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  1. comics
    What Stan Lee Meant to One of His Closest CollaboratorsPeter David remembers Stan Lee
  2. 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.
  3. funny games
    A Brief Comedy History of the Beastie Boys“Our main goal was really just to crack each other up.”
  4. movies
    In Defense of the Mediocre Music BiopicThey’re not very good movies that are nevertheless trying very hard to be — which makes them inherently entertaining.
  5. fashion du jour
    Suspiria’s Costume Designer Explains 10 of the Film’s Chic Looks“With Suspiria there was no limit,” says Giulia Piersanti.
  6. movie review
    They’ll Love Me When I’m Dead Is IntoxicatingMorgan Neville gives us a sense of just how much Orson Welles transformed over the years, both intentionally and unintentionally.
  7. good one podcast
    How a Couple Navigates What From Their Life Can Go Into His Stand-UpOn this week’s Good One, real-life couple Max Silvestri and Leah Beckman discuss how they navigate what from their lives goes into his act.
  8. classic hollywood
    8 of the Craziest Old-Hollywood Publicity StuntsIncluding shaving women’s heads in busy movie theaters and hiring lewd skywriters.
  9. album review
    On Vince Staples’s FM!, Everybody DiesThen it sets about making its characters’ trip through the pearly gates as much of a riot as possible.
  10. movie review
    Rosamund Pike Gives a Career-Best Performance in A Private WarIt’s a tougher, less comforting journalism movie than the last few you may have seen.
  11. profile
    Stephan James Is a Face You Won’t Soon ForgetThe star of Homecoming and If Beale Street Could Talk is, quite literally, taking over screens this fall.
  12. interview
    Joseph Kahn Doesn’t Care If He’s ‘Canceled’The director on “offense culture,” human beings as “predators,” Megyn Kelly, and his new movie, Bodied.
  13. realms on realms
    The Four Realms From The Nutcracker and the Four Realms, ExplainedFor some reason the movie keeps calling them lands!
  14. christmas movies
    A Definitive Guide to 2018’s Made-for-TV Christmas Movies, Divided by TropeIt’s time!
  15. pam grier
    Pam Grier on Orgasms in Your 60s, Jackie Brown, and What’s Next“You try to have an orgasm at my age? It’s seven hours! It’s gonna hurt, to your teeth!”
  16. live comedy
    Why Is PowerPoint Having a Comedy Moment?How a boring office staple became a favorite tool of young comedians.
  17. comics
    The 8 Best Comics to Read in NovemberFrom antifa to outer space.
  18. movie review
    The Nutcracker and the Four Realms Is a Sleepwalk, Not a DreamAs a contender for cherished childhood mythology, its methods are cheap. And as a mere child distractor, it seems awfully expensive.
  19. interview
    How Now That’s What I Call Music Took Over AmericaSurprise! Everyone loves a hit song.
  20. good one podcast
    The Story Behind Nikki Glaser’s Best Roast JokesOn this week’s Good One, Nikki Glaser talks about all the work that goes into putting together a set for the Comedy Central roasts.
  21. horror
    Mothra, Jigoku, Godzilla: a Postwar Japanese Horror PrimerTales of the supernatural reflected the anxieties of a society that had suffered the unthinkable terrors of war, and was still processing.
  22. movie review
    Orson Welles’s The Other Side of the Wind Is a Meta-MasterpieceIt’s a gas.
  23. horror
    Halloween, The Haunting of Hill House, and Every Parent’s Worst FearParents worry about keeping their kids safe. The new Halloween and Netflix’s Hill House capture that anxiety to an extreme.
  24. a closer look
    How Luca Guadagnino Brought Suspiria’s Bloodiest, Wildest Scene To Life“I’ve never filmed anything like that, and I doubt I’ll ever film anything like it ever again.”
  25. vulture lists
    30 Great Black-and-White Horror Movies Worth RevisitingClassic films, cult favorites, and a couple newer titles.
  26. music
    Robyn’s Honey Is MasterfulAt its core, the album is a series of observations about the places our minds go in the dark of the night.
