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  1. a star is born
    A Star Is Born Songwriter Paul Blair on Writing Ally’s Sellout BopsGaga collaborator Paul Blair on “Is That Alright?” and the butt song.
  2. chat room
    Zoe Kazan on Her ‘Vulnerable’ Role in The Ballad of Buster Scruggs“I knew this girl. She was for me.”
  3. anniversaries
    Jazz Icon Benny Golson on the Legendary ‘A Great Day in Harlem’ Photo“When I got up there, I saw all of my heroes, and then I wondered, Why in the heck am I here? Nobody really knows who I am.”
  4. interview
    Rosanne Cash Wants to Dismantle the Country Music Patriarchy“I had to put a stake in the sand.”
  5. chat room
    Sunny Suljic Really, Really Loves His Mid90s Director Jonah Hill“I have so much respect for him. It’s not a fake, I’m not being fake, I’m being really genuine.”
  6. interviews
    Andrea Riseborough Is Done DisappearingThe notoriously private, chameleonic star of Mandy, Nancy, and Black Mirror is ready to put her name on things.
  7. movies
    The Danish Thriller The Guilty Wants to Take You on a Nerve-racking, Wild RideWe talk to filmmaker Gustav Möller about his tense, twist-filled, Sundance Award–winning directing debut.
  8. interviews
    After a Decade of Struggle, Rupert Everett Finally Made His Oscar Wilde MovieThe actor speaks about the long process of getting The Happy Prince made, and his dream of a rich patron who’d ensure he’d never have to do it again.
  9. interview
    Jonah Hill and Michael Cera Get Real About Love, Superbad, and Their Teen Years“I have this footage of us from the Superbad press tour and even watching that and looking at myself when I was like 19, it’s really disturbing.”
  10. interviews
    Peter Bogdanovich’s Complex Relationships with Orson Welles and Burt Reynolds“I liked Burt, but he was a bit of a shit. He blew with the wind.”
  11. documentaries
    When One Mistake Means the End of Your Movie — and Its StarThe stars and directors of Free Solo on their wildly dangerous free climbs, 3,000 feet up in the air.
  12. movies
    Peter Dinklage Requested That His I Think We’re Alone Now Character Love Wine“I really wanted to NOT be not a drinker.”
  13. chat room
    Claire Denis on High Life and Putting Juliette Binoche in a ‘F*ckbox’“In the original script, it’s called the ‘love machine.’ But everyone who saw it said, ‘Oh, love machine is so French.’ So, f*ckbox.”
  14. to all the boys i've loved before
    To All the Boys Star Lana Condor on Making the Summer’s Best Rom-ComOpportunities like this don’t come around that often for me, where the lead of a rom-com happens to be Asian.”
  15. the simpsons
    The Simpsons’ Matt Groening to Stop By Late-Night for the First Time Since 2007Like a comet, if comets really wanted to talk about their new show, Netflix’s Disenchantment.
  16. old hollywood
    Gossiping About Katharine Hepburn and Humphrey Bogart With a Living LegendAngela Allen, the last surviving crew member of classics like The African Queen and The Third Man, dishes about her 50-plus years in Hollywood.
  17. movies
    The Stars of Eighth Grade on Growing Up, the Internet, and Chicken Nuggets“Throughout the filming of the movie, I saw myself change a lot. I don’t know. I grew up. I became more mature.”
  18. How the Director of The Spy Who Dumped Me Made a Graphic, Funny, Feminist Movie“Let’s make so many stories that no [single] movie has to bear the burden of being everything to all women and to all feminism.”
  19. Kristen Bell on Her Codependency and The Good Place’s Effect on Her Moral Code“Ooh, you’re gonna love season three.”
  20. rom-coms
    Set It Up’s Katie Silberman Is Here to Save the Rom-ComWhen we were talking about the project, everyone’s reaction was, “We love rom-coms … but we just can’t make them right now.”
  21. mamma mia: here we go again
    Lily James on Playing a Young Meryl Streep in Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again“Part of me thought, oh God, I don’t know if I can do this.”
  22. deep dives
    Evan Rachel Wood and Julie Taymor: Across the Universe ‘Scared People’The star and director of Across the Universe reflect on Taymor’s reputation as “difficult,” the film’s bungled marketing, and Wood’s first nude scene.
  23. Roseanne Barr Announces Plans to Interview Herself on YouTubeThe comedian had previously announced an upcoming televised interview on Sunday.
  24. chat room
    Matthew Macfadyen on Playing Succession’s Biggest Oddball“Most of what Tom does is governed by fear.”
  25. How Ant-Man and the Wasp Director Peyton Reed Wooed Michelle PfeifferAnd how he really feels when Paul Rudd goes off to make an Avengers movie.
