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  1. lawsuits
    James Franco Sexual Misconduct Lawsuit Reaches a Settlement DealFranco was accused of coercion into sexual acts in his position as an acting teacher.
  2. banned
    SAG-AFTRA Permanently Bans Donald Trump From ReadmissionIn case he’s looking for his next career move.
  3. acting
    Mary Steenburgen’s iPad Is the Real Star of Happiest SeasonIt’s the one element of this film that is absolutely, unimpeachably perfect.
  4. zoom goofs
    Director From Lukas Gage Viral Audition Video Offers Apology“While I can’t put the proverbial toothpaste back in the tube, I move forward from this incident a more empathetic man.”
  5. chat room
    Alfre Woodard Discusses Police Violence and the Ending of ClemencyHer film about state-sanctioned violence has one of the most striking endings of any film in the past few years.
  6. obits
    Dame Diana Rigg, Icon of British TV and Stage Classics, Dead at 82She acted until her death, playing Olenna in Game of Thrones.
  7. acting
    The Brutal Pleasure of Watching Charlize Theron Turn to ActionWhat makes her truly great in Mad Max: Fury Road, Atomic Blonde, and The Old Guard is her focus on the human capacity for wear and tear.
  8. emmy insider
    Dead to Me Star Linda Cardellini Breaks Down Judy’s Emotional Roller CoasterIn season two of Netflix’s dark dramedy, Linda Cardellini had to cry. A lot.
  9. mister americana
    A Short History of Val Kilmer’s Obsession With Mark TwainRumors of his blah, blah have been greatly blah.
  10. eulogy
    Ellen Burstyn Remembers Inside the Actors Studio Host James Lipton“To know Jim was to constantly encounter more.”
  11. acting
    Camila Cabello and DaBaby Invent Sync-Sound in ‘My Oh My’ Music VideoCamila really said, “Steamboat Willie who?”
  12. phobias
    Adam Driver Runs Away From His Biggest Fear (Himself) During Fresh Air InterviewHe wasn’t happy about listening to a certain Marriage Story clip.
  13. his dark materials
    Lin-Manuel Miranda’s His Dark Materials Mustache Was His IdeaFor his big entrance into the HBO series, Miranda tapped into Lee Scoresby’s yeehaw energy through the transformative power of facial hair.
  14. behind the scenes
    How See’s Blindness Consultant Helped Demystify a Sightless WorldAccessibility advocate Joseph A. Strechay was instrumental in the Apple TV+ production’s comprehensive approach to accurately depicting a blind world.
  15. the cinema
    Al Pacino Likes to Star in Bad Films to Make Them ‘Mediocre’“I may be falling into a bad habit now.”
  16. acting
    Gaze Upon Olivia Colman’s Single, Perfect Tear on The CrownNot only did she summon Elizabeth’s glorious tear without any makeup or SFX cheats, she timed it perfectly on multiple takes.
  17. acting
    Edward Norton’s Slow Fade From GreatnessThere was a time when Norton was labeled the finest actor of his generation. So why don’t we talk about more of the roles that made him famous?
  18. vulture lists
    Every Woody Harrelson Movie Performance, RankedFrom Midway to White Men Can’t Jump.
  19. chat room
    Cillian Murphy Is Shocked That ‘Fashionistas’ Love His Peaky Blinders HaircutThe versatile actor on what goes into playing a character as brutal as Tommy Shelby, as well as a few other characters from his varied filmography.
  20. close reads
    Lucy Liu’s Joan Watson Was Elementary’s Humanistic HeartThrough her performance in the CBS procedural, Liu crafted a layered study in empathy that suggests second acts are possible in life.
  21. vulture lists
    The 20 Best Performances in Quentin Tarantino FilmsFeaturing Samuel L. Jackson, Uma Thurman, Leonardo DiCaprio, and more.
  22. vulture tv awards
    The Best Actor on TV Is Russian Doll’s Natasha LyonneThis is a star performance through and through.
  23. vulture tv awards
    The Best Supporting Actor on TV Is One Day at a Time’s Rita MorenoShe’s such a pro that she makes what she’s doing look easy. It isn’t.
  24. the industry
    Scarlett Johansson Says She Has the Right to Portray ‘Any Person’ She WantsShe now claims her divisive comments were edited for “clickbait” reasons.
