movie magic

How to Un-Cast an Actor

When an Army of the Dead star got called out, director Zack Snyder decided to scrub him from every scene — and swap in Tig Notaro.
role call

Sarah Paulson Answers Every Question We Have About Down With Love

The 2003 sex-comedy redux was going to be her big break, until it very much wasn’t.
movie review

The Abysmal Wrath of Man Proves Guy Ritchie Is His Own Worst Enemy

How do you mess up a Jason Statham revenge thriller?
  1. movie review
    Oxygen Feels Like Something the Netflix Algorithm Vomited UpIn that sense, it’s fine?
  2. castings
    Janelle Monáe Joins Knives Out 2 and We Don’t Even Care If She’s the MurdererAlongside Dave Bautista, Edward Norton, and Daniel Craig.
  3. purge 5eva
    What If The Purge, But Forever?The Purge starts comin’ and it don’t stop comin’.
  4. friday night movie club
    Pride & Prejudice Is a Subtly Horny Balm for Our TimeThis week’s Friday Night Movie Club pick celebrates the small things when it comes to courtship, such as holding hands and brushing past one another.
  5. casting call
    Ed Norton Joins the Killer Cast of Knives Out 2 The list of potential suspects is growing.
  6. quar goss
    Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck Went to Montana Alone for a Week, As Exes DoTMZ reported Affleck first reached out in February — and E! News says A-Rod is still reaching out too.
  7. golden years
    An Ode to A Knight’s Tale and Its Perfect David Bowie Dance SceneTwenty years ago, A Knight’s Tale became a cultural phenomenon, thanks to the magical combination of Heath Ledger and a medieval disco.
  8. trailer mix
    Matt Damon Brings Bass Pro Shop Energy to France in the Stillwater TrailerHe needs to get his daughter out of jail.
  9. trailer mix
    Dev Patel Is Axe Daddy in The Green Knight TrailerThis one’s for the horny nerds.
  10. movie review
    Army of the Dead Is a Tale of Two Zack SnydersHis Netflix Vegas-heist movie set during a zombie apocalypse, starring Dave Bautista, starts off great, but the fun doesn’t last.
  11. movie magic
    How to Un-Cast an ActorWhen an Army of the Dead star got called out, director Zack Snyder decided to scrub him from every scene — and swap in Tig Notaro.
  12. future nostalgia
    Kevin Smith Wants to Remind Everyone He Coined ‘Bennifer’ the First Time AroundDo the children know about Jersey Girl?
  13. vulture lists
    Every Guy Ritchie Movie, RankedWhere does Wrath of Man fall in the director’s filmography?
  14. cinema!
    Leo and His Center Part Star in Killers of the Flower Moon’s First LookTime to start the Oscars watch.
  15. role call
    Sarah Paulson Answers Every Question We Have About Down With LoveThe 2003 sex-comedy redux was going to be her big break, until it very much wasn’t.
  16. misconduct
    Seth Rogen Says He Doesn’t Plan to Work With James Franco Following Allegations“What I can say is that I despise abuse and harassment, and I would never cover or conceal the actions of someone doing it.”
  17. justice league
    Gal Gadot Says Joss Whedon ‘Threatened My Career’ During Justice League FilmingThe actress says the director claimed he would “make my career miserable.”
  18. movie review
    The Abysmal Wrath of Man Proves Guy Ritchie Is His Own Worst EnemyHow do you mess up a Jason Statham revenge thriller?
  19. oscars 2022
    These Are the Movies the Academy Is Counting On to Save the OscarsThanks to the disruption that marred this year’s ceremony, the 2022 Oscars race should feature twice as many big studio movies as usual.
  20. movie review
    Fear Not, Here Today Is Not a Billy Crystal-Tiffany Haddish Romantic ComedyBut you get the feeling that Crystal kind of wanted it to be?
  21. adaptations
    The Camila Cabello Cinderella Will Go to the Ball With Amazon PrimeAfter it was originally set for release through Sony Pictures.
  22. bad vacations
    We’re Lucky Melvin Van Peebles’s The Story of a Three Day Pass Got Made at AllThe New Wave classic still carries its sting of racial melancholy and calls for us to rethink institutional validation.
  23. oral histories
    The Oral History of Madonna’s Truth or DareMadonna’s seminal 1991 documentary had few precedents. That’s why it can’t be replicated today.
  24. now streaming
    The 40 Best Comedies on HBO MaxBill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, 13 Going on 30, Metropolitan, and more.
