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Recent articles by Matthew:

With ‘Dark Waters,’ Todd Haynes Has Made His ‘All The President’s Men’

The movie stars Mark Ruffalo as a crusading lawyer who fought against a corporation’s corruption. → Read More

The Greta Gerwig Trick For A Modern 'Little Women': 'Make It Sad'

How the Oscar-nominated “Lady Bird” director updated Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel for a new generation. → Read More

Toni Collette’s ‘Knives Out’ Character Will Make You Think Of Gwyneth Paltrow

In the clever murder mystery directed by Rian Johnson, Collette plays a lifestyle guru who owns a Goop-esque company. → Read More

The Director Who Used Mister Rogers' Kindness To Examine 'Male Anger'

Marielle Heller’s new quasi-biopic, “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,” stars Tom Hanks as the beloved television host. → Read More

Bong Joon-ho Could Teach Hollywood A Thing Or 4

The director of “Snowpiercer” and “Okja” is an Oscar contender thanks to his new masterpiece, “Parasite." → Read More

‘He Sort Of Wants A Daddy’: Decoding The Homoeroticism In ‘The Lighthouse’

Robert Pattinson, Willem Dafoe and director Robert Eggers break down the sensual undertones of their tense buddy movie. → Read More

Pedro Almodóvar, Cinema’s Chief Iconoclast, Has Many Muses. This Time, He’s One Of Them.

The 70-year-old director on "Pain and Glory," Antonio Banderas, Whoopi Goldberg, almost working with Madonna and the Trump impeachment inquiry. → Read More

Inside Jennifer Lopez’s Impressive Pole-Dancing Tutorial In ‘Hustlers’

Director Lorene Scafaria and Lopez's pole instructor walked us through one of the movie's best scenes. → Read More

'Joker' Sends In The Clown But Doesn’t Know What To Say About Him

A skeletal Joaquin Phoenix is the latest actor to try his hand at the most overrepresented “Batman” villain. → Read More

Ansel Elgort, At Once Hopeless And Happy, Has A Lot On His Mind

The 25-year-old Hollywood stud talks “The Goldfinch,” “West Side Story,” politics and missing out on playing Elvis Presley. → Read More

The Steady Cultural Demise Of 'American Beauty'

How the Best Picture winner, which turns 20 this year, went from esteemed suburban satire to widespread punchline. → Read More

Let's Face It: The 2019 Summer Movie Season Was Dreadful

Takeaways from Hollywood's ongoing existential crisis. → Read More

With ‘Where’d You Go, Bernadette,’ A Beloved Novel Proves Tough To Adapt

Cate Blanchett and director Richard Linklater on their big-screen approach to Maria Semple's delightful bestseller. → Read More

Octavia Spencer And Naomi Watts On 'Luce' And Breaking Out Of Hollywood's Boxes

Their new movie is a stirring, unconventional meditation on racial identity in America. → Read More

Tarantino's Secrets, Brad's Pits And Leo's Flames: Tales From 'Once Upon A Time In Hollywood'

An inside look at one of 2019's best movies. → Read More

D.A. Pennebaker, A Pioneer Of Documentary Filmmaking, Dead At 94

The director was famous for "Dont Look Back" (which spotlighted a young Bob Dylan), "Monterey Pop" and "The War Room." → Read More

What Do The Original ‘Lion King’ Animators Think Of The Remake?

We talked to three of them to find out. → Read More

How Kate Berlant Landed In A Quentin Tarantino Movie

Plus, what it was like to walk the "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" red carpet with Britney Spears and become a popular GIF thanks to "The Other Two." → Read More

In 1994, 'The Lion King' Was A Surprise Smash. Today, It's Just Another Product.

The Disney classic helped create the rinse-and-recycle blueprint that now pervades Hollywood. → Read More

The Reason ‘Love Actually’ Skeptics Will Adore ‘Yesterday,’ According To Writer Richard Curtis

Plus, the Tom Cruise joke that got cut from the Beatles-inspired film and Sarah Silverman's key contribution to the script. → Read More