We Are Your Friends
Friends shouldn’t let friends pay money to see We Are Your Friends.
Tragic fate of a femme fatale; Rachel McAdams does fame her way; My fat, perfect wedding; Incredible shrinking worldview of Woody Allen; Marvel's war on capitalism.
Art house film desert of L.A.; 'Arrested Development' taught me to read the scriptures; Stuart Gordon on "Re-Animator"; Stop writing think-pieces on what you haven't seen; Missing history of Ravensbrück.
Our racial moment of truth; Legacy of "The Shining"; Hollywood reaches a feminist tipping point; Christopher McQuarrie on "Mission: Impossible 5"; Ezra Miller and Michael Angarano.
The pink ghetto of social media; Phil Joanou on Ennio Morricone; "Driving Miss Daisy" and "Do the Right Thing"; Memories of "Quick Change"; The Judy Greer effect.
Mindfulness is a capitalist grift; The web we have to save; Films of Ronit and Shlomi Elkabetz; Film writing on the Spam Internet; Time to retire the "lovable misogynist" trope.
Amy Winehouse's "Frank"; "Mr. Robot" is the spiritual successor of "Fight Club"; "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" director Burr Steers; Uncertain future of film criticism; Joe Gibbons goes to prison.
How women get a raw deal in Hollywood; The end of The Dissolve; Millennial poverty and its roots; Misplaced nostalgia for "The Graduate"; Tom Hanks at his finest.
Jackie Fuchs of The Runaways; Importance of The Awl; Hard to be Aleksei German; Sneaky power of Amy Schumer; Danny Elfman on eight of his classic scores.
Ta-Nehisi Coates writes letter to his son; Robert Frank: the man who saw America; Pizzolatto vs. Fukunaga; Scorsese on "The Third Man"; Dietrich Brüggemann on "Heil."
America takes on Trump; "St. Elmo's Fire" turns 30; Music in Sofia Coppola's films; Chat with "Vampire Diaries" DP Darren Ganet; R.I.P. Brian Clark.