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Surprise, the Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney+ Series Is Delayed Indefinitely

The series is the latest in a string of Disney-led ‘Star Wars’ projects to hit a snag during the production process

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“The Re-Heat” With Bill Simmons and Chris Ryan

Bill and Chris rewatch the very first ‘Rewatchables’ film, the L.A. crime thriller ‘Heat,’ starring Robert De Niro and Al Pacino

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No One Plays Discomfort Quite Like Hugh Grant

The lead of Guy Ritchie’s upcoming ‘The Gentlemen’ is a unique brand of star who has a remarkable ease with portraying uneasiness

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Is Nicolas Cage the New Vincent Price?

The actor is right where he belongs—reacting to terrifying stuff—in ‘Color Out of Space,’ director Richard Stanley’s surreal, eye-popping take on an old H.P. Lovecraft tale

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‘Parasite’ and ‘1917’ Are Your Oscar Front-runners

There’s a lot we don’t know about the race for Best Picture, but from what we can tell, Bong Joon-ho’s and Sam Mendes’s movies are the bettor’s best picks to win the award

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‘What Did Jack Do?’ Will Reignite Your Desire for David Lynch

While not created for Netflix, the short could pave the way for more Lynch projects on the streamer

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On the Movie ‘Creed’

Rodger Sherman presents a unique opinion about the boxing film

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The Enduring Appeal and Endlessly Evolving Nature of Murder Narratives

The depiction of homicide in popular culture is continuously evolving, and our ceaseless fascination with these narratives—and the many forms they take—reveals something about us

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Awkwafina’s Weird Career Arc Has Taken Her to Comedy Central

The Golden Globe–winning actress/comedian/rapper’s new show is no ‘Farewell,’ but there are some joys to watching it

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‘The Rewatchables’: Quentin Tarantino Explains Why David Caruso Never Should Have Left ‘NYPD Blue’

On ‘The Rewatchables,’ the writer-director shares his thoughts on ‘King of New York’ actor David Caruso and his decision to leave ABC’s ‘NYPD Blue’

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‘Bad Boys for Life’ Has a Heart, and It’s Martin Lawrence

The third movie in the franchise borrows a lot from the previous two installments, but it manages to inject something new in the form of tender moments

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‘Parasite’ vs. ‘1917’: The Best Picture Showdown Is Here

Plus: It’s mailbag time

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Ivan Passer’s ‘Cutter’s Way’ Was Released in 1981 but Might As Well Have Come Out Today

The late Czech director’s cult classic starred Jeff Bridges and captured a moment in America when people lost faith in institutions and the American Dream

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How ‘1917’ Turns Its Protagonist Into More Than Just a War Movie Hero

Sam Mendes’s Oscar-nominated film may be talked about for its beautiful direction and cinematography, but it should be long remembered for George MacKay’s performance

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Conference Championship Recap With Chris Long

And then a review of ‘1917’

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The ‘Bad Boys for Life’ Exit Survey

The return of Mike Lowrey and Marcus Burnett (and Reggie!) means the very-welcome return of Miami vice, Joey Pants, and overly loud and dramatic shootouts. Here’s what the Ringer staff thought about the surprisingly triumphant return of a dormant franchise.

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‘The Big Picture’: Roger Deakins’s 10 Best Films, From ‘The Shawshank Redemption’ to ‘1917’

A rundown of the cinematographer’s best

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In Memoriam: Jennifer Lopez’s Oscar Campaign

Vanity Fair’s Hollywood issue came out this week and two of the three celebrities featured on the cover did not get nominated for Oscars

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The 20 Most Anticipated Movies of 2020

A new movie year is upon us, and just like that we have our first disaster: ‘Dolittle’

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‘Bad Boys for Life’ Is Built for a Packed Theater, Not Streaming

Will Smith and Martin Lawrence’s latest turn in the buddy-cop franchise is best viewed in a room full of strangers, not on your phone

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Solving the ‘Star Wars’ Identity Crisis and ‘Don’t F**k With Cats,’ With Chuck Klosterman

It might be time to stop trying to expand the ‘Star Wars’ universe

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Jon Favreau on What the Democrats Need to Do to Win in 2020

Plus, Favreau talks about his time as Obama’s head speechwriter

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‘The Big Picture’: How Well Does the One-Shot Style of ‘1917’ Work?

Sean Fennessey, Chris Ryan, and Amanda Dobbins discuss the decision by director Sam Mendes and cinematographer Roger Deakins to make the movie look like it was almost entirely one shot

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Laurence Fishburne Turned Down Samuel L. Jackson’s Role in ‘Pulp Fiction’

On ‘The Rewatchables,’ Quentin Tarantino reveals that Jules initially was supposed to be played by the ‘King of New York’ actor

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Hot Priest, Hallowed Be Thy Name

Andrew Scott is in no danger of being typecast. Every character he plays—whether it’s Jim Moriarty in ‘Sherlock,’ the Hot Priest in ‘Fleabag,’ or Lieutenant Leslie in ‘1917’—shows you something worth knowing about people.

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Robert Downey Jr. Is Free From the MCU, So Why Is He Now in ‘Dolittle’?

The erstwhile Tony Stark isn’t locked into any more long-term franchises and now has the freedom to go for award-winning roles. His turn as the doctor who can talk to animals is not one of those.

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‘King of New York’ With Quentin Tarantino, Bill Simmons, and Sean Fennessey

Bill and Sean are joined by writer-director Quentin Tarantino to rewatch the 1990 crime thriller for the final movie in the three-part ‘Rewatchables’ series

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Robert Downey Jr.’s ‘Dolittle’ Is Just As Bizarre As You Would Imagine

The A-lister is pivoting from saving the universe ... to talking to animals. Iron Man’s first post-Marvel movie features Jack Sparrow cosplay, dragon enemas, and some other stuff that doesn’t really make sense but is nonetheless mildly amusing to its intended audience.

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A New Oscars Category

Rodger Sherman has a new acting category for the Academy

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‘1917’ and the Roger Deakins Hall of Fame (SPOILERS) 

Sam Mendes’s extraordinary World War I drama has crashed the Oscars party and dominated at the box office in its first week of wide release

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The Alleged Trevorrow Script Would Have Prevented a Lot of the Problems of ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’

But even assuming the Reddit description of it is legit, there’s no guarantee it would’ve delivered a better onscreen experience than ‘The Rise of Skywalker’

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Chris Pine Is Quentin Tarantino’s Favorite Young Actor

During the ‘Upstoppable’ episode of ‘The Rewatchables’ podcast, Tarantino shared his thoughts on the movie’s star