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Behind The Scenes

  1. behind the scenes
    Homecoming: The 9 Hidden Details You Probably MissedWhat’s the deal with all those octagons?
  2. the vulture transcript
    How Sam Esmail Directed the Hell Out of HomecomingAn in-depth conversation, and video commentary track, on the show’s visual style, music, set design, and aesthetic blueprint.
  3. behind the scenes
    How Black-ish’s Prince Tribute Episode Came Together“We were all Prince fans. We would have done 20 or 30 songs if we had the time,” says Black-ish showrunner Kenny Smith.
  4. animals
    The Good Place’s Lizard Is a ‘Moody’ Improv MasterMuch to the delight of Kristen Bell.
  5. behind the scenes
    How It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia Pulled Off Mac’s Jaw-dropping DanceNo joke: Rob McElhenney spent seven months training, lifting weights, and rehearsing for Sunny’s finale dance surprise.
  6. behind the scenes
    How Bodyguard Pulled Off Its 4 Most Heart-Pounding ScenesCreator Jed Mercurio takes us behind the scenes of his British crime drama’s absurdly tense moments.
  7. behind the scenes
    How Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Made Its Creepy Opening CreditsThe artist who draws the Chilling Adventures comic also designed the Netflix show’s title sequence.
  8. behind the scenes
    How Daredevil Filmed Its 10-Minute Prison Fight in a Single Take“It was f—king nuts,” says the showrunner.
  9. hollywood
    The True Story Behind My Dinner With Hervé“Now I’ve told you all ze bullshit stories, what about ze truth? Would you like to hear ze real story of my life?”
  10. gallery
    Kerry Washington Is StretchingBackstage and onstage, as producer and star, in American Son.
  11. a closer look
    How St. Vincent Reimagines Her Own SongsThe singer on writing “Savior” and then recording it two ways.
  12. behind the scenes
    How Big Mouth Created the Shame WizardHe’s the “mortal enemy” of the Hormone Monster, and he’s key to Big Mouth’s biggest lesson about puberty.
  13. behind the scenes
    How Better Call Saul Rebuilt the Meth Superlab From Breaking BadThe “daunting” project took a team of 75 set designers, artists, and carpenters, plus advice from a structural engineer.
  14. behind the scenes
    How Murphy Brown Faked That Sarah Huckabee Sanders CameoA combination of real-life news footage, voice and body doubles, and a very particular wardrobe.
  15. habitats
    How Novelist John Wray Made His Brooklyn Brownstone Into a Writers’ ClubhouseThis Park Slope townhouse is a cross between an artists’ colony, a co-working space, and a frat house.
  16. behind the scenes
    You Co-Creator Breaks Down Beck’s Surprising Twist“He has no f—king idea what she’s actually thinking.”
  17. profile
    The Anti-Prestige ShowrunnerOn set with Jane the Virgin creator Jennie Snyder Urman, who makes great TV by ignoring all the trends.
  18. reality tv
    The Bachelor: Vietnam’s Unprecedented Same-Sex Love Story Shocked Its Producers“It was this gigantic declaration that no one saw coming.”
  19. behind the scenes
    How Maniac’s Creators Approached Mental IllnessCary Joji Fukunaga and Patrick Somerville on therapy, world-building delusions, and the message of their bizarre Netflix show.
  20. tribeca tv festival
    Here Are Anthony Bourdain’s Last Words in the Parts Unknown Premiere“I do my best. I look. I listen. But in the end, I know it’s my story.”
  21. interview
    Songwriter Savan Kotecha on the Making of Ariana Grande’s Sweetener“She took it and owned it and was like, ‘This is what I wanna say and this is what I’m about.’”
  22. first looks
    See Robin Wright Take Charge on the Set of House of Cards’ Final SeasonShe’ll lead both the White House and the show when it returns this fall.
  23. behind the scenes
    What It’s Like to Play One of Westworld’s ‘Inhuman’ Drone Hosts“They wanted them completely devoid of emotion and humanity.”
  24. behind the scenes
    The Painstaking Detail That Went Into Lauren Ambrose’s My Fair Lady HatThe costume designer and milliner had to create something that fit both an extravagant scene and Ambrose’s modernized reading of the character.
  25. Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys on Saying Good-bye to The AmericansThey aren’t as sad about the end of their show as you might think.
  26. behind the scenes
    Beyoncé and Jay-Z Have Gone ‘On the Run’ to Film a Video in JamaicaThey’re riding motorbikes through the streets.
