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Kristin Stewart at the New York Film Critics Circle: Moving Toward Oscars, or Not?

Regina Weinreich | Posted 01.06.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Stewart found the Best Supporting Actress honor unexpected, given the movie Clouds of Sils Maria came out a year ago, but acknowledged that her work with Olivier Assayas was important to her because he was one of those directors able to "pull it out of me," even though she is a global star of popcorn movies.

Burroughs: The Movie Returns to The New York Film Festival

Regina Weinreich | Posted 12.10.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The movie, thought lost, is making its comeback through the efforts of Howard Brookner's nephew, filmmaker Aaron Brookner.

Exposing Obscenity: The William S. Burroughs Century

Davis Schneiderman | Posted 03.28.2014 | Books
Davis Schneiderman

2014 marks the William S. Burroughs centennial, and with it, a cascade of celebrations both large and modest will attempt to commemorate, celebrate, a...

Hisland and Herland: The Macho Mars of John Carter and Gilman's Feminist Utopia

Andromeda Romano-Lax | Posted 05.09.2012 | Books
Andromeda Romano-Lax

Burroughs was daring and desperate enough to imagine an alien planet. But Gilman, a Victorian-era survivor, imagined something even more bold: a time and place where gender alone would not doom a person to a life of prescribed confinement, drudgery, or madness.

Allen Ginsberg at the Oscars, at MoMA, at Large

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Recently, the yearly reading of "Howl" at Columbia University attracted crowds to the Philosophy Hall. An irony was not missed: in his days, Allen represented rebellious youth. Now, he is the poet of our time.

William Burroughs' Unseen Graphic Novel To Be Published

The Guardian | Alison Flood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

'The Naked Lunch' author began work on 'Ah Pook Is Here' with artist Malcolm McNeill in 1970, when the story appeared as a monthly comic strip in the ...