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Let’s Just Crown Justin Long The Toxic Horror King

I have a friend who really hates Justin Long. It’s probably my favorite thing about her. It’s not just that it’s completely random, nor that it’s incredibly irrational, it’s that Justin Long is the last person you would think would provoke that kind of reaction. He is a pleasant-looking guy with a pleasant-seeming personality. He […]

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At TIFF, Art Will Tear Us Apart—And Put Us Back Together Again

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‘Saloum’ Is A Genre-Bending Romp That Is As Smart As It Is Thrilling

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The Money Is In All The Wrong Places

Arts And Culture
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In ‘Sharp Stick,’ Jon Bernthal Invents Kissing

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How To Be A Good Friend: Do Not Expose Your Pals To Cosmic Rays

Rays Week
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‘Cha Cha Real Smooth’ Is The Worst Kind Of Indie Throwback

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“They’ve Got To Pee On It”: A VFX Supervisor Explains Why Their Job Is So Tricky

Arts And Culture
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‘Men’ Is Bad

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An Anonymous TV Writer Offers An Inside Look At Why Special Effects Seem So Bad Right Now

Interviews
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Bad Special Effects Are A Choice

Arts And Culture
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Nicolas Cage’s Remarkable Pet Crow, With Gabriella Paiella

Podcasts
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‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’ Is Where The Chaotic, Splintered Universes Of Modern Life All Collide

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Down With Sympathetic Villains

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What’s So Great About Relatability?

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The Best Time To Watch A Movie Is First Thing In The Morning

Elder Wisdom
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I Watched A Ben Shapiro Movie By Accident

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I Hate Games

Life Lessons
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Sacred Himbos And Pacino Decisions, With Vince Mancini

Podcasts
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‘Elle’ Is The Kind Of Dark, Twisted, Sexy Christmas Movie Only Paul Verhoeven Could Dream Up

Cold Comforts
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