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The Bros and cons of being a huge, gay Hollywood rom-com

Who built Marilyn Monroe?

Pop culture loves gender war stories. They leave something out.

Riotsville, U.S.A. is a window onto the bizarre beginnings of police militarization

The buzziest fall movies have something in common

Inside Darren Aronofsky’s messy movie The Whale is something wise about religious trauma

The racist backlash to The Little Mermaid and Lord of The Rings is exhausting and extremely predictable

What the film Women Talking loses (and preserves) from the 2018 novel

Does Taylor Swift want an Oscar? Perhaps (ahem) All Too Well.

Why movie tickets will be $3 across America this Saturday

The summer of swirly, googly, bombastic, over-the-top movies

Netflix’s smash-hit romance Purple Hearts is a political hate-watch

Society is a mess in Emily the Criminal, Bodies Bodies Bodies, and Not Okay

Every movie seems to be split into chapters these days

Why do wigs on TV look so awful?

Why Hollywood keeps getting abortion wrong

Bullet Train is deeply derivative, and that’s its appeal

This summer’s movies are all about love

The hollowness of Tom Cruise

Ron Howard’s movie about the Thai cave rescue isn’t the Hollywood melodrama I expected

Rewatching Gigli in the age of Bennifer’s triumph

Jordan Peele’s Nope, explained

Here’s what Netflix execs think about the Netflix problem

RRR is an incredible action movie with seriously troubling politics

Netflix’s Persuasion is an absolute disaster

Fire of Love, about married volcanologists, is this summer’s must-see doc

How the world changed its mind on Tracy Flick

Marvel’s villains are eclipsing its heroes

Thor: Love and Thunder’s post-credits scene is a big casting announcement

How China’s relationship to Hollywood has shaped the movies

The best movies of 2022 (so far) — and how to watch them

Why we need a new queer canon

Our submissions to the queer canon

Elvis and the trouble with musician biopics

How Hollywood validates the myth of the good guy with a gun

One Good Thing: Two ’90s Asian films that capture the loneliness of modern life

What happens if you clone Jurassic Park

One Good Thing: 107 minutes of Wall Street traders behaving badly

Two Good Things: Sad kids’ movies about magical seals

15 unmissable movies from this year’s Cannes