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Oscar Futures: Ford v Ferrari Speeds Into a Crowded Lane

With The Irishman, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, and 1917, the dad-movie lane in this year’s race is awfully crowded. Can Ford v Ferrari sneak in?
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The Empty Corporate Feminism of Charlie’s Angels

In Elizabeth Banks’s reboot of the women detective franchise, girl power feels less like a guiding principle than something you’d stick on a T-shirt.
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Let Us Gather to Discuss Taylor Swift and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats Song

Vulture staffers debate the new song from Cats.
  1. the snyder cut
    Gal Gadot and Ben Affleck Join Call to Release The Snyder Cut of Justice LeagueOn this, the second anniversary of Justice League’s release.
  2. $$$$
    Don’t Tell Bosley How Terribly Charlie’s Angels Is Doing at the Box OfficeIt didn’t even break double digits.
  3. movie review
    The Report Is a Dry, Arm’s-Length Movie That Seeps Into Your BloodAccidentally or on purpose (or a bit of both), Scott Z. Burns’s movie reminds us how hard it is to be a whistle-blower.
  4. chat room
    Naomi Ackie on The End of the F***ing World, Eating Lipstick, and Star Wars“I was like, ‘You know what? I’ll just eat it.’ I wanted people to feel grossed out.”
  5. how meta
    Nic Cage to Go Full Nic Cage by Playing Himself (Nic Cage)It’s Cage on Cage.
  6. the race to animate
    Every Studio Ghibli Film, RankedThe Japanese animation powerhouse has produced some of the best films ever made.
  7. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: Ford v Ferrari Speeds Into a Crowded LaneWith The Irishman, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, and 1917, the dad-movie lane in this year’s race is awfully crowded. Can Ford v Ferrari sneak in?
  8. movie review
    Ford v Ferrari Is an Old-fashioned RouserJames Mangold doesn’t misuse his head-rattling techniques. He brings a lot of new-fashioned virtuosity, too.
  9. movie review
    The Empty Corporate Feminism of Charlie’s AngelsIn Elizabeth Banks’s reboot of the women detective franchise, girl power feels less like a guiding principle than something you’d stick on a T-shirt.
  10. let us discuss
    Let Us Gather to Discuss Taylor Swift and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats SongVulture staffers debate the new song from Cats.
  11. the industry
    How Walt Disney Animation and Pixar Are Evolving After John Lasseter“I would say, yes, the company’s quite a bit different now.”
  12. cats
    Hear Taylor Swift’s New Cats Song, ‘Beautiful Ghosts’#IStandWithBombalurina
  13. follies
    Hollywood’s Sondheim Fad Extends Further With the Promise of a Follies MovieDominic Cooke, who directed a recent London production, is up to direct the adaptation.
  14. adaptations
    Spike Lee to Direct ’80s Hip-Hop Romeo and Juliet Adaptation Prince of CatsLakeith Stanfield is out; Spike Lee is in.
  15. vulture lists
    Every Matt Damon Movie, RankedFor nearly three decades, moviegoers have been rooting for Matt Damon. We take a closer look at the actor’s career.
  16. let him be
    Paul McCartney Thought Yesterday Was ‘a Terrible Idea’ at FirstBut he didn’t tell writer Richard Curtis that.
  17. the race to animate
    The Story of the Beauty and the Beast Screening That Changed EverythingAn in-progress version of the Disney film premiered at the New York Film Festival in 1991, and upended animation as we knew it.
  18. trailer mix
    I’m Ready! I’m Ready! I’m Ready for Keanu Reeves in The SpongeBob Movie!More specifically, Keanu Reeves’s head.
  19. party report
    How the ‘Wells for Boys’ Boy Got Cast in Marriage Story“He’s an amazing guy and a terrific actor.”
  20. encounter
    You Can’t Make a Coming-of-Age Movie Without Alexa DemieHigh tea with the breakout star of Waves and Euphoria.
  21. the race to animate
    Here’s 19 Seconds of Tony Hale Screaming ‘Trash!’ As ForkySo what you’re saying is … trash?!
  22. behind the scenes
    Trey Edward Shults Says His A24 Movie Waves Is a Panic Attack Followed by a Hug“I wanted the first part to spiritually feel like a panic attack … and then you get on the other side and it’s like the movie gives you a hug.”
  23. roll clip!
    Jon Hamm Is No Match for Annette Bening’s Stare in This Clip From The ReportDemocracy saved by Annette’s frown.
