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  1. the race to animate
    How Don Hertzfeldt Survives as an Indie AnimatorThe End of the World author talks watching his own back, turning down studio work, and whether or not we’re all doomed.
  2. in conversation
    Gilbert Gottfried on Smutty Hollywood Gossip and the Value of Offensive HumorIn conversation with the man who’s been called “the ultimate comedian’s comedian.”
  3. spoilers
    The Affair Showrunner Explains Why That Ending Felt Like ‘The Right Thing to Do’“This is not a show that brings people to justice. This show is about the long-term effects of the choices we make.”
  4. the morning show
    The Morning Show Was a Challenge Kerry Ehrin Couldn’t ResistAsked to rebuild the new Apple TV+ series from the ground up, the showrunner reconceived the pilot as a Me Too story in just three weeks.
  5. q&a
    Raphael Bob-Waksberg on Beginning BoJack Horseman’s EndingThe creator of Netflix’s equine Hollywood dramedy talks about finding his way toward the series’ endgame with clarity and optimism.
  6. q&a
    Will Mr. Robot Have a Happy Ending?Talking with showrunner Sam Esmail about paranoid thrillers, speculative fiction, and finishing up his USA drama.
  7. q&a
    Castle Rock’s Lizzy Caplan on Taking Annie Wilkes Beyond MiseryFor Hulu’s Stephen King remix series, Caplan had to navigate the shadow of Kathy Bates as well as the pitfalls of depicting mental illness.
  8. podcasts
    Karina Longworth Looks Back at Song of the South and the History of DisneyThe You Must Remember This host takes us behind the scenes of the podcast’s new season.
  9. living with yourself
    What Living With Yourself’s Creator Learned From Cloning Paul Rudd“It’s made me much more conscious of my posture. Stand straight and you’ll be a better version of yourself.”
  10. q&a
    Janet McTeer on Her Wrenching Sorry for Your Loss Monologue“I worked on the speech for three weeks. I thought about every word and sentence.”
  11. succession
    Succession Creator Jesse Armstrong on Fan Theories and That Finale TwistAnd why he’s reluctant to say exactly what happened between Logan and Kendall.
  12. q&a
    Chris Morris Finds the FBI, Sadly, Very FunnyThe Brass Eye creator reinvented himself as a movie director with Four Lions. It only took him nine years to give us a second film.
  13. succession
    J. Smith-Cameron Knows Why You Love GerriIt’s not just the smirk.
  14. important questions
    Can Outer Space Drive a Person Insane? Let’s Ask an Astronaut.In Lucy in the Sky, Natalie Portman totally loses her mind, in the tradition of several movie astronauts before her.
  15. q&a
    Pedro Almodóvar on the Most Painful Disagreement He’s Ever Had With an Actor“I had to go to a psychiatrist just because of the anxiety.”
  16. animation
    What Comes After Samurai Jack? A Caveman, a Dinosaur, and Absolutely No TalkingGenndy Tartakovsky on why Primal is his most audacious gambit yet.
  17. q&a
    ‘It Was a Dark Time’: Megan Fox, Karyn Kusama Revisit Jennifer’s Body Backlash“It’s being revisited because [the movie is] really f—ing good,” says the director.
  18. role call
    Kyra Sedgwick Answers All of Our Questions About PhenomenonAnd John Travolta’s sex-scene nerves, that shaving scene, and why she’s never had her “Jennifer Lawrence” moment.
  19. the mainframe
    Trust That No One Loves The Net (or Sandra Bullock) More Than Carl ReinerThe comedian has been tweeting about the movie since 2015. He finally agreed to explain his obsession.
  20. a long talk
    Fiona Apple Is Still Calling B.S.These days, the singer spends most of her time at home, working on a new album. But that doesn’t mean she’s not paying attention.
  21. q&a
    What the Hell Is Going on in Ad Astra? James Gray Explains HimselfThe director doesn’t know if the human race will survive, but he can spot all the mistakes in his own movies.
  22. chat room
    Paolo Sorrentino Explains That Absurd Sheep Death Scene in Loro“With cinema, it’s not up to us to be real. Cinema is something fake.”
  23. chat room
    Antonio Banderas Reflects on His History with ‘Dirty Movies’The Pain and Glory star recalls marrying Melanie Griffith, kissing Tom Hanks, and making controversial films with Pedro Almodóvar.
  24. q&a
    A New Documentary Explores the Secrets and Lies of Roy CohnTrump mentor. Joe McCarthy protégé. AIDS victim. More than three decades after his death, he still haunts American life.
  25. q&a
    The Highwomen Were Built for This Cultural Moment“Maybe we don’t have radio on our side. Maybe we do. But we’re here, and you’re going to have to listen to us.”
