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The Real LGBT Stars of Old Hollywood


Read about the LGBT members of Hollywood that shaped the industry, even if their personal lives weren’t always out in the open.


The Forgotten History of Cinema’s First Pandemic


Nobody knows what happens next, but here’s what happened last time.

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Breaking Down What Makes ‘Chernobyl’ So Damn Good


To understand what makes the nuclear docudrama ‘Chernobyl’ so good, it helps to take a stroll down memory lane.

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The 2019 Oscars Drama Is A Little Bit of History Repeating


The dramatic Oscar season of 1953 is repeating itself.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Busby Berkeley


His set-pieces are legend, his showgirls are legion: here’s your crash course in the master of Hollywood escapism.


‘You Must Remember’ This Conversation With Karina Longworth


We talk to Karina Longworth about the newest YMRT season, her upcoming book, and much more.

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Love and Murder ‘In a Lonely Place’


How Nicholas Ray’s 1950 film blends the two to elevate film noir.

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Elizabeth Taylor’s Role In Rebuilding Hollywood


There’s a reason the last star of the Golden Age was also the first star of New Hollywood.

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Montgomery Clift, Hollywood’s Forgotten Icon


We explore why this game-changing actor deserves a bigger place in our cultural memory.