movie review

The Favourite Is Wonderful, Nasty Fun

Don’t worry if you can’t follow the Tory vs. Whig conflict. It’s the machinations of the characters that sweep you up.
vulture lists

A Rundown of the Best and Worst Cinematic Robin Hoods

From Frank Sinatra to Kevin Costner.
behind the scenes

How Ralph Breaks the Internet Brought the Internet to Animated Life

Phil Johnston and Rich Moore on creating BuzzTube, KnowMore, Slaughter Race, and more.
  1. movie review
    The Favourite Is Wonderful, Nasty FunDon’t worry if you can’t follow the Tory vs. Whig conflict. It’s the machinations of the characters that sweep you up.
  2. casting
    Jason Derulo Joins the Cats Movie to Play Rum Tum Tugger, the Cat Who F*cksThis cast includes literally everyone.
  3. movie review
    At Eternity’s Gate Puts You Inside Vincent van Gogh’s HeadAs an act of sympathetic imagination, the movie is only partly successful, but that part can take your breath away. The images vibrate with emotion.
  4. trailer mix
    The Lego Movie 2 Trailer Is Here and This World Is Still Real CuteEverything continues to be awesome.
  5. vulture lists
    A Rundown of the Best and Worst Cinematic Robin HoodsFrom Frank Sinatra to Kevin Costner.
  6. movies
    Shirkers’ Sandi Tan Didn’t Expect Her Very Strange Story to Be So UniversalThe Shirkers filmmaker talks about the weird life of her long-buried movie, now on Netflix.
  7. behind the scenes
    How Ralph Breaks the Internet Brought the Internet to Animated LifePhil Johnston and Rich Moore on creating BuzzTube, KnowMore, Slaughter Race, and more.
  8. chat room
    Elizabeth Debicki Finally Got to Play ‘Ordinary’ in Widows“There is something really beautiful for me to get asked to play somebody ‘ordinary’ and ‘normal.’”
  9. movie review
    The Palme D’Or-Winning Shoplifters Is a Subtle Tale of a Family on the MarginsHirokazu Kore-Eda delivers another layered, intimate story, this time about a poor Japanese family that lovingly kidnaps an abused girl.
  10. fantastic beasts
    What Does the Ending of The Crimes of Grindelwald Mean for the Entire Franchise?Because of how intricately J.K. Rowling constructed the mythology of her books, the ending recontextualizes a lot of backstory as we know it.
  11. movies
    How Rihanna Inspired Tessa Thompson’s Creed II Character“Rihanna has that edge to her.”
  12. casting couch
    The Band’s Visit Star Ari’el Stachel Cast in Twitter-Thread-Turned-A24-Film ZolaYour Broadway boyfriend is set to play the titular dancer’s fiancé.
  13. trailer mix
    Once Upon a Deadpool Trailer: Fred Savage Brings You a Kinder, Gentler AssassinYour 12-year-old is going to be almost as excited to see this movie as they were to watch the original R-rated cut.
  14. interview
    The Story Behind Coldplay: A Head Full of DreamsDirector Mat Whitecross on the film that Chris Martin will probably never watch.
  15. casting
    Rebel Wilson Will Also Be a Cat in CatsShe’s Jennyanydots with the cockroach friends.
  16. roll clip!
    Watch Olivia Colman Have Her First Royal Meltdown in This The Favourite ClipOlivia Coleman and Rachel Weisz star in this new clip from The Favourite, in which the queen receives some tough love and has a royal meltdown.
  17. 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.
  18. movie review
    Creed II Is More of a Rocky Sequel, But It Still Lands Some Solid PunchesCreed II is pretty rough around the edges, in a way that the blisteringly confident and unexpectedly stylized Creed was not.
  19. vulture festival la
    The Devil Wears Prada’s Cerulean Monologue Was Almost About Plaid“I had also sent Meryl a list of blues: lapis, azure, cerulean.”
  20. movie review
    Green Book Spoon-feeds You, But It Goes Down EasyOn paper it sounds cringeworthy, but it’s a lot of fun.
  21. what might have been
    Mark Hamill Confirms He Wanted George Lucas to Make Boba Fett Luke’s MomHow else do you top “Luke, I am your father?”
  22. cereal killer ideas
    So, Who’s Playing Count Chocula in Your General Mills Cinematic Universe?The company is reportedly taking project pitches for their cereal monsters, and you do have that weird Franken Berry idea kicking around.
  23. vulture festival la
    Busy Philipps Was ‘Gaslit’ Into Thinking She Didn’t Dream Up Blades of GloryThe actress had the initial idea that blossomed into the story penned by writing duo Jeff and Craig Cox.
