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How Do You Choreograph a Good Queer Sex Scene? 6 TV and Film Creators Explain.

Vida’s Tanya Saracho, Special’s Ryan O’Connell, Pose’s Steven Canals, and more discuss the challenges of depicting queer intimacy onscreen.
deep dives

An Oral History of Vincent D’Onofrio’s Perfect Men in Black Performance

Two words: sugar water.
movie review

Martin Scorsese’s Rolling Thunder Revue Brilliantly Spins a Bob Dylan Tall Tale

Bob Dylan is clearly here to mess with us, as is our director.
  1. the bbc
    Glenda Jackson Will Star in BBC One’s Elizabeth Is Missing AdaptationIt will be her first on-screen performance in 25 years.
  2. casting
    Actually Bradley Cooper Will Reportedly Take Over for Leo in del Toro’s New FilmDiCaprio’s contract was never fully settled.
  3. party report
    Awkwafina Reveals Who’s Most Active in the Crazy Rich Asians Group ChatHint: It’s not us.
  4. this magic moment
    Glenn Danzig Accidentally Made the Year’s Best Horror-ComedyVerotika is gory, horny, and absolutely hilarious. Someone better tell the Misfits front man he’s our new Ed Wood.
  5. big adam driver
    The Dead Don’t Die Is the Funniest Adam Driver Performance in YearsDid you know you needed the experience of hearing Adam Driver saying the phrase “coroner from Latrobe” in your life?
  6. vulture lists
    8 Great Zombie Comedies (That Aren’t The Dead Don’t Die)From Re-Animator to Shaun of the Dead, we look back at the films that shaped the mini-genre.
  7. last night on late night
    Let’s All Try and Guess Who Bit Rosie Perez on the ButtIt all went down on WWHL.
  8. finales
    The Steven Universe Movie Is a Star-Studded MusicalFeaturing Chance The Rapper, Aimee Mann, Patti LuPone, and more!
  9. fact check
    What Did Martin Scorsese Make Up in Rolling Thunder Revue: a Bob Dylan Story?The Netflix doc blends fact and fiction so seamlessly you might not know what to believe.
  10. anna
    Sasha Luss Is a Movie Star Now, and She Doesn’t Think an Oscar Is Too Far AwayBut first, the supermodel will appear in her first leading role in Luc Besson’s delayed spy thriller, Anna.
  11. ho ho horror
    Blumhouse Goes Classic and Reboots Black Christmas With Sophia Takal DirectingThe call is coming from inside the house.
  12. trailer mix
    The Trailer for Stephen King’s Dr. Sleep Goes Back to the Overlook HotelFrom the director of Haunting of Hill House.
  13. movie review
    This Toy Story Is Not Like the Other Toy StoriesSeriously, did David Lynch write this thing?
  14. let's talk about sex
    How Do You Choreograph a Good Queer Sex Scene? 6 TV and Film Creators Explain.Vida’s Tanya Saracho, Special’s Ryan O’Connell, Pose’s Steven Canals, and more discuss the challenges of depicting queer intimacy onscreen.
  15. #metoo
    Bryan Singer to Settle With Assault AccuserThe director has offered to settle with the accuser for $150,000.
  16. movie review
    Men in Black: International: Where Did the Charm of This Franchise Go?You don’t really laugh at the Chris Hemsworth-Tessa Thompson sci-fi comedy so much as feel guilty for not laughing at it.
  17. spice up your life
    The Spice Girls (All 5!) Are Reuniting for a Movie We Know Nothing AboutYes, Victoria Beckham will be in it.
  18. deep dives
    An Oral History of Vincent D’Onofrio’s Perfect Men in Black PerformanceTwo words: sugar water.
  19. movie review
    Jim Jarmusch’s The Dead Don’t Die Is a Heavy-Footed Zombie ComedyIt’s not unenjoyable but not quite enjoyable, either.
  20. movie review
    Martin Scorsese’s Rolling Thunder Revue Brilliantly Spins a Bob Dylan Tall TaleBob Dylan is clearly here to mess with us, as is our director.
  21. close reads
    The Rise of the Female Buddy DramedyDead to Me, Booksmart, Tuca & Bertie, and other recent movies and TV shows prove that this is a golden era for female duos.
  22. obviously
    The Academy Backtracks on Oscar Telecast Date Because Of CourseIt won’t be sticking with the early February idea.
  23. good morning
    The Timothée Chalamet Ventriloquist-Dummy-Maker Breaks His Silence“People online do not like the hair at all, which drives me crazy. My response to them is: You’re welcome to do better. Go for it!”
  24. interviews
    How a Reality Show About Strippers Turned Into an Anti–Magic Mike Documentary“It was like anti–Magic Mike. None of this was happening in some theater or in a glamorous nightclub.”