  27. behind the scenes
    How Frozen Reimagines Its Icy World for the Broadway StageConjuring snow and ice with everything from sculptural set pieces to video and lighting effects.
  28. backstories
    How The Alienist Re-created 1896 New York in Budapest“Just when we thought the show was going to die a sad death, someone said, ‘Have you thought of Budapest?’”
  29. lady bird
    Warm Your Icy, Jaded Heart With This Video of Greta Gerwig Directing Lady BirdAhem, may we have the envelope please?
  30. harvey weinstein
    Harvey Weinstein Blackmailed Salma Hayek to Get Gratuitous Nude Scene in FridaSalma Hayek details Harvey Weinstein’s harassment on the set of Frida.
  31. profile
    Alexander Payne Is Supersizing His Artistic Ambitions With a Very Tiny ComedyWith Downsizing, the director mines the comedy in the microscopic.
  32. how to win an oscar
    How Gary Oldman Lured a Makeup Magician Back for One More JobAfter years of trying, Kazuhiro Tsuji escaped Hollywood. Then Oldman called.
  33. how to win an oscar
    How The Disaster Artist Recreated The Room’s Iconic ScenesJames Franco, his brother Dave, Ari Graynor, Josh Hutcherson, and the real Tommy Wiseau and Greg Sestero weigh in.
  34. Behind the Scenes of Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, MissouriThe blood-red signs became the talk of the town in more than just the fictional town of Ebbing.
  35. 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.
  36. behind the scenes
    Beck Explains the Creative Process Behind His New Song, ‘Dear Life’“For this album, I wanted to make something that was uplifting, had a lot of energy, and made you want to sing along.”
  37. doppelgangers
    See Rami Malek Execute Some Perfect Freddie Mercury MovesA video has surfaced of Malek filming Queen’s Live Aid performance from 1985.
  38. backstories
    How the Epic Season 3 Premiere Battle Came Together in Outlander“After Tobias’s first day, he slept 12 hours because of the toll it took on his body.”
  39. behind the scenes
    Preview the Martha Stewart-Meets-Pee-wee’s Playhouse Set of Amy Sedaris’s ShowThe backdrop of At Home With Amy Sedaris features a wig wall, a dual-purpose garden-graveyard, and much more.
  40. first look
    The Photographer Who’s Been Capturing Historic New York Moments for 50 YearsJean-Pierre Laffont’s latest collection, New York City Up and Down, proves that you never know what you might see here.
  41. behind the scenes
    Taylor Sheridan Has Two Tips for Becoming an Oscar-Nominated ScreenwriterOne: Read lots of bad scripts. Two: Do better.
  42. behind the scenes
    The (Presumably) True Story Behind Martin Shkreli and That Wu-Tang AlbumCyrus Bozorgmehr’s new book, Once Upon a Time in Shaolin, purports to tell the untold tale of the whole strange episode.
  43. pro tips
    Jack Antonoff on How to Write a Perfect Pop SongHe’s crafted hits for Taylor Swift, Lorde, and his band Bleachers. There is no formula. But he does have a few tips.
  44. behind the scenes
    How Okja Brought Its Adorable Super-Pig to LifeWriter-director Bong Joon-ho and VFX supervisor Erik De Boer on the process — from sketches to models to computer animation — that gave birth to Okja.
  45. behind the scenes
    Holy Hell Does Charlie Hunnam Have Some The Lost City of Z Horror StoriesA beetle burrowed into his ear, among other obstacles.
  46. Go Behind the Scenes with ‘Saturday Night Live’s Music DepartmentSNL released a new installment today of its Creating Saturday Night Live web series, which offers a behind-the-scenes look at the show from the […]
  47. behind the scenes
    Inside the Dirty Projectors’ Studio, Guarded by Joni Mitchell and Missy ElliottWhile working on his new self-titled album, David Longstreth erected a shrine to his teenage idols to watch over his sound mixing.
  48. behind the scenes
    How A Cure for Wellness Pulled Off Its Creepiest ScenesDirector Gore Verbinski and star Dane DeHaan tell the stories behind the new horror movie’s scariest bits.
  49. behind the scenes
    Marvel Drops an Avengers: Infinity War Behind-the-Scenes First Look VideoFeaturing Chris Pratt, Robert Downey Jr., and Tom Holland.
  50. There Was One Explicit Sex Scene in Girls That Even HBO Wouldn’t AllowYou know it’s bad then.
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