Call Me By Your Name soundtrack to be released on extra-fuckable peach-scented vinyl

Good news for fans of Luca Guadagnino’s heartbreakingly lovely 2017 coming-of-age feature, Call Me By Your Name—or maybe just record enthusiasts looking to rekindle their burgeoning sexual feelings for their own collections: Pitchfork reports that the film’s soundtrack, featuring two original songs from gentle folk…

Here's how they make all those weird, goopy sounds for sex scenes

Sex isn’t always, well, sexy, especially when it comes to how it sounds. And since nobody really wants to hear breathless grunting and sweaty, matted body hair slapping against bare flesh, the foley artists working on sex-laden flicks tend to have their work cut out for them. Foley artists, if you’re unaware, are the…

Watch Sufjan Stevens and his jacket serenade the Oscars with St. Vincent and Moses Sumney

For a certain group of Oscar viewers, specifically the people who have faithfully followed Sufjan Stevens’ career since long before he did the score for Call Me By Your Name, his much-hyped and star-studded Academy Awards performance seemed like it would be the second coming of Eliott Smith’s weird-yet-touching take…

Sufjan Stevens recruits St. Vincent, Chris Thile, Moses Sumney for his Oscars performance

Sufjan Stevens is apparently pulling out all the stops for his upcoming performance at this weekend’s Academy Awards; Variety reports that the gentle alt-rocker, who’s nominated for Best Song for Call Me By Your Name’s “Mystery Of Love,” has recruited a high-profile team of folk, rock, and soul stars to help him…

What does the Academy’s changing makeup mean for Best Picture?

The 90th Academy Awards will air this Sunday, March 4, and Film Club is counting down the days leading up to the ceremony with an examination of this year’s major categories. Each day, A.V. Club film editor A.A. Dowd and staff critic Ignatiy Vishnevetsky are breaking down a category and giving us their picks for who …

It’s pretty baffling that Gary Oldman is the front-runner for Best Actor

The 90th Academy Awards will air this Sunday, March 4, and Film Club is counting down the days leading up to the ceremony with an examination of this year’s major categories. Each day, A.V. Club film editor A.A. Dowd and staff critic Ignatiy Vishnevetsky will break down a category and give us their picks for who …

Will the Academy’s new, more diverse makeup change this year's Oscars? 

Two years ago, the #OscarsSoWhite campaign sent ripples of change throughout Hollywood and forced the film industry’s ruling class to come to grips with its own lack of diversity. In response, then Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs launched an initiative to invite over 400 new, younger, and more diverse members…

The 20 best films of 2017

2017 didn’t improve much on 2016. If anything, the horror and dread of last year only seemed to take root and blossom this year, as some of our worst collective fears were realized and the future seemed to grow dimmer with every bad-news bulletin and misjudged tweet. If there was a constant, at least for cinephiles,…

The best film scenes of 2017

Ryan Gosling slugging it out with Harrison Ford in a ballroom of holograms. Saoirse Ronan defiantly rolling out of a moving vehicle. Soldiers sitting like ducks on a beach as a German fighter plane dives menacingly out of the sky. All of the above moments—and a couple dozen more besides—would have made fine additions…

Los Angeles film critics pick Call Me By Your Name as best movie of the year

This years awards season is shaping up to be a heated competition, with no clear favorites coming out among the handful of groups that have announced their end-of-the-year lists. The National Board Of Review loved Steven Spielberg’s Oscar machine The Post, the New York Film Critics Circle preferred Greta Gerwig’s Lady Bird

Armie Hammer's balls were digitally edited out of Call Me By Your Name

Luca Guadagnino’s Call Me By Your Name is pulling in rave reviews for its honest depiction of a coming-of-age love story between two young men. But sometimes, it seems, you can still have a little too much honesty; that’s per a SiriusXM interview this week with Andy Cohen and the film’s cast, which discussed some of…