By now, American Psycho has become cultural shorthand for a certain kind of character. Bret Easton Ellis’ best novel, published in 1991 and adapted into Mary Harron’s even better 2000 film starring Christian Bale, created an archetype: the attractive, successful, debauched yet perversely disciplined young alpha male who also happens to be a sociopathic killer. …Read More
We've previously reported on XX, a horror anthology comprised of four segments directed by four female directors (Jennifer Lynch, Mary Harron, Karyn Kusama, and Jovanka Vickovic), now comes word that there's another female-driven...Show More Summary
Scout Tafoya's video series "The Unloved" tackles the urgency of female filmmakers with the latest installment of his fantastic video series. One of the most underrated directors of either gender has to be Mary Harron, and he looks at...Show More Summary
Magnet Releasing shared a teaser poster for XX, a new horror anthology featuring shorts from Karyn Kusama (Girlfight, Jennifer’s Body), Mary Harron (American Psycho, pictured), Jennifer Lynch (Hiss, Surveillance), and Jovanka Vuckovic. No other details have been released. Bloody Disgusting!USA firstname.lastname@example.org
Being known for being unknown is a bit of a booby prize, but over the course of 35 years, the British multi-genre-punk band the Mekons has managed to make underachieving a heroic ideal. After recording more than 20 albums, what began as a bit of an art-school lark evolved into... More »
Karyn Kusama, Mary Harron, Jennifer Lynch and Jovanka Vuckovic will direct segments of Magnet Releasing's horror anthology 'XX'. [...]
Magnet Releasing has signed on to back XX, a new horror anthology with a gender twist – all segments are helmed by female directors and have female leads. Karyn Kusama (Girlfight, Jennifer's Body), Mary Harron (American Psycho), Jennifer...Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Punk rock journalist-turned-American Psycho director Mary Harron has signed with APA. Harron is attached to direct the Salvador Dali biopic Dali and I and is currently co-adapting the script from art dealer Stan Lauryssens’s book. Show More Summary
Kanye West is teaming up with Bret Easton Ellis for a new film project. The rapper is obviously a fan of the author’s work; West used a clip from director Mary Harron’s adaptation of his novel American Psycho to promote his latest album. Show More Summary
Agnes Bruckner stars as the troubled Playmate and reality star in this enthralling new biopic, available on DVD today. [...]
Basically just picture the business card scene from Mary Harron's 2000 cult classic but replace it with skinny jeans in a vapid creative agency setting.
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.
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