Rooster eavesdrops as Meredith explains the finer points of Italian genre cinema to Paul in the Virgin Megastore, one night in New York City, January 1996.
Artificial intelligence could never create a show like I Think You Should Leave.
Loving Highsmith is a flawed documentary on the great American writer.
Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse is fine, but ultimately unsatisfying and incomplete.
David French ought to come clean, for the good of his soul.
A 2022 Hazlitt interview with novelist John Irving vs. a 2014 Hidden Films interview with film director Charles Lane.
Collecting crack vials and phrases with F. Scott Fitzgerald.
Succession and lipstick on soap opera pigs.
1967's Casino Royale spoof just isn't that funny.
Graves of New York (including Montgomery Clift).
Luchino Visconti's 1943 debut feature, the last precursor to Italian neo-realism.
Tista-Lul eats greedy and weeps.
An Analysis of The Dark Gods by Anthony Roberts and Geoff Gilbertson.
Finding mindfulness in painting rocks.
It’s never too early to reconcile yourself to the bitter end.
Remembering an American avant-garde filmmaker; and a Warhol acolyte’s passing.
The health establishment inspired it, DeSantis may lead it.
American voters can’t believe the promises of politicians.
Dead man provokes talk of dead clichés.
At least art still holds an unnatural reverence in the mind’s collective public eye.
The Banshees of Inisherin and the trickster myth.
What’s involved in deciding to destroy humanity?
An Arizona Senator meets Dorian Gray.
“What’s the number one rule of mermaiding?” “No dead mermaids!”
Prospective Emmy nominees talk in this video produced by The Hollywood Reporter.
The director talks about his most famous film shortly after its release.
A very special and strange episode taped on August 14, 2003, the day of the Northeast Blackout.
Featuring J. P. Eckert, Ernest Nagel, A. L. Samuel (IBM), Richard Hamming (Bell), and more.
The 1990s nostalgia craze rolls on. Not sure why. What year is it (#290)?
The series' regular director talks about "Connor's Wedding," the third episode from the fourth and final season of Succession.
A special episode on the band and their then-new album Goo.
Running into a porn star after a long day at the oncologist.
The actor tells Howard Stern why he didn't want to play Christian Grey in this 2017 interview.
Baltimorology celebrates, and pokes fun at a very odd but endearing city. What year is it (#289)?
The first look at Martin Scorsese's upcoming epic, out this October.