sundance 2020

How The Assistant Became the First Movie to Grapple With Harvey Weinstein

Director Kitty Green and star Julia Garner on making a movie about abuses in the film industry — and premiering it to a festival of their peers.
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Cats Flopped and Then Things Got Interesting

In special movie-theater screenings across the country, a film that is considered a financial disaster thrives.
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1917 Is Starting to Look Like an Oscars Juggernaut

The World War I blockbuster cruised to victory at this weekend’s Directors Guild Awards. Is Oscar next?
  1. sundance 2020
    Promising Young Woman Is an Incendiary Revenge Movie With a Sugar-Sweet ShellCarey Mulligan is outrageously great as a Me Too vigilante in an unsettling first film from Emerald Fennell.
  2. oscars 2020
    Eight Points of Interest From Oscar’s 2020 Class PhotoIncluding a Bong-Waititi summit, another eye-popping Sandy Powell look, and Leo lurking close to yet another Greta.
  3. sundance 2020
    How The Assistant Became the First Movie to Grapple With Harvey WeinsteinDirector Kitty Green and star Julia Garner on making a movie about abuses in the film industry — and premiering it to a festival of their peers.
  4. justice for cats
    Cats Finally Gets the Awards Recognition It DeservesTake that, James Corden.
  5. oscar endings
    Let’s Talk About the Ending of 1917The ending of Sam Mendes’s film is tasked with giving viewers a happy ending in a conflict that offered few uncomplicated victories.
  6. meowdy
    Cats Flopped and Then Things Got InterestingIn special movie-theater screenings across the country, a film that is considered a financial disaster thrives.
  7. infinite sequels
    Paramount Tinkering With Two, Count ‘Em, Two New Separate Transformers MoviesAfter we already have six? Bunch of Hedonismbots over here.
  8. horror
    Eli Roth Excitedly Ushers in the Clownpocalypse FranchiseWhat could it be about, do you think?
  9. sundance 2020
    Miranda July Returns with What Might Be Her Best Film YetBefore Kajillionaire debuted at Sundance, it was tempting to think July’s style of filmmaking had gone out of … well, style.
  10. sundance 2020
    Kali Uchis, Wilmer Valderrama, and the Rest of Blast Beat Tell Us What’s MetalIt turns out a lot of stuff is very metal.
  11. trailer mix
    The Swallow Trailer Forces You to Imagine the Feeling of Gulping Down NailsWhat would you do to feel in control?
  12. oscar futures
    1917 Is Starting to Look Like an Oscars JuggernautThe World War I blockbuster cruised to victory at this weekend’s Directors Guild Awards. Is Oscar next?
  13. sundance 2020
    Alison Brie Based Horse Girl on Her Own Mental Health HistoryFeeling uninspired by the roles coming her way, Brie co-wrote the Netflix film based on her family’s history of schizophrenia and depression.
  14. sundance 2020
    Hillary Clinton Has a Theory on Why People Love Her Most When She’s LosingAhead of the Sundance premiere of her new Hulu docuseries, Clinton spoke to Vulture about concession speeches and supporting Bernie Sanders.
  15. chat room
    A Brief Conversation With Lukas Haas About Dating, Music, and the Pussy PosseI’m not making this up, I swear!
  16. sundance 2020
    Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Will Ferrell, and Everyone Else From Downhill Go ShoelessThings got real casual real quick.
  17. sundance 2020
    There’s Nothing Funny About Julia Louis-Dreyfus’s Performance in DownhillThe remake of Force Majeure (starring the Veep actress alongside Will Ferrell) sounds like a fake movie. But it’s real, and genuinely unnerving.
  18. sundance 2020
    Never Rarely Sometimes Always, an Everyday Thriller About Obtaining an AbortionIn Eliza Hittman’s new movie, state restrictions turn a teenager’s attempt to end an unwanted pregnancy into a perilous journey.
  19. grammys 2020
    A Star Is Born Just Won Two Grammys, Jackson Maine Sadly Not Onstage to PeeJackson Maine not onstage to pee, alas.
  20. sundance 2020
    Zola, a Stripper Saga Based on a 148-Tweet Thread, Premieres at SundanceAziah “Zola” King herself was on hand to introduce the film to a gently stoned audience in Utah.
  21. Mila Kunis Reveals Glenn Close Is a Professional Emoji-erThat’s Doctor Close to you.
  22. awards season
    Sam Mendes and 1917 Crowned DGA Awards Winner in One Single-Take CeremonyBest Picture is looking like a sure thing now.
  23. sundance 2020
    Andy Samberg, Camila Mendes, and Cristin Milioti Try to Spoil Palm SpringsThey fail.