  24. posthumanism
    The Team Behind CGI James Dean Heard Your Complaints and Does Not CareThe company is expanding.
  25. desperate pleas
    Give Robert Pattinson a Ballet Movie, You Cowards!“I think there’s a ballerina inside me.”
  26. encounter
    How Dark Can Elisabeth Moss Get?During a day of furniture shopping, the Her Smell actress ponders what it would look like if she went Method.
  27. the race to animate
    The Hardest Thing I Ever Animated15 animators and artists from Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, BoJack Horseman, Rick and Morty, Toy Story, and more recall their toughest gigs.
  28. the future issue
    In 2029, Julia Roberts and Bette Davis Will Still Be Starring in New MoviesDigitally cloning and de-aging actors could be the future of Hollywood.
  29. maclunkey!
    On Disney+’s Version of Star Wars, Greedo Says ‘Ma Klounkee!’ FirstTurns out the phrase may be Huttese.
  30. the race to animate
    What Happened to Rise of the Guardians? The Story Behind an Animation FlopBefore Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, director Peter Ramsey made a DreamWorks movie so strange it feels like we dreamed it.
  31. roll clip!
    Just 15 Seconds of Jason Derulo Exuding Big Sexy Cat Energy“We’re not just regular cats, we’re cat people.”
  32. roll clip!
    New Little Women Clip: Florence Pugh Gives Timothée Chalamet an Economics LessonPoetry is great, Laurie, but so is financial autonomy.
  33. movies
    PTA Is Making a 1970s-Set High-School Movie, Film Boys Frantically Call AgentsAbout a high-school student who is also a successful child actor.
  34. the race to animate
    The Token Female Pixar Story ArtistIn 1987, animator Brenda Chapman was the only woman in the story department at Disney. 25 years later, she made Brave.
  35. trailer mix
    New Sonic the Hedgehog Trailer: Now 50 Percent Less NightmarishBigger eyes and smaller teeth.
  36. twisted
    Paul Feig Explains the Completely Bonkers Twist at the Heart of Last ChristmasHow do you turn a classic George Michael lyric into a holiday movie? Embrace the oh-my-God moment it requires.
  37. book excerpt
    When Carrie Fisher Hung With the SNL CrowdInside the hard-party days that fueled and finished her friendship with John Belushi.
  38. profile
    Mati Diop’s Ocean of LongingThe French-Senegalese filmmaker’s Cannes sensation Atlantics is a migrant-ghost story for our time.
  39. trailer mix
    Scoob! Trailer: Uh, This Villain Is Not Just Some Weird Old Guy in a MaskThe disgruntled owner of an abandoned amusement park, sure, but aliens? These are just teens! And a dog!
  40. very special effects
    How to Build a Sea Monster: Inside 2019’s Sleekest Creature FeatureJ.D. Dillard and Neville Page attempt to describe the mysterious beast of Sweetheart.
  41. acting
    Edward Norton’s Slow Fade From GreatnessThere was a time when Norton was labeled the finest actor of his generation. So why don’t we talk about more of the roles that made him famous?
  42. the race to animate
    How Don Hertzfeldt Survives as an Indie AnimatorThe End of the World author talks watching his own back, turning down studio work, and whether or not we’re all doomed.
  43. the race to animate
    Inside the ‘Absolute Explosion’ of Animation TodayAs rival studios prepare to saturate streaming platforms with animated content, experts say we’re in the midst of a “seismic shift” in the industry.
  44. the race to animate
    Tony Hale Leaves Forky Voicemails for Friends’ Children, and Now We Want One Too“Hey Jonathan, this is Forky. I just wanted to say hi. I hope we get to meet.”
  45. vulture lists
    Stanley Tucci’s 12 Most Adorable Movie RolesHold me closer, Stanley Tucci.
  46. scorsese v. marvel
    Scarlett Johansson and Chris Evans Want Their Marvel With a Side of Auteur Films“I just believe there’s room at the table for all of it.”
  47. vulture lists
    Every Woody Harrelson Movie Performance, RankedFrom Midway to White Men Can’t Jump.
  48. movies
    Why Did Rian Johnson Follow Star Wars With a Whodunit?The unlikely existence of Knives Out.
  49. vulture festival 2019
    Will Forte Reveals His One Regret About MacGruberIt’s the gay-panic joke.
  50. vulture festival 2019
    Elisabeth Moss Has The Hallmark Movies App On Her Phone“I actually would love to do a Hallmark Christmas movie!”
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