Will Leitch has been a contributing editor at New York since 2008. He is the founder of the late sports website Deadspin and author of six books, including the Edgar-nominated novel How Lucky and the upcoming novel The Time Has Come.

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    Every Steve Martin Movie, RankedMartin’s filmography reveals a renaissance man, from manic absurdist to menacing enigma to delightful dad to endearing love interest.
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    Every Guy Ritchie Movie, RankedA look back at the tough-guy director’s long career.
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    Every Oscar Best Picture Winner, Ranked96 years into the Academy Awards, which movies stand above the rest?
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    Every Emma Stone Movie, RankedWhere does Stone’s Oscar-winning performance for Poor Things rank in her filmography?
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    Every Martin Scorsese Movie, RankedAs Killers of the Flower Moon rises, we look back at the director’s highs and lows.
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    Every Leonardo DiCaprio Movie, RankedHe’s played troubled men and boyish romantic heroes with equal skill. Which of his roles will stand the test of time?
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    Every DC Comics Movie, RankedFrom the Christopher Reeve era to the Snyder Cut and this week’s Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom.
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    Every Zack Snyder Movie, RankedSuperheroes, zombies, and space rebels galore.
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    The 50 Greatest Sports Movies of All TimeBoxing epics, baseball weepies, golf comedies, and beyond.
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    Every Batman Movie, RankedA look at every Batflick that’s come our way over the last 50 years.
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    Every Jodie Foster Movie, RankedWhere does Nyad fall in the Jodie Foster canon?
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    Every Stephen King Movie, RankedThere have been more than 40 film adaptations of King’s work — how do they all stack up?
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    Every Denzel Washington Movie, RankedA look at the Oscar winner’s best (and worst) work through the decades.
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    Every Will Ferrell Movie, RankedWhich film best captures the Will Ferrell Experience? We’ve ranked ’em all, including his most recent appearances in Barbie and Strays.
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    Every Matt Damon Movie, RankedThere are no truly bad Damon performances: He’s too controlled for that. But how does his latest role, in Oppenheimer, stack up?
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    Every Harrison Ford Movie, RankedWe evaluate everything from American Graffiti to Indiana Jones.
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    Every Jennifer Lawrence Movie, RankedIn a shockingly short time, Jennifer Lawrence has compiled a formidable résumé — where does No Hard Feelings fit in her career?
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    Every Scarlett Johansson Movie Performance, RankedIn a filmography dotted with auteur partnerships, where does Wes Anderson’s Asteroid City stack up?
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    Every Tom Hanks Movie Performance, RankedWhere does Asteroid City fall in the Tom Hanks canon?
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    All 27 Pixar Movies, RankedNone of these movies is bad, but one of them has to be No. 27 and one of them has to be No. 1.
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    Every Spider-Man Movie Villain, RankedMany excellent actors have tangled with Spidey, but which of these foes had you (almost) rooting for them?
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    Every Melissa McCarthy Movie, RankedShe hasn’t always found material worthy of her talents, but she always tackles it with gusto.
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    All of Robert De Niro’s Comedic Roles, RankedAbout My Father is just the latest in a long line of comedies for the actor.
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    Every Keanu Reeves Movie Performance, RankedFrom Ted to John Wick and everything in between.
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    Every Rocky and Creed Movie, RankedWith Creed III upon us, we’ve ranked all nine Rocky movies. Only a handful are true knockouts, though a couple of others win on points.
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    The 20 Best Movies About American PresidentsFrost/Nixon, Secret Honor, Lincoln, and more.
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    Every Steven Soderbergh Movie, RankedStudying Soderbergh, from Solaris to Schizopolis.
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    Every M. Night Shyamalan Movie, RankedMaking sense of the director’s tricky career.
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    Every Christian Bale Movie, RankedFrom iconic superheroes to smiling psychopaths, a look at the famously intense actor’s career.
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    Every Edward Norton Movie Performance, RankedAssessing the actor’s broad résumé, from a neo-Nazi to the Hulk.
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    Every Will Smith Movie Performance, RankedHow does King Richard stack up against against the rest?
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    Every Guillermo del Toro Movie, RankedBreaking down the genre master’s filmography, from Pan’s Labyrinth to his new Pinocchio.
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    The 9 Best Christmas Movies on Amazon PrimeMiracle on 34th Street, Little Women, Edward Scissorhands, and more.
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    A Ranked Guide to John Wick–Inspired MoviesEvaluating the latest generation of stunt-heavy, fist-fighting action movies.
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    Every Steven Spielberg Movie, RankedFrom Jaws to his latest, The Fabelmans, see where each of the director’s major works falls.
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    Every Cate Blanchett Performance, RankedWhere does Tár fall in Blanchett’s body of work?
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    Every Predator Movie, RankedWhere does the new Prey fall in the Predator canon?
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    9 Great James Caan Movies (Besides The Godfather)From touching dramas to goofy comedies, Caan had the range of a remarkable actor.
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    Every Jurassic Park Movie, RankedCome get your dinosaurs.
  40. in memoriam
    10 Essential Ray Liotta PerformancesFrom “mesmerizing newcomer” to legendary tough guy, Ray Liotta was magnetic onscreen.
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    Mark Wahlberg’s Best Movie Buddies, RankedTrees, an animatronic bear, and Will Ferrell.
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    The 26 Best Movies About GamblingFrom Uncut Gems to California Split, many of our favorite films revolve around big bets.
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    Tom Clancy Movies, RankedNot all Jack Ryans are created equal.
  44. in memoriam
    10 Essential Christopher Plummer PerformancesA look back at the late actor’s decades-spanning career.
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    Every George Clooney Movie, RankedIn many ways, Clooney is both the perfect movie star and a repudiation of what we think of as one.
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    Every Meryl Streep Movie, RankedFrom Sophie’s Choice to The Prom, we take a closer look at the acting legend’s career.
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    10 Essential Movies About ChessQueen of Katwe, Searching for Bobby Fischer, and other films to satisfy your sudden desire for chess content.
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    Every Kevin Costner Movie, RankedThe actor’s career is full of peaks, valleys, and Waterworlds.
  49. the race to animate
    How Don Hertzfeldt Survives as an Indie AnimatorThe World of Tomorrow author talks watching his own back, turning down studio work, and whether or not we’re all doomed.
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    All 13 X-Men Movies, RankedHow does The New Mutants stack up?
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