Never mind that I’m the opposite of a theatre person and so watching Joe Wright’s playful adaptation (literally a play, as in curtains, rigs and other stagecraft) of Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina was like being forced to relive the angst of … Continued
Joe Wright, the director behind last year’s Hanna, Pride and Prejudice (2005) and Atonement (2007), has taken criticism for his latest, most ambitious project yet: a Keira Knightley-starred adaptation of Anna Karenina set in the quite literal context of a stage, with … Continued
Cover boy Aaron Taylor-Johnson waxes poetic in this brooding short from our Fall Romance Issue. Read the full story and see the photos here.
Ten minutes uphill from London’s Camden Town, the pubs serving flat beer to teenage goths dissolve into affluent Georgian terraces. On a quiet Friday afternoon in leafy Primrose Hill, there are only a couple of solitary drinkers around to notice … Continued
Today in culture: Shirley MacLaine gives us the dirt on Downton Abbey, and Jeremy Renner may portray the silver fox of Wikileaks. –Passion Pit’s Gossamer is autobiographical. –Frank Rich mourns the death of America. –The IRL Fetish. -A clip from the … Continued
For years, I’ve been trying to convince my reluctant friends that they need to put down the trashy summer pulp and read more Tolstoy. As you can imagine, I’m a lot of fun at parties. War and Peace and Anna … Continued