oscar futures

Who the Heck Is Going to Win Best Actress?

Oscars Night will arrive with each precursor having named a different Best Actress winner. Which nominee really has the edge?
role call

Tony Shalhoub Answers Every Question We Have About Spy Kids

On playing a redeemable villain, making a movie for his kids, and what it’s like to have four heads.
godzilla vs. kong

My Heart Belongs to the MonsterVerse

Matt Zoller Seitz on why Godzilla and King Kong deliver more compelling cinematic glory than the other multiverses in the movie business.
  1. reunions
    Check Out This Josie and the Pussycats (Is the Best Movie Ever) Cast ReunionIn which Rachael Leigh Cook offers to drive her former bandmates to the airport.
  2. coronavirus
    Here Are All the Movies Delayed Because of the CoronavirusWith updated release dates where available.
  3. vulture lists
    Every Melissa McCarthy Movie, RankedMcCarthy hasn’t always found material worthy of her talents, but she always tackles it with gusto.
  4. movie review
    Melissa McCarthy Can’t Save the Day, or the Studio Comedy, in Thunder ForceThe Netflix spoof, which co-stars Octavia Spencer and Jason Bateman, doesn’t make its superhero buddy antics work.
  5. casting
    Phoebe Waller-Bridge Joins Indiana Jones 5 and She Better Be Wearing LeatherNow planned for July 29, 2022.
  6. best of 2021
    The Best Animation of 2021 (So Far)New twists on classic characters and the looming end of a definitive anime kick off a year shaping up to be a big one in contemporary cartoon history.
  7. movie review
    You Get One Guess As to What The Man Who Sold His Skin Is AboutTunisia’s Best International Feature Oscar nominee isn’t very subtle, but that’s not a bad thing.
  8. movie playlist
    Kevin Smith Gives Us a Movie Playlist (and Some Tears)You try mentioning Cinema Paradiso without getting emotional.
  9. chat room
    Kai Luke Brummer Is 2021’s First Breakout Movie StarThe star of Moffie on the memory of apartheid for young South Africans, straight actors playing gay, and who he’d love to work with next.
  10. movie review
    Voyagers Is Just Lord of the Flies in SpaceDon’t be fooled by sexy marketing material — the new sci-fi film is really just a predictable, tedious drag.
  11. trailer mix
    The Woman in the Window Trailer: Amy Adams Still Knows No PeaceTwo years, one move to Netflix, and a global pandemic later.
  12. movie review
    Slalom Is a Portrait of Abuse That Denies Easy AnswersA lovely, disturbing film set in the world of competitive skiing, from French director Charlène Favier.
  13. oscar futures
    Who the Heck Is Going to Win Best Actress?Oscars Night will arrive with each precursor having named a different Best Actress winner. Which nominee really has the edge?
  14. crime
    Actor’s Most Prominent Role Turns Out to Be Alleged $227 Million Ponzi SchemeThe SEC says Zachary Horwitz faked relationships with Netflix and HBO.
  15. role call
    Tony Shalhoub Answers Every Question We Have About Spy KidsOn playing a redeemable villain, making a movie for his kids, and what it’s like to have four heads.
  16. godzilla vs. kong
    My Heart Belongs to the MonsterVerseMatt Zoller Seitz on why Godzilla and King Kong deliver more compelling cinematic glory than the other multiverses in the movie business.
  17. movie review
    The First Cinematic Masterpiece of 2021 Is HereMade in the small African nation of Lesotho, This Is Not a Burial, It’s a Resurrection is adventurous, essential viewing.
  18. trailer mix
    Angelina Jolie Outruns a Forest Fire in Those Who Wish Me Dead TrailerThe latest Western thriller from Taylor Sheridan.
  19. role call
    Marcia Gay Harden Answers Every Question We Have About Her Pollock Oscars WinWithout a SAG or Golden Globe nomination, the actor’s win was a long shot. Twenty years later, she reminisces with Vulture about the night.
  20. mazel tov
    The Shiva Baby Creators Are Making a Queer Sex Comedy Called BottomsIn the film, two high-schoolers start a “fight club” to get laid before graduation.
  21. vulture recommends
    The Empty Man Is the Next Great Cult Horror FilmDon’t sleep on this sleeper hit.
  22. justice league
    Ray Fisher Details How Joss Whedon and Warner Bros. Mismanaged Justice League“It seemed weird to have the only Black character” spout the catchphrase “Booyah!”
  23. backstories
