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.
The Coen Brothers' 'Hail, Caesar!' Is a Hilarious and Surprisingly Dark Take on Old Hollywood
The Coen brothers' latest is a brilliant balance of fun and darkness that masks an unexpectedly sharp critique of shady dealing in the film industry.
The Film That Made Me...
'Mulholland Drive' Was the Film That Made Me Rethink Cinema
Even with minimal engagement, it remains one of the most visually luscious, emotionally jarring things you'll ever see.
Old Hollywood's Elite Were the Last to Use LSD for Therapy
It made Cary Grant imagine himself as "a giant penis launching off from Earth like a spaceship."
The Fiction Issue 2014
Photos by Sean Sullivan; creative direction and styling by Annette Lamothe-Ramos.
How Kohnstamm Got the Beach House - A Short Story by David Mamet
David Mamet wrote the screenplays for <i>American Buffalo</i>, <i>Glengarry Glen Ross</i>, <i>The Untouchables</i>, <i>The Postman Always Rings Twice</i>, and <i>Wag the Dog</i>, among many others. We're honored to feature his writing in this year's...