Tag: Movies

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My Accidental Career as a Russian Screenwriter

“In this scene, set at a government dacha, they are joined by their American counterparts at the State Department for a daylong picnic that grows increasingly informal, involving drinks, flirtation, a guitar jam and (spoiler) contact between two spies. At times in my new job, I feel like a spy myself, and one with a shaky cover. I don’t have a good answer for how I got here.”
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Pat Dollard’s War on Hollywood

He was just another coked-up agent (repping the likes of Steven Soderbergh) when he disappeared into Iraq, shooting heaps of footage he would attempt to package into a pro-war documentary. And that was just the beginning.

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The Strange Saga of Steve Jobs

The Hollywood backroom machinations that got the biopic to movie screens.

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"They Get Replaced. I Stay The Same."

Talking to Lee Daniels about Empire, Hollywood, and survival.

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In Conversation With Nancy Meyers

“Over the years, it’s been hard to get male movie stars to be in a movie if a woman’s the lead, where a great, great movie star, a woman, will be in a movie where the man’s the lead. So there’s just not parity there, we’re not on equal footing.”
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The Movies of My Youth

The aftereffects of youthful escapes into movie houses.

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Logan Paul Has Conquered the Internet, But He Can’t Figure Out How to Conquer the World

He’s got millions of followers on Vine. He’s got sponsors paying him tens of thousands to promote their products. He’s got a vanity license plate that says “AYYYYYYY.” It’s not enough.

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Scooper Hero

The man who gets all the superhero scoops in Hollywood.

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The Cult of Jurassic Park

On the enduring appeal, both amateur and academic, of man vs. dinosaur.

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Chris Rock Talks to Frank Rich

On Ferguson, Cosby, and what ‘racial progress’ really means.

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Fascinating Fascism

On a book of photographs shot by Leni Riefenstahl in the 1950s and 1960s depicting an African tribe.

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The Last Amazon

On Wonder Woman’s feminist past.