Top of the Stack
After years of great performances, Jeff Bridges lands his defining role.
The Front Page
A Profile of Lady Bird Johnson.
One day, we’re riding along on the highway; the next, we plunge out of sight.
The work was what mattered, enjoying it and doing it well, then sharing it with kindred spirits or making believers of those who had yet to commit to the things that provided his psychic income.
You will find it true, I think, that many of our greatest female spellbinders are Southern or of Southern stock.
For you blue.
Another dose of Jeffrey Smith, this time his work for GQ.
How the City lost one tough cop.
You can’t separate out Iranian identity as one thing or another. It’s part Persian, part Islamic, and part Western, and the paradoxes all exist together.
Can a city too busy to hate be too busy to be great?
“To me life is just a rehearsal, and I’m bumbling through making a lot of mistakes, like everyone, but films are the moment when I can live out the pressures I feel.”