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Matthew Jacobs’s Recent Articles
Oliver Jackson-Cohen Likes to Play the Bad Guy
The British actor is developing a reputation for villains and complex antagonists, as seen in 'The Invisible Man,' 'The Lost Daughter,' and the new Apple TV+ series 'Surface.'
Tuc Watkins Is the Gay Character Actor of His Generation
The Netflix series 'Uncoupled' extends a fruitful career that includes 'One Life to Live,' 'Desperate Housewives,' and 'The Boys in the Band.'
'Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris' Belongs in the Pantheon of British Comfort Movies
Lesley Manville longs for a Dior gown in this new heart-warmer, which shares DNA with 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,' 'Calendar Girls,' and other charming gems.
Paula Pell Came of Age with Kate Bush and Orlando Porn Stores
The 'Girls5eva' star and former 'Saturday Night Live' writer discusses the cultural touchstones that influenced her queerness.
'Real World' Star Danny Roberts Saw Himself in Whoopi Goldberg and AOL Chat Rooms
The humble heartthrob has remained a touchstone for many Y2K-era TV viewers, so here are the touchstones that influenced his own coming-out journey.
James Scully's Gay Awakening Started with 'Cats' and Brad Pitt's Butt
The actor, best known for 'Fire Island' and 'You,' on the pop culture that influenced his coming-out journey.
Paapa Essiedu Has Received Hollywood's Invitation
With a supporting role in the new A24 horror movie 'Men' and an appearance at the recent Met Gala, the British actor's star ascends.
Podcaster Karina Longworth Explains the Women of Erotic Thrillers
The series 'You Must Remember This' is exploring eroticism in the popular culture of the '80s and '90s, so we asked its host to talk about a few notable actresses from that era.
Can Showtime and Starz Become Prestige TV’s New Leaders?
With buzzy shows like 'Yellowjackets' and 'Gaslit,' two traditional networks are challenging HBO and Netflix's cultural supremacy.
In 'The Northman,' Nicole Kidman Is Finally Wild Again
Robert Eggers' Viking revenge epic taps into Kidman's weird side, where she does all her best work.
'All My Friends Hate Me' Is a Hilarious Thriller About the Anxiety of Adult Friendship
Longtime pals Tom Stourton and Tom Palmer co-wrote the blistering new movie.
Who Will Win Best Actress at the 2022 Oscars?
Jessica Chastain leads a race that also includes Nicole Kidman, Olivia Colman, and Penélope Cruz.
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