  25. quar goss
    Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck Are Reportedly Spending Time Together, in 2021The pair’s plans to hang out again have escalated to a weeklong trip to Montana alone.
  26. oscars 2021
    Steven Soderbergh Says He Totally Meant for the Oscars to End Like ThatWhatever you say, chief.
  27. trailer mix
    Plan B Trailer: When the U.S. Health-Care System Fails Girls, Make ComedyNever Rarely Sometimes Always but a raucous teen comedy.
  28. easter eggs
    Every Pop-Culture Easter Egg in The Mitchells vs. the MachinesProtagonist Katie Mitchell’s short films alone are cultural-reference-laden bonanzas worth dissecting.
  29. chat room
    Brett Gelman Is Ready to Play a Good VillainThe Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse star says, “I want to stretch myself and do everything that I know I can do.”
  30. trailer mix
    Last Letter From Your Lover Trailer: Shailene Woodley Has Affair With PenmanshipAnd, also, a very handsome writer.
  31. 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.
  32. oscars 2021
    What Did We Learn From This Strange Oscars Season?No movie theaters. No in-person campaigning. And a new president in the White House. How did all these changes ultimately affect the awards race?
  33. keeping up with the ex-royals
    Prince Harry Speaks at Vax Live Event, Calls for Global Vaccine AvailabilityIn his first public appearance since Prince Philip’s April funeral.
  34. trailer mix
    Marvel Reveals Black Panther 2 Movie Title and Release Date in MegatrailerAnd a sneak peek at some Eternals footage.
  35. movie theaters
    Quentin Tarantino’s New Beverly Cinema to Reopen in JuneThe director stepped in to save the revival theater after its previous owner’s passing in 2007.
  36. r.i.p.
    Moonstruck’s Olympia Dukakis Is Dead at 89“After many months of failing health, she is finally at peace and with Louis.”
  37. vulture lists
    Tom Clancy Movies, RankedNot all Jack Ryans are created equal.
  38. movie review
    Ben Sharrock’s Limbo Is Halfway to HeavenA deportation gives the film a seam down the middle between handsome but coy and messy but fierce.
  39. movie review
    The Mitchells vs. the Machines Should Be Insufferable. Alas, It’s Delightful.It is both a takedown and a celebration of our dissonant, tech-obsessed world. Also, Danny McBride fights a toaster.
  40. movie review
    Mortal Kombat Is Hollywood’s Latest Disappointing Action FilmIt’s another reminder that filmmakers have forgotten what to do with the human body.
  41. movie review
    About Endlessness Gloriously Collages the Absurdity and Grandeur of the EverydayThe sixth feature from Swedish director Roy Andersson finds connections between armies marching in the snow and girls dancing to music from a café.
  42. family matters
    The Mitchells vs. the Machines Director Mike Rianda Wants to Make You LaughHow Mike Rianda went from Gravity Falls to making one of the warmest, funniest, most original animated movies of the past few years.
  43. horror
    Selena Gomez to Scare You Off TikTok With Body-Horror Thriller SpiralExecutive-produced by … Drake?
  44. vulture recommends
    Streets of Fire Is the Movie Jim Steinman Was Always Writing ForIt’s all heart in all caps.
  45. movie review
    Without Remorse Is Also Without a Single Moment of ExcitementHow is this Michael B. Jordan action movie, which is headed to Amazon, so dreary?
  46. music documentaries
    Visit Texas With Miranda Lambert & Co. in Marfa Tapes FilmThe documentary premieres May 8 at 7 p.m. ET, and will only be available for 24 hours.
  47. role call
    Regina Hall Answers Every Question We Have About Support The GirlsThe actress looks back on that pivotal role, as well as her psychic premonitions, the arc of her career, and her incredible 50th birthday video.
  48. and i goop!
    Watch Gwyneth Paltrow Remember (?) Her Iconic Looks for Vogue“If I’ve learned one thing, it’s how to not show your vagina on a red carpet.”
  49. vulture lists
    20 Straight-to-VOD Bruce Willis Movies, RankedLet’s take a closer look at the beloved star’s lesser-known roles.
  50. trailer mix
    Pixar’s Luca Is Call Me By Your Name With a Sea Monster–Size TwistThe movie hits Disney+ on June 18.
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