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

I have to start this by saying I am 100 percent the audience for Cha Cha Real Smooth, Cooper Raiff’s new film about an aimless 22-year-old white dude who falls for an older woman. I have been waiting for this movie to come out since I first heard it was being made, which was … […]

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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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‘Red Road’ Is A Revenge Story So Hot You Can’t Look Away

Cold Comforts
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In ‘The Vanishing,’ What Can Kill You Is What You Want To Know

Cold Comforts
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This ‘Dune’ Has No Ideas

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At The Turtle Club In The Shadow Of 9/11

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Let’s Remember Some Iconic Cinematic Hair Changes That Show The Passage Of Time

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The Bleak, Austere, Horny World Of ‘The Piano Teacher’

Cold Comforts
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