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Why Spider-Verse fans see Gwen Stacy as a transgender allegory

Hollywood is staring down the barrel of a double strike

Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse is a gorgeous, daring triumph

Reality, starring Sydney Sweeney, is unsettling, vital viewing

17 Cannes movies worth watching for

Cannes and the banality of evil

The year’s scariest horror film is The Zone of Interest

What Disney changed (and didn’t) in The Little Mermaid remake

Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny reminds you how much Hollywood has changed 

Why does The Little Mermaid remake look so bad?

How the Disney villain disappeared

11 questions you’ll have before, during, and after Fast X

The return of the porn wars

There’s no such thing as a new idea — just ask the Little Mermaid


How A24 took over Hollywood

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 is somehow the best animal rights movie of the year

Hollywood is in its business-guy era

The Starling Girl delicately explores the gray areas of teen angst and fundamentalist guilt

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’s two credits scenes, explained

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 is the best Marvel movie in years

Hollywood’s writers are on strike. Here’s why that matters.

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AI should scare Hollywood writers — and everyone else

Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret is about far more than periods

What the hell is going on in Beau Is Afraid?

Ari Aster doesn’t want to explain Beau Is Afraid

Star Wars has a Baby Yoda problem

Why Austin Butler still sounds like Elvis, explained by his own vocal coach

In Showing Up, Michelle Williams is an artist desperately trying to get anything done

The Super Mario Bros. Movie, like the video game, is for kids

What the new D&D movie gets — and misses — about the game

10 new documentaries to watch for, from Thomas Kinkade to Y2K

Keanu Reeves, explained

Shazam! Fury of the Gods’ credits scene teases a future that might never come

Scream’s lasting legacy is its final girls

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Why Everything Everywhere All at Once won ... everything

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One year later, Chris Rock addresses the Will Smith Oscars slap

The biting, witty melancholy of Nora Ephron’s Heartburn

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The surprising lesson from a century of Oscar scandals

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What’s the future of Black horror?

The shadowy puzzle-box pleasures of Chinese spy thriller Hidden Blade