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Recent articles by Matthew:

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

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