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Old-School Cultural and racist stereotypes aside, films like Dangerous Minds suffer from a deeper flaw. Two professors turn to its predecessor, The Corn Is Green, for clues

November 24, 2020

The Flames of Corruption A Romanian documentary might be the most explosive film of the year. And an Oscar front-runner

Pawn Star It’s sexy. It’s smart. The Queen’s Gambit gets chess (and the game’s inherent sexism) just about right

Citizen Mank David Fincher and Gary Oldman illuminate the tortured psyche of one of Hollywood’s greatest screenwriters

Diana Enters the Firm That wedding. Those rumors. The scandals. A sneak peek at the new season of The Crown

When the Sun Set on Billy Wilder Despite Sunset Boulevard, Double Indemnity, and The Apartment, the director had become unbankable by the 1970s

Maria Bakalova The 24-year-old whom Rudy Giuliani couldn’t keep his hands off of—and who almost stole the Borat sequel

Noah Jupe The star of this month’s The Undoing has six years of acting under his belt. For a 15-year-old, that’s saying a lot

Infidelity and Murder at a Private New York School The director of The Night Manager focuses on Manhattan’s addled elite in HBO’s The Undoing

The Dark Side of Lolita Sue Lyon was 14 when she starred in the film. The producer slept with her anyway

Bad Lighting Alexandra Pelosi’s latest documentary, American Selfie, offers a chaotic, unsettling snapshot of the times we’re living in

Second-Wives Club Armie Hammer, Lily James, and Kristin Scott Thomas remake the Hitchcock classic Rebecca

For a Good Time in Paris, Call Her “Madame Claude” supplied high-end prostitutes to J.F.K., the Shah of Iran, Frank Sinatra, and others. Was she a feminist icon or a thug?

Rupert Everett Can’t Help Himself The devastating male beauty of 80s and 90s cinema, the star of Another Country, Dance with a Stranger, and My Best Friend’s Wedding, plays a porno villain in the new British series Adult Material

Out of Control Filmed in secrecy in the months since the coronavirus outbreak, Alex Gibney’s new documentary delivers the true tale—and scope—of the U.S.’s failure

Collins on the Rocks American expats are fuming over Emily in Paris, Darren Star’s absurd new Netflix series

Killing Jason Bourne: Stoppard’s Secret Movie Scripts … Revealed! Britain’s most esteemed playwright quietly contributed to the scripts for Star Wars, Schindler’s List, The Bourne Ultimatum, My Mom’s a Werewolf, and 102 Dalmatians, among others

Charlotte Hope The Game of Thrones actress on the difficulty of moving on from playing Henry VIII’s first wife

Trump’s Spitting Image Get ready for a new cast of puppets—Beyoncé! Bezos! Kardashians! Kanye! Ivanka! Thunberg! Zuckerberg!—as Britain’s biting, satirical, take-no-prisoners Spitting Image returns to television

A Different Draft of History Oktoberfest 1900 gives the Bavarian beer festival an injection of Scorsese menace and mayhem

Lust in Translation Bill Murray is back in the picture in Sofia Coppola’s new film about Gen X marriage, On the Rocks

Hear Them Roar Susan Sontag, Germaine Greer, Norman Mailer, and others battle over “women’s lib” in a rarely seen documentary about the epic 1971 all-star debate

“I Know Those Guys” Before he met Nora Ephron, Nick Pileggi learned everything he needed to know to write Goodfellas in Bensonhurst

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