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Oscar Futures: The Irishman Looks Like Our Early Front-runner

And other things we learned from the first week of actual awards.
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The Dark, Deadpan Fairy Tales of Jessica Hausner

The Austrian arthouse director behind Little Joe is a master at observing the currents of unconscious social pressure.
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An Interview With the Deeply Chaotic Cats Twitter Account

Finally a brand account as strange as the thing it’s advertising.
  1. trailer mix
    Free Guy Trailer: A Glock in Your Pocket, or Are You Happy to See Ryan Reynolds?He’s gonna free fall out into an open-world video game.
  2. bat news
    Peter Sarsgaard Drives Up the Population of Gotham As Latest Batman AdditionBat news, everybody.
  3. spin-offs
    Aladdin’s Prince Anders Is Getting a Spinoff, And Now You’re Down to Two WishesYou know, your favorite Aladdin character? Prince Anders?
  4. stream this
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  5. awards season
    Leonardo DiCaprio Will Present Robert De Niro With SAG Life Achievement AwardDe Niro is being honored for his work and philanthropy.
  6. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: The Irishman Looks Like Our Early Front-runnerAnd other things we learned from the first week of actual awards.
  7. vulture lists
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  8. mom stuff
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  9. movie review
    A Million Little Pieces Turns a Literary Scandal Into a Boring MovieHowever much of James Frey’s rehab saga was true or fudged, Sam and Aaron Taylor-Johnson can’t make the case for why it’s worth adapting.
  10. encounters
    The Dark, Deadpan Fairy Tales of Jessica HausnerThe Austrian arthouse director behind Little Joe is a master at observing the currents of unconscious social pressure.
  11. 25 days of cats
    An Interview With the Deeply Chaotic Cats Twitter AccountFinally a brand account as strange as the thing it’s advertising.
  12. big!
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  13. lol what?
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  14. profiles
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  15. trailer mix
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  16. chat room
    Rose McIver Has an Interesting Theory About A Christmas Prince“Are you familiar with Thomas the Tank Engine?”
  17. 25 days of cats
    How Cats Changed Broadway (Now and) ForeverBroadway was on life support. Then the big British imports started to arrive.
  18. now streaming
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  19. sundance 2020
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  20. awards season
    The Farewell and Little Women Make AFI’s Top 10 Movies of the YearHere’s the full list of honorees.
  21. now streaming
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  22. awards
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  23. role call
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  24. confirmed
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  25. bombshell
    Charlize Theron Says Weinstein Lied to People About Them Sleeping Together“One of his lines was that Renée Zellweger and I slept with him to get jobs. There was no limit to him.”
  26. 25 days of cats
    Looking Back at John Simon’s Positive 1982 Review of Cats“If you like lavishness, if you like opulence, if you like kitty-literature at its grandest, Cats is surely your thing.”
  27. q&a
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  28. trailer mix
    No Time to Die Trailer: James Bond Dusts Off the Ol’ Bulletproof CarHe’s back.
  29. party report
    Adam Sandler Thinks the Weeknd Pulled Punches in Their Uncut Gems Fight Scene“First of all, I love that kid.”
  30. award season
    The Irishman Tops 2019 National Board of Review HonoreesDe Niro? More like de maestro!
  31. now streaming
    The 100 Best Movies on Amazon Prime Right NowNew additions include Almost Famous, The Report, A Simple Favor, and more.
  32. party report
    Noah Baumbach and Greta Gerwig Wore Matching Laura Dern Sweaters Last Night“I loved her even more than I loved Leonardo DiCaprio, who I sincerely believed I would marry.”
  33. 25 days of cats
    The Niche Creator Behind YouTube’s Best Musical Compilation Videos Talks CatsIt’s a thing, we swear.
  34. sure!
    Yes, The Aeronauts Is an Actual MovieFelicity Jones and Eddie Redmayne star in a biopic of Victorian hot-air balloonists, a sentence that describes a real movie and not a 30 Rock parody.
  35. deep dives
    What Mister Rogers Can Teach Us About Gen X and the Generational DivideXers were more impacted by Fred Rogers than any other generation. What he taught them helps explain who they became.
  36. trailer mix
    Black Widow Teaser: Scarlett Johansson Takes Us Home to Meet the Family“I’m done running from my past.”
  37. movies
    Robert De Niro Defends Anna Paquin’s Seven Words of Dialogue in The Irishman“She’s terrific and it resonates.”
  38. award season
    Marriage Story Locks Down Four Wins at 2019 Gotham AwardsIncluding Best Feature, Best Screenplay and Best Actor.
  39. now streaming
    The 100 Best Movies on Netflix Right NowThe Irishman, Brick, Marriage Story, and more.
  40. box office
    Knives Out Marks a Win for the Original Murder-Mystery GenreThe murder mystery just became one of the top-grossing original, live-action movies to debut during the coveted Thanksgiving release corridor.
  41. 25 days of cats
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  42. vulture honorary degree
    Laura Dern Changed Our Idea of StardomThere is no one performance you can point to as the reason for her decades-long success.
  43. vulture honorary degree
    Laura Dern Doesn’t Need Our ApprovalBut we gave her an honorary degree anyway.
  44. best of 2019
    The Best Movies of 2019Our critics celebrate the latest Tarantino, a South Korean black comedy, and the return of Eddie Murphy.
  45. earnest pleas
    If You Even Try to Watch The Irishman on Your Phone, So Help Martin Scorsese …“A big iPad, maybe.”
  46. best of 2019
    Just Like You, John Waters Absolutely Loved JokerTodd Phillips’ clown drama is number ten with a greasepaint-smeared bullet on Waters’ annual top ten movie list.
  47. $$$$
    Other Utensils Are Shaking at Knives Out’s Box-Office SuccessHell yeah.
  48. 25 days of cats
    An Attempt to Answer All Your Questions About the Plot and Universe of CatsThey’re cats!
  49. film vs tv
    Martin Scorsese Rejects Your Suggestion That The Irishman Would Work As TV Show“Absolutely no.”
  50. movie review
    Queen & Slim Bursts With Style, But It Can’t Live on Beauty AloneMelina Matsoukas’s movie asks: In a country that is built on black suffering, is it not radical to capture joy wherever you can?
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