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  1. influences
    Shane Carruth Explains His Cultural InfluencesFrom Fatal Attraction to Borderliners, the movies, books, video games, and grocery stores that inspire Carruth.
  2. now you see them…
    A New Approach in Celebrity Portraits: Have the Stars HideIn these portraits of Seth Rogen, Amy Poehler, and others, photographer Chris Buck asked them to stay out of sight.
  3. movies
    Darren Aronofsky’s Disaster Epic NoahHe’s overseen the construction of an ark large enough to hold two of every species, plus a human cast that includes Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, and Emma Watson.
  4. Beware the Undulating Curve of Shifting Expectations!Lena Dunham’s funny self-help manual just sold last week to Random House and probably won’t hit stores for at least a year—but it’s already all […]
  5. roundtable
    Roundtable: Ex-Mad Men StarsHow do you readjust to life outside of Sterling Cooper?
  6. Beware the Undulating Curve of Shifting Expectations!Fall’s here, and suddenly we’re buried in serious films, important novels, and promising new TV shows,
  7. Clarification: Meganovel or Meteorological Behemoth?NW Zadie Smith’s widely anticipated fourth novel examines social mobility in 21st-century working-class Britain through the intercrossing narra […]
  8. Late Summer on the Undulating Curve of Shifting Expectations!We’re still a month away from fall’s big novels and Oscar-baiting films, and all of this season’s high-tone popcorn movies have already come and gone.
  9. chat room
    Blur’s Graham Coxon on the New Album Rumors“People are saying they want [an album], and that’s making us panic.”
  10. Summering on the Undulating Curve of Shifting ExpectationsIt’s the season of high temperatures and low hopes, when anything more than complimentary air-conditioning is probably too much to expect at the […]
  11. Clarification: Superhero Movie or Kosher Dog Food?The Avengers The Avengers, new in theaters last week, stars a team of superheroes—Iron Man, the Hulk, et al.—recruited by eye-patched leader Ni […]
  12. playing catch-up
    Take Our Speedy Mad Men Refresher CourseWhether you’re a Mad Men veteran or a newbie, our guide will help you prepare for Sunday’s premiere in record time.
  13. beef
    Meet Wes Anderson Cinematographer Tristan Oliver, the New Megan Fox“I think [Anderson is] a little sociopathic.”
  14. bye!
    Good-bye From a Vulture!So long, everybody!
  15. batman
    Christopher Nolan Just Casting Everybody From Inception in Batman 3Marion Cotillard is now in talks to join ‘The Dark Knight Rises.’
  16. exclusive
    Watch The Wire’s Isiah Whitlock Jr. Practice More Omar Lines in Cedar Rapids
  17. chat room
    Randy Newman on His Twentieth Oscar Nomination, and Why Lady Gaga Didn’t Make the Toy Story 3 Soundtrack“I tried to get them to hire someone really inappropriate to perform the song for me.”
  18. scheduling
    Five Reasons We Wish the 2011 Oscars Had Happened in JanuarySurprises! Bad behavior! Christopher Nolan!
  19. black swans
    Kobe Bryant Asks Pau Gasol to Play More Like the Black Swan“He was always very nice. Very white swan. I need him to be black swan.”
  20. exclusive
    Vulture Premieres the Poster for Tom McCarthy’s Win WinSee the poster!
  21. chat room
    Alan Menken on What He’d Do With a Ninth Oscar“I’m going to build a menorah.”
  22. chat room
    Toy Story 3 Director Lee Unkrich and Writer Michael Arndt on Their Oscar Nominations“That sense of being a total impostor has lessened slightly.”
  23. oscar race 2011
    The Oscar Nominees Are Out — Now Here Are Their NarrativesVulture’s taken a look at the newest crop of contenders and the careful narrative crafted for each.
  24. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: Our Final Pre-Nomination PredictionsWho’s up? Who’s down?
  25. talk
    Is Jon Hamm Really Too Old to Play Superman?Says Hamm: “I think that’s a young man’s game. I think I’ve been aged out of that [role] by now.”
  26. the globes
    Video: Ricky Gervais’s Best Jokes From the Golden GlobesIf you don’t enjoy this, then you must be Johnny Depp, Angelina Jolie, Charlie Sheen, Tim Allen, Sandra Bullock, or a closeted Scientologist.
  27. the globes
    The Five Best Parts of the 2011 Golden GlobesWhat, in addition to Ricky Gervais’s hilarious evisceration of every celebrity in attendance, did we actually like?
  28. globes
    Vulture’s Got Your Golden Globes Coverage Right HereJoin us on Sunday, please!
  29. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: What Do the Guilds Have Against True Grit?Who’s up? Who’s down?
  30. exclusive
    Vulture Premieres the Poster for Josh Radnor’s HappythankyoumorepleaseSee the poster!
  31. kanye
    Kanye Got His Album Cover Banned On PurposeGeorge Condo: Kanye was looking for “something that will be banned.”
  32. guessing
    What Could Jay-Z and Kanye’s Upcoming Single ‘H.A.M.’ Stand For?Have a Mint?
  33. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: Can $93 Million Buy True Grit an Oscar?Who’s up? Who’s down?
  34. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: Christmas EditionWho’s up? Who’s down?
  35. minority support
    The Advice Steven Spielberg Probably Gave Nancy PelosiMore federal funding for dinosaur-resurrecting!
  36. mustaches
    The Fifteen Greatest Mustaches in Coen Brothers HistoryWe’ve measured them on a scale of Zorro to Gene Shalit.
  37. happy new year
    Update: Hollywood Puts Some Space Between Valentine, Biutiful’Blue Valentine’ and ‘Biutiful’ will no longer make you want to kill yourself on the same day.
  38. chat room
    Bryan Cranston on His New Web Series, The Handlers, and His Long Vacation From Breaking Bad“If it’s well-written and it pays really well, hey, that’s a bonus. If it’s well-written and it doesn’t pay at all, that’s all right, I’ll do that.”
  39. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: You Know What’s Cool? A Billion Critics’ AwardsWho’s up? Who’s down?
  40. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: Is The Fighter a Best Picture Spoiler?Who’s up? Who’s down?
  41. trailer mix
    Real Steel Trailer: Jackman Rocks ’Em, Socks ’EmThis is the most awfulsome, over-the-top robot-starring, clank-filled movie trailer we’ve seen all day, which is truly saying something.
  42. bad moms
    The Eight Worst Moms of Oscar SeasonA year after Mo’Nique child-abused her way to Oscar glory in ‘Precious,’ there’s a stampede of crappy mothers chasing trophies.
  43. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: Grit HappensWho’s up? Who’s down?
  44. spider-manpocalypse
    Spider-Man Actress Gets a Concussion“She was struck in the head by a rope holding a piece of equipment.”
  45. spider-manpocalypse
    More From the Spider-Man Heckler“The show wasn’t ready. It was like the BP oil rig.”
  46. the writing dead
    The Walking Dead Fires Its WritersBoom!
  47. kudos
    Winter’s Bone Dominates Ind. Spirit Award NomsBad news for ‘Blue Valentine.’
  48. Universal Working Overtime to Make Cowboys & Aliens Seem Less FunHow can they better convince us of the film’s “deadly seriousness”?
  49. spider-manpocalypse
    Foxwoods Theater Already Working on a Spider-Man Contingency Plan?The theater’s G.M. is asking Broadway producers if they have any musicals that might be a “future fit” for the theater.
  50. boom
    Michael Bay Will Show You Morons Beautiful 3-D“Come into my edit room and I will show you beautiful 3D.”
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