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25 Notable New Releases Over the Next Two Weeks

Olivia Rodrigo’s debut album, an Underground Railroad adaptation, and more.
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All 56 Movies Nominated for an Oscar This Year, Ranked

Some might suggest our ranking of every nominated film is subjective, but we might suggest you let the truth just sink in.
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All the Verzuz Battles, Ranked

From best to worst to absolutely doomed.

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  1. rankings
    Saw Twist Endings, RankedI want to play a game …
  2. moulin rouge!
    Ranking the Top Ten Moulin Rouge! Songs, 20 Years LaterThe Oscar-winning Baz Luhrmann spectacle holds up — for the most part. To investigate, Vulture dives back into its over-the-top musical numbers.
  3. 1.5x speed
    Gossip Girls, Money Men, and 2 More Podcasts Worth TryingIncluding a new daily news show from the Los Angeles Times.
  4. vulture lists
    Every Guy Ritchie Movie, RankedWhere does Wrath of Man fall in the director’s filmography?
  5. internet studies
    25 Edits That Define the Modern Internet VideoAnd create the vocabulary for an absurd, ingenious art form.
  6. 1.5x speed
    Foundering Tells the Story Behind TikTok (and 3 More Podcasts Worth Trying)Including a new fiction podcast from the Saw cinematic universe.
  7. vulture lists
    12 Essential Mom EpisodesA look back at the sitcom’s eight-season run as it approaches its series finale.
  8. now streaming
    The 40 Best Comedies on HBO MaxBill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, 13 Going on 30, Metropolitan, and more.
  9. vulture lists
    The 20 Best Games on PlayStation NowWhat it lacks in flashy new releases, it makes up for with a strong back catalogue.
  10. vulture lists
    Tom Clancy Movies, RankedNot all Jack Ryans are created equal.
  11. it’s a duck blur
    DuckTales’ 7 Most Woo-oo!–Worthy EpisodesThe series creators look back on some of the characters, cameos, and ongoing story lines that helped this reboot stand on its own webbed feet.
  12. 1.5x speed
    Slow Burn Goes to Iraq (and 3 More Podcasts Worth Trying)Including a revamped Invisibilia.
  13. vulture lists
    20 Straight-to-VOD Bruce Willis Movies, RankedLet’s take a closer look at the beloved star’s lesser-known roles.
  14. vulture lists
    The Best Movies That Lost Best Picture at the OscarsA second look at 93 years of the Academy Awards, including this year’s ceremony.
  15. vulture lists
    11 Fantasy Novels to Read After Bingeing Shadow and BoneBeyond the Grishaverse.
  16. vulture lists
    Every Oscar Best Picture Winner, Ranked93 years into the Academy Awards, which movies stand above the rest?
  17. vulture lists
    All 54 of Ariana Grande’s Collaborations, RankedWhere do her new collaborations with the Weeknd and Demi Lovato rank?
  18. vulture lists
    15 Essential Episodes of The Nanny“She’s the lady in red when everybody else is wearing tan.”
  19. 1.5x speed
    Politics, Basketball, and Weed: 5 Podcasts to Listen to Right NowIncluding a new Orphan Black series.
  20. earth day
    9 Eco-Horror Movies That Will Remind You to Be Nicer to the EarthNature is healing.
  21. vulture lists
    8 Great Audiobooks to Listen to This MonthCaroline Kepnes, Brandi Carlile, Jonathan Ames, and more.
  22. now streaming
    Checking In on Netflix’s Original Movies: April 2021 EditionKorean drama, French films, and Idris Elba.
  23. vulture lists
    The Stoner Canon: 101 Trippy Movies, Albums, Books, TV Shows, and MoreThe ultimate guide to experiencing the high.
  24. movies
    A Full 2021 On-Demand Rental CalendarA guide to when you can rent The Father, Shiva Baby, Army of the Dead, and other new releases.
  25. 1.5x speed
    The Improvement Association and 4 More Podcasts Worth TryingA new series from Serial Productions, you say?
  26. essential episodes
    The 15 Best Episodes of YoungerAs we prepare to say farewell to the frothy TV rom-com, let’s remember the love triangles, friendships, and statement neckwear that brought us here.
  27. vulture lists
    Every Melissa McCarthy Movie, RankedMcCarthy hasn’t always found material worthy of her talents, but she always tackles it with gusto.
  28. buffering
    Smaller Things: 7 Hidden Streaming GemsFrom L.A. Law to Showtime at the Apollo.
  29. sexual tension
    20 Episodes of Law & Order: SVU That Define Benson and Stabler’s PartnershipRevisit one of the most compelling will-they, won’t-they relationships in the crime-procedural circuit.
  30. vulture lists
    All 15 Original Godzilla Movies, RankedThough the whole series is fun to watch, some Godzilla movies are better than others.
  31. 1.5x speed
    West Cork and 4 More Podcasts Worth TryingIncluding one about the global shipping industry.
  32. vulture lists
    The 20 Best Games on Nintendo Switch OnlineThe service is home to a treasure trove of SNES and NES classics.
  33. now streaming
    Checking In on Netflix’s Original Movies: March 2021 EditionAction flicks, witch horror, Turkish drama, and more.
  34. 1.5x speed
    Your Magic and 4 More Podcasts Worth TryingIncluding one from beloved character actor Stephen Tobolowsky.
  35. vulture lists
    Every DC Comics Movie, RankedFrom the Christopher Reeve era to the Snyder Cut.
  36. books
    6 Great Audiobooks to Listen to This MonthKazuo Ishiguro, Stephen King, and more.
  37. 1.5x speed
    Still Processing and 4 More Podcasts Worth TryingIncluding one all about vaccine FOMO.
  38. vulture lists
    The 13 Best Movies Over 4 Hours LongFrom Cleopatra to Sátántangó, we’re celebrating some of the longest movies out there in honor of the Snyder Cut’s four-hour run time.
  39. vulture lists
    The 15 Best Books About TV ComediesFeaturing books about SNL, The Office, Sex and the City, and more.
  40. vulture guides
    Which Streaming Service Do You Actually Want?Helping you navigate the many, many, many, many, many, many, many options out there.
  41. 1.5x speed
    Dead Pilots Society, Stolen, and 2 More Podcasts Worth TryingPlus, a check-in on Obama and the Boss.
  42. now streaming
    The 40 Best Movies on Netflix You Probably Haven’t SeenOddball comedies, twisty thrillers, and other underseen gems.
  43. turning looks
    Every Drag Race RuMix, RankedTurning looks, stunting pretty.
  44. adorkable
    15 Essential Episodes of New GirlThe internet’s favorite sitcom is as heartfelt as it is funny. And it’s very, very funny.
  45. 1.5x speed
    The Big Loop, I’m Not a Monster, and 3 More Podcasts Worth TryingPlus, a Taylor Swift deep dive.
  46. the art of ending things
    The 101 Greatest Endings in Movies HistoryGood finales offer catharsis. The best deny us closure altogether.
  47. vulture lists
    Every Jodie Foster Movie, RankedWhere does The Mauritanian fall in the Jodie Foster canon?
  48. the muppets
    25 Essential Episodes of The Muppet ShowNow that the classic show is streaming on Disney+, we round up the best episodes — and ask guest stars about their Muppet memories.
  49. vulture lists
    A Guide to Russell T. Davies’s Queer CanonThe It’s a Sin showrunner has a long history of LGBTQ+ representation on the small screen.
  50. 1.5x speed
    Through the Cracks, Godcast, and 3 More Podcasts Worth TryingPlus: Drama in Bachelor Nation.
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