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The many layers of May December

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The Boy and the Heron treats growing up with the seriousness it deserves

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Poor Things stars Emma Stone as a horny Frankenstein’s monster coming of age

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George Santos treated politics like reality TV. And he won.

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Blue Eye Samurai is one of the smartest Netflix shows in years

The Israel-Hamas war is tearing American cultural institutions apart

Rizz, the word of the year, explained

Renaissance isn’t a deification of Beyoncé. It’s a reminder she’s human.

What Timothée Chalamet’s Wonka has in common with Paddington Bear

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How millennials learned to dread motherhood

To our generation, being a mom looks thankless, exhausting, and lonely. Can we change the story?

Netflix’s Squid Game reality show is kinda great. Oh no.

The truth about Napoleon and Josephine’s marriage, divorce, and lasting legacy

What Matt Rife’s baffling Netflix special tells us about comedy


Why cheating is allowed on game shows

Alex Murdaugh stands guilty of killing his wife and son. That’s just scratching the surface.

Why is dating advice on TikTok so sexist — and so bleak?

What is life like in Palestine? These short films offer a glimpse.

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Did the Scream franchise just fall apart?

Mary Kay Letourneau, the grim inspiration for May December, explained

The violence against Indigenous women in Killers of the Flower Moon isn’t just historical. It’s an ongoing crisis.

The race to optimize grief

Leave the World Behind is a slick and stylish apocalyptic thriller

Why influencers with 7, 8, or 10 kids are having a moment

When is a nose just a nose? A brief history of non-Jews playing Jews onscreen.

Formula 1 grew too fast. Now its new fans are tuning out.

The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes might be the best Hunger Games movie yet

The Crown increasingly becomes a fantastical apologetic for the royal family

Eli Roth’s Thanksgiving is finally here. Was it worth the 16-year wait?

Why do we keep tabs on people we can’t stand?

Jacob Elordi is the number one babygirl 

All of this year’s National Book Award finalists, reviewed by Vox

Explaining “Twin Flames,” the subject of Netflix’s disturbing new documentary

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The lie of “deinfluencing”

What the Hasan Minhaj controversy says about the trouble with storytelling

The Marvels, goofy and bold, shows there’s still some magic left in the MCU 

Priscilla and Sofia Coppola’s lonely girls

The Marvels’ post-credits scene brings back [spoiler]

The long, long Hollywood strikes have ended

Hollywood is missing the big picture on the opioid crisis

The Curse is a fully bizarre and brilliant maze of a show

Killers of the Flower Moon and who gets to tell an Osage story

Gen V was always much more than a Boys spinoff. Its season finale proved that.


How The Conjuring became the Marvel of horror

From Amityville to Annabelle, the Warrens on film are a lie