The New Fairy Tale Is Trying to Escape Its Past
September 23, 2014
How fairytale re-tellings betray their origins.
The Timeless Charm of Lauren Bacall
September 19, 2014
A feminist before there was feminism.
The Triumph of Digital Will Be the Death of Many Movies
September 12, 2014
The end of the 35mm film. Digital may not be immortal either.
Whit Stillman: Why I Love Working With Amazon
September 02, 2014
The writer-director of "The Cosmopolitans" talks to to TNR about J.D. Salinger, competing with Al Franken, and the history of powdered wigs.
Maggie Smith Isn't Always Wonderful
August 24, 2014
Lately, she's been resting on her laurels.
How the Market Affects What Horror Makes it to Hollywood
August 22, 2014
Recent torture pornographers such as Eli Roth arguably have aligned themselves with 1970s American horror auteurs not only to legitimize their work but to cash in on their rebel credibility.
Twitter Grief Is Real Grief
August 19, 2014
There's nothing wrong with mourning celebrities online.
With her husband Humphrey Bogart, she resisted the studios' shameful blacklisting.
Meet the two men fighting for the ears of China's youth.
This Was Robin Williams's Best Non-Comedic Performance
August 11, 2014
The comedian, who died Monday at the age of 63, was just as good in his serious roles, shorn of his marvelous manic vaudeville.