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Recent articles by Matthew:

Cloris Leachman, 'Mary Tyler Moore Show' Star And Hollywood Icon, Dies At 94

The actor and comedian, who won eight Emmys, is also famous for her roles in "Phyllis, "The Last Picture Show" and "Young Frankenstein." → Read More

Unpacking The Twists And Turns Of ‘Promising Young Woman’

Writer and director Emerald Fennell walks us through how she constructed the thrilling revenge comedy starring Carey Mulligan. → Read More

What Is Christmas Without Movie Theaters?

This year's seasonal releases, including "Wonder Woman 1984" and "Soul," won't have the same festive feel at home. → Read More

2020 Was Wild. These Pop Culture Obsessions Got Us Through.

We baked. We binged. We bought all the things. An A-to-Z list of the distractions that sustained us in this roller coaster of a year. → Read More

Lucas Hedges Knows What You're Saying About Him Online

For the charming young actor, who appears in the new movies "Let Them All Talk" and "French Exit," navigating fame has become a balancing act. → Read More

Debbie Allen, Master Of Every Domain

The prolific entertainer reflects on her long career, including "Dolly Parton's Christmas on the Square," "Grey's Anatomy," "A Different World" and Broad... → Read More

Carol Kane Never Meant To Become Hollywood’s Go-To Eccentric

Known for her unmistakable voice, the Oscar-nominated actor broke through with "Hester Street" and "Annie Hall." Then she got typecast as the resident loon. → Read More

‘We Are Who We Are’ Director Luca Guadagnino On The Show’s Finale And The Mystery Of Love

Plus, how those Timothée Chalamet and Armie Hammer cameos came about. → Read More

The ‘Borat’ Sequel Is Shameless, Damning And Weirdly Humanistic

Sacha Baron Cohen resurrects his most famous character for the Trump era, with Mike Pence and Rudy Giuliani as targets in "Borat Subsequent Moviefilm." → Read More

David Byrne's Scene-Stealing Dancers Break Down The Making Of 'American Utopia'

Chris Giarmo and Tendayi Kuumba on the "naturalistic" choreography, getting makeup advice from Spike Lee and singing with Mavis Staples. → Read More

The Film That Exposes Just How Badly The United States Mishandled COVID-19

See an exclusive clip from the new documentary "Totally Under Control," which chronicles the Trump administration's response to the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

A Horror Movie For Every Halloween Mood

Can't decide which spooky oddity to watch? We've got 30 suggestions to get you through October. → Read More

Ending The World With Sunita Mani And John Reynolds, Comedy's Next Big Things

Riding the success of "GLOW" and "Search Party," their apocalyptic escapade, "Save Yourselves!," turns the breakout TV actors into movie stars. → Read More

Kirsten Johnson Killed Her Aging Father, Sort Of, And Made A Movie About It

“Dick Johnson Is Dead,” a new Netflix documentary, may be the happiest film about death you’ll ever see. → Read More

Awards Without The Season

This will be the most unconventional Oscar derby in decades. Maybe that's a good thing. → Read More

How ‘Antebellum’ Turned America’s Relentless Racism Into A Brutal Horror Movie

Directors Gerard Bush and Christopher Renz break down the structure of their debut film starring Janelle Monáe. → Read More

Louise Fletcher Survived The Cuckoo’s Nest Of Hollywood

With her most famous character, Nurse Ratched, getting a Netflix prequel series, the Oscar-winning actor looks back at her career. → Read More

20 Years Later, ‘Almost Famous’ Is The Best Kind Of Feel-Good Movie

Cameron Crowe's ode to '70s rock, starring Patrick Fugit and Kate Hudson, remains as smart as it is sentimental. → Read More

‘Didn’t Take Any Of It For Granted’: How Chadwick Boseman’s Humility Made Him A Star

Aakomon Jones, the choreographer who trained Boseman for "Get On Up" and "Black Panther," reflects on the late actor's spirit. → Read More

COVID-19 Hasn’t Killed The Movie Theater, But A Lot Of Changes Are Ahead

Here's everything you need to know about how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting Hollywood. → Read More