Briefly: Mary Harron’s American Psycho, the film adaptation of a novel by Bret Easton Ellis, was not a major hit when it premiered in 2000. But the film gained traction as an effective satire, thanks in no small part to the dedicated performance from Christian Bale. Thirteen years later, American Psycho is well-established as one [...]
Despite the critical acclaim of Mary Harron’s American Psycho, Bret Easton Ellis has never been a fan of the adaptation.… Read More
Late at night while on a recent visit to San Francisco, I found myself channel surfing. Too tired for porn and terrified by the likes of the Kardashian family, I happened to tune into the opening credits of AMERICAN PSYCHO. The MaryShow More Summary
I talk with legendary filmmakers, gay and straight alike, at the 15th annual Provincetown International Film Festival press luncheon, including Ed Lachman, John Waters, Brian De Palma, Christine Vachon, Mary Harron, Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman, Malcolm Ingram, and Jeffrey Schwarz.
Mary Harron gives us the Cliff's Notes version of Anna Nicole Smith's life, one tabloid page at a time.
Lifetime's Anna Nicole movie (directed by American Psycho's Mary Harron) was an upgrade from the 2007 biopic starring Willa Ford and also called Anna Nicole, but that's not saying a whole lot. While Agnes Bruckner did a decent job of...Show More Summary
It’s no longer shocking when established film directors turn to TV — after all, Martin Scorsese, Jane Campion, and David
Never mind the madman in Armani; Mary Harron’s on side with the whores. Our beloved American Psycho director is back with The Anna Nicole Smith Story for Lifetime, which is kind of a punk move, if you think about it. Harron’s biopic, which premieres Saturday, June 29, skews closely to Lifetime conventions while upholding her commitment to the fringe. Show More Summary
Photo courtesy Mary Harron Mary Harron has plenty of what you might call cred—she wrote for Punk magazine in the 70s, created feminist classics like I Shot Andy Warhol and The Notorious Bettie Page, and, most famously, directed the movie...Show More Summary
At Vice, Mitchell Sunderland interviews Mary Harron, the director best known for her adaptation of American Psycho, about her upcoming Lifetime biopic of Anna Nicole Smith. Harron talks about being "attracted to things that have stigmas"...Show More Summary
Cory Booker's PR campaign at the 92Y (barf), Mary Harron talks filmmaking, some animated movies to see, a "queer ladies" reading, and the Indigo Girls play in Central Park. All here and more. This podcast is sponsored by Audible. From...Show More Summary
Mary Harron directed THE ANNA NICOLE STORY for Lifetime, and the first teaser should double as a promo reel for her inevitable audition to direct THE COURTNEY LOVE STORY.
Lifetime—the network that has an inherent, unmatched understanding of modern camp—is releasing The Anna Nicole Story as its next original movie, directed by feminist filmmaker Mary Harron, and starring Agnus Bruckner as Anna Nicole Smith, Adam Goldberg as Howard K. Stern, Virginia Madsen as Virgie Arthur, and Martin Landau as J. Howard Marshall. Read more...
Steven Soderbergh isn’t the only director turning to cable to produce biopics of campy entertainers. Mary Harron (of American Psycho… Read More
Six years after Anna Nicole Smith died at age 39, Lifetime and American Psycho director Mary Harron have a movie ready for you. This movie will answer your "too soon?" murmurs with the following: Glamour. Photo shoots. Bubbles. Booze. Breasts. Blond hair. Pills. A sad child. Scary clown makeup. Lots more ... More »
One of the most famous scenes in Mary Harron‘s American Psycho turns in on itself in thanks to Funny or Die. The scene in question finds Christan Bale’s character Patrick Bateman pointing out the cultural and musical value of Huey Lewis and the News while preparing to murder a colleague. Funny or Die’s version puts [...]
Mary Harron's AMERICAN PSYCHO is one of my all-time favorite movies. It's direct-to-video sequel, not so much. That doesn't mean it's not enjoyable though. I mean come on... Mila Kunis as a slasher? What's not to love?! So for today's...Show More Summary
The Playlist perhaps puts it best in the opening line of their own post regarding this news: “How the mighty have fallen…” Remember how Mary Harron directed American Psycho? Do you think she does? After her work there, Harron could have...Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Oscar winner Martin Landau and Oscar-nominated Virgina Madsen are set to co-star opposite Agnes Bruckner in Lifetime’s original movie The Anna Nicole Story. American Psycho helmer Mary Harron has come on board to direct the film, executive produced by Craig Zadan, Neil Meron and Judith Verno. Show More Summary
LISTEN TO THE AITH PODCAST NOW! "Men in Black 2 was a piece of sht." Blood Bullets & Broads: The AITH Podcast welcomes special celebrity guest MARY HARRON to the program to discuss her latest film now in limited theaters and VOD, THE MOTH DIARIES. Show More Summary