Movie Of The Week April 17, 2014
Ever since American Psycho hit the screen, fans have questioned whether the killings at its core are real or imaginary. There’s evidence for both—but the ambiguity is more interesting.
Interview April 17, 2014
Best known for major, memorable roles in films like the Coen brothers’ Miller’s Crossing, Barton Fink, and The Big Lebowski, John Turturro is also a writer-director himself. Here, he discusses his latest, a surprisingly low-key drama for a film in which Woody Allen pimps him out to beautiful bisexuals.
Movie Of The Week April 16, 2014
Our Movie Of The Week forum considers how Mary Harron and Guinevere Turner dove into a Bret Easton Ellis novel widely considered unfilmable, and turned it into their own distinct statement.
The Conversation April 14, 2014
Only Lovers Left Alive has us thinking about our favorite bloodsuckers: The movies that do vampires differently, the movies that don’t, and why the vampire trope is as undying as the creatures themselves.
Movie Of The Week April 10, 2014
Jane Austen’s mannered 1816 novel doesn’t look much like Amy Heckerling’s vivid 1995 teen romp. But Clueless does some things right, by understanding Austen’s purpose and flexibility.
Movie Of The Week April 09, 2014
Our Movie Of The Week forum continues our look at Amy Heckerling’s Clueless, from its all-star cast to its endlessly quotable script to its time-capsule specificity.
Exposition April 07, 2014
From the moment TV was introduced, movies regarded the newer technology with a combination of suspicion and contempt. The author of the new book Sitcom offers a brief history of a battle now at a turning point.