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  1. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: Can Saoirse Ronan Land Her Fourth Nomination?And what do Friday’s Independent Spirit Award nominations mean for the Oscars race?
  2. Here’s What It Was Like to Collaborate With William GoldmanWill Frears, who directed Misery on Broadway, remembers working with the screenwriting legend.
  3. hot cocoa
    Hobo Johnson Is About to Be HugeAnd it’s hard to define what type of music he actually makes.
  4. vulture lists
    The 25 Most Essential Chicago MoviesFrom Ferris Bueller to Widows.
  5. coldplay
    Head Full of Dreams Brings Coldplay Back Down to EarthIt’s an intimate look at the biggest band in the world.
  6. tv review
    My Brilliant Friend Is an Intimate Adaptation of a Beloved NovelBased on Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan books, HBO’s My Brilliant Friend is a late-breaking candidate for show of the year.
  7. album review
    Mumford & Sons’ Delta Is Hit or MissThere’s interesting experimentation here, but things tend to get pretty hammy.
  8. backstories
    The Challenges of Adapting FerranteThe team behind HBO’s My Brilliant Friend on bringing the author’s Naples to life.
  9. movie review
    Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Is a Tedious Slog, But It Ends WellAmid all the exposition and setup, nobody really seems to do anything.
  10. snl
    How SNL’s Surreal ‘House Hunters’ Sketch Came TogetherTalking with SNL co-head writer Kent Sublette about the delightfully weird Liev Schreiber–Leslie Jones HGTV parody.
  11. books
    The 69th National Book Awards Reminded Us It’s a Big World Out ThereWith awards to Isabel Allende and Sigrid Nunez and a revived translated-book prize.
  12. winter preview 2019
    Winter Music Preview: Bruce Springsteen, Ariana Grande, Meek Mill, and MoreLook out for new albums from a host of major figures, plus a few completely unpredictable surprises.
  13. ralph breaks the internet
    Ralph Breaks the Internet and the Rise of Mash-up CinemaIt’s not unreasonable to expect that branded mash-ups are on their way to becoming a staple aspect of blockbuster movies.
  14. movie review
    Widows Is a Thoroughly Entertaining CaperMcQueen wouldn’t do a mere genre movie, of course.
  15. suspiria
    How Suspiria Transformed Tilda Swinton Into an Old Man and a Deformed MonsterMakeup artist Mark Coulier walks Vulture through the creation of Josef Klemperer and Mother Markos.
  16. movie review
    Ralph Breaks the Internet — But Really, the Internet Breaks RalphThe Wreck-It Ralph sequel throws its unstable protagonist into the internet — and late capitalism.
  17. theater
    ‘We Pitch and Catch Pretty Good’: Tim and Tyne Daly on Playing SiblingsThe two actors appear onstage together for the first time (with an asterisk) in Downstairs.
  18. the vulture transcript
    How Sam Esmail Directed the Hell Out of HomecomingAn in-depth conversation, and video commentary track, on the show’s visual style, music, set design, and aesthetic blueprint.
  19. timelines
    The Complete History of Tekashi 6ix9ine’s Controversial CareerIncluding the sexual-misconduct case that almost landed him in prison.
  20. winter preview 2019
    Jordan Peele’s Us, Miss Bala, and 8 More Movies We Can’t Wait to See This WinterThe next few months will deliver a host of wondrous, strange, challenging pictures — and a live-action Dumbo remake, courtesy of Tim Burton.
  21. behind the scenes
    How Black-ish’s Prince Tribute Episode Came Together“We were all Prince fans. We would have done 20 or 30 songs if we had the time,” says Black-ish showrunner Kenny Smith.
  22. must reads
    6 New Paperbacks You Should Read This NovemberA creepy but beautiful debut, an insider look at the excessive ’80s, and more.
  23. winter preview 2019
    Winter TV Preview: True Detective, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and 7 More Shows to WatchA complete guide to the TV shows worth seeing this winter.
  24. comics to watch
    38 Comedians You Should and Will KnowHere are the comedians, duos, and groups you’ll want to keep an eye on next year.
  25. movies
    A Look at the Coen Brothers’ Long-standing Obsession With the WesternThe Ballad of Buster Scruggs is Joel and Ethan Coen’s second Western in the last eight years — but only if you’re being strict with your definitions.
