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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


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


The Love That’s Really Real: American Psycho as Romantic Comedy

A 2006 YouTube video created a parodic trailer envisioning American Psycho (2000) as romantic comedy. While the stark juxtapositions between the classic boy meets girl formula and a horrifying portrait of a psychopathic murder are amusing, the sentiments between them are not so far-fetched. 1,750 more words


Thoughts on: American Psycho (Film)

Just like the novel before it, American Psycho (2000) wasn’t that well received on release. Sure, there were those who loved it, but by and large reviews were mixed with many just not “getting it”. 528 more words

The Notorious Bettie Page (2006)

A biopic based on the life of burlesque queen and icon Bettie Page, this film mirrors the lady in question by being rather appealing on a superficial level but containing little of any real substance. 205 more words


Call for Chapters: ReFocus on Mary Harron

ReFocus: The Films of Mary Harron

Edited by Kyle Barrett and Paula Blair

Edinburgh University Press

Series Editors: Gary D. Rhodes and Robert Singer… 395 more words

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