Which version of American Psycho and American Gangster will make it into our ‘Merica Madness tournament? ’Merica Madness: Capitalism Play-In Round originally appeared on Overthinking It, the site subjecting the popular culture to a level of scrutiny it probably doesn't deserve. [Latest Posts | Podcast (iTunes Link)]
It used to be that you’d have to really piss someone off, or be at war to encounter someone who hates you. Now, the anonymity of the Internet makes it easy for trolls to deliver hate to anyone. The School of Life looks at the psychological and emotional impact of hatred.
Director and star Anthony Perkins have a laugh while making one of the most iconic horror films of all time! Read the full article on AICN Ahoy, squirts! Quint here. Today's pic once again circles back to Hitchcock. We hit up Rope a little while back and now we're going with one of his most famous movies. Show More Summary
Them Birds by dandingeroz When Hitchcock set about making cinematic history he had no idea one particular set of characters would keep coming back to haunt him- the birds. Over the years they went from homicidal to rich and satiated to dead, but before they departed they taught their colorful offspring one important lesson- be angry all the time. Show More Summary
As announced in April, AMERICAN PSYCHO author Bret Easton Ellis will be writing and making his directorial debut with the thriller series The Deleted. That project just made a huge leap forward, with eight actors having signed on toShow More Summary
Hold the presses. Pot heads are mellow, drunks can be mean. That's the common wisdom, and now, thanks to a group of researchers from the Netherlands, it has some scientific validation. In a just-published study in the journal Psychopharmacology, they found that—doh!—people on booze act out, while people on pot peacefully space out. Show More Summary
Samuel “Kitty Litter” Collins Atlanta drag queen shot to death in Cobb home Georgia man pleads guilty to 2014 killing of his drag queen partner while making dinner Cobb man gets life for killing boyfriend after dinner fight Man, 59, sentenced to life for shooting drag-queen boyfriend, 60, who performed under the name ‘Kitty Litter’ […]
Does he get angry when you make a date with your friends instead of him? And does he glare at you when you decide to leave his place early? Asshole. And probably psycho. ABORT.
The wonderful online film series “Eyes on Cinema” took a look at the legendary 1960 Alfred Hitchcock film Psycho by way of a television interview with graphic designer Saul Bass. Bass was responsible for creating all of the storyboards for the film, which Hitchcock translated almost exactly onto film albeit with a great deal more […]
Three very influential artists are partaking in the making of an upcoming Netflix miniseries. The first is Margaret Atwood, providing source material through her based-on-a-true-story crime novel, Alias Grace. The second is writer/director/actor...Show More Summary
In this episode of Scream, "Psycho," Emma worries she's losing her mind, Audrey struggles to cover her tracks as Noah follows up on a new lead, Brooke begins to worry about Jake, and Kieran's family arrives in town. Emma tells Maggie...Show More Summary
If you didn’t think much of Rob Zombie’s two Halloween reboots, which focused on why Michael Myers’ white trash family turned him into a babysitter killing psycho and literally being born under a bad moon (apparently), then take heart because the man that started the whole things is coming back. Halloween wasn’t just a very popular horror movie […]
Pop culture is enamored with the Bond villian, the psycho, the truly evil character intent on destruction. It lets us off the hook, because it makes it easy to see that bad guys are other people. But most of the...
Bret Easton Ellis, the best-selling author of titles like American Pyscho, The Rules of Attraction and Less Than Zero is making the jump to television for the thriller, The Deleted, which chronicles the disappearance of three people in Los Angeles who recently escaped from a cult. Although he wrote and produced 2013’s critically-panned, The Canyons, […]
Artist Cornelia Parker's installation, which examines authenticity and belonging, is the latest rooftop structure to make our jaws drop. The post What's the House From Psycho Doing on the Roof of the Met? appeared first on WIRED.
AMERICAN PSYCHO author Bret Easton Ellis has written his fair share of novels and screenplays, but he's never directed before, unless you count a handful of shorts spread out across the decade. However, the Fullscreen network isShow More Summary
Bret Easton Ellis is making his directorial debut with a new series for Fullscreen’s forthcoming standalone video service. The “American Psycho” author is attached to “The Deleted,” described as a thriller about the disappearance of three people in Los Angeles, writes THR. Although they seem to be unconnected to each other, the deaths trigger the […]
Style-obsessed murderer Patrick Bateman has sliced his way from the pages of Bret Easton Ellis’ novel and onto the stage, making Broadway bloody in the musical adaptation of AMERICAN PSYCHO. FANGORIA caught up with Tony- and Grammy-winning singer/songwriter/composer Duncan Sheik about making music for Bateman’s stage vehicle. With a book by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (the former […]
“My first impression is that it’s strange that something I wrote 30 years ago is a musical on Broadway. To witness its tortured history, from this thing that was a quasi-victim of censorship to a mainstream Broadway musical, makes me feel very, very old.”
In "Sweeney Todd," Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler proved that laughter in a musical could make the adrenaline pump harder. Funny, it turned out, didn't have to be the nemesis of fear. A trickier combination is being attempted in "American Psycho," the clever new Broadway musical based on Bret...