  26. Susan Seidelman on Madonna, Roseanne, and Her Punk Classic SmithereensSeidelman talks directing two of the great New York movies of the ‘80s — Smithereens and Desperately Seeking Susan.
  27. chat room
    Leave No Trace Made Ben Foster Cry“I don’t tend to get that rocked. But I had just found out that my wife was gonna have a daughter soon.”
  28. The Explosive Story Behind Three Identical StrangersWe talk to the director of the shocking documentary, about three brothers separated at birth — and the dark reason why they were split up.
  29. The Star of Leave No Trace on Being the ‘Next Jennifer Lawrence’“It’s been really important reminding myself and trying to remind the public that we are two very different people, two different actresses.”
  30. Vera Farmiga Defends Her Accent in The DepartedAnd tells us about her latest film, Boundaries.
  31. How Brad Bird Steered Incredibles 2 Through ‘Complete Chaos’The director also talks about John Lasseter and the Iron Giant turning up in Ready Player One.
  32. tributes
    Anthony Bourdain’s Editor Says He Was Working on a ‘More Personal’ New Book“I’ve never heard one person say anything negative about Tony Bourdain.”
  33. underrated
    Neal Brennan on the Genius of Katt Williams’s Great America Opener“It’s like comedic malpractice. It shouldn’t work. But yet at the end of that 12-minute opener, I feel good. I’m in the palm of his hand.”
  34. Won’t You Be My Neighbor? Director in Finding the Drama in Mr. Rogers“One of the most common reactions I would get was, ‘Please tell me there’s not a scandal. Please tell me I’m not gonna lose him, too.’”
  35. Ocean’s 8 Is About the ‘Delight of Seeing Women Steal Sh*t’“You get to feel the joy and the possibility of the female experience, versus a lot of the pain that we had and have been experiencing.”
  36. chat room
    Jeremy Strong Swears That Succession Isn’t About Rupert Murdoch and His Family“I probably can’t say that enough.”
  37. close reads
    American Animals’s Bart Layton on His ‘Slick As F*ck’ Heist Movie“As they get more lost in the fantasy and as they get more detached from reality, so do we.”
  38. Shailene Woodley Is Finally Ready to Call Herself a Feminist“I think at this point it is important to use that word as a tool just for means of other people understanding who you are.”
  39. 20th anniversaries
    Whit Stillman on The Last Days of Disco, and Being Fed Up With New YorkThe film is a bit my dream fantasy of what New York City could have been like.”
  40. chat room
    Killing Eve’s Jodie Comer Knows Villanelle Is Scariest When She Seems Normal“I always see her as an animal with its prize.”
  41. chat room
    Mary Steenburgen Hates the Phrase ‘Women of a Certain Age’The Book Club star on Beowulf, Craig T. Nelson, and why she thinks the movie’s message will resonate with 30-year-olds.
  42. How Cedric the Entertainer Ended Up in One of the Year’s Most Serious MoviesWe talk to the comedian about starring in First Reformed, Paul Schrader’s latest, and the hijinks on the set of The Last O.G.
  43. Reggie Watts on ‘Taskmaster,’ Keeping It Simple, and Spending Time with […]Reggie Watts is keeping very busy this year. In addition to his gig on The Late Late Show with James Corden, Watts recently kicked off his […]
  44. chat room
    The Big Bang Theory’s Mayim Bialik on Amy’s Wedding Dress and Season 13“Would I choose that dress? No. It felt like a little bit much to me. But for Amy, did I think it was appropriate? Yes.”
  45. Sweetbitter Author Stephanie Danler on Bringing Her Book to TV“There were some very kooky readings of Tess. I think there’s a tendency, especially if you hadn’t read the book, to play her quite ditzy.”
  46. chat room
    Sweetbitter Star Ella Purnell on Tabloid Rumors and Being Typecast“Tess feels very much like she is not trying to please anyone. She is not living to anybody else’s expectations of life.”
  47. Rachel Bloom on Making a Movie About Murder With Her HusbandBloom, Adam Pally, Dan Gregor, and Doug Mand on Most Likely to Murder.
  48. How Broken Lizard Capitalizes on Super Troopers 2 Will Make or Break Them“You guys are the most successful sketch comedy group ever!” And we’re like “What are you talking about? Every day is a fucking struggle.”
  49. interviews
    Kanye Talks Mental Breakdown, Jay-Z Feud, and Trump in Two-Hour-Long Interview“I was hurt about Jay-Z and Beyoncé not coming to the wedding.”
  50. Claire Denis on Male Aggression and Making a Horror Rom-Com“I’ve never made a film to make the audience suffer. If I do, it’s a mistake.”
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