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Penny Lane Wants You to Hail Satan?

Lane’s breakout film is about the misunderstood world of Satanism. In a Halloween store in New York, we discuss how the Satanic Temple got serious.
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A Movie Based on Harry Styles Fanfic Managed Not to Include Harry Styles at All

Anna Todd’s After made millions in its opening weekend. Here’s the messy story of how an X-rated teen-romance blog made it to the silver screen.
the industry

MoviePass Denies Report Claiming Company Lost 90 Percent of Its Users

“We’re still standing.”
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    Director John Singleton Hospitalized After Reported StrokeHis family stated that he is receiving ICU care.
  2. netflix
    You Can Never Pick an Episode, So Netflix Is Experimenting With a Shuffle OptionThe feature is reportedly being tested on all the shows you consistently watch over and over again.
  3. obits
    Lorraine Warren, Clairvoyant Who Inspired The Conjuring, Dies at 92Warren’s paranormal investigations inspired the Conjuring and Annabelle franchises.
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    The Post-Film Real-Life Photo Slideshow Will Be the Death of MeThese “See? See?” credit sequences are a sign of bad faith in the power of cinema.
  6. profile
    Penny Lane Wants You to Hail Satan?Lane’s breakout film is about the misunderstood world of Satanism. In a Halloween store in New York, we discuss how the Satanic Temple got serious.
  7. behind the scenes
    A Movie Based on Harry Styles Fanfic Managed Not to Include Harry Styles at AllAnna Todd’s After made millions in its opening weekend. Here’s the messy story of how an X-rated teen-romance blog made it to the silver screen.
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    Andrew Garfield’s Mind Gets Blown in a New Clip From Under the Silver LakeHave you considered the subliminal messaging in “I Want It That Way”?
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    Under the Silver Lake Is Loopy, Paranoid, and Extremely of Its TimeAndrew Garfield stars in the oddball L.A. mystery from It Follows director David Robert Mitchell.
  10. movie review
    Hooray, The Curse of La Llorona Is Actually ScaryThe horror film expands the so-called cinematic universe of The Conjuring with the introduction of a ghost from Mexican folklore.
  11. the industry
    MoviePass Denies Report Claiming Company Lost 90 Percent of Its Users“We’re still standing.”
  12. trailer mix
    Hobbs & Shaw Trailer: How Swole Can You Go?So many muscles.
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    Jamie Bell Really Regrets Being a Neo-Nazi in the Trailer for SkinIn theaters this July.
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    Rihanna Acknowledges Guava Island [Checks Calendar] 5 Days Later“Wow!”
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    Meet Nia DaCosta, the Director of a Western With Big, Emotional Yee-Haw EnergyNia DaCosta talks Little Woods, directing Tessa Thompson, and the new movie she’s making with Jordan Peele.
  16. cannes 2019
    The Cannes Lineup Doesn’t Have Tarantino, But It Does Have 4 Women!Four women are in competition for the Palme d’Or, the most since 2011.
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    Behind the New, Gloriously Queer Emily Dickinson MovieIn Wild Nights With Emily, the poet’s madly in love with her brother’s wife. The director says it’s the first and only time we’ve seen the real Emily.
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    Kristen Wiig Hopes You Will Join the Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar VacationThe Bridesmaids brain trust is taking a trip to Florida.
  19. movie review
    Satanic Temple Documentary Hail Satan? Might Just Turn You Into a SatanistFilmmaker Penny Lane offers a fascinating look at the surprisingly sincere free-speech rabble-rousers.
  20. vulture lists
    Every Netflix Original Movie, RankedNow featuring Velvet Buzzsaw, High Flying Bird, The Highwaymen, and more.
  21. the industry
    WGA Slams Hollywood’s Four Biggest Agencies With Lawsuit“Charging packaging fees is not only bad for writers, it is unlawful.”
  22. returns
    Ed Westwick Joins Forces With IRL Bond Villain Louise LintonIn 2017, three women accused the actor of sexual assault.
  23. vulture lists
    The 50 Best Music Documentaries of All TimeFrom Woodstock to Beyoncé’s Homecoming, these films are as essential to understanding the artists as any of their records.
  24. behind the scenes
