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The French Dispatch is peak Wes Anderson. I wish I loved it.

Why Dune endures

19 must-see movies from the fall film festivals

Where is the line between life and art?

The Last Duel is a medieval epic about believing women, and it’s a mess

Goodbye, Mr. Bond

One Good Thing: A campy, colorful martial arts epic to stream after Shang-Chi

The refreshing, bad romance of Venom: Let There Be Carnage

The Sopranos vs. the end of history

October’s must-see movies, from delayed blockbusters to arthouse gems

Venom: Let There Be Carnage has a bombshell post-credits scene

I feel weird about Dear Evan Hansen

What the movies of this pandemic reveal

The Eyes of Tammy Faye captures the moment the GOP got in bed with the Christian right

Why Shang-Chi’s success matters — and why it shouldn’t

How Shang-Chi’s post-credits scenes shape the future of the MCU

Kick off the fall movie season with September’s 7 buzziest films

How an unsolved murder and a public housing crisis led to Candyman

One Good Thing: A rom-com that celebrates the joy of easy watching

What a weird summer it’s been at the movies!

One Good Thing: A family drama that takes the deaf audience seriously

The Suicide Squad puts its director on a path to become the Gen X Clint Eastwood

The new Aretha Franklin movie shows how tricky it is to make a great musician biopic

The irony of movies about taking charge of your life

The power and peril of documentaries in a skeptical culture

August’s most exciting movies

M. Night Shyamalan’s Old, HBO’s The White Lotus, and the existential terror of right now

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Why it’s so hard to make CGI skin look real

The Green Knight is glorious and a little baffling. Let’s untangle it.

The magic, sex, and violence of the 14th-century poem behind The Green Knight

M. Night Shyamalan returns with Old, a floppy but haunting thriller about aging

Why Nicolas Cage endures

The new Anthony Bourdain doc is ethically thorny but worth watching

The new Space Jam is apocalyptic horror

Black Widow gives the character a soul — several years too late

Black Widow’s post-credits scene sets the table for Florence Pugh and the MCU

Why the original Zola Twitter thread worked so well

The 25 best movies of 2021 (so far)

Movies like Summer of Soul can reclaim America’s important buried history

The fascinating, horrifying history behind Steven Soderbergh’s new heist movie

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