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The Queen’s Gambit

  1. emmys 2021
    That Queen’s Gambit Guy Refused to Be Played Off at the EmmysRead the room, Scott.
  2. period piece
    A Brief History of Onscreen PeriodsVery rarely is a period portrayed as what it is like for almost everyone who experiences it — mundane.
  3. profile
    Bill Camp and Elizabeth Marvel, the Character-Actor Power CoupleThey are two of the most in-demand performers working today. They are also really cute together.
  4. musicals
    A Queen’s Gambit Musical Will Revive Chess Onstage Without Reviving ChessBut why not just revive Chess?
  5. barry recommends
    Barack Obama Had a Good Time Watching Congressional Heads Explode on The BoysHe also recommends The Good Place, Mrs. America, and the sexy chess show.
  6. chat room
    Harry Melling on His Queen’s Gambit Teeth and Post-Potter Career“What I really enjoy about this job is the transformation of it. When I’m playing with that, I’m really excited.”
  7. filmmaking
    Why The Queen’s Gambit Looks So Damn GoodThe clothes and production design, sure, but Steven Meizler’s cinematography is instrumental in pulling together the series’ singular style.
  8. vulture lists
    10 Essential Movies About ChessQueen of Katwe, Searching for Bobby Fischer, and other films to satisfy your sudden desire for chess content.
  9. close reads
    The Queen’s Gambit Is the Forrest Gump of ChessIt knocks you out with its lush costume design and production, while its beautiful white heroine slips unscathed past the roiling traumas of the era.
  10. chat room
    Marielle Heller on What the Constitution Means to Me and The Queen’s GambitThe actor-writer-director has two very different new projects in very different media.
  11. making moves
    How The Queen’s Gambit Made Its Chess Scenes Believable and ExcitingBreaking down what went into distinguishing the series’ many matches from one another and from all other onscreen portrayals of the game.
  12. tv review
    The Queen’s Gambit Makes Chess Kind of SexyThe Netflix limited series starring Anya Taylor-Joy serves up satisfying chess action, and chases it with a painful addiction story.
  13. read like the wind
    Daddy and 9 Other Reads I Can’t Get Out of My HeadI believe this is a technically perfect book.
  14. trailer mix
    The Queen’s Gambit Trailer: Anya Taylor-Joy Is a Troubled Chess ProdigyComing to Netflix October 23.
  15. casting
    Anya Taylor-Joy Will Play a Chess Master in New Series The Queen’s GambitFrom the creator of Netflix’s Godless.