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Harry Melling plays a young Edgar Allen Poe in The Pale Blue Eye.Courtesy of Scott Garfield for Netflix. With Buster Scruggs, Queen’s Gambit, and now his turn as Edgar Allan Poe in The Pale Blue Eye, Melling has emerged as an actor to watch. By Jake Kring-Schreifels January 26, 2023  Netflix’s The Pale Blue Eye—director Scott Cooper’s frostbitten 1830
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The anticipated fourth season will begin on HBO on March 26. By Grant Rindner January 26, 2023 Matthew Macfadyen in season 4 of Succession.Courtesy of HBO. “It’s a tightrope walk on a straight razor.” This statement from Kendall Roy (Jeremy Strong) in the new trailer for Succession’s highly anticipated fourth season, effectively sums up the whole appeal
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From the divisive Cat Person to the bonkers Infinity Pool, this year’s films are sure to spark intense conversations and debate. By Keith Phipps January 26, 2023 John Ralston and Mia Goth in Infinity Pool.Courtesy of Neon via Everett Collection Sundance established itself as the festival for bold films and out-of-nowhere new voices with the debut of sex,
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Weapons sparked a studio bidding war that netted Cregger an alleged eight figure payday—plus a rare amount of creative control. By Grant Rindner January 25, 2023 Bill Skarsgard in Barbarian.Courtesy of 20th Century Studios via Everett Collection Zach Cregger scored one of 2022’s breakout hits with the bitingly funny, socially attuned horror movie Barbarian, and clearly the
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The show is a dumb, male-centered fantasy about grown-ass men who act like teenage boys. So why can’t I stop watching it? By P.E. Moskowitz January 23, 2023 My friend Callie was having a bad day. She texted me that she was stressed with job stuff, feeling down on herself, tucking herself into a corner
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Drake, Oliver El-Khatib and more explain how last weekend’s Apollo shows were just one phase in curating the best radio show out. By Edwin STATS Houghton Photography by Flo Ngala January 23, 2023 Drake’s OVO / Sound 42 crew: Oliver El-Khatib, Nyan King, Kid Masterpiece, Noel Cadastre, G0home Roger, Morgan Lieberthal, Geoff “Gee Spin” Gamere,
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From pastrami palaces to Christmas strongholds, some of New York’s most iconically New York (and not necessarily most fashionable) spots are buzzing. By Jason Diamond January 23, 2023 Photograph: Getty Images; Collage: Gabe Conte Easily the strangest thing I did this holiday season was spending a night hanging out in the roped-off front yard of
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It turns out this producer’s “J. Cole Type Beat” was dead on. By Frazier Tharpe January 19, 2023  J.Cole sits courtside at the Toronto Raptors game against the Charlotte Hornets on January 10, 2023 at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.Courtesy of Vaughn Ridley via Getty Images Even as one of the most successful
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If you’re wondering how Mando and Baby Yoda reunited, another Star Wars series has the answers. By Grant Rindner January 17, 2023 The Mandalorian and Baby Yoda will already be reunited in The Mandalorian season 3.Courtesy of Lucasfilm These days,  with multi-platform universes, series, sequels, and spin-offs being greenlit at a breakneck pace, and characters
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The “Jumbotron Shit Poppin” video shows Drake dripping in Skateboard P pieces. By Grant Rindner January 17, 2023 Drake shows off his Pharrell auction wins in his new music video.Courtesy of OVO/Youtube. Pharrell shocked fans last September when he announced plans to sell exclusive items from his closet, including several Jacob & Co. chains, Audemars
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Make sure those streaming service subscriptions are renewed: from The Last of Us to Yellowjackets, it’s going to be another busy year for television. By Tara Ariano January 16, 2023 Photographs: FX, HBO, Disney, Hulu; Collage: Gabe Conte How did you spend your holidays? If you didn’t use your time catching up on all the
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The new trailer for the hit Showtime series teases more darkness, more creepy symbols and Elijah Wood. By Grant Rindner January 13, 2023 Jasmin Savoy Brown, Liv Hewson and Samantha Hanratty in Yellowjackets.Courtesy of Colin Bentley for Showtime Networks Inc via Everett Collection Showtime’s dark drama Yellowjackets became a sleeper hit not long after its winter 2021
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