Kyle Buchanan

Editor

Guest

Senior Editor for New York magazine’s entertainment website, Vulture.com; Movies Editor for New York Magazine

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Critics review “The Rental,” a thriller about two couples who rent an oceanside vacation home, but then their weekend getaway goes awry; “Radioactive,” a biopic starring Rosamund Pike…

Marie Curie biopic ‘Radioactive’ is dazzling, says critic

Critics review “The Rental,” a thriller about two couples who rent an oceanside vacation home, but then their weekend getaway goes awry; “Radioactive,” a biopic starring Rosamund Pike…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Our critics review “Extraction,” an action movie from Netflix starring Chris Hemsworth; “Bad Education,” an HBO feature based on the true story of a Long Island superintendent who was…

‘Extraction’: Don't expect much but stay for the abs, says critic

Our critics review “Extraction,” an action movie from Netflix starring Chris Hemsworth; “Bad Education,” an HBO feature based on the true story of a Long Island superintendent who was…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Many people have turned to video games as they’re under “stay-at-home” orders and have more free time.

Build your dream island, eat fruit for superpowers. ‘Animal Crossing’ becomes a hit during COVID-19

Many people have turned to video games as they’re under “stay-at-home” orders and have more free time.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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