Christina Newland

Film

David Lowery on Directing Robert Redford in His Last Film

We spoke to the director about 'The Old Man & The Gun,' based on a true story about a man who continued robbing banks well into his 70s.
Christina Newland
12.3.18
Broadly

A Cultural History of the Diva

From Barbara Streisand cloning her pet dog to Mariah playing her own songs while she was in labor, we investigate how the world went from hating to loving divas.
Christina Newland
3.1.18
Film

The Gruesome Demise of the 90s Erotic Thriller

The sexy, transgressive film genre that spawned "Basic Instinct" and "Fatal Attraction" is long gone. What happened?
Christina Newland
12.19.17
Film

Finally, Women Are Getting Their Due in Crime Films

One-dimensional murder victims and femme fatales have dominated the film landscape for years—but a new breed of chilling and transgressive female-fronted movies is shaking up the crime genre.
Christina Newland
10.30.17
FIGHTLAND

The Hollywood Gangster, The Fix, and the 'Man Mountain'

How Hollywood and the mafia got in on the most crooked story in professional boxing history.
Christina Newland
8.23.16
FIGHTLAND

Gypsy in the Ring: The Brave Life of Johann 'Rukeli' Trollmann

The story of the light-heavyweight boxing champ whose career was cut short by the Nazis.
Christina Newland
7.25.16
FIGHTLAND

The Boxing Movie Is Making a Comeback

A rundown of the high-caliber biopics hitting cinemas in the next year, starring Robert De Niro, Aaron Eckhart, and Ray Winstone.
Christina Newland
7.13.16
Culture

These VR Films Let Viewers Talk to Refugees and Holocaust Survivors

Entries at this year's Sheffield Doc Fest brought all-too-real stories to virtual life.
Christina Newland
6.17.16
FIGHTLAND

The Sting of Retirement: A Conversation with Nick Blackwell

Talking to the former middleweight about his career-ending fight with Eubank Jr, the dangers of boxing, and what the future holds.
Christina Newland
6.13.16
FIGHTLAND

Talking to the First Woman to Ever Present a Boxing Match

We caught up with BoxNation commentator Charlie Webster to talk about sexism, women in boxing, and Tyson Fury.
Christina Newland
6.2.16
Stuff

The Truth About the Tyrannical Hollywood Fixer Who Inspired 'Hail, Caesar!'

Tracing the career of Eddie Mannix, the MGM general manager who allegedly helped to cover up rape, abortion, and possibly even murder.
Christina Newland
3.15.16
Film

Where Are The Women Who Want to Booze And Screw on Camera?

We asked filmmaker Carol Morley about her own liquor-soaked twenties, as immortalized in her documentary, "The Alcohol Years."
Christina Newland
8.28.15
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