"The Wizard of Oz" premiered the very week before World War II began. In many ways it carries with it the lost innocence of its time.
My new book on climate change, its history, and where it may be taking us is out now!
The great American steak houses are about a lot more than just good steak. They tell a key part of the American story.
The legacy of racism is everywhere in American history, from marble mansions to ordinary streetcorners. We must reckon with it.
Join me in September to analyze the work and life of Orson Welles, one of the most enigmatic showmen of the 20th century.
Witness the places where some of the most shocking and terrible crimes of the 20th century occurred. Most don't look that different.
The final article on this journey through 1990s cinema takes us to the very best the decade has to offer.
The next dive into 1990s cinema features kissyface schmaltz on a ship, exploding convicts on a plane, and Will Shakespeare brandishing a 9mm.
The third installment of 1990s cinema takes us to a convenience store in New Jersey, an apocalyptic desert in Australia, and the mean streets of L.A.
The second part of our 25-film journey through the 1990s involves technology, random violence, and a heartbreaking depiction of the Holocaust.