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Recent articles by Matthew:

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

On Hating Madonna

Today, the world's most accomplished pop star provokes ire and indifference. Where did she — or we — go wrong? → Read More

How Tony Hale Turned Forky Into Summer’s Best Existential Spork

The “Veep” actor breaks down his “Toy Story 4” character, who is convinced he’s mere “trash.” → Read More

Inside The Glorious 'Rocketman' Orgy Scene That Almost Got Cut From The Movie

Here's how Elton John's husband, David Furnish, helped to turn this "Bennie and the Jets" fantasia into one of the biopic's best moments. → Read More

John Lithgow And Blythe Danner, Friends Till The End Of The World

The veteran actors star in the new doomsday romance "The Tomorrow Man." Here, they discuss their careers, former collaborators, Goop and more. → Read More

'Aladdin' Just Threw Some Blue On Will Smith And Expected Us To Be OK With It

The actor revives Disney's beloved Genie, first played by Robin Williams. Beware: You can't unsee the results. → Read More

With A Political Bid Behind Her, Cynthia Nixon Returns To Hollywood

Her newest movie just premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. The actress and activist reflects on her gubernatorial campaign and what's to come. → Read More

'Avengers: Endgame' Is Like Graduation Day: Satisfying, Nostalgic And Long As Hell

In an amusing and surprisingly thoughtful send-off, Marvel says goodbye to a handful of superheroes giving up their torches. → Read More

Satan Is Having A Moment

A new documentary chronicles the rise of the Satanic Temple, a modern pseudo-religion fighting to stave off an increasingly evangelical U.S. government. → Read More

Every Actress Deserves A Movie Like 'Her Smell'

Operating at full speed, Elisabeth Moss rages against the machine as a frenzied punk rocker. It's destined to be one of the year's great performances. → Read More

Robert Pattinson Meets The F**kbox: How ‘High Life’ Turns Sex Into A Space Odyssey

Pattinson and director Claire Denis break down key elements of the hypnotic movie, including the formula for fake semen. → Read More

'Little' Is Charming Enough, But The Body-Swap Genre Has Grown Stale

Issa Rae, Regina Hall and "Black-ish" breakout Marsai Martin headline the familiar new comedy. → Read More

After Decades In The Business, Mary Kay Place Is Finally A Leading Lady

We talked to the beloved character actress about Martians, partying with Penny Marshall and the affecting new movie "Diane." → Read More