One year after her death, a look back at the “Saturday Night Live” star’s life and career, and her decision to shun Hollywood.
Fueled by desperation and long-shot hopes, an agent takes a group of end-of-the-line players to the extreme fringe of international basketball.
With The Overnight and Creep—two feature films, released within 24 hours of each other via contrasting distribution methods—indie director Patrick Brice made his feature directorial debut twice in the same day. Kevin Lincoln looks at what Brice’s career says about about the film industry’s future-now.
Forty years after his death, a look at the brief life and lasting legacy of track icon Steve Prefontaine.
A trip to the Adult Video News Awards with Grantland‘s Molly Lambert.
How Paul Thomas Anderson created his Lawrence of Arabia for the San Fernando Valley porn scene.
Inside the creative genius of one of Saturday Night Live‘s most important cast members, the late Phil Hartman.
Why did Chevy Chase leave Saturday Night Live after just one season? An excerpt from Hill and Weingrad’s 1986 book, Saturday Night: A Backstage History of Saturday Night Live.
Wesley Morris examines the depiction of race and police officers in movies, and juxtaposes it against the shooting in Ferguson.
Lambert looks at the sex scandals involving photographer Terry Richardson and American Apparel CEO Dov Charney, and asks: how did they stick around for so long anyway?
I remember thinking in 1999 that we were finally on the brink of the future. I saw how wrong I was about that repeatedly. After 9/11, the culture became demonstrably more conservative. Gender essentialism returned, and the ’90s were suddenly considered a failed experiment, like the ’60s, in pushing the boundaries for sex roles too far.