  24. vulture festival la
    Constance Wu Responds to ‘Asian Incels’ Who Target Her OnlineAnd explains why she’s doesn’t clap back at them on Twitter.
  25. vulture festival la
    Henry Golding Aced His Crazy Rich Asians Chemistry Read With a Nick Young MomentTurns out the world treats Henry Golding and Nick Young in a pretty similar way.
  26. hot shot
    Michael B. Jordan Knows You’re Trying to Take That Secret Photo of Him“There’s this Spidey sense I have now,” Jordan told the New York Times.
  27. box office
    Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Enchants the Weekend Box OfficeThough not as much as the first Fantastic Beasts.
  28. vulture festival la
    Lana Condor Reveals How Noah Centineo Conned His Way Into To All the BoysThe Art of Height Trickery 101.
  29. last night on late night
    Timothée Chalamet Keeps Trying to Break It to Steve Carell That He’s a Sex IconIt can be hard to accept that you’ve aged like a fine wine.
  30. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: Can Saoirse Ronan Land Her Fourth Nomination?And what do Friday’s Independent Spirit Award nominations mean for the Oscars race?
  31. the industry
    Chris Pratt Rumored for The Saint Remake And Please God, Let Him Go Full KilmerThe 1997 film version was a feast for the eyes, if your eyes like to eat wigs.
  32. woody allen
    Jude Law Says It’sA Terrible Shame’ His Woody Allen Movie Got ShelvedA Rainy Day In New York has been held indefinitely.
  33. remembrances
    Here’s What It Was Like to Collaborate With William GoldmanWill Frears, who directed Misery on Broadway, remembers working with the screenwriting legend.
  34. party report
    The Widows Cast Is Just As Obsessed With the Dog As You Are“It was a comfort, it was a joy.”
  35. close reads
    Let’s Talk About the ‘Jazzercise Scene’ in CamMadeline Brewer explains the horrors of watching yourself die.
  36. casting
    Connie Britton Joins Bevy of Blondes in Roger Ailes BiopicShe’ll play his wife.
  37. independent spirit awards 2019
    Eighth Grade, We Are the Animals Lead This Year’s Indie Spirit NominationsJeremiah Zagar’s film garnered eight nominations.
  38. vulture lists
    A Beginner’s Guide to Mexican Narco Films: The 10 Best Vintage Drug DramasThe Mexican outlaw oeuvre known as narco cinema has been training a B-movie lens on drug dealers for decades.
  39. movie review
    The Clovehitch Killer Is a Smartly Underplayed Domestic NightmareA nearly unrecognizable Dylan McDermott plays a suburban dad from hell.
  40. vulture lists
    The 25 Most Essential Chicago MoviesFrom Ferris Bueller to Widows.
  41. chat room
    The Favourite’s Yorgos Lanthimos Is Good at Keeping SecretsThe director on the period piece that has Rachel Weisz and Emma Stone vying for Olivia Colman’s attention.
  42. deaths
    Oscar-Winning Screenwriter William Goldman Dead at 87Goldman died in his Manhattan home last night.
  43. party report
    The Secret to Mahershala Ali’s Piano-Playing in Green BookIt came down to posture.
  44. movie review
    Jinn Is a Radically Empathetic Tale of a Teen’s Religious ConversionWriter-director Nijla Mu’min tells the story of a mother’s and daughter’s search for faith.
  45. movie review
    Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Is a Tedious Slog, But It Ends WellAmid all the exposition and setup, nobody really seems to do anything.
  46. movie review
     Instant Family Is Both Utterly Heartfelt and Utterly ShamelessDon’t be surprised if the Mark Wahlberg–Rose Byrne foster-care epic makes a trillion dollars.
  47. the grinch
    Tyler, the Creator Made You a Grinch-Inspired Holiday EP for ChristmasComing out tonight.
  48. chat room
    Madeline Brewer on Trading Her Handmaid Robes for a Flogger in Cam“This movie took me to a level where I feel comfortable fighting for my body.”
  49. ralph breaks the internet
    Ralph Breaks the Internet and the Rise of Mash-up CinemaIt’s not unreasonable to expect that branded mash-ups are on their way to becoming a staple aspect of blockbuster movies.
  50. sequels
    The A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding Trailer Somehow Has More Blog ScandalsNo jellied meats, though.
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