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All About Eve with Strippers?

A Q&A about T&A. How Showgirls, one of Hollywood’s raunchiest movies, came to be

Olivia Cooke

For the actress, who at 26 has already starred in Ready Player One, Modern Love, and Vanity Fair, the pandemic offered a much-needed re-start

Due West

Zeina Durra

With Luxor, the British filmmaker brings romance to the ruins of the Egyptian Pharaohs

He Keeps 007 in Gear

Good news: Ben Whishaw returns as Q in the new James Bond. Not good news: the film is still delayed

Just When You Thought He Was Out…

Francis Ford Coppola is pulling us back in with a new edit of The Godfather Part III, timed to the film’s 30th anniversary

Luis Gerardo Mendez

The actor made it big in Mexico. Now he’s bringing diversity and humor to Hollywood

Hypnotized by Chess

Beth Harmon’s doe-eyed gaze reflects centuries of chess in art history

Jean-Luc Godard at 90

The New Wave director pokes the artificial veil of Instagram

Schlock and Awe

Confessions of a male Hallmark-Christmas-movie addict

He Contained Multitudes

A Frank Zappa documentary by the co-star of Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure brings the musician’s originality to a new generation

A Tale of Two Brothers

How Herman and Joe Mankiewicz won and lost the Hollywood dream

Amarah-Jae St. Aubyn

In her first-ever screen role, the British actress stars in Steve McQueen’s Lovers Rock, the latest installment in his Small Axe series

Mosul’s Moment

A new film from the Russo brothers, directors of Avengers: Endgame, tells the story of the invasion of Iraq through the eyes and voices of those on the ground


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

To the Hills

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