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I Made Everyone From Don’t Worry Darling Into Sims

Just like in the movie, no one is aware they’re in a simulation designed for one person’s sick pleasure — namely, mine.
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The Best Movies of 2022 (So Far)

From a dark superhero flick to the story of a tiny sentient shell, these are the best movies we’ve seen this year.
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No One in Hollywood Wanted to Make Barbarian

The horror hit’s journey to No. 1 packed in the twists: “I had a movie, I lost the movie, I rescued the movie, then I lost the movie again.”
  1. coming soon
    It’s a-Here, Mario!Chris Pratt, look how you massacred our boy.
  2. future trash
    John Waters, Pope of Filth, to Direct Adaptation of His Book Liarmouth“Maybe it’s fitting that my novel was shocking enough to jump-start the engine of my film career.”
  3. movie review
    Tár Brilliantly Undoes an Ego Monster of an ArtistCate Blanchett is toweringly great as a famous conductor who meets a very public downfall.
  4. trailer mix
    Jennifer Lawrence’s Rest and Relaxation Is Over in CausewayBrian Tyree Henry co-stars in the A24 drama co-written by Ottessa Moshfegh.
  5. role call
    William H. Macy Answers Every Question We Have About Boogie NightsOn his visit to a porn set, Burt Reynolds’s “clueless” attitude, and making Paul Thomas Anderson laugh — and smell — during that killer shot.
  6. glovely
    Chill, Normal Guy Jared Leto to Play Chill, Normal Guy Karl LagerfeldA fitting Morbius follow-up.
  7. welcome to oasis springs
    I Made Everyone From Don’t Worry Darling Into SimsJust like in the movie, no one is aware they’re in a simulation designed for one person’s sick pleasure — namely, mine.
  8. coming soon
    Vanessa: Blumhouse Is Making a Five Nights at Freddy’s MovieFreddy: The movie’s been in development since 2017!
  9. development hell
    Jamie Foxx’s Spawn Movie Gets Three New WritersThe project has been in development since 2017.
  10. party report
    Cate Blanchett Picked Out Her Own Power Suits in TárAlongside costume designer Bina Daigeler.
  11. on the record
    A Timeline of the Allegations Against Amsterdam Director David O. RussellChristian Bale confirms he acted as a “mediator” on the set of American Hustle with Amy Adams.
  12. coming soon
    Violent Night Trailer: Santa David Harbour Gives Out ‘Season’s Beatings’Santa Claus? More like Santa claws your eyes out.
  13. method
    Christian Bale Can’t Act If He Gets to Know His Co-starsThat or he just doesn’t want to hang out with anyone in Amsterdam.
  14. explainers
    ‘No One Has Been Ruled Out’ of Facing Charges in Rust ShootingAlec Baldwin has settled a wrongful-death lawsuit with Halyna Hutchins’s family — and filming is set to continue.
  15. now streaming
    A Spooky Guide to the Best New Horror to Stream This OctoberIf you dare.
  16. rust shooting
    Alec Baldwin and Rust Producers Settle Lawsuit With Halyna Hutchins’s FamilyThe movie will resume filming in January with Halyna Hutchins’s husband as an executive producer.
  17. ask an expert
    Ask a Psychic Medium: Is Marilyn Monroe’s Spirit Still Among Us?“I just don’t see American culture ever letting her go.”
  18. endings
    Let’s Talk About the Ending(s) of SmileBy the end of Smile, confronting your past and coming to terms with it is not enough.
  19. best of 2022
    The Best Movies of 2022 (So Far)From a dark superhero flick to the story of a tiny sentient shell, these are the best movies we’ve seen this year.
  20. trailer mix
    Danielle Deadwyler Transforms Into Mamie Till-Mobley in New Till TrailerRecounting Emmett Till’s lynching at the hands of racist Mississippians and his mother’s fight for justice.
  21. trailer mix
    J.Lo Fights Pirates in a Ball Gown in the Shotgun Wedding TrailerAlongside a very handsome Josh Duhamel.
  22. sleeper hit
    No One in Hollywood Wanted to Make BarbarianThe horror hit’s journey to No. 1 packed in the twists: “I had a movie, I lost the movie, I rescued the movie, then I lost the movie again.”
  23. on the record
    A Timeline of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Taking ForeverA new Black Panther emerges to challenge Namor, king of Atlantis, in the trailer.
  24. party report
    Noah Baumbach, White Noise Director, Knows Consumerism Won’t Save UsThat’s not stopping the White Noise director from chasing the dopamine rush of buying stuff, though.
