Stephanie Zacharek

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  • 3 days ago | Film and TV

    Depending upon whom you talk to, we live in an era of conformity or one of anything-goes individuality; in a golden age of television or the brightest of movie galaxies. But just about everyone will agree that we're ruled by screens of all sizes, ...

  • Blake Lively, quietly dazzling in pictures like The Town and the almost embarrassingly enjoyable Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series, has been off the scene since Oliver Stone's 2012 Savages, presumably just living an...

  • 13 days ago | Film Reviews

    It's nearly impossible to convince the average American citizen, especially if he's a straight man, that haute couture has a reason to exist. The phrase isn't just a catchall for "really expensive clothes..."

  • 13 days ago | Film Reviews

    No one likes the idea of growing older, and anyone who claims as much is lying, either to you or to herself. The anxiety of aging actors is particularly acute, not necessarily because they feel the passage of time...

  • Clouds of Sils Maria may not cut as deeply as Olivier Assayas's movies tend to. But then its greatest value may lie in the fact that it gives two fine actresses something intriguing to dive into. Juliette Binoche, as fictional movie diva...

  • It's nearly impossible to persuade the average American citizen, especially if he's a straight man, that haute couture has a reason to exist. The phrase isn't just a catchall for "really expensive clothes," as it's commonly misunderstood,...