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Bradley Cooper's Leonard Bernstein Prosthetics Spark Debate

Bradley Cooper’s Leonard Bernstein Prosthetics Spark Debate

It is an unwritten rule of pop culture that whenever photos are released of an actor wearing more than the usual amount of makeup for an upcoming project, every news article about it will deem said actor “unrecognizable.” Rarely is the person actually unrecognizable. For example, that’s clearly Tom Hanks in a fatsuit and fake …

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Mr.  Taylor Swift and Margaret Qualley Have Lots of Sex in 'The Stars at Noon'

Mr. Taylor Swift and Margaret Qualley Have Lots of Sex in ‘The Stars at Noon’

Even the best film directors need good actors. Claire Denis has worked with an informal troupe of actors who recur in her films throughout her career, like Gregoire Colin and Alex Descas, and has also had more starry lead actors this century, from Vincent Lindon in Bastards and Isabelle Huppert in White Material to Juliette …

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A Trippy Tribute to David Bowie Raises Many Questions in Cannes

A Trippy Tribute to David Bowie Raises Many Questions in Cannes

When I saw David Bowie in concert, twenty-odd years ago, he began performing “Space Oddity” halfway through the gig, after a big pause. “Ground Control to Major Tom” rang out, without any backing track, through the concert hall, and the crowd went wild. “Ground Control to Major Tom,” Bowie intoned once more, and then broke …

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