Nope: Let’s Unpack Jordan Peele's Wild Ending
you know it’s your girl
Keke Palmer Feels Seen by All Her Memes: “It Really Touches Me”
The Nope star talks about the curveballs Jordan Peele threw on set, meeting the real Daniel Kaluuya, and overcoming the stigma against child stars.
merry christmas, lizards
The Bear’s Ebon Moss-Bachrach Brings the Chaos
The actor on The Bear’s success, Carmy thirst tweets, and what his unforgettable Girls character would think of Richie.
Jamie Campbell Bower Is at Peace With Vecna Memes: “You Can’t Stop the Internet”
The Stranger Things star talks about his dark hopes for season 5, hanging out with Eddie Munson, and sending Vecna voice notes to his partner.
end of an era
Desus & Mero Has Officially Ended
The late night Showtime series will not return for a fifth season.
Rap Sh!t: Aida Osman’s Divine Journey to Issa Rae’s New Show
The rising star talks about working with Issa Rae, obsessing over Solange, and the thrill of making Rap Sh!t.
let it rip
The Bear: Out to Lunch With Jeremy Allen White and Ayo Edebiri
Over an Italian feast, the duo talks about the show’s runaway success, what they really thought of the finale, and all those saucy, Carmy-obsessed tweets.
James Caan, Godfather Star, Dies at 82
The actor’s family confirmed the news on Thursday.
Stranger Things: Caleb McLaughlin Lost His Voice After Wrenching Scene With Sadie Sink
“It was just a lot of crying and a lot of screaming.”
in the spotlight
Zawe Ashton Is Having Fun Playing the Villain
The actor gets candid about playing a vengeful society lady in Mr. Malcolm’s List and the lead villain in the Captain Marvel sequel.
Ṣọpẹ Dìrísù Loves Being the Mr. Darcy of Mr. Malcolm’s List
The British actor on his breakout leading turn, redefining masculinity on-screen, and the career affirmation he got from Chiwetel Ejiofor.
boys don’t cry
Stranger Things: Let’s Talk About Will
How Bitterbrush Captured a Rarely Seen Side of the American West
Director Emelie Mahdavian talks filming on horseback, in a blizzard, and in high altitudes for her documentary about two tough female range riders.
too many ghosts
Irma Vep: Olivier Assayas Explains That Surreal, Maggie Cheung–Inspired Dream Scene
“For many reasons—some I understand, some I don’t—Maggie vanished from my life,” Assayas says of the reclusive former star.
Westworld: Let’s Talk about That Surprise Reappearance
The season 4 premiere saw the return of a familiar face.
Elvis: What Did Black Artists of the Era Really Think of Presley?
Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis Presley biopic shows the singer in harmony with artists such as B.B. King and Sister Rosetta Tharpe. But how true is that portrayal?
time is luck
Heat’s Al Pacino–Robert De Niro Coffee Scene Only Gets Better With Age
With Heat 2 and a special rerelease around the corner, let’s revisit their iconic meeting.
on the rise
The Black List Launches $100,000 Short-Film Competition for Two Aspiring Feature Filmmakers
Inspired by Whiplash and Mr. Malcolm’s List, the screenplay tastemaker is teaming up with UPS to furnish two aspiring directors.
over the rainbow
9 Essential Judy Garland Films to Watch on Her 100th Birthday
In honor of the icon’s centennial birthday, here’s what you should watch to revive your Garland obsession—or start a new one.
prince of darkness
Stranger Things: Jamie Campbell Bower Doesn’t See Vecna as the Villain
The actor on Watchmen fan theories, drawing inspiration from Voldemort, and why he kept a vial of black widow spiders close at all times.