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Recent articles by Matthew:

Elle Fanning, Grown Up And ‘Great’

With a starring role in a new Hulu series, Fanning is now in the driver's seat of her career, taking on edgier and more ambitious parts. → Read More

Mercedes Ruehl Stole Scenes And Won An Oscar. Then Hollywood Decided She Was 'Too Old.'

The 72-year-old actor, who broke through with "Married to the Mob" and "The Fisher King," reflects on her success, ageism and returning to movies post-Me Too. → Read More

Better With Age: The Holland Taylor Story

The 77-year-old actor's career is brighter than ever, including a role in Ryan Murphy's 1940s revisionist-history series "Hollywood." → Read More

Allison Janney And Hugh Jackman Get Twisted In HBO’s Fantastic ‘Bad Education’

The beloved actors shine in director Cory Finley's gripping movie about a real public-school embezzlement scandal. → Read More

Patty Hearst On Her Second Chapter As A Movie Star

The notorious heiress reset her public image through an abiding friendship with John Waters, who cast her in "Cry-Baby," "Serial Mom" and other satirical films. → Read More

This Time 20 Years Ago, The Movies Worth Remembering Were All Directed By Women

"American Psycho," "28 Days," "Love & Basketball" and "The Virgin Suicides" didn't win the box office, but they did score lasting cultural legacies. → Read More

You Can, And Should, Watch This Superb Abortion Drama On VOD Now

“Never Rarely Sometimes Always,” a Sundance standout directed by Eliza Hittman, has even greater relevance as states move to restrict women’s access amid the pandemic. → Read More

Rosanna Arquette On Losing Her 'Desperately Seeking Susan' Co-Star To Coronavirus

"He was a wonderful, kind, gentle, wonderful actor with a great sense of humor," she said of Mark Blum. → Read More

Tiffany Haddish On ‘Self Made,’ ‘Girls Trip 2’ And Loving The Quarantine Lifestyle

Here's what she's been watching ("Tiger King," "I Love Lucy") and doing (conferencing with her co-stars) during the pandemic. → Read More

As Coronavirus Hits Hollywood, Movies Find A New Path Forward

Some films are foregoing theaters in favor of digital exclusives, while others are bracing for a crowded, complicated marketplace once COVID-19 passes. → Read More

A Quarantine Movie For Every Mood

Need something to watch while stuck at home? Here are 11 recommendations. → Read More

How ‘Erin Brockovich’ Became One Of The Most Rewatchable Movies Ever Made

Julia Roberts gives the best performance of her career, aided by a sassy Susannah Grant script full of one-liners. → Read More

James Lipton, Scholarly Host Of ‘Inside The Actors Studio,' Dies At 93

The Bravo TV personality was celebrated, and sometimes parodied, for the poise he brought to celebrity interviews. → Read More

Why Does No One In Horror Movies Believe The Female Protagonist?

Oh, right. Because she's a woman. Case in point: "The Invisible Man." → Read More

This Puerto Rican Filmmaker Found Her Voice In Trump’s America

With “Marisol” and other short films, Zoé Salicrup Junco is telling Latina stories that need to be heard. → Read More

Julia Louis-Dreyfus And Will Ferrell On 'Downhill' And Swapping 'SNL' War Stories

The comedy titans had somehow never met until they decided to do a “Force Majeure” remake together. → Read More

‘Parasite’ Winning Best Picture Is A Huge Leap Forward For The Oscars

Bong Joon-ho’s masterpiece enjoyed an organic awards-season rise, becoming the first foreign-language film to score Hollywood’s top prize. → Read More

9 Sundance Movies You’ll Want To See This Year

Highlights include a Carey Mulligan revenge romp, a rock-star rhapsody about St. Vincent and a viral Twitter thread come to life. → Read More

‘Zola’ Turns A Viral Stripper Saga Into An Internet-Savvy Thrill Ride

Janicza Bravo’s new movie premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, beginning what should be a long life for this crowd-pleaser starring Taylour Paige. → Read More

Jennifer Lopez's Eternal Hustle

For years, Hollywood took her for granted. Here's the inside story of how J.Lo made invincibility her brand, Oscars be damned. → Read More