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Watch the Trailer for the Netflix Adaptation of Margaret Atwood's 'Alias Grace'

As we mentioned a little over a year ago, Netflix’s Alias Grace comes with a lot of creative clout: the Netflix miniseries is an adaptation of the 1996 Margaret Atwood novel of the same name; it was written by Sarah Polley, writer/director of… 101 more words

Television

Movie Reviews 101 Midnight Horror - The Moth Diaries (2011)

Director: Mary Harron

Writer: Mary Harron (Screenplay) Rachel Klein (Novel)

Starring: Sarah Bolger, Sarah Gadon, Lily Cole, Scott Speedman

 

Plot: Rebecca is suspicious of Ernessa, the new arrival at her boarding school. 580 more words

Horror

Happy Birthday: Mary Harron

Mary Harron

Born: January 12, 1953 in Bracebridge, Ontario, Canada

Married to: John Walsh (15 August 1998 – present) (2 children)

There’s a scene in American Psycho (2000) that, to me, was a real dividing line between male and female, the scene where “Bateman” has sex with two prostitutes. 204 more words

Festival

Bloody Postmodernism: A Comparison of Psycho and American Psycho

 ‘Director Hitchcock bears down too heavily in this one, and the delicate illusion of reality necessary for a creak-and-shriek movie becomes, instead, a spectacle of stomach-churning horror.’ 4,133 more words

Alfred Hitchcock

Revisiting . . . American Psycho (2000)

VHS Revival revisits Mary Harron’s adaptation of Bret Easton Ellis’s controversial novel.

Although Christian Bale would go on to bigger things, his star turn as psychopathic yuppie Patrick Bateman was arguably the role that got him there, a performance that, in terms of cultural impact, he is perhaps yet to surpass. 1,276 more words

VHS

I Shot Andy Warhol

I read Olivia Laing’s book The Lonely City, which had a chapter on Andy Warhol, and posited him as not impossibly arch and clever, but cripplingly shy and unable to communicate with people, which was a revelation to me. 630 more words

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