With a Little Help From My Friends

December 18, 2020

It all started in 1955, when my Mom t ook my sister Joy and me to see a kiddie matinee. I had never seen a movie and this was before our family owned a TV. […]

How Terence Malick’s ‘Badlands’ Reinvented Moviegoing

December 16, 2020

It was the summer of 1974, and for my  sister and me, there was a gross injustice in the world. I could tell you that the injustice involved saving the whales or impeaching Nixon—but we were entitled teenagers who lived near the beach and equated tanning with personal fulfillment; our outrage was over the fog being in all day. […]

The Hidden Women of Animation

July 1, 2020

In an absorbing new book, women take their place alongside the most famous Disney writers and animators, including the group referred to by Walt Disney as his “Nine Old Men.” […]

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