Michael Shannon


How Happy Pop Music Makes a Sad Film Even Sadder

'State Like Sleep' is a new movie that demonstrates how pop music deceptively underscores the most devastating moments in film and TV.


Watch the Trailer for Guillermo del Toro's Creepy New Monster Movie

'The Shape of Water' chronicles an intimate connection between a janitor at a government lab and an aquatic alien held captive there.


Imogen Poots Told Us About the Time Her House Burned Down

We spoke with the 'Frank and Lola' star about the fiery incident and being taken seriously by Philip Seymour Hoffman.


Michael Shannon on His First Jobs as a Fish-Tank Cleaner and Telemarketer

We talked to the 'Nocturnal Animals' actor about his crappy first jobs like bookstore clerk and canvasser for Ralph Nader.


Kevin Spacey as Richard Nixon Meets Michael Shannon as Elvis

Their upcoming film 'Elvis and Nixon' looks ridiculous and amazing.


#Deflategate Tom Brady Memes Are a Touchdown

Meme artists sack a courtroom sketch of the dashing defendant.


Watch James Franco's Short Film, 'Goat Boy'

Goat Boy is the cobbled-together remains of a student film I made based on Frank Bidart's poem, “Herbert White.” These are the bits of backstory provided by Frank to fill out the title character. We cut out this backstory in our film, but later...