    The Hardest Day on the Set of NobodyTo make a fight scene on a city bus as realistic as possible took true strategizing. Director Ilya Naishuller tells us how he made it happen.
  24. trailer mix
    Street Gang Trailer: Jim Henson and His Beard Spread JoyThe Sesame Street doc premieres in theaters on April 23, and on demand May 7.
  25. deleted scenes
    Learn How to Spell ‘Barb’ and ‘Star’ in a Deleted Scene from Barb & StarB as in bonkers, A as in apple…
  26. trailer mix
    Andrew Garfield Is a One-man Vlog Squad in Gia Coppola’s Mainstream TrailerHe’s “no one special.”
  27. how sweet
    There’s a Peeps Film in the Works, and It’s Apparently a Road-Trip MovieHow does one put the pedal to the metal with a foot so soft?
  28. прохладно!
    In Soviet Russia, This 1991 Lord of the Rings Adaptation Watches YouAnd it’s a trip.
  29. la la land
    China Based Its Xinjiang Agitprop Musical on La La LandThe Wings of Songs is set in an idyllic version of Xinjiang, scrubbed of any Islamic signifiers.
  30. best of 2021
    The Best Movies of 2021 (So Far)From an English-language Pedro Almodóvar movie to a new cut of a years-old superhero movie to an animated adventure through Bikini Bottom and beyond.
  31. box office
    Godzilla vs. Kong Stomps Off With the Biggest Opening of the Pandemic EraThe movie grossed $48.5 million over its first five days to become the “next big step toward theatrical recovery,” even while streaming on HBO Max.
  32. acceptance speeches
    Chadwick Boseman Wins Posthumous SAG Award for Ma Rainey’s Black BottomAnd Daniel Kaluuya dedicated his award to late actor.
  33. awards season
    6 Incredible Anecdotes Helen Mirren Unexpectedly Shared at the SAG AwardsIncluding, but not limited to, her run-in with a bear.
  34. awards season
    Viola Davis, Daniel Kaluuya, The Crown Win Big at 2021 SAG AwardsWhile this year’s lovefest continued for Ted Lasso and Schitt’s Creek.
  35. casting
    Zendaya Is Lola Bunny in Space Jam: A New LegacyThe voice (actress) of her generation.
  36. trailer mix
    Florence Pugh’s Russian Accent Stars in Black Widow Trailer“Bring. Her. Home.”
  37. trailer mix
    LeBron James Gets a Toon Up in Space Jam: A New Legacy TrailerMore like Ready Player Toon.
  38. vulture asks
    Which Actors Do the Knives Out Sequels Need to Cast?Rian Johnson, we’re here to help you out, and you’re welcome.
  39. coach taylor?
    What the Hell Is Kyle Chandler Doing in Godzilla vs. Kong?Coach Taylor is always welcome, but his very limited appearances in the new blockbuster are confusing, to say the least.
  40. movie review
    If Only the Rest of French Exit Were As Good As Michelle Pfeiffer’s PerformancePfeiffer is delightful and overwhelming as a mordant Manhattan socialite searching for an ending in a depressive farce that never really gets going.
  41. yeun season
    God Is Good: Steven Yeun May Star in a Jordan Peele MovieWe don’t know many details yet, but who cares? We’ll be watching anyway.
  42. movie review
    Shiva Baby Is a Symphony in StressStar Rachel Sennott delivers a masterclass in making an audience sweat.
  43. the gold rush
    Promising Young Woman’s Unexpected Male Casting Is One of Its Strongest SuitsFrom Adam Brody to Max Greenfield, every terrible man in the film is played by a TV crush from decades past.
  44. let’s go grandmas
    This Could Be a Groundbreaking Year for Grandmas at the OscarsEither Glenn Close or Youn Yuh-jung could make history in Best Supporting Actress for all mamaw-kind.
  45. trailer mix
    Things Heard & Seen Trailer: Amanda Seyfried Is Haunted by Houses & HusbandsProtect her center-part at all costs.
  46. period piece
    A Brief History of Onscreen PeriodsVery rarely is a period portrayed as what it is like for almost everyone who experiences it — mundane.
  47. movies
    Randall Park to Make Directorial Debut With Adaptation of ShortcomingsBased on the graphic novel by Adrian Tomine.
  48. sequels
    Netflix Just Paid Nearly Half a Billion for ‘Knives Out 2’ and ‘3’The streaming behemoth eclipsed its biggest movie-acquisition expenditures while landing a popular new homegrown franchise
  49. vulture lists
    All 15 Original Godzilla Movies, RankedThough the whole series is fun to watch, some Godzilla movies are better than others.
  50. trailer mix
    Patti Harrison Is a Goddamned Movie Star in the Together Together Trailer“I’m really worried that you’re probably making a little straight white guy in there.”
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