uncut gems

The Story Behind the Uncut Gems House, and the 83-Year-Old Widow Who Owns It

To Rose Leviton, the Safdies are just “two young boys” who made a movie in her kitchen. Now that it’s on Netflix, she might even watch it.
diamond district

We Cordially Invite You To Meet Uncut Gems’ Non-Actors

Uncut Gems uses and subverts stars like Adam Sandler, but the movie is built on a handful of first-time actors from the diamond district and beyond.
in memoriam

A Wake for Lynn Shelton

The late indie director’s closest friends and collaborators mourn the loss of a beloved experimental artist.
  1. vulture lists
    The 33 Best Movies Over 3 Hours LongGot some extra time? Lose yourself in these cinematic spectacles.
  2. uncut gems
    The Story Behind the Uncut Gems House, and the 83-Year-Old Widow Who Owns ItTo Rose Leviton, the Safdies are just “two young boys” who made a movie in her kitchen. Now that it’s on Netflix, she might even watch it.
  3. diamond district
    We Cordially Invite You To Meet Uncut Gems’ Non-ActorsUncut Gems uses and subverts stars like Adam Sandler, but the movie is built on a handful of first-time actors from the diamond district and beyond.
  4. animate this!
    Laika Pits Its Stop-motion Creatures Against Each Other In New Fight ChallengeAs long as no one has to go up against the Other Mother.
  5. now streaming
    The 100 Best Movies on Netflix Right NowGroundhog Day, Her, The Matrix, and more.
  6. coronavirus
    All the Live Events, Movie Releases, and Productions Affected by the CoronavirusA long list of broken dreams.
  7. movie review
    The Lovebirds Is a Staunchly Average Streaming Rom-ComThe Netflix movie is designed to be watched while performing a menial task — folding the laundry or washing dishes — in quarantine.
  8. movie review
    The Painter and the Thief Is a Sexy, Strange Not-Quite-Love StoryAn artist finds a muse in the man who stole her work in this arresting documentary, now on Hulu, VOD, and in theaters.
  9. documentaries
    In AKA Jane Roe, a ‘Deathbed Confession’ Was Never the Plan“I was shocked,” documentarian Nick Sweeney says of Norma McCorvey’s onscreen confession. “It was not what I expected.”
  10. vulture lists
    The 30 Greatest Disaster Movies of All TimeWhat makes cinematic depictions of catastrophe so compelling?
  11. infinite avatar
    All of the Avatar Sequel Announcements: A TimelineCome hell, high water, or a global pandemic, the first Avatar sequel is coming December 17, 2021.
  12. friday night movie club
    The Mask of Zorro Director on the Secret to Making a Great Romantic Action EpicMartin Campbell said no three times before signing on to the classic swashbuckler film. Two decades later, we’re still thankful he did.
  13. diversifying assets
    Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead Getting a Self-Described ‘Diverse Remake’Okay.
  14. the replacements
    Wanted to See F9 This Weekend? Try These 5 Movies Instead.Death Proof, the original The Italian Job, and more.
  15. in memoriam
    A Wake for Lynn SheltonThe late indie director’s closest friends and collaborators mourn the loss of a beloved experimental artist.
  16. chat room
    Kumail Nanjiani Made Sure to Buy Gym Equipment Before the Pandemic HitThe Lovebirds star spoke to Vulture about his new movie and his pandemic priorities.
  17. lawyer up asshole
    Dylan O’Brien’s Social Network Impression Is … Terrific?Andrew Garfield approves.
  18. hashtag inevitable
    What Hath the Snyder Cut Released?In retrospect, Warner Bros.’ decision to rerelease Zach Snyder’s Justice League was inevitable. It’s also consequential.
  19. summer 2020
    19 Horror Movies We’re Excited to See This SummerFrom Prime Video’s The Vast of Night to the Janelle Monáe–starring Antebellum to A Quiet Place sequel.
  20. open your purse
    Spike Lee’s New Movie Won’t Use CGI De-Aging, Unlike That Other Netflix Film“I was not getting $100 million to de-age our guys.”
  21. moira would've nailed it
    Catherine O’Hara Almost Played the Holly Hunter Role in Broadcast NewsHer audition with Albert Brooks was a “disastrous chemical misfire.”
  22. backstories
    Cameron Crowe Is Finally Ready to Tell Us Vanilla Sky’s SecretsThe director reflects on his famously divisive sci-fi thriller, which envisioned an empty, virtual city long before our current predicament.
  23. camp quarantine
