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    The Best Performances of 2009Featuring stunt-bikers, Jon Hamm, Broadway actors, rappers, a guy who shoves a $100 bill down his pants, and even Ryan Reynolds.
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    Bad Lieutenant and Cinema’s Top Twelve Trippiest Drug ScenesFrom ‘The Big Lebowski’ to ‘Holy Mountain.’
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    6 Harry Potter Movies: From ‘Riddikulus’ to BrilliantVulture’s crack team of Nobel Prize–winning pop-culture mathematicians investigate the Potter pantheon.
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    10 Greatest Multiple-Role PerformancesInspired by Sam Rockwell in ‘Moon,’ we count down the best performances by actors playing opposite themselves.
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    10 Best ‘One Crazy Summer Movies’ of All Time’Adventureland,’ out this week, is but the latest entry in the ‘One Crazy Summer’ movie genre — films taking place over a single, wild June–September season.
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    10 Greatest Hit Jobs in Movie HistorySomething about a guy killing another guy at the behest of another guy sets filmmakers’ imaginations racing in a way that few other narrative devices can.
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    10 Self-help Books That Should Be Barrymore FilmsWhich self-help guides, social-philosophy manuals, or Business 2.0 bibles might provide premises for Barrymore’s upcoming romantic comedies?
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    10 Greatest Car Crashes in Movie HistoryWe did the research and have now untangled ourselves long enough from a fetal position on our sweat-soaked couch to bring you our findings.
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    10 Best Hip-hop Mix Tapes of 2008Our second-annual list of the best in black-market rap, all free for download!
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    10 Greatest Movie NixonsUntil Dubya headlines his own torture-porn horror franchise (hey, it could happen), Richard Milhous Nixon will still be the nation’s favorite movie president.
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    10 Cringe-Worthy Moments of Rappers Singing BadlyWith the release of Kanye West’s Auto-Tune album rapidly approaching, we’ve taken a look back at ten memorably off-key performances.
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    10 of Vulture’s Favorite Daffy Old PeopleThey give us hope that our golden years might offer something a little livelier than sponging off our children and clucking over our empty 401(k).
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    6 Underdog Movies McCain Should Probably WatchSix DVDs we imagine are playing on repeat on the Straight Talk Express’ wide-screen TV — and what John McCain can learn from them.
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    Tina Fey, ‘W.,’ and the Ten Funniest Political Impressions of All Time
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    10 Oddball Things Your Comics Collection NeedsSure, it’s easy to rattle off the must-haves for a collection — but how about the stuff that makes your collection actually cool?
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    10 Best One Crazy Night Movies of All TimeYou know the type: Over the course of one incredible evening, our heroes will drive around, find adventure, listen to some tunes, and maybe — just maybe — fall in love.
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    10 Lamest Liberal MoviesFrom Tim Robbins to Michael Moore to Steven Seagal, the movies that would make Karl Marx vote McCain.
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    7 Coen Brothers Idiot Movies, RankedWhere does ‘Burn After Reading’ fall on the register of the Coens’ comedies of buffoonery?
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    10 Best Woody Allen Sex ScenesSee ten scenes even hotter than the much-discussed non-threesome.
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    Five Great Rejected Bond ThemesAmy Winehouse is mad her Bond theme lost out to Jack White’s. Vulture counts down five good ones that were also nixed.
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    10 Events That Should Happen Once Every 4 YearsObviously Joyce Carol Oates novels and Ryan Adams albums — but what else?
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    10 Made-up Sports We Wish the Olympics AdoptedForget team handball, modern pentathlon, and the 400-meter individual medley — how about skeet surfing?
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    5 Top Songs of Summer 2008So what is the song of the summer anyway?
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    7 Pixar Movie, RankedAnd which is the worst? And what does ‘worst’ mean when you’re talking about Pixar?
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    20 Worst Reality Shows of SummerCompetitive vomiting! Baby borrowing! Joey Fatone! You are now entering the unscripted apocalypse.
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    10 Top Questions After Seeing Indiana JonesPlus: Leave YOUR questions in the comments. Maybe Spielberg will stop in and answer some! Probably not, though.
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    10 Top Goody-Goodies From Pop CulturePresenting the top ten churchgoing, non-drinking, promise-ring-wearing singer-actors — along with their great shames and potential for corruption. Yes, we remembered Miley Cyrus.
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    10 Sayings That Hollywood Should Turn Into Movies’What Happens in Vegas…’ signifies that it is totally okay for a screenwriter to think of just A THING THAT PEOPLE SAY — maybe sort of an advertising catchphrase! — and then write an entire movie around it.
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    5 Worst Madonna Videos of All TimeThe god-awful video for “4 Minutes to Save the World” sends us back through Madge’s checkered promotional past.
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    10 Terrible Musical SlumpsBut there’s a happy ending! Here’s our list of ten artists who, unlike R.E.M., overcame their slumps.
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    10 of the Most Ridiculous Rock-Star StuntsHilarious shenanigans — from the Rolling Stones’ fifteen-foot inflatable onstage penis to Dylan’s conversion to Christianity — have always been part of rock and roll.
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    10 Questions Left Unanswered by the Wire FinaleFor starters, what’s in Daniels’s file?
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    10 Beloved Characters, 10 Ignoble DeathsVulture takes a look at ten other characters whose ignoble deaths made us shake our heads and think, He deserved better.
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    10 Shows From the 80s Ben Silverman Should ReviveAmerican Gladiators? Knight Rider? It’s the eighties all over again!
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    10 Movie Vaginas Scarier Than the One in TeethOrson Welles! Sharon Stone! Shelob!
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    10 Cities We’d Like to See Hollywood DestroyTen American cities we’d love to see turned into an on-screen crater.
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    Vulture’s Critics’ Poll: What Was the Worst Movie of 2007?The movie that cost its star an Oscar is deemed the Worst of the Year.
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    10 Best Hip-Hop Mixtapes of 2007There was still superb pirate material to be had — and too little critical coverage of it. That’s where we come in!
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    10 Best Movie Destructions of NYCFrom Ghostbusters 2 to The Day After Tomorrow.
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    10 Most Anti-Christian Movies of All TimeDespite our high hopes, The Golden Compass will probably not kill God or turn America’s children into atheists like the Catholic League promised. But these movies might!
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    10 Video Games That Should Be MoviesHow will Hollywood win us back after the writers strike? They’ll have to make movies based on video games. And not just the crappy kind they’ve been pumping out for the past decade — good ones!
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    7 Best Movie Weapons of 2007Towels, wangs, and flying police cars!
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    8 Lamest Pop-Classical Crossovers in HistoryPaul McCartney! Elvis Costello! And Sting! Obviously!
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    10 Best Single-Artist Soundtracks EverThe Beatles were not considered, since they always win everything.
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    10 Characters Whose Outings Wouldn’t Shock UsWhich Muppet? Which superhero? Which Golden Girl?
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    10 Worst Movies Directed by ActorsAnd Dances With Wolves was number 11!
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    10 Most Incomprehensible Bob Dylan InterviewsThe worst interview ever! Plus: One even worse than that!
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    10 Commercials That Shouldn’t Turn Into a TV ShowPlease, ABC, don’t make a show about those scary toenail fungus goblins.
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    10 Greatest Pop-Culture Devils of All TimeWhere does your favorite Satan land on the list?
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    10 Directors Who Would Do the Unsexiest Sex FilmQT’s sex movie will be gross, no doubt. But it could be worse!
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