Author Archive

Elaine Showalter On A Literary Death

Sunday, August 2nd, 2015

“Yet in the aftermath of ‘Go Set A Watchman,’ ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ is dead as a powerful literary experience. It is deceased. It is defunct. It is an ex-classic.”
Elaine Showalter On A Literary Death

“Pulp Fiction Was The Film That Made Me Realize I’m Not Cool”

Sunday, August 2nd, 2015

Pulp Fiction Was The Film That Made Me Realize I’m Not Cool”

Tiger Beat Boy-Pop Teen Slick Revived By Nick Cannon, Kevin Durant, Steve Tisch And The Daily Mail

Sunday, August 2nd, 2015

Tiger Beat Boy-Pop Teen Slick Revived By Nick Cannon, Kevin Durant, Steve Tisch And The Daily Mail

A Brief History Of The Expensive Failure Of Google Plus

Sunday, August 2nd, 2015

“Facebook is going to kill us, Facebook is going to kill us.”
A Brief History Of The Expensive Failure Of Google Plus

Keith Phipps On The Dark Heart Of Carroll Ballard’s Black Stallion

Sunday, August 2nd, 2015

Keith Phipps On The Dark Heart Of Carroll Ballard’s Black Stallion

Brooks Barnes Offers Thumbsucker On R-Rated Comedy Box Office, But Does Point Out That Movies That Did Poorly Aren’t As Good As Trainwreck

Sunday, August 2nd, 2015

Brooks Barnes Offers Thumbsucker On R-Rated Comedy Box Office, But Does Point Out That Movies That Did Poorly Aren’t As Good As Trainwreck

Are Peter Cook And Dudley Moore’s Derek And Clive Recordings Too Filthy For The Twenty-First Century?

Sunday, August 2nd, 2015

Are Peter Cook And Dudley Moore’s 1970s Derek And Clive Recordings Too Filthy For The Twenty-First Century?

Teen Tom Hanks Petitioned Director George Roy Hill To “Discover” Him

Sunday, August 2nd, 2015

Teen Tom Hanks Petitioned Director George Roy Hill To “Discover” Him

“When you raise questions, people say: ‘You’re crazy, you’re weird,’ because you’re questioning the authority that people have been brought up to think is the only correct way to think,” Crispin Glover says. “But there are many correct ways to think.”

Sunday, August 2nd, 2015

“When you raise questions, people say: ‘You’re crazy, you’re weird,’ because you’re questioning the authority that people have been brought up to think is the only correct way to think,” Crispin Glover says. “But there are many correct ways to think.”

Masha Tupitsyn Homes In On The “Central Moment” Of While We’re Young

Sunday, August 2nd, 2015

Masha Tupitsyn Homes In On The “Central Moment” Of While We’re Young

“Depictions of crime, corruption and incompetence have yet to damage the city of Chicago.”

Sunday, August 2nd, 2015

“Depictions of crime, corruption and incompetence have yet to damage the city of Chicago.”

Xavier Dolan’s Got A Problem With U. S. Distribution

Sunday, August 2nd, 2015

Xavier Dolan’s Got A Problem With U. S. Distribution

“SAG-AFTRA, DGA and WGAW are closely monitoring the financial situation at Relativity and its related entities, including yesterday’s bankruptcy filing.”

Sunday, August 2nd, 2015

“SAG-AFTRA, DGA and WGAW are closely monitoring the financial situation at Relativity and its related entities, including yesterday’s bankruptcy filing.”

EU Wants Elemental Change In Copyright

Sunday, August 2nd, 2015

“Access to content from anywhere in the EU should be a ‘fundamental freedom’ akin to the free movement of goods or capital.”
EU Wants Elemental Change In Copyright

18 Classic Los Angeles Locations That Are About To Disappear

Sunday, August 2nd, 2015

18 Classic Los Angeles Locations That Are About To Disappear

Five Special Effects From Dziga-Vertov’s Man With A Movie Camera That Are Still In Use

Sunday, August 2nd, 2015

Five Special Effects From Dziga-Vertov’s Man With A Movie Camera That Are Still In Use

Deseret News Joins Ranks Of Publications Admitting They’re Reviewing Things They Haven’t Seen, Like “Book Of Mormon”

Saturday, August 1st, 2015

“To be fair, I haven’t seen the show. But I’ve heard the soundtrack in its entirety, and I’ve read the synopsis… Not to be a prude, but I don’t think jokes about pedophilia with infants are ever funny.”
Deseret News Joins Ranks Of Publications Admitting To Reviewing Things They Haven’t Seen, Like “Book Of Mormon”

NYC Police Commissioner William Bratton Says Minority Report Is “The Reality Of Today” Under His Guidance

Saturday, August 1st, 2015

NYC Police Commissioner William Bratton Says Minority Report Is “The Reality Of Today” Under His Guidance

Google Refuses French Order On “Right To Be Forgotten”

Saturday, August 1st, 2015

Google Refuses French Order On “Right To Be Forgotten”

Joe Kraemer On Scoring Mission: Impossible—Rogue Nation

Saturday, August 1st, 2015

“It was on my birthday. They surprised me. I started conducting and the click track seemed fast to me. And then, this gigantic sound. This humongous great B flat chord came out of the orchestra. They had put Star Wars on the stands. The orchestra started playing the main theme as a little present. I can’t tell you how amazing it sounds, when you’re standing at the podium and the London orchestra is playing it to you at Abbey Road No. 1.”
Joe Kraemer On Scoring Mission: Impossible—Rogue Nation