Lots of plays and movies enter into the category of "love/hate"--i.e., people worship at their feet or find them utterly repellent, but no one thinks they're just OK.
For example, Oz, The Great and Powerful, Spring Breakers, Twilight, and The Tree of Life come to mind as classic love/hate movies, ... More >>
The poll was taken at a panel I was on last night at the Strand Bookstore.
Slate's Dana Stevens, Salon's Andrew O'Hehir, and myself were there to gab about the Oscar race.
(The New Yorker's David Denby, also scheduled, mysteriously never showed up.)
After our talk, MC Deborah Reinisch asked the ... More >>
I think that sounds nicer than "omnipresent," since it's not her fault that every movie she's ever done seems to be coming out all at once.
She's Jessica Chastain, the 31-year-old beauty who's showing her range--and incredible aptitude for achievement--in the following 2011 films:
In our weekly edition, Elizabeth Dwoskin's cover story "Killing Mom and Dad" tells a horrific, but humanizing tale about Eric Bellucci, whose slip into schizophrenia culminated in the stabbing deaths of his mother and father late last year. For the first time, the surviving children of the Be ... More >>