  26. fall preview 2019
    Carmen Maria Machado’s Emotional ExorcismThe author follows up her debut story collection with a memoir of abuse that dances between genres.
  27. fall preview 2019
    Ivo van Hove on Bringing West Side Story to Broadway“It’s an amazing story about contemporary life, about young people who get stuck in a cycle of violence.”
  28. in conversation
    Liz Phair on Being Misunderstood, Ryan Adams, and the Dawn of Girlville“My theory was, if I say the dirtiest things in the world, but like a little girl, will anyone actually hear it? That was the game I was playing.”
  29. chat room
    Hilary Duff on Her Bumpy Younger Season and Returning to Lizzie McGuire“I hate that a young woman put in a position of power ended up taking the fall for some pretty big stuff.”
  30. angry face emoji
    How Ready or Not’s Nicky Guadagni Landed on This Face for Aunt Helene“I had no idea how grotesque I looked until I saw the trailer.”
  31. role call
    Andie MacDowell Answers Every Question We Have About Michael It’s perhaps the most profoundly ’90s film: A Nora Ephron romantic comedy starring John Travolta as an overalls-wearing, tobacco-addicted angel.
  32. in conversation
    Joel Schumacher on His Colleagues, His Critics, and His Sex LifeAfter five decades in Hollywood, the director has plenty of stories — but don’t expect him to kiss and tell.
  33. emmy insider
    A Conversation With Rachel Brosnahan About Playing Slutty Secretaries in SchoolThe Emmy-winning star of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel answers important questions about our shared past: playing small parts in high-school theater.
  34. chat room
    Mindhunter’s Holt McCallany Unpacks Two of This Season’s Biggest ScenesYes, one of them involves Charles Manson.
  35. interviews
    Shirley Manson’s Podcast Is About More Than Just MusicThe Garbage singer opens up about mental health, feminism, and power in the music industry.
  36. backstories
    The Unlikely Story Behind the Year’s Best Intersectional Feminist Vampire MovieQueer audiences are embracing Bit. Here’s how Brad Michael Elmore stepped out of the way to make the movie happen.
  37. q&a
    Jason Blum Still Wants to Release The HuntThe Blumhouse Productions founder talks color-blind casting, Hollywood’s future, and why he’d make The Hunt again.
  38. music
    The Enduring Legacy of Sublime“You can’t f*ck Sublime up.”
  39. the industry
    Jack Antonoff, Sounwave, and Sam Dew on What the Music Industry Gets Wrong“My advice to any artist or writer is come out here and get your armor on.”
  40. chat room
    Nicolas Cage Takes Full Credit for That Prosthetic NoseThe actor walks us through the backstory of his Never on Tuesday cameo.
  41. podcasts
    The Bundyville Podcast Shines a Light on the Extremist ‘Patriot Movement’“It was really important for us to explore: What does extremism actually look like in America?”
  42. q&a
    Jennifer Kent Doesn’t Think The Nightingale Is a Rape-Revenge Story“I think ultimately for me, this film isn’t about violence, it’s about the love between two very unlikely people.”
  43. after the final rose
    Jed Wyatt’s Ex-Girlfriend Has ‘Dreaded’ The Bachelorette Finale for WeeksA chat with musician Haley Stevens, who dropped the season’s massive bombshell.
  44. a pop emergency
    The Voice Behind Peppa Pig Is Also Baffled by the Memes“That’s it — me and Iggy Azalea, and then me and Lil Nas X. We’re all going to do a collab together. It’s gonna be great.”
  45. welcome (back) to neptune
    Breaking Down Veronica Mars Season 4 With Showrunner Rob ThomasThe series creator discusses returning to Neptune sans nostalgia, where he’d like to see Veronica go from here, and, yes, that ending.
  46. podcasts
    Jessica Hopper on Lost Notes and Music Journalism’s Changing Landscape“I’m interested in knowing: What did I miss? Who has been written out of history?”
  47. chat room
    Billy Eichner on Hugging Beyoncé and Thanksgiving at Barbra Streisand’sThe star of The Lion King talks gay lions, gay rom-coms, and improvising Timon’s and Pumbaa’s lines.
  48. chat room
    Michaela Watkins on Improvising Alongside Marc Maron in Sword of Trust“This was kind of fun to turn my brain over and try to cook the other side and just be totally free to improvise.”
  49. chat room
    Will Poulter Couldn’t Sleep After Watching Himself in Midsommar“I was so fucked up after watching it. It’s maybe the most aggressive reaction I’ve ever had to a film.”
  50. q&a
    Ari Aster on Midsommar: ‘I Really Don’t Know What I’ve Done’The horror director has been working nonstop for two and a half years to perfect the gruesome Hereditary and its cathartic follow-up. Now what?
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