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The Movie Deaths That Put Michael Myers to Shame

This weekend sees the return (again) of Michael Myers, the homicidal maniac who first tortured Jamie Lee Curtis’ Laurie character way back in 1978. And…

Electric-Scooter Vandalism, the Reddit Virginity Exchange and Men Who Shoot Themselves in…

I live and work on the Westside of L.A., birthplace and epicenter of the dockless electric scooter. I understand the arguments both for-and-against them: Convenient…

The Director Who Obsessively Explores Evil in Hopes of Understanding It

Darkness envelops Jeremy Saulnier’s movies. Whether it’s his 2014 breakthrough Blue Ruin or his punk-rock follow-up Green Room, evil is never far off — neither is violence,…

The Weekend Binge: Weird Westerns

This weekend John C. Reilly and and Joaquin Phoenix star in The Sisters Brothers. It’s as weird as it sounds—a western about two brothers/assassins both…