  25. acting!
    Casting a Cliché Female Character? These Women Are Ready for YouFake audition videos on Twitter are turning tired Hollywood tropes into comedy hits.
  26. acting
    Why We Can’t Stop Watching Keanu Reeves, 30 Years OnHis longevity and recent resurgence all come down to his particular blend of vulnerability and mystery.
  27. remember that time
    An Oral History of Vincent D’Onofrio’s Perfect Men in Black PerformanceTwo words: sugar water.
  28. chat room
    Sanaa Lathan on Finding an Emotional Arc Inside a Twilight Zone Loop“That’s the kind of challenge that I live for as an actor.”
  29. cryface
    A Celebration of Elisabeth Moss’s Runny MascaraElisabeth Moss does her best work when she is utterly annihilating her eye makeup.
  30. chat room
    J.K. Simmons on Counterpart, Acting, and Getting Really Jacked“I decided I wanted to try to stay as consistently fit and healthy as possible. Male ego, all that stuff.”
  31. Watch Christian Bale’s Weight Change Drastically Over 12 RolesFrom American Psycho’s Patrick Bateman to Vice’s Dick Cheney.
  32. party report
    Kirk Douglas Called His Son Michael’s Acting Debut ‘Absolutely Terrible’“Dad came back and said, ‘Son, you were terrible. You were absolutely terrible.’”
  33. the deuce
    The Deuce’s Gary Carr Got to Keep His Pimp Costume“I don’t know that I’ll ever wear any of it.”
  34. movies
    Can You Ever Forgive Me? Confirms Melissa McCarthy’s Dramatic AbilitiesMelissa McCarthy is going to surprise a lot of people when they see Can You Ever Forgive Me?, but she shouldn’t.
  35. chat room
    Janet McTeer on Bernhardt/Hamlet and Whether She’d Ever Play Hamlet Herself“If I had a go, people would still say, ‘Why is Janet playing Hamlet?’”
  36. burt reynolds
    Burt Reynolds’s Most Essential Film RolesWe look at the ups of an up-and-down career that capture what made Reynolds such a singular presence.
  37. close reads
    How André Holland Keeps Castle Rock AfloatHis deft performance is a voice of reason amid horror, bloodshed, and madness.
  38. ask and you shall receive
    Vincent D’Onofrio Asks Twitter to Weigh In on Whether He Should Portray a RacistThe actor says he feels conflicted about potentially playing the character, based on an unnamed real-life person.
  39. vulture tv awards
    The Best Actor on TV Is Bill Hader in ‘Barry’It’s the rare performance that evolves episode by episode, and has to be seen in its entirety to be appreciated.
  40. Can Father John Misty Act?His performance in Hotel Artemis, while brief, still signals the beginning of what could be a viable second career.
  41. The Delicate Fury of Keri Russell on The AmericansRussell is giving one of the most complex performances ever on television.
  42. Every Al Pacino Performance, RankedWe ranked every Al Pacino performance, from Scarface to Scent of a Woman.
  43. 8 Things We Learned Talking to Samuel L. Jackson About His MasterClassBut not just any TV — and 7 other things we learned talking to him about his MasterClass.
  44. Can Melissa Leo Scream Her Way To Another Oscar?This year, the actress became one of cinema’s most terrifying nuns — and in the process, tapped into our current moment of “beautiful female rage.”
  45. Harmony Korine Is Fall TV’s Most Surprising Breakout ActorHis performance on The Girlfriend Experience isn’t just good acting. It’s technically good acting.
  46. close reads
    What Sarah Paulson and Evan Peters Bring to American Horror Story: CultBy embracing over-the-top drama, they saved AHS: Cult from itself.
  47. The Square’s Monkey-Man Scene Is Bonkers. Here’s How It Was Made.Anatomy of an insane scene, with director Ruben Östlund and actor Terry Notary.
  48. Every Cate Blanchett Performance, RankedFrom Thor: Ragnarok to Paradise Road.
  49. The Vulnerability of Ryan Gosling in Blade Runner 2049 The sequel has many aesthetic pleasures, but Gosling’s performance gives it weight.
  50. In Stronger, Jake Gyllenhaal Has His Most Unusual Role in Years: A Regular GuyTo think: He could be making Prince of Persia 3 right now.
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