  25. sleigh
    Lindsay Lohan Is Falling for Christmas, LiterallyNetflix, can we get a “Xanax” holiday remix?
  26. trailer mix
    Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Trailer: Danger Rushes InA new Black Panther takes the mantel to fight an aquatic threat, Namor.
  27. rip
    Sacheen Littlefeather, Actress and Activist, Dead at 75She famously refused Marlon Brando’s Oscar for him in 1973 and was blacklisted for it.
  28. bitch era
    Emily Ratajkowski Demands We Enter a New ‘Bitch Era’Stop romanticizing sadness, start romanticizing rage.
  29. swiftie reveal
    Christian Bale Drowned Out Taylor Swift’s Singing on the Set of AmsterdamDavid O. Russell told him to “shut up for this one and let Taylor do it.”
  30. coming soon
    Lily-Rose Depp Reportedly Says Yesferatu to Robert Eggers’s NosferatuBill Skarsgård is expected to star alongside her as the titular vampire.
  31. chat room
    Justin Long Talks Barbarian Spoilers and the Longaissance“I’ve heard ‘Oh, so you’re still acting?’ so many times. This helps make up for those moments.”
  32. she’s not wrong
    Reese Witherspoon Is Pretty Sure People Prefer Nancy Meyers Over ‘Auteur’ Movies“You see an auteur movie once.”
  33. movie review
    Smile Should Smile MoreThe new horror film starts out in a wonderfully creepy and inventive fashion but eventually devolves into generic horror tedium.
  34. vulture lists
    The 21 Best Witch Movies of All TimeFrom The Craft to The Wizard of Oz to Hocus Pocus.
  35. movie review
    The Greatest Beer Run Ever Wastes a Very Good Zac EfronPeter Farrelly’s film can’t seem to decide if it wants to be a comedy or a drama and somehow winds up being neither.
  36. movie review
    The Great Walter Hill Returns to the West, for Better and for WorseThe movie’s not perfect, but it’s well worth watching to see what a master filmmaker can do with limited resources.
  37. prophecies
    Community Got Six Seasons, and Now It’s Getting a MovieThe dream is coming to fruition with (most of) the original cast and Dan Harmon.
  38. close read
    The Hollow Impersonation in BlondeIn life, Marilyn Monroe was a complex artist and human being. In the hands of Ana de Armas, she’s an eternal victim.
  39. movie review
    Bros Is at Its Best When It Forgets About Making HistoryBilly Eichner’s romantic comedy is messy, funny, and ultimately charming — when it isn’t weighed down by all the firsts.
  40. influences
    How Basic Instinct, Fight Club, and Hitchcock Shaped Do RevengeDirector Jennifer Kaytin Robinson on the unexpected cinematic inspirations behind her candy-coated black comedy Do Revenge.
  41. awards chatter
    My Policeman? More Like My Supporting ActorsAll six principals will be running as supporting actors come awards season.
  42. coming soon
    The Favourite Duo Yorgos Lanthimos and Emma Stone Reuniting for AndAnd our favourite duo, too.
  43. close read
    The Sax Man’s Tribute to Reservation Dogs’ Lost BoyThe season-two finale’s closing Tim Cappello performance is both a sly wink and a poignant eulogy.
  44. oscar futures
    Welcome to the First Oscars of the Post-Slap EraWake up. It’s awards season again.
  45. oscar futures
    The New Rules of Oscars SeasonAs we stand on the precipice of another awards season, here are four crucial lessons to remember about the way the Academy works now.
  46. vulture lists
    The 35 Best Movies Over 3 Hours LongGot some extra time? Lose yourself in these cinematic spectacles.
  47. oscar futures
    Are You Ready for This Year’s Incredibly Messy Best Actor Race?In The Whale and The Son, two of the strongest Best Actor contenders come from films a chunk of the critical community absolutely loathed.
  48. into it
    Guy Branum Loves That Bros Made Room for a Happy-Sack GayBut he’s more mixed on the discourse: “You cannot change the problems of millennia of marginalization without things being a bit weird around it.”
  49. chat room
    Luke Macfarlane Listened to Las Culturistas to Prepare for Bros“Especially during the pandemic, they were like my friends that I would check in with and hear their opinions.”
  50. coming soon
    Bones and All Trailer: Taste Freedom of the Open Road (and Fresh Corpses)Taylor Russell and Timothée Chalamet slay in the gory cannibal romance.
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