The director of Love & Friendship on Jane Austen, his failed career as a writer, and true crime television.
How can something as trivial as one’s hygiene rituals have such an impact on how happy or successful others perceive you to be?
The author of 13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl on body image, how music and dance inform her writing, and emotional honesty.
The third wave of B-movies—straight-to-streaming films made cheaper, faster, dirtier than ever—exist to pad streaming and on-demand services’ libraries.
Chess devoured my life, until I was sweating in a suit at the Bangkok Chess Tournament feeling myself slip into the void.
Talking with the director of High-Rise about the challenges of adapting J.G. Ballard, the benefits of setting a film in the Seventies, and how genre can give and take away.
The host of the film podcast You Must Remember This on Howard Hughes, A Star is Born, and capitalism.
The legendary war correspondent found domesticity and adventure are not easily balanced.
Enjoying a masterpiece of obviousness and dark satire of patriarchy.
Remembering Katherine Dunn.
Not knowing what I’m talking about has probably been a hindrance in ways I am blessedly unaware of, but ultimately, my being wildly wrong about anything and everything hurts no one, not even me.
I was trying to accustom myself to the fact that Musa didn’t want to be my pet anymore. And then a friend gave me a phone number.
Are we in it together if someone refuses the context needed to see this thing changed?
Though I’ve lived in more “storied” places, the physical space of the suburbs has shaped me more than any other.
The art of the story itself hinges on orphans: without them, the novel might never have been conceived.
The author of City of Thorns on generational pain, the context of radicalization, and the weight of place.
The Hillsborough Disaster and the inquest into it were about lying cops. After 27 years, the right words are finally being used to talk about the dead.
The well person has the job of translating the images that the sick person has left behind as evidence.
Women instinctively read the danger written upon the city.
On Beyoncé’s “Hold Up.”

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