Forrest Wickman
Forrest Wickman Forrest Wickman

Forrest Wickman is Slate’s culture editor.

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Nov. 30 2018 6:33 AMThe Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix, HBO, Amazon Prime, and Hulu in December
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Nov. 6 2018 5:30 AMThese Horror-Movie Jump Scares Are Even More Frightening With the NYT Needle
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Oct. 1 2018 6:33 AMThe Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix, HBO, Amazon Prime, and Hulu in October
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Sept. 17 2018 11:24 PMA Supercut of Every Time Les Moonves Was Mentioned at the 2018 Emmys
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Aug. 10 2018 7:33 AMWhat Should We Make of the Ending of BlacKkKlansman?Three critics discuss Spike Lee’s latest in spoiler-filled detail.
Movies
Aug. 1 2018 7:33 AMDoes the Plot of Mission: Impossible—Fallout Make Any Sense? Does It Matter?Three Slate critics spoil every stunt, mask rip, and shot of Tom Cruise running.
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June 8 2018 8:23 AMAnthony Bourdain, Chef Who Traveled the World, Is Dead at 61 in Apparent Suicide
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May 18 2018 7:33 AMIs Deadpool 2 High on Its Own Supply?Three critics spoil the sequel to the surprise superhero smash.
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April 17 2018 8:53 PMHere Is a Photo of Method Man and Ghostface With James ComeyThe former FBI director may or may not have just joined the Wu-Tang Clan.
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March 30 2018 7:33 AMThe Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix, HBO, Amazon Prime, and Hulu in April
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March 9 2018 11:25 AMIroning Out A Wrinkle in TimeWhat, exactly, went wrong with this movie? Does the ending make any sense? And what was up with those sandwiches, anyway? Three Slate critics discuss.
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Jan. 25 2018 4:46 PMJustin Timberlake and Chris Stapleton’s Long-Anticipated Duet Lives Up to the Hype“Say Something” is the “Let the Beat Build” of country-pop duets, and the video makes the best use of the Bradbury Building since Blade Runner.
Movies
Jan. 12 2018 4:47 PMWhy Academy Voters Shouldn’t Overlook Get Out’s Daniel KaluuyaJordan Peele’s film requires the British actor to get across two convincing performances simultaneously, and he delivers both beautifully.
Screen Time
Dec. 21 2017 9:30 AMSlate Critics Pick the Best Episodes of Children’s Television of All Time
The Slatest
Dec. 11 2017 9:03 AMNew York Bombing Suspect Reportedly Picked Target Location for its Christmas Posters
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Nov. 6 2018 8:30 AMNo “I Voted” Stickers at Your Polling Station?We’ve got you covered.
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Oct. 11 2018 11:47 AMAn Illustrated Timeline of Kanye West and Taylor Swift’s Seesawing FortunesWhen one goes up, the other must come down.
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Sept. 22 2018 8:32 AMWhy Is Autumn the Only Season With Two Names? Did Other Seasons Ever Have Two Names?
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Sept. 4 2018 4:58 PMAll 62 Cameos in Childish Gambino’s New “Feels Like Summer” Video, IdentifiedProbably.
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Aug. 9 2018 12:06 PMHere Are the Movies That Might Have Won the Oscars’ “Popular Film” Award the Past 10 Years
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July 27 2018 5:57 AMEighth Graders on Eighth GradeFour middle-school survivors record their reactions to the new Bo Burnham movie.
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May 25 2018 8:03 AMIs Solo a Hunk of Junk or Does It Still Have a Few Surprises?Three critics spoil every bit of backstory revealed in the newest Star Wars Story.
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April 27 2018 7:33 AMWhat Should We Make of Infinity War’s Shocking Ending?Three Slate critics discuss the new Avengers in spoiler-filled detail.
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April 6 2018 10:55 AMWho Is Ready Player One For?We discuss Steven Spielberg’s latest in spoiler-filled detail.
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March 23 2018 8:03 AMIs Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs Delightful, Culturally Insensitive, or Both?Three Slate critics discuss.
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Jan. 31 2018 5:50 AMThe Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix, HBO, Amazon Prime, and Hulu in February
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Jan. 23 2018 7:34 AMYour 2018 Oscar Season Pronunciation GuideHow to pronounce the names of Vicky Krieps, Timothée Chalamet, Saoirse Ronan, Luca Guadagnino, Daniel Kaluuya, and more.
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Dec. 28 2017 5:55 AMThe Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix, HBO, Amazon Prime, and Hulu in January
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Dec. 19 2017 5:55 AMA Guide to All The Last Jedi’s References to Other (Non-Star Wars) Movies
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Nov. 28 2017 11:35 AMThe Grammy Nominations Have Never Been So Dominated by People of Color

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