  26. album review
    The Triumph and Tragedy of Lil Peep’s Come Over When You’re SoberPosthumous albums are a gift and a curse.
  27. movie review
    Aretha Franklin’s Concert Doc Amazing Grace Is TranscendentThe long-buried documentary, which Franklin blocked from theaters, is finally being released.
  28. comics
    What Stan Lee Meant to One of His Closest CollaboratorsPeter David remembers Stan Lee
  29. tv review
    Must Love DogsThis six-part Netflix docuseries is such a good boy.
  30. obits
    Stan Lee Gave More Than He TookThe late comics legend has a tarnished legacy, but it still gleams bright.
  31. die hard
    Die Hard’s Director Breaks Down Bruce Willis’s Iconic Roof JumpJohn McTiernan on John McClane’s climactic jump — and Hans Gruber’s final, fatal plunge.
  32. unfinished business
    A Guide to Orson Welles’s Other Unfinished MoviesThe legendary director’s career was filled with incomplete projects, reaching all the way back to before Citizen Kane.
  33. vulture lists
    16 Great Mystery-Box TV Shows Worth Getting Lost InFrom The Prisoner to Homecoming.
  34. good one podcast
    How a Kenan Thompson SNL Impression Comes TogetherOn this week’s Good One podcast, Kenan Thompson and his longtime SNL collaborator discuss creating characters out of impressions.
  35. in conversation
    Alex Trebek on Retirement, His Legacy, and Why Knowledge Matters“It’s a good show,” says the Jeopardy host. “It should, and will, go on after I’m done.”
  36. movies
    Peter Farrelly On Setting Aside Raunch-Comedy for Prestige Drama With Green BookThe filmmaker has directed some of the most outrageous comedies of the last 25 years. Now, there’s Oscar buzz surrounding his new period biopic.
  37. reunions
    Willem Dafoe Sits Down With His Old Friend Jerry Saltz to Talk van GoghAfter decades apart, the two reunite to discuss Dafoe’s riveting performance in Julian Schnabel’s At Eternity’s Gate, about the artist’s last days.
  38. movie review
    Outlaw King Is a Lot Better Than You’ve HeardAnd it’s too bad you can’t see it on a big screen.
  39. doomsayers
    How Muse Became One of the World’s Biggest Rock BandsThe prog-rock heavyweights have functioned as something similar to a modern rock version of QAnon, with lyrics that dive into dystopian diatribes.
  40. mormons
    Why The Lead Singer of Imagine Dragons Is Fighting for LGBTQ Rights“I have to speak my truth and what I believe is, when it comes to issues like this, everybody has to do their part.”
  41. reality tv
    Would You Let a Reality Show Pick Your Home? Or Your Spouse?On Buying It Blind and Married at First Sight, the whole appeal is letting someone else make life’s biggest decisions.
  42. movie review
    Overlord Is Too Synthetic to Be Horrifying — or FunThe Nazi zombie movie’s thrills are as removed as watching a video game over someone’s shoulder.
  43. tv
    How Homecoming Made the Jump From Podcasting to Prestige TVCreators Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg break down the biggest changes, what the ending means, and what to expect in season two.
  44. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: Can The Front Runner Come Back From Its Election Day Drubbing?Jason Reitman’s Gary Hart biopic opened on Election Day, a time when its intended audience was glued to the couch.
  45. decisions
    Why Lisa Lampanelli Quit Stand-up to Become a Life Coach“I want to say literally what’s on my mind. I don’t want to be misunderstood ever again.”
  46. vulture lists
    Every Lady Gaga Song, RankedThe Fame, A Star Is Born, and everything in between.
  47. movie review
    In The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, the Coens Take Old Westerns to a New FrontierThis might be their bleakest work of all, and one of their richest.
  48. interview
    Carrie Underwood Is Not Fazed“It was all about taking more ownership over what I was doing in my artistry.”
  49. appreciations
    Everything You Wanted to Know About Andy Warhol in Eight WorksAn appreciation of an American revolutionary, ahead of the Whitney’s can’t-miss new retrospective.
  50. behind the scenes
    How It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia Pulled Off Mac’s Jaw-dropping DanceNo joke: Rob McElhenney spent seven months training, lifting weights, and rehearsing for Sunny’s finale dance surprise.
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