Philippa Snow

The Faults In Our Stars

Robert Pattinson: 50 Shades of ‘Nah’

A 2012 YouTube clip proves the star’s disdain for the YA juggernaut that put him on the map.
Philippa Snow
12.5.18
The Faults In Our Stars

Our Joker: What We Talk About When We Talk About Joaquin Phoenix

Philippa Snow
10.29.18
The Faults In Our Stars

Was Greta Garbo Reclusive—Or Just Bored?

Reconsidering Garbo’s decades of rest and relaxation.
Philippa Snow
8.21.18
Film

Can a Rape-Revenge Film Ever Be Truly Feminist?

Coralie Fargeat gives it a go in her film “Revenge,” released in France last year and out on DVD in the United States this week.
Philippa Snow
8.8.18
Film

Jane Fonda: The Ultimate Hollywood Paradox

A retrospective of Jane Fonda films reminds us that the actor contradicts herself—and very well.
Philippa Snow
6.7.18
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Lindsay, Britney, Didion: The Death and Rebirth of the All-American Goddess

Alice Bolin's new essay collection pays tribute to all the fallen idols who give us #life.
Philippa Snow
5.25.18
Film

“Spring Breakers,” Five Years On

A look back at Harmony Korine's teen dream magnum opus.
Philippa Snow
4.19.18
Television

"The Assassination of Gianni Versace" Was a Rejection of Glamour

"American Crime Story" wasn't about Versace, fame, or fashion at all. It was about something much darker.
Philippa Snow
3.28.18
Television

What Donald Trump and Versace’s Killer Have in Common

Trump’s father once told him, “You are a killer...You are a king.”
Philippa Snow
3.20.18
Television

The Assassination of Gianni Versace: The Making of a Murderer

In the seventh episode of "The Assassination of Gianni Versace," Andrew Cunanan witnesses what we assume is his first murder.
Philippa Snow
3.15.18
Television

Versace's Killer Makes Being a Sociopath Look Like Freedom

In the sixth episode of "The Assassination of Gianni Versace," Andrew Cunanan demonstrates the liberation of fake connoisseurship.
Philippa Snow
3.6.18
Television

What Did Versace's Lifestyle Provoke In His Killer?

This week, an ugly exploration of individual, internalized and institutionalized homophobia hints at what may have unsettled Andrew Cunanan about Gianni Versace, the show's only happy character.
Philippa Snow
2.20.18
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