golden globes 2021

Who Should (and Will) Win at the Golden Globes This Weekend?

Even in the middle of a pandemic, the Globes will go on, and so will our prognostication.
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Oscar Futures: Why the Amazon Debate Won’t Hurt Nomadland’s Chances

We suspect this narrative is likely to remain a Film Twitter-only thing.
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Christopher McDonald Answers Every Question We Have About Happy Gilmore

“It’s lovely to have a hit like this, I’ve gotta say. It keeps on giving.”
  1. movie review
    The United States vs. Billie Holiday Is an Inert History LessonAndra Day is great in the title role, however.
  2. to be continued
    Ray Donovan’s Showrunner Credits Fan Outcry for the Show’s Wrap-up Movie“It’s become clear to me that the living organism that is Ray Donovan is a collaboration, a shared ownership, with our audience.“
  3. golden globes 2021
    Who Should (and Will) Win at the Golden Globes This Weekend?Even in the middle of a pandemic, the Globes will go on, and so will our prognostication.
  4. movie review
    How Not to Make a Tom and Jerry MovieA cluttered, awkward, pandering mess.
  5. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: Why the Amazon Debate Won’t Hurt Nomadland’s ChancesWe suspect this narrative is likely to remain a Film Twitter-only thing.
  6. soundtracks
    Pop Smoke’s New Song ‘AP’ Drops Ahead of His Posthumous Film DebutListen now and watch Boogie March 5.
  7. movie review
    The Father Is a Devastating Close-up of a Mind That’s Beginning to FrayAnthony Hopkins and Olivia Colman are excellent as a father and daughter whose time together can only end in tragedy.
  8. now streaming
    The 40 Best Movies on Netflix You Probably Haven’t SeenOddball comedies, twisty thrillers, and other underseen gems.
  9. the gold rush
    Nicole Kidman’s 15 Career Golden Globe Nominations, RankedThe Hollywood Foreign Press Association may have snubbed Eyes Wide Shut and Paddington, but at least they gave these performances their due.
  10. q&a
    Talking to the Film Critic Who (Maybe) Inspired Malcolm & MarieKatie Walsh might not be the white lady from the L.A. Times. But she is a white lady from the L.A. Times.
  11. rankings
    W Magazine Cover Stars, Ranked by How Much Pain They’re InPhotographer Juergen Teller woke up and chose violence.
  12. role call
    Christopher McDonald Answers Every Question We Have About Happy Gilmore“It’s lovely to have a hit like this, I’ve gotta say. It keeps on giving.”
  13. the art of ending things
    The Greatest Godfather Ending of Them AllCoppola closed his trilogy with a grandiose, explosive ending that works not just as a finale to a single film, but to the entire series.
  14. chat room
    Real-Life Nomad Linda May on Finally Settling Down After NomadlandAnd why she hopes Swankie gets nominated for an Oscar.
  15. trailer mix
    Zack Synder’s Army of the Dead Trailer Makes Ocean’s 11 Look Like Child’s PlayYou try pulling a Vegas heist during a zombie apocalypse.
  16. trailer mix
    Pixar’s Luca Is Call Me By Your Name With a Sea Monster–Size TwistOut June 2021.
  17. the streaming wars
    Paramount+ Will Stream Mission: Impossible 7 and A Quiet Place Part 2Copying the HBO Max strategy we see.
  18. the gold rush
    The Golden Globes Strikeouts Are a Who’s Who of Who Hasn’tsOscar winners? Yes. Tony winners? Yes. Globe winners? No.
  19. mcu
    Spider-Man 3 Gets An Ominous Title, No Way HomeTom Holland, Zendaya, and Jacob Batalon troll fans in a new teaser.
  20. busy busy busy
    The Lucas Brothers Are Teaming Up With Judd Apatow for a MovieThe movie will be a semi-autobiographical take on the identical twins’ lives.
  21. the art of ending things
    A Brief History of the Alternate Movie Endings Lost to TimeThat is, until a few of them made their way onto DVDs as bonus material.
  22. chat room
    Real-Life Nomad Bob Wells Poured His Own Grief Into NomadlandThe famous van dweller explains how the death of his son inspired one of the film’s most devastating moments.
  23. the art of ending things