    Brad Pitt, Baby Shampoo, a Unitard: The Story Behind That Meet Joe Black SceneWe talk to the men responsible for the scene in which Brad Pitt is violently hit by two cars at once.
  25. blame it on thanos
    How the Avengers: Endgame Screenwriters Crafted a ‘Lean’ 3-Hour StoryAccording to Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely, the Infinity War sequel ties up “at least six or seven” different Marvel franchise storylines.
  26. movies
    David Robert Mitchell on His Ambitious, Divisive Follow-up to It FollowsHis new, deliberately overcomplicated surrealist neo-noir Under the Silver Lake appears to have all the makings of a cult classic.
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    The Six Billion Dollar Man Now Has a Director, In Addition to Mark WahlbergBernie Sanders would hate this.
  28. casting
    Jennifer Lawrence Returns With a Mystery Movie From a Theater DirectorThere is very little information.
  29. leaks
    Avengers: Endgame Footage May Have Leaked Online, Sending Fans Into High AlertBe careful out there!
  30. party report
    Not Even Star Wars Could Prepare Keri Russell for Broadway“It’s like training for the Olympics.”
  31. quantum what?
    The Best Avengers: Endgame Theories About How the Superhero Saga Will ConcludeThis is not a leak. But we are discussing the Quantum Realm and the Thanos Protocol, so buckle in.
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    Spike Lee Brings You Son of the South, Starring Lucas Till and Lucy HaleBased on the 2008 memoir of white civil-rights activist Bob Zellner.
  33. trailers
    Allison Williams, Logan Browning, a Meat Cleaver Star in The Perfection TrailerThis is going to get brutal.
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    The Dream TeamCruise, Kidman, Kubrick, and the making of Eyes Wide Shut.
  35. solidarity forever
    Patton Oswalt, Damon Lindelof, More Fire Their Agents In Solidarity with WGAWriters vow to help other writers find jobs.
  36. vulture guides
    Your Guide to Donald Glover and Rihanna’s Guava Island FilmIs it a visual album? Musical? Rihanna appreciation?! All your questions, answered.
  37. movie review
    Forget Realism, Master Z: Ip Man Legacy Delivers the SpectacleIt’s unlikely to make new converts to the series, but it’s filled with vibrant, graceful ass-kickery, and sometimes that’s all one needs.
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    Childish Gambino’s Guava Island Is a Melancholy Anti-Capitalist FableThe value of immaterial things in the shadow of capitalism is the central idea of the Rihanna-starring film.
  39. save the date
    Dearly Beloved Mindy Kaling and Priyanka Chopra Unite for Indian Wedding MovieKaling will reportedly co-write the comedy with Brooklyn Nine-Nine creator Dan Goor.
  40. sequels
    Alicia Vikander’s Pull-Ups Pay Off With a Tomb Raider Sequel Now In DevelopmentWe deserve this!
  41. now streaming
    The 100 Best Movies on Amazon Prime Right NowThe Wonder Boys, Raging Bull, Lady Bird, and more.
  42. star wars episode ix
    But What Does the Title Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Mean?Some guesses about Episode IX’s mysterious name.
  43. casting
    Julia Stiles to Play Prestigious Magazine Journalist in Hustlers MovieThat’s New York’s own Jessica Pressler, of course.
  44. casting
    Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s Stephanie Beatriz Joins the In the Heights Film AdaptationShe’ll play Carla.
  45. wwjd
    11 Lingering Questions About the Rooney Mara–Joaquin Phoenix Film Mary MagdaleneLet’s all smoke a quick cigarette underneath Jesus’s crucified body and talk about the long-delayed Rooney Mara–Joaquin Phoenix film.
  46. star wars
    Star Wars: Episode IX Is Introducing a Tiny Little New Droid Friend for YouMeet D-0.
  47. trailer mix
    The First Teaser for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Is HereEpisode IX gets a title and a teaser.
  48. movie review
    Teen Spirit Is Empty, Dated Pop PropagandaElle Fanning is lifeless as a teen who (supposedly) wants to be a pop star in Max Minghella’s directorial debut.
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    Little Is a Confused Parable for Our Girlbossy TimesTina Gordon’s new movie shuffles into the body-switching pantheon.
  50. movies
    Hellboy Creator Mike Mignola Almost Wishes He Hadn’t Let His Comic Character Go“It’s like watching your kid grow up and move away. They’re doing sh*t you don’t know anything about and you kinda miss when they lived in the house.”
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