  27. oscars 2019
    Can Burning Get South Korea Its First Oscar Nomination?Is the 30th time the charm?
  28. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: Mama, Rami Malek’s Campaign Has Just BegunAre the Bohemian Rhapsody star’s chances a little high, or little low?
  29. horror
    What Makes a Movie Monster Scary?As technology has improved, our monsters have gotten more ornate and grotesque — but less genuinely terrifying.
  30. tv
    Megyn Kelly Never Belonged at Today. The Blackface Debacle Just Proves It.The former Fox News host was never a good fit for morning TV, and it’s time for NBC to finally face that.
  31. movie review
    Sub Thriller Hunter Killer Is a Satisfyingly Clichéd Throwback to Simpler TimesGerard Butler stars in an undersea thriller filled with sub-movie hallmarks and featuring a competent American government trying to do its best.
  32. halloween
    After Rudolph, Rankin/Bass Got Spooky With Weirdly Delightful ResultsThe stop-motion animation team recruited an all-star cast to write and voice a 1967 Halloween movie that’s as much for grown-ups as kids.
  33. rankings
    Ranking Every Simpsons Treehouse of Horror Segment, From Worst to FirstThe Simpsons’ long-running Halloween specials are indeed a disturbing universe.
  34. gaming
    Red Dead Redemption 2 Is Pure, Chaotic Fun on HorsebackSaddle up for one of the year’s most anticipated video games.
  35. documentaries
    The Best Documentaries About Movies Gone Completely AwryShirkers continues a long tradition of documentaries showing how hard filmmaking can be.
  36. a long talk
    Bret Easton Ellis on Why He Named His First Book in a Decade White“The reader could either get very upset or annoyed by it, or take in the spirit in which it was offered.”
  37. the week in rap
    This Week in Rap MusicFrom internet obsessives to underground introspection and budding megastars, you’re bound to find something to love.
  38. jokes
    The Best Bits From Adam Sandler’s Netflix Special 100% FreshSandler is back with his first comedy special in 22 years.
  39. sequential art
    How Saga Comics Artist Fiona Staples Drew a MasterpieceAn exclusive look at sketches and the script from the first issue.
  40. explainers
    Who Are the Three Mothers of Suspiria?A guide to the witches Tenebrarum, Lachrymarum, and Suspiriorum.
  41. #metoo
    Elisabeth Moss, Tyra Banks, and More on What’s Changed in Hollywood Post-#MeToo“I would say the way certain male directors have spoken to me is different.”
  42. good one podcast
    How Chris Gethard Transitioned to Comedy Cellar Stand-upOn this week’s Good One podcast, Chris Gethard discusses his transition away from improv and toward stand-up.
  43. profile
    Sarah Perry Hopes the Monster From Her New Novel Is Watching Harvey WeinsteinThe British author talks about her gothic third novel, Melmoth, on a visit to some downtown Manhattan churches.
  44. sequential art
    Will Cartoonist Julie Doucet Finally Get Her Due?Her essential Dirty Plotte comics are finally being collected, but she says she’s done with the medium.
  45. movie review
    Jonah Hill’s Mid90s Shows Promise, But Never Quite Makes an ImpactHill’s directorial debut reflects its protagonist: It’s a collection of postures, moods, and music cues, looking for a reason to exist.
  46. halloween
    Every Easter Egg in the New HalloweenHalloween is peppered with references to its predecessor: visual homages, character callbacks, and inside jokes, some obvious and some nearly buried.
  47. a closer look
    Danny McBride, David Gordon Green, and Judy Greer Discuss Halloween’s Big FinaleHow the hunter became the hunted.
  48. movie review
    Beautiful Boy Proves That Timothée Chalamet Is the Real DealCall Me By Your Name wasn’t a fluke.
  49. movies in space
    Nine Tips for Becoming the Perfect Astronaut Movie WifeIncluding how to prep your “I’m staring at my husband while my husband stares at the moon” face.
  50. quiz
    Quiz: Can You Guess the Beautiful Boy Music Cue?The new addiction drama features some of the most on-the-nose needle drops since Suicide Squad.
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