the pg-13 multiverse

Sam Raimi Exploding Superheroes’ Heads in ‘Doctor Strange 2’ Is Good, Actually

The MCU has always been about death as an abstract form of entertainment, but Multiverse of Madness gets darkly, and thrillingly, literal.
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Lessons From Filming Nick Cave’s Journey Through Grief

“The constant concern was just, is it grief porn? Is it exploitative? Where’s the line?”
  1. rip
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  2. movie review
    Jerrod Carmichael Has Already Outgrown On the Count of ThreeHis feature directorial debut is a dark comedy about suicide that works more than it doesn’t, but still feels like a blip in a career that’s moved on.
  3. the pg-13 multiverse
    Sam Raimi Exploding Superheroes’ Heads in ‘Doctor Strange 2’ Is Good, ActuallyThe MCU has always been about death as an abstract form of entertainment, but Multiverse of Madness gets darkly, and thrillingly, literal.
  4. movie review
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  5. movie review
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  6. now streaming
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  7. 2une
    Christopher Walken Will Return to His Home Planet to Film Dune: Part TwoMaking a cameo as himself, the Emperor of the Known Universe.
  8. vulture lists
    23 Unsettlingly Nice Tom Cruise StoriesDid you know he sends Dakota Fanning a birthday present every year?
  9. scream queens
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  10. coming soon
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  11. sex pests
    Is Kevin Spacey Making a Movie in Hungary Because He Thought We Wouldn’t Notice?It’s about Genghis Khan(’s grandson).
  12. this much i know to be true
    Lessons From Filming Nick Cave’s Journey Through Grief“The constant concern was just, is it grief porn? Is it exploitative? Where’s the line?”
  13. trailer mix
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  14. i’m blue da ba dee da ba di
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  15. show-stopping spectacular
    Lady Gaga and Doja Cat Ham It Up for Summer BlockbustersChoose your fighter: Gaga’s Top Gun power ballad or Doja’s Elvis flip.
  16. easter eggs
    20 of the Strangest Cameos and Easter Eggs in Multiverse of MadnessAn exhaustive list of cameos and references to guide you through the madness.
  17. explainer
    Doctor Strange’s Multiverse of Madness Mid-Credits Meet-Cute, ExplainedWho was that?
  18. vulture lists
    10 Great Yakuza Movies to Stream Right NowIn case Tokyo Vice left you wanting more.
  19. coming soon
    David Cronenberg’s Got Some New Flesh in Crimes of the Future“Surgery is the new sex.”
  20. *stares directly into camera*
    The Biggest Cameo in Doctor Strange 2 Is a Bit of a StretchWell, that unraveled quickly.
  21. into the cameo-verse
    Doctor Strange Cameo Watch: Who Will and Won’t Be in Multiverse of Madness?Our best attempt at deciphering the odds and plausibility of the wildest rumored cameos.
  22. obits
    TNT and TBS Will No Longer Broadcast the SAG AwardsRIP SAG on TNT.
  23. movie review
    There Is Hell, and Then There Is Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of MadnessFaced with infinite plot possibilities, Marvel couldn’t come up with a less sexist Wanda story line?
  24. vulture recommends
    A Simple Plan Is Sam Raimi at His Most RestrainedAnd maybe his best.
  25. trailer mix
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  26. pirates 6
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  27. coming soon
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  28. night at the museum
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  29. infinite avatar
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  30. family matters
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  31. production halt
    Bill Murray ‘Trying to Make Peace’ on Being Mortal Film SetHe calls the experience “quite an education” for him.
  32. vulture asks
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  33. q&a
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  34. let’s do it again
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  35. movie review
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  36. movie review
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  37. cinemacon
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  38. waffle party
    What to Watch While You Wait for Severance Season 2Work-life balance? Never heard of her.
  39. role call
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  40. chimpman-a to chimpman-z
    Have You Seen Alan Cumming’s Missing Co-Star?He’s about yea high, was a child actor in the ’90s, and is a chimpanzee.
  41. so i married an axe murderer
    Mike Myers Is a Secret Society’s Worth of Characters in The Pentaverate TrailerIt will be a very deep cut for So I Married an Axe Murderer fans.
  42. let’s do it again
    Rewriting the Behind-the-Scenes Story of Iron Man 2The sequel was made before the MCU streamlined its operations, when ad-libbing, “writing gyrations,” and Elon Musk cameos were okay.
  43. cinemacon
    Jordan Peele Hopes to Scare You Into Saying Nope Out Loud“I’m going to personally thrive on the number of times we hear the word ‘nope’ in the theater.”
  44. explainer
    That Bloody, Head-bashing Game in The Northman Is Based on a Real Viking SportTwo Viking experts explain the ins and outs of the violent Viking-era sport known as knattleikr.
  45. you got served
    Why Was Olivia Wilde Served an Envelope at CinemaCon?An envelope, a presentation, a mystery to be solved.
  46. normal people
    Andrew Garfield Wants to Be a NormieThe Under the Banner of Heaven actor wants a break to be “ordinary.”
  47. pop quiz
    Which Movie News Is Just Stuff We Made Up?There are so many John Wicks and Spider-Verses. Can you tell the real from the fake?
  48. let’s do it again
    Praise Eywa, James Cameron Finally Debuted Footage from Avatar: The Way of WaterThe first glimpse at our return to Pandora played to cheers and applause from a mesmerized CinemaCon audience.
  49. hair flair
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  50. let’s do it again
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