    How The Descent Ended Up With Two Famously Bleak EndingsWriter-director Neil Marshall breaks down his horror film’s alternate conclusions — and which one he thinks is the worse fate.
  24. the art of ending things
    Every Movie Should End in Song and DanceTo watch the finest of musical finales is to become convinced, however briefly, that every movie should resolve this way.
  25. casting call
    Mila Kunis Is the Luckiest Girl Alive at NetflixIn an upcoming adaptation of Jessica Knoll’s 2015 novel.
  26. the snyder cut
    Zack Snyder Shipped Batman & Lois Lane, But Warner Bros. Wouldn’t Make It CanonSnyder also denies reports that he asked Joss Whedon to help with Justice League reshoots.
  27. close reads
    What Nomadland Gets Wrong About Gig WorkersThe movie features a real Amazon warehouse and real workers but leaves out real exploitation.
  28. the art of ending things
    The 101 Greatest Endings in Movies HistoryGood finales offer catharsis. The best deny us closure altogether.
  29. golden globes 2021
    Emily in Paris Gave Golden Globe Voters a Lavish Set Visit in 2019“‘They treated us like kings and queens.’”
  30. now streaming
    The 40 Best Horror Movies on Hulu Right NowThe Lodge, The Host, Possessor, and more.
  31. last night on late night
    Kate Hudson Says ‘We Are Listening’ to Music Backlash“It’s an ongoing, important dialogue to be had about neurotypical actors playing neurodivergent characters.”
  32. alternate timelines
    Anne Hathaway Was the Ninth Choice to Play Andy in The Devil Wears PradaIn which the Oscar-winning actress gives drag queens a pep talk.
  33. movies
    Edgar Wright Chases Down a New Adaptation of Stephen King’s The Running ManAnd will adapt the 1982 novel for Paramount Pictures.
  34. now streaming
    The 50 Best Comedies on Netflix Right NowHot Rod, Eurovision, Superbad and more.
  35. movie review
    Great Performances and a Stunning Ending Can’t Quite Save The MauritanianJodie Foster, Tahar Rahim, and Benedict Cumberbatch all do good work in this real-life legal drama, but the movie falls flat.
  36. movie review
    The Main Reason to Watch I Care a Lot Is Rosamund PikeThe Netflix movie wants to race along like a caper and sting like a satire. But it just winds up fighting itself.
  37. vulture lists
    Every Jodie Foster Movie, RankedWhere does The Mauritanian fall in the Jodie Foster canon?
  38. easter eggs
    What Are the Commercials in WandaVision Telling Us?Are we overanalyzing? Maybe. But that’s all part of the fun of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
  39. backstories
    Tracking Nomadland’s Path Across the American WestFrom a beet harvest in Nebraska to the inside of an Amazon fulfillment center.
  40. in memoriam
    Please, Everyone, Read Christopher Plummer’s AutobiographyThese few bits will get you hooked.
  41. animation
    Wolfwalkers Is Giving Kids a History Lesson on the Horrors of ColonialismThe animators behind the Golden Globe–nominated indie discuss how they used Irish history to tell a tale of climate crisis today.
  42. trailer mix
    Mortal Kombat Trailer: Wham, Bam, Thank You Ma’am!That’s a lot of mutilated arms.
  43. friday night movie club
    In Praise of Barb & Star’s Club Remix of ‘My Heart Will Go On’Why is it only a minute long? I need more!
  44. hey jesse
    Jesse Plemons, Not Leonardo DiCaprio, Will Lead Killers of the Flower MoonThough Leo is still attached.
  45. get aunt lucy on the phone
    Paddington 3 Is Happening!!!!!Marmalade shots for everyone.
  46. stonks!
    Inside Hollywood’s Rush to Make the First GameStop MovieA Who’s Who of screenwriters, producers, and streaming-service execs are speeding to make the next Big Short. But is there room for them all?
  47. jackass
    Bam Margera Reportedly Dismissed From Jackass 4, Entered RehabIn a post last week, Margera said he’s seeking help.
  48. trish!
    Annie Mumolo Tells the Stories Behind Seven of Barb & Star’s Silliest GagsFrom Edgar’s song to Trish and Tommy Bahama.
  49. vulture sports
    Adam Sandler Still Gunning for Shooter McGavinShooter has now answered.
  50. dungeons & dukes
    The Dungeons & Dragons Movie Casts Yet Another Hot PersonBridgerton’s Regé-Jean Page joins the adventure.
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