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A Home Invasion Turned Our Dream House Into a Nightmare. Then We Became a Bigger Criminal’s Target.

The writer’s Spanish Revival home was the stuff of Hollywood real estate fantasies—and the ideal target for Benjamin Ackerman, the city’s most prolific thief.
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Your Guide to the Nominated Documentaries

All about the five Oscar nominated documentarians and the impactful subject matter tackled in their films
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Ben Affleck Supports and Steals The Greatest Love Story Never Told 

J.Lo may be the star of This Is Me…Now, but her Prime documentary, The Greatest Love Story Never Told, is all about her husband, Ben Affleck.
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The Behind-the-Scenes Brawling of Road House, Explained

A director boycott, a screenwriter lawsuit, and allegations about AI have already bruised the Prime Video remake, which is set to premiere at SXSW next week.
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Dwayne Johnson Is Looking for the “Idiot” Who “Screamed” at Rebecca Ferguson

Ferguson, who starred with Johnson in 2014’s Hercules, recently shared an anecdote about an unnamed difficult coworker—but has already confirmed that Tom Cruise and Hugh Jackman were not involved.
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Can You Identify These Iconic Oscars Acceptance Speeches?

We give you a quote from the speech—you tell us which Oscar winner said it.
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The Oscars Are Changing Faster Than Ever. Here’s Why

Vanity Fair sits down with the leaders of the Academy to get into that new casting award, the push for a more international Oscars, and whether the timing of the show will ever change: “This date seems to be the one.”

First Look: The Crow Flies Again With Bill Skarsgård and FKA Twigs 

More than 30 years after tragedy struck the Brandon Lee version, director Rupert Sanders launches a new incarnation. 
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What Real Conductors Think of Bradley Cooper in Maestro and Cate Blanchett in Tár

Two professionals evaluate the Oscar nominees who embodied Leonard Bernstein and Lydia Tár.

Real Housewife Leah McSweeney Files Civil Suit Against Bravo and Andy Cohen

McSweeney’s filing—the latest in recent lawsuits by cast members—contains bombshell allegations of sexual harassment, a “rotted” workplace culture, and cocaine and alcohol abuse.
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Where to Watch 2024's Oscar-Nominated Movies

The Oscars are coming up on March 10, and we’ve got your guide to being caught up by then. 
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Goodbye, Che Diaz, And Just Like That…’s Most Divisive Character 

Sara Ramirez reportedly will not return for season three of And Just Like That… Here, we pay our respects to a fallen icon. 
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With Shōgun, Hollywood Icon Hiroyuki Sanada Takes On the Project of a Lifetime

The Japanese star gives a career-best performance in FX’s thrilling new limited series. He tells Vanity Fair about his strict conditions for saying yes—and the tumultuous experiences in Hollywood that led him to Shōgun.
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Joe Biden Teases a Taylor Swift Endorsement: “I Told You, It’s Classified”

On Late Night With Seth Meyers, the president also addressed the Israel-Hamas war and concerns over his age: “You got to take a look at the other guy—he’s about as old as I am.”

Playmates and Playdates: Lorraine Nicholson’s Childhood at the Playboy Mansion

Her parents didn’t gel with the families at school, so for 10 years she went to the Hefners’ place with her nanny. The writer-director looks back on swimming in the infamous grotto with her eyes open—before she knew what sex, let alone a sex cave, even was.
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Don’t Worry, Ryan Gosling Will Perform “I’m Just Ken” at the Oscars

After weeks of speculation, the best-supporting-actor nominee confirmed that he’ll take the stage at this year’s ceremony.
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How The Holdovers Pulled Off Paul Giamatti’s Lazy Eye

Cristina Patterson’s custom contact lenses have transformed actors into all manners of monsters and zombies—but the curmudgeonly professor at the center of The Holdovers was a new kind of challenge.

The 31 Best Feel-Good Movies to Boost Your Mood

From silent-film classics to modern rom-com hits, the best feel-good movies have a timeless power to bring out smiles—and sometimes a few tears too.
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With Oppenheimer Marching Toward Best Picture, an Overlooked Christopher Nolan Classic Gets Its Due

Tenet was released under pandemic restrictions and months before Nolan’s relationship with Warner Bros. reached an acrimonious end. But its acolytes never gave up the faith.
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The Winners, Losers, and Surprises of the Biggest Oscar Campaign Weekend Yet

Vanity Fair’s reporters break down everything they saw at the SAG Awards, PGA Awards, and Indie Spirits—and what it all means for Oscar night.
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Independent Spirit Awards 2024 Winners: See the Full List Here

Oscar hopefuls like Past Lives, American Fiction’s Jeffrey Wright, and The Holdovers’ Da’Vine Joy Randolph picked up steam at the beachside ceremony, which also honored The Last of Us and Jury Duty in TV.