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Recent articles by Matthew:

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

Sadly, 'Dumbo' Never Soars

Tim Burton's latest movie, starring Danny DeVito, is another reminder of everything the director used to be. → Read More

How Lupita Nyong'o And Her 'Us' Castmates Developed Their Eerie Doppelgängers

Choreographer Madeline Hollander details what inspired the actors' evil physiques, including Pac-Man, "Death Becomes Her" and "The Exorcist." → Read More

In 'Gloria Bell,' Julianne Moore Searches For Love On The Dance Floor

Sebastián Lelio’s remake of his own film puts the titular middle-aged divorcée in the hands of a new actress. The results are wonderful. → Read More

Inside ‘Climax,’ An Acid Trip That Goes From Dance Party To Grisly Nightmare

Sofia Boutella stars in French director Gaspar Noé's impressive freak-out of a movie. → Read More

For Isabelle Huppert, Playing A 'Psychopath' Is A Laugh Riot

The French actress leans into her twisted sense of humor with the new thriller "Greta," in which she terrorizes Chloë Grace Moretz. → Read More

First She Worked For The ACLU. Now She's Making Documentaries About Blackness In America.

Crystal Kayiza's short film "Edgecombe" just screened at Sundance. → Read More

A 'Green Book' Best Picture Win Proves Hollywood's Still A Sucker For White Saviors

A particularly grueling Oscar season ends by handing the top prize to a regressive racial cliché. → Read More

The Oscars Are Only As Hellish As Everything Else Going On In America Right Now

Hollywood's biggest night is undergoing an identity crisis, just like the entire country. → Read More

With 'High Flying Bird,' Steven Soderbergh Remains Hollywood's Iconoclast

A director obsessed with stories about power continues to make the ultimate power moves, bucking the industry's norms. → Read More

'There’ll Be A Revolt': A Change To The Oscars Broadcast Has Hollywood Up In Arms

"They’re squeezing the one thing that you watch the show for,” Steven Soderbergh says of having some awards announced during commercials, “which is to se... → Read More

Why The Satirical Slasher 'Velvet Buzzsaw' Has The Art World Screaming

Dan Gilroy's Netflix movie, starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Toni Collette, has inspired divisive reactions in the gallery scene. Are people humorless, or is... → Read More

To Better Understand Herself, Jenny Slate Endured Goat Poop And 'Ghost-Daddies'

A revealing conversation with the actress about her new movie, "The Sunlit Night," and her quest for self-discovery. → Read More

Zany Jake Gyllenhaal Is The Best Jake Gyllenhaal

The hamminess of his characters in "Nightcrawler," "Okja" and "Velvet Buzzsaw" is a world apart from the Method-y naturalism that gets touted as great ac... → Read More

6 Sundance Movies You'll Want To See This Year

Plus a few performances we'll be talking about, including Pete Davidson, Lupita Nyong'o and Emma Thompson. → Read More

In Order To Fight Zombies, Lupita Nyong'o Wrote A Letter To Taylor Swift

A conversation with the actress about the "Black Panther" awards run, her new movie "Little Monsters" and what it took to land the rights to "Shake It Off." → Read More

Inside 'Leaving Neverland,' The Film Detailing Michael Jackson's Alleged Child Abuse

Director Dan Reed discusses his new HBO documentary, which profiles two men who say they were repeatedly molested by the pop superstar before puberty. → Read More