The Farewell Party
High drama and lowbrow, morbid humor get stitched together in this successful tragicomedy about terminal patients and assisted suicide. Works better than expected.
Dan Callahan is the author of "Barbara Stanwyck: The Miracle Woman" and "Vanessa: The Life of Vanessa Redgrave." He has written for "New York Magazine," "Film Comment," "Sight and Sound," "Time Out New York," "The L Magazine," and many other publications. Read his answers to our Movie Love Questionnaire here.
An article on Madeline Kahn in light of the release of a new book about her.
A history and appreciation of Charlie Chaplin's "The Tramp" on its 100th anniversary.
An obituary for Luise Rainer.
Obituary for Marian Seldes.
An obituary for the legendary Lauren Bacall.
Writer, director, and producer Paul Mazursky dies at 84.
An obituary for actor Eli Wallach.
An excerpt from Vanessa: The Life of Vanessa Redgrave by Dan Callahan.
A tribute to Mickey Rooney, 1920–2014.