Matthew Barney’s Cremaster Cycle: nine hours of ‘challenging’ art on film

All this makes for a lot of symbols thrown into the stew that you have to figure out yourself. Some scenes are dynamic, like bees buzzing in a recording studio festooned with an Oakland Raiders patch as a heavy metal vocalist harmonises (inasmuch as one working in that idiom can harmonise). There are also some […]

Serena Williams, Jennifer Lawrence and 22 More Stars Share Powerful Stories About Sexism in Hollywood

“Or even sometimes I felt crippled to voice my opinion, especially because certain directors and the boys’ club that they form can make you feel like, ‘Oh, I can’t say anything.’ I was always fascinated by how I could see [a man] being late or being belligerent to a crew and it being totally acceptable; […]

The Memo: Political trench warfare colors views on coronavirus

The nation’s response to the coronavirus crisis is being complicated by political polarization in general and the divisiveness of President TrumpDonald John TrumpOvernight Health Care: US hits 10,000 coronavirus deaths | Trump touts ‘friendly’ talk with Biden on response | Trump dismisses report on hospital shortages as ‘just wrong’ | Cuomo sees possible signs of […]