Alissa Wilkinson, Vox

Alissa Wilkinson

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Recent:
  • Vox
Past:
  • Eater National
  • The Verge
  • Christianity Today
  • Flavorwire
  • Washington Post
  • The Atlantic

Recent articles by Alissa:

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It’s best you know nothing about the new greatest movie of all time

The movie "Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles" was recently declared No. 1 in the prestigious Sight and Sound poll. Go in as cold as possible. → Read More

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The 25 best movies of 2022

The greatest films from a tumultuous year. → Read More

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Stop watching movie trailers

Maybe it’s not the movies that are the problem. Maybe it’s the marketing. → Read More

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The very human, very troubling stories we tell ourselves about crime

I’m safer now in New York than nearly any other year I’ve lived here. Why don’t people believe it? → Read More

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Of course Glass Onion is a blast. But it cuts deeper than Knives Out, too.

Rian Johnson’s murder mystery follow-up takes on the self-styled founder class, with riotous results. → Read More

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Hollywood’s Black film problem, explained by Elvis Mitchell

The venerated film critic on the unheralded Black influence on everything from soundtracks to Don’t Worry Darling. → Read More

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Unpacking Armageddon Time

James Gray dramatizes a key moment in his 1980s childhood without solving its problems. → Read More

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Sex, death, and apocalypse meet in season 2 of The White Lotus

A new Italian season of the hit HBO show is haunted by mortality. → Read More

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How do you make a movie about a monster?

She Said, Women Talking, and pushing Harvey out of the spotlight. → Read More

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The existence of the last slave transport ship was denied. A new documentary reveals the truth.

Inconvenient history, long buried, finally gets the spotlight in Netflix’s Descendant. → Read More

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The Banshees of Inisherin is great — and even better if you know the history behind it

Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson re-team for Martin McDonagh’s riotous fable that’s about more than a friend breakup. → Read More

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Here are 29 new movies to get excited about

Fall has arrived. Here’s everything to know about the year’s upcoming releases. → Read More

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Tár demands — and deserves — your full attention

Cate Blanchett stars in a tightly wound masterpiece that slices through class anxiety and power. → Read More

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Triangle of Sadness might be the meanest film of the year. Its director is an optimist.

Ruben Ostlund has a lot to criticize about systems, but says he’s an optimist. → Read More

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Every movie right now, from Amsterdam to Glass Onion, stars a million A-listers

On the Endgamification of everything. → Read More

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Riotsville, U.S.A. is a window onto the bizarre beginnings of police militarization

How the director of an astonishing new documentary used old government footage to shed light on the present. → Read More

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Riotsville, U.S.A. is a window onto the bizarre beginnings of police militarization

How the director of an astonishing new documentary used old government footage to shed light on the present. → Read More

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The buzziest fall movies have something in common

From The Fabelmans to Bardo to Armageddon Time, the filmmakers are making their memoirs. → Read More

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Inside Darren Aronofsky’s messy movie The Whale is something wise about religious trauma

The Whale is more than the movie where Brendan Fraser wears a fat suit. → Read More

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What the film Women Talking loses (and preserves) from the 2018 novel

The plot is based on a horrifying true story from 2011, but the resistance philosophy goes back to St. Augustine. → Read More