    Tyler Perry Shares Plan To Begin Filming Again, Invents ‘Camp Quarantine’He plans to resume production on Sistas and The Oval as soon as July.
  24. c*ns*rsh*p
    God’s Own Country Director Says Distributor Removed Gay Sex Scenes for Streaming“I would caution any filmmaker of working with the aforementioned ‘distributor’.”
  25. the snyder what?
    Everything We Know About the Infamous Snyder CutWhy is everyone tweeting #ReleaseTheSnyderCut? It’s a long story that ends on HBO Max.
  26. right click
    Look Who’s Starring in Machine Gun Kelly’s New Music VideoMegan Fox is his “Bloody Valentine.”
  27. the snyder cut
    HBO Max Will Release the ‘Snyder Cut’ of Justice League in 2021The actual thing may end up being more like a TV miniseries.
  28. friday night movie club
    Why Can’t Every Movie Be As Good As The Mask of Zorro?I went into the 1998 film dreading what Hollywood would do to it. Now it feels like the kind of thing that we kept Hollywood around for.
  29. movie review
    The Trip to Greece Is the Final, Most Despairing Trip Film YetAmid all the decadent food and Michael Caine impressions, the four-part series has always had a darker edge.
  30. the end
    Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon Say Good-bye (for Now) to The Trip“I like to think that maybe one day we’d return to it.” “Yeah, I think in ten years’ time.”
  31. auctions
    Skål! The Academy Museum Won Midsommar’s May Queen Gown With $65,000 BidThat’s movie history, babe.
  32. q&a
    Netflix’s Action-Movie Arms RaceExtraction director Sam Hargrave discusses the streamer’s ambitions with the genre, and how his ambiguous ending set up an inevitable Extraction 2.
  33. wha happened?!
    12 of Fred Willard’s Most Unforgettable Film and TV AppearancesWe’re gonna miss this guy.
  34. coronavirus
    Zoey Deutch’s Quarantine Hobbies: Recovering, Cooking, Crying Over ShallotsThe Politician and Buffaloed actress contracted COVID-19 before shutdown. That doesn’t mean she missed the internet’s latest food drama.
  35. soundtracks
    Will Ferrell Takes His (Key)Board to the Fjord In Eurovision ‘Volcano Man’ VideoGet ready for your heart to melt, then immediately refreeze. It is Iceland, after all.
  36. basketball
    Adam Sandler and His Gems Are Making Another Basketball MovieWith LeBron instead of K.G.
  37. appreciations
    Tina Fey Is 50, So Here Are 50 Great Tina Fey MomentsRounding up the funniest jokes, best performances, and revealing moments from one of comedy’s greatest writers.
  38. the vulture transcript
    Fred Willard Took Us Through His Career in the Most Delightfully Willardian WayThe late actor shared stories about the Christopher Guest movies, Salem’s Lot, and mistakenly turning down Airplane!
  39. it's so... metaphorical
    Why Is Brian Austin Green Posting About Butterflies on Instagram?And how are he and Megan Fox doing?
  40. graduate together
    Timothée Chalamet’s Statistics Teacher Finally Gets the Credit She DeservesHe thanked her in a virtual commencement speech.
  41. in memoriam
    Lynn Shelton Left Behind a Bounty of Beautiful TelevisionThe acclaimed filmmaker’s empathy and humanity was on display in an impressive array of TV shows, from Mad Men to GLOW.
  42. summer 2020
    60 Movies We’re Excited to See This SummerIf movies still exist then.
  43. trailer mix
    Watch the Trailer for Spike Lee’s Vietnam Vet Joint, Da 5 BloodsStreaming on June 12.
  44. summer 2020
    What Is a Summer Movie Anyway?As a summer without movie theaters looks more and more likely, two critics discuss an outdated way of viewing films.
  45. curses
    Jonah Hill Swears More Than Any Other Film Actor, Study ClaimsHell yeah.
  46. movies
    Oh Yeah, Bill Pullman Saw That Trump Independence Day Deepfake VideoA sentence that would be blissfully unrecognizable to our ancestors.
  47. movies
    Matrix Creator Lilly Wachowski Has an Important Message for Elon MuskAnd Ivanka Trump.
  48. casting call
    Snowflakes Will Have a Field Day With Netflix’s New Drama Trigger WarningStarring Jessica Alba as someone facing a “moral dilemma.”
  49. now streaming
    The 20 Best Movies for Kids on Amazon PrimeHarriet the Spy, Rango, Bumblebee, and more.
  50. coronavirus
    Here Are All the Movies Delayed Because of CoronavirusWith updated release dates where available.
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