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Friday Night Movie Club

  1. where it started at
    The Timeless Honesty of Wild Style, the First Hip-Hop MovieCharlie Ahearn and Fab 5 Freddy’s documentary-like film became an international cult favorite in the early 1980s. It’s just as fresh today.
  2. role call
    Harold Perrineau Answers Every Question We Have About Romeo + JulietMercutio on the wild off-set nights with Leo, getting caught in a hurricane filming his death scene, and the movie’s second life as a cult classic.
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    Leonardo DiCaprio Won’t Let Himself Be Hot Onscreen Without DyingI am here today to posit a theory about the Romeo + Juliet and Titanic actor’s storied career and his Fibonacci sequence of a face.
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    Grab Your Quarantine Pet, We’re Watching Best in Show This FridayAnd please, for the love of dog, don’t forget Busy Bee.
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    I Loved Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. I’m Scared to Ever Rewatch It.This week’s Friday Night Movie Club is a film about whether it’s worth it to keep mining your memories for meaning.
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    Mr. and Mrs. Smith Is a Straight Shot of Movie Star CharismaThis week’s Friday Night Movie Club is a testament to star power.
  7. dear god it's good
    The Lost World Is Steven Spielberg’s Nastiest Film, and I Love ItIt’s a truly demented series of mostly wordless action and horror setpieces whose technical proficiency is matched only by their cruelty.
  8. no. 1
    A Candid Conversation With the (Fake) Jurassic Park Social-Media Manager“I think it’s just such a dumb time to be alive. I think people are bored.”
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    The Movie of This Quarantine Summer Is Jurassic ParkRunning from dinosaurs, stress-eating ice cream, filing into a theme park even though it means putting lives at risk — who can’t relate?
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    You Can Hate Inception All You WantBut the highest hope anyone has for Christopher Nolan’s Tenet is that it will be another Inception.
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    We’re Watching the Best Adam Sandler Movie This FridayI’m sorry, but it’s still Click.
  12. role call
    Helen Hunt Answers Every Question We Have About TwisterThe actress on performing with Bill Paxton, what it was like to be temporarily blinded on set, and what her future with the franchise looks like.
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    Twister Is the Perfect ’90s Disaster MovieHelen Hunt and Bill Paxton bickering about who gets to throw themself in front of a tornado first, while giving each other the F me eyes? Say less.
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    Clueless Is a Great Teen Movie. It’s Also a Satire About the White and Wealthy.We go back to this movie over and over because it’s fun. But we don’t talk enough about how it cleverly critiques Cher’s obliviousness.
  15. role call
    Patrick Fugit Answers Every Question We Have About Almost FamousFugit tells us about his crush on Kate Hudson, the legendary cast parties, and Bijou Phillips’s attempts to “corrupt” him.
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    The Bittersweet Experience of Watching Almost Famous 20 Years OnThe movie is, by Cameron Crowe’s own admission, based on actual things that happened to him. Two decades later, it feels like his biggest fantasy.
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    Why The Social Network Feels Sharper Now Than It Did When It First Came OutDavid Fincher’s masterpiece, now streaming on Netflix, isn’t really about the internet — it’s about power.
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    Inside Man Still Absolutely RulesIt’s Spike Lee and Denzel Washington at their slickest.
  19. movies
    Bill Duke on the Making of His Essential ’90s Thriller Deep CoverThe director contemplates the legacy of his neo-noir about cops and criminals, and what he sees in the protests sweeping the country today.
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    Deep Cover Defies the Standards of Hollywood Stories About CopsThe film noir genre has always been good at laying bare the lies at the heart of the American dream.
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    Kiki’s Delivery Service Is a Perfect Fable for Lonely City DwellersStudio Ghibli’s catalogue is finally available to stream on HBO Max. Celebrate with us this Friday by watching Miyazaki’s 1989 animated film first.
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    The Mask of Zorro Director on the Secret to Making a Great Romantic Action EpicMartin Campbell said no three times before signing on to the classic swashbuckler film. Two decades later, we’re still thankful he did.
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    Why Can’t Every Movie Be As Good As The Mask of Zorro?I went into the 1998 film dreading what Hollywood would do to it. Now it feels like the kind of thing that we kept Hollywood around for.
  24. friday night movie club
    When Life Gets Grim, Watch Center StageBetter yet, watch the iconic, 20-year-old dance movie, now streaming on Netflix, with Vulture this Friday night.
  25. dance the sh*t out of it
    An Oral History of Center StageHow 24 pairs of leather pants, a tearaway tutu, and red pointe shoes made for a generation’s greatest dance movie.
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    13 Going on 30 Was Almost, Uh, Not Very GoodA YouTube search unearths deleted scenes shot with a different cast.
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    Bring Your Own Razzles, We’re Watching 13 Going on 30Vulture’s Friday Night Movie Club heads to middle school.
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    Let’s Torture Ourselves With The Talented Mr. RipleyThe Matt Damon thriller assures us that we don’t actually want a lavish, endless vacation after all.
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    You Can’t Say American Psycho Didn’t Warn UsPatrick Bateman told us in the starkest terms that we were living in a world of murderous greed and indifference.
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    Booze Up and Watch Death Becomes Her With Me This WeekendAn ode to a movie about becoming less hot.
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    It’s Only Fitting That We All Watch Parasite This FridayAs 2020 settles into the timeline of nightmares, Bong Joon Ho’s movie — now available on Hulu — only appears to grow more relevant.
  32. remember that time
    All I Want to Think About Is Cher Kicking That Can Down the Street in MoonstruckCouldn’t we all go for some wandering along the waterfront in last night’s formalwear right now?
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    Moonstruck Is the Morbid Spaghetti Rom-Com We All Need Right NowHere are five reasons you should all watch Moonstruck with me in these strange, semi-apocalyptic times.
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    Mad Max: Fury Road Is a Model Movie for Our Troubled TimesIt’s one of the most compelling postapocalyptic visions ever put on film. But the reason has less to do with calamity, and more with poetry.
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    Some Like It Hot Is a Perfect Comedy to Get Lost In TonightVulture’s first Friday Night Movie Club selection is filled with pure, unfettered joy.