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Top Five Matt Damon Movies and James Mangold on ‘Ford v Ferrari’

With the release of the Christian Bale–Matt Damon racing two-hander, we look back on Damon’s best performances

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A Tale of Two Queens: Only Olivia Colman Could Carry ‘The Favourite’ and ‘The Crown’

If 2019 has proved anything, it’s that this British actress has the range

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Edward Norton on the 20-Year Journey to Making ‘Motherless Brooklyn’

Larry Wilmore is joined by Edward Norton to talk about playing a man with Tourette syndrome in his newest film, ‘Motherless Brooklyn’

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The Mastery of Christian Bale, in Seven Charts

After rewatching every movie in which the ‘Ford v Ferrari’ actor plays a major role—yes, even ‘Terminator Salvation’—our writer presents graphical proof of his excellence

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‘The Holiday’ With Juliet Litman, Amanda Dobbins, and Kari Simmons

Revisiting the 2006 holiday classic directed by Nancy Meyers and featuring a star-studded cast

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How Does Currency Work in ‘Star Wars’ and ‘The Mandalorian’?

Credits used to mean something, but in Disney+’s new series, money is in a state of volatility, suggesting a more sweeping state of chaos in the world at large

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Thoughts on ‘Last Christmas,’ Phoebe Waller-Bridge in Vogue, and Olivia Colman as the Queen

We saw ‘Last Christmas’ last week and have a lot of thoughts, mostly about where Emilia Clarke’s career is supposed to go after this

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The Absurd, Reckless Fun of the Early-2000s ‘Charlie’s Angels’

Twenty years ago, a mainstream action film trying to do something new didn’t necessarily have to go serious and dark—it could also be goofy and full of Cameron Diaz’s bad dancing

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The Lil Peep Documentary Tells a Familiar Story, but That Doesn’t Make It Less Sad

"Everybody’s Everything" is about a promising young musician whose fame only deepened his substance abuse—a tale we’ve seen before, but like his music, Gustav Ahr’s life is well worth remembering

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Welcome to the Rest of Your Life, on Disney+

With Kevin Feige’s statement that understanding future Marvel movies will require watching the upcoming Marvel television series, there’s no longer such a thing as being a casual fan of the MCU

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NBA 10-Game Awards and Matt Damon Returns (the Sequel!)

Bill and Kevin O’Connor hand out early-season NBA awards before Matt Damon joins Bill to discuss ‘Ford v Ferrari’

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‘Binge Mode: Star Wars’: Exploring the Criminal Underground of ‘Star Wars’

Mallory and Justin break down the history of the criminal organizations of the Outer Rim

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‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’

Mal and Jason dive deep into the 2016 anthology film

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Will Disney+ and Netflix Force the Academy Awards to Recognize Streaming? Plus: Why ‘Doctor Sleep’ Dozed Off.

On an action-packed Oscars Show, Sean and Amanda discuss the new streaming service from Disney and what it means for awards season, Gilbert Cruz joins to talk ‘Doctor Sleep,’ and Trey Edward Shults comes on to talk about ‘Waves’

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Twelve Other Songs That Should Be Literally Made Into Movies

Emilia Clarke’s ‘Last Christmas’ proved what was possible with a very faithful adaptation of Wham!’s "Last Christmas," so why stop there?

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‘Love Actually’: A Forum

A safe space to discuss the oft-derided movie, including why Hugh Grant’s character caused Brexit and the only pure story line

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‘Binge Mode: Star Wars’: Ask the Underscore, Vol. 3

Mal and Jason answer questions submitted by you, the listeners!

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How Boba Fett Became a ‘Star Wars’ Icon

The bounty hunter barely appeared in the original trilogy—and died in hilariously sad fashion—yet he still endured in the extended universe and grew in popularity to the point that Disney+ is staking its debut on a new series made in his image. Such is the power of looking really freaking cool.

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‘Doctor Sleep’ Shines When It Isn’t Feeding off Stanley Kubrick

Mike Flanagan’s sequel to ‘The Shining’ has its moments but can’t get out of the shadow of its predecessor

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‘Marriage Story’ Destroyed Us. Plus: Noah Baumbach on His Divorce Opus.

Sean and Amanda discuss Noah Baumbach’s devastating new film before the writer-director joins Sean to discuss the process behind creating it

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‘Binge Mode: Star Wars’: A History of Mustafar

Jason and Mallory break down the backstory of the iconic planet from ‘Revenge of the Sith’

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‘Room 237’ and How ‘The Shining’ Inspires Endless Obsession

‘Doctor Sleep’ is the latest creation to return to the Overlook Hotel, but in 2012, a documentary hammered home that those who visit never really leave

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Welcome to Adam Driver Season

First comes ‘Marriage Story,’ then ‘The Report,’ then ‘The Rise of Skywalker,’ then a full Oscar campaign—prepare to drown in some Driver

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‘Binge Mode: Star Wars’: Solo: A Star Wars Story

Mal and Jason dive deep into the 2018 anthology film by exploring how fellowship shapes the central characters of the story

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The Doo-Wop Song at the Mournful Heart of ‘The Irishman’

In Martin Scorsese’s latest, one song greets you and then hangs over the rest of the film’s 209-minute run time: the Five Satins’ "In the Still of the Night," which once signified youth but, under Scorsese’s direction, comes to capture the passage of time

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Noah Baumbach’s Movies, Ranked

Choosing between Baumbach’s films is weirdly difficult, but with the release of ‘Marriage Story,’ one writer gave it a shot

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‘Binge Mode: Star Wars’: Ask the Underscore’s Five Worst Characters for a Mission

Yousa may think you know, but some of Jason and Mal’s answers may surprise you

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Netflix’s ‘The Irishman’ Is Alive and Well—Are Movie Theaters Dead?

Plus: Antonio Banderas!

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The Simple Pleasures of the Complicated ‘Motherless Brooklyn’ Adaptation

The new film, starring and directed by Edward Norton, works whether or not you have a grasp on the source material

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The Pros and Cons of the De-aging Effects in ‘The Irishman’

The technology that Robert De Niro thinks has added "30 more years" to his career could change the future of movies

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What Are ‘The Morning Show’ and Apple TV+ Trying to Be?

Plus, Chris and Andy get into ‘Watchmen’ S1E3

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‘Binge Mode: Star Wars’: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

Mal and Jason dive deep into ‘Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith’ by exploring the seduction of the dark side