  25. trailer mix
    Frozen 2 Trailer: Help Us, Elsa, You’re Our Only HopeElsa, Anna, and Kristoff head off on a dangerous journey.
  26. in conversation
    Lee Daniels on the End of Empire, Woke Culture, and Why Precious Was a ComedyPrecisely what his post-Empire career will look like isn’t certain, but the perennially restless director is nurturing a number of seedlings.
  27. my best pitch
    6 Queer Creators on the Dream Projects They Haven’t Been Able to Sell (Yet)Russian Doll’s Jamie Babbit, Tales of the City’s Silas Howard, Transparent’s Nisha Ganatra, and more have a few pitches they’d like you to hear.
  28. last night on late night
    Jimmy Kimmel Paws Through Tom Holland’s Unmentionables in Far From Home ParodyNo actual Queens laundromat owner would ask someone why they wash their pajamas four times a week. Trust.
  29. the industry
    Bo Burnham to Pen Songs for Warner Bros. Sesame Street MovieSkipping right past the rest of middle school and breezing into kindergarten.
  30. movies
    Try Not to Cry at the New Trailer for Love, Antosha, the Doc About Anton YelchinWillem Dafoe, Kristen Stewart, Chris Pine, and more remember their talented friend.
  31. 2019 tony awards
    Billy Porter Took the Tonys Stage During a Commercial Break and Sang GypsyCurtains up! Light the lights!
  32. the industry
    Dark Phoenix Has Worst Box-Office Debut in X-Men Series History. What Happened?The X-Men movie spent a year and a half in postproduction, had its release date pushed back twice, and its third act underwent significant reshoots.
  33. x-men: dark phoenix
    The Summer’s Silliest Action Sequence Is the X-Men Trying to Cross the StreetIn one corner, a team of superpowered mutants. In the other, Central Park West. Who will triumph?
  34. auteur theory
    The First Rule of a Tarantino Film Set? No Cell Phones on a Tarantino Film Set.“Cell phone out? Done. No warning, nothing, you’re going home.”
  35. remakes
    Kevin Hart Reportedly Gets Scrooged Over at ParamountThe studio is developing a remake of the 1988 Bill Murray Christmas comedy with Hart as its star.
  36. swole news
    John Cena Is Officially Bringing So Many More Muscles to Fast & Furious 9Instead of driving cars, maybe Cena can just pick them up and hit people with them.
  37. always be my lenses
    Always Be My Maybe’s Costume Designer Answers All Your Glasses QuestionsLessa Evans breaks down the eyewear of Ali Wong.
  38. best of 2019
    The Best Horror Movies of 2019 (So Far)Get in, loser. We’re going to the Underpass.
  39. unsolved mysteries
    Luke Evans Knows You’re Wondering If That’s His Actual Dick in MaThe actor took to Twitter to remind us that he goes full-frontal in the horror film.
  40. the industry
    What the Filmmakers Behind Rocketman Learned From Bohemian RhapsodyHow do you make a music biopic any good? Don’t make it a music biopic.
  41. movies
    Late Night Isn’t the Sharp Workplace Comedy We Hoped ForMindy Kaling’s first starring role in film only half works.
  42. remembrances
    “Honey, you shouldn’t be showing that to anyone:” Why Pauline Kael Was My CriticHer writing always seemed like a journey, an elevated form of thinking out loud.
  43. x-men
    Let’s Talk About the Ending of Dark PhoenixThe fizzling out of the X-Men franchise tells us a lot about superhero movies and Hollywood.
  44. trailer mix
    After the Wedding Trailer: A Moore–Williams–Crudup Love TriangleIn theaters August 9.
  45. breakups
    Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk Have Reportedly SplitIs love dead?
  46. movie review
    Brian De Palma’s Domino Is a Better Thriller Than MostUnderfunded, sketchily written, and heavily cut, the film still puts its contemporaries to shame.
  47. fanmail
    Margot Robbie Got Her Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Role by Writing a Fan Letter“I adore your films, and I would love to work with you in some capacity. Or any capacity.”
  48. trailer mix
    Olivia Colman Is a Frightening Appalachian Woman in Them That Follow TrailerThese snake-handling Pentecostals seem fun.
  49. vulture lists
    All 12 X-Men Movies, RankedFeaturing Deadpool, Wolverine, Dark Phoenix, and so many blue people.
  50. movie review
    Dark Phoenix Takes the X-Men to Space, With Middling ResultsSophie Turner floats above an uninspired Jean Grey saga.
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