  24. sundance 2020
    Could Rachel Brosnahan Be a Spy?(Thinks a moment) … nahhhhhhh.
  25. sundance 2020
    The Assistant Is the First Great Movie About Me TooKitty Green’s film about a day in the life of a young woman at a Weinstein-like company is a spare, searing story of abuse and complicity.
  26. sundance 2020
    Into the Deep Chronicles the Monstrousness of Danish Inventor Peter MadsenEmma Sullivan began filming her documentary one year before he murdered and dismembered journalist Kim Wall.
  27. sundance 2020
    18 Things We Learn About Taylor Swift in Her Documentary Miss AmericanaThe superstar’s new doc, directed by Lana Wilson, reveals a lot: An eating disorder, the story behind her political awakening, and a cat backpack.
  28. creature features
    Anaconda Will Rise Again With a ‘Reimagined’ New MovieUnfortunately, Jennifer Lopez probably won’t be in this version.
  29. now streaming
    The 30 Best Action Movies on Netflix Right NowTriple Frontier, Snowpiercer, The Matrix, and more.
  30. vulture lists
    Michael Bay’s 18 Best Action-Movie ScenesBreaking down the director’s penchant for explosions, Hummers, and American flags.
  31. close reads
    How Rage Cagey Is the New Nicolas Cage Movie Color Out of Space? Let’s Discuss.What follows can only be described as the indiscriminate slaughter of fruit.
  32. now streaming
    The 40 Best Horror Movies on Hulu Right NowFrom Annihilation to 28 Weeks Later to Tragedy Girls.
  33. trailer mix
    Irresistible Trailer: Here’s That Jon Stewart Political Comedy You Asked ForStewart debuted the trailer on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert.
  34. miss americana
    Taylor Swift Reveals Her Struggle With Eating Disorder in Miss Americana“I think I’ve never really wanted to talk about that before.”
  35. ouroboros
    Mean Girls the Movie the Musical to Become Mean Girls the Movie MusicalOctober 3 is actually Groundhog Day, apparently.
  36. trailer mix
    Vivarium Trailer: Imogen Poots and Jesse Eisenberg Can’t Escape the Damn SuburbsWho sent them a baby in a box?
  37. backstories
    Quail Hunting and Rabbit Holes: How Terrence Malick Made His Nazi EpicA Hidden Life tells the story of a conscientious objector to Hitler. If we didn’t know better, we’d say it’s the director’s most political film yet.
  38. q&a
    A Long Talk With James Newton Howard, Hollywood’s Most Versatile ComposerHe’s written music for Pretty WomanThe Sixth Sense, The Dark Knight, and more. After a long career, he can admit when he’s been a bit of a diva.
  39. conan archives
    Revisit Terry Jones’s 1994 Interview With Conan O’BrienThe Python talks about directing while naked and his banned films.
  40. trailer mix
    The Last Thing He Wanted Trailer Stars Some Guy Who Used to Date Jennifer Garner“Ben” something?
  41. movie review
    The Gentlemen Is a Throwback Crime Caper With Some Throwback RacismGuy Ritchie’s latest has a host of stars — like Matthew McConaughey, Charlie Hunnam, Henry Golding, Hugh Grant — and little else.
  42. the gold rush
    What Happens in the Mirror Universe Where Sandra Bullock Lost the 2009 Oscar?An Oscar hypothetical for the ages.
  43. the gold rush
    Which Awards Contender Will Be This Year’s Oscar Villain?Will it be Joker? Once Upon a Time in Hollywood? Or even 1917?
  44. gay rights
    Dan Levy Has Joined the Kristen Stewart Gay Rom-Com Happiest SeasonAlong with Alison Brie, Aubrey Plaza, and more!
  45. sundance 2020
    The 17 Movies We’re Most Excited to See at Sundance Film FestivalIncluding a transatlantic thriller starring Jude Law, a family drama from Miranda July, and a portrait of up-and-coming performer Taylor Swift.
  46. trailer mix
    Taylor Swift Wants History on Her Side With Miss Americana TrailerComing later this month to Netflix.
  47. oscar endings
    ‘Don’t Shut the Door All the Way’: On the Ending of The IrishmanThe final scene of Martin Scorsese’s epic illustrates who Frank Sheeran is by calling to mind other mafia movies.
  48. audition room
    Gwyneth Paltrow and Jennifer Aniston Both Auditioned for Before SunriseRight before they became stars.
  49. the gold rush
    How 4 Orphaned Films Earned Oscar Season Heat AnywayThe sheer volume of unexpected studio handoffs this awards season reflects new uncertainties roiling Hollywood.
  50. backstories
    Who Farted? An Investigation Into The Lighthouse Sound EffectsThe Foley artists behind one of 2019’s most meticulously crafted films explains how the hell they pulled off those sounds.
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