruining Their Black Friends’ LivesPort Authority and Bull are portraits of makeshift communities filled largely with unknowns and nonactors.
  39. cannes 2019
    Finally, a Movie Brave Enough to Admit That Plants Are Creepy As HellLittle Joe, which just premiered at Cannes, plays like a supersize Black Mirror episode.
  40. cannes 2019
    Romeo and Juliet in Senegal, With GhostsIn Mati Diop’s Atlantics, which just premiered at Cannes, vengeful spirits are less frightening than the patriarchy.
  41. cannes 2019
    What Did Bill Murray Whisper in Selena Gomez’s Ear at Cannes?The 72nd Festival de Cannes is only a few hours old, and it already has its first mystery.
  42. cannes 2019
    The Brazilian Dystopian Spaghetti Western That Cannes Is Wild ForDirectors Juliano Dornelles and Kleber Mendonça Filho are clearly not fans of Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro.
  43. cannes 2019
    Stop Asking the Women of the Cannes Jury What It’s Like to Be a Female Director“People keep asking us what it’s like being a woman director. It’s sort of like asking someone who survived a shipwreck why he’s still alive.”
  44. chat room
    Joanna Hogg Is Having Trouble Telling Where Her Memories End and Her Film Begins“I feel a bit like I’m stomping with heavy boots on my past,” says the director of The Souvenir, one of the year’s best new films.
  45. cannes 2019
    The 13 Most Anticipated Movies at Cannes This YearFrom Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood to Frankie to Parasite, here’s a look at the films we’re most excited to see at the Croisette this year.
  46. fan theories
    Game of Thrones Finally Gave Fans the ‘Cleganebowl.’ Was It Worth the Wait?Not every fan wanted to see the Hound fight the Mountain.
  47. vulture lists
    The 33 Best Movies Over 3 Hours LongLose yourself in these cinematic spectacles.
  48. dragon sex ed
    Is Drogon the Last Dragon on Game of Thrones?Exploring the ins and outs of dragon gender and reproduction.
  49. theories
    Is Daenerys Doomed to Become the Mad Queen on Game of Thrones?The question that’s dividing GOT fans like nothing else.
  50. vulture investigates
    Which Game of Thrones Characters Are Still Virgins?After that big hookup in Sunday’s episode, let’s take a rundown of the last remaining V-cards in Westeros.
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