The Real Legacy of Are You There, God? It’s Me, Margaret
Sarah Polley Knows What’s Missing From Our Discourse
Decision to Leave Is This Century’s First Great Erotic Thriller
In Aftersun, a Parent Feels Just Out of Reach
How Two Filmmakers Made a Movie About Everything Everywhere All at Once
Greta Gerwig’s Little Women Gives Amy March Her Due
The Lost Daughter Understands the Secret Shame of Motherhood
The Awesome Emptiness of Godzilla vs. Kong
Malcolm & Marie Isn’t Art. It’s a Meltdown.
The Thrill—and Burden—of Making Crazy Rich Asians


You’ve Never Seen Anything Quite Like The Rehearsal
The Powerful, Unlikely Force Shaping Modern TV
The Delightful Pretentiousness of Irma Vep
Inventing Anna Writes a Check It Can’t Cash
How Long Does It Really Take for a TV Show to ‘Get Good’?
To Hillary Clinton, Hillary Isn’t Really About Her at All
The TV Fan Club That Became an Intimate Grief Group
The Deep Sadness of Marvel’s WandaVision
Emily in Paris Is An Irresistible Fantasy
The Strangely Charming World of Los Espookys


Jon M. Chu’s Second Act
Gillian Flynn Is Obsessed With Conspiracies
Tracee Ellis Ross Felt Lost in Hollywood. Then She Changed Course.
Lulu Wang, Director of The Farewell, Welcomes Your Tears
Julio Torres, The Comic With the Amazing Technicolor Wardrobe
Bill Skarsgård Likes Starring in Your Nightmares
Luke Cage  Is Only the Beginning for Mike Colter
John Cho Is Changing the Face of American Horror — and More


The Minions Are Good. I’m Serious.
What Avril Lavigne Has Always Understood About Growing Up
Let the Fantastic Beasts Movies Die
What the Controversy Over Turning Red Misses
Hollywood Doesn’t Know What to Do With Angelina Jolie
Elon Musk’s SNL Hosting Gig Is a Trap
A Confusing, Experimental Oscars
Taylor Swift Misses the Old Taylor Swift, Too


Why Hollywood Can’t Quit Guns
Can There Be Too Much Applause?
When the Fantasy of The Bachelor Finally Met Reality
American Museums Are Going Through an Identity Crisis
Who Goes to Disney World During a Pandemic?
BoJack Horseman‘s Diane Problem Is Now an Industry Problem
Will Sex Scenes Survive Social Distancing?
How Hollywood Became Obsessed With De-aging Its Stars

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