Thirty Years After ‘Hook,’ Steven Spielberg Finally Gets His Musical
On Friday, the most commercially successful director in history returns with ‘West Side Story,’ which will mark his first musical. But three decades ago, he almost got one with ‘Hook,’ his reimagining of the ‘Peter Pan’ story.
From Kubrick to Spielberg: The Story of ‘A.I.’
Twenty years ago, Steven Spielberg released his dystopian sci-fi film about a humanoid robot searching for humanity—but its inception began long before that, in the mind of a different Hollywood legend
Danny Elfman Is Going Back to His Punk Rock Roots. And He Doesn’t Care What You Think.
The famous film composer talks Oingo Bongo, his constant mutations, and his excellent new album, ‘Big Mess’
What Drew Harrison Ford and Justin Theroux to ‘The Mosquito Coast’
The Paul Theroux novel—adapted first into a film and now into an Apple TV+ series—features a quintessential American character, one whom actors love to play and audiences love to dissect
How ‘Animaniacs’ Introduced a Generation to Comedy
Ahead of the ’90s animated series’ reboot on Hulu on Friday, the key players in the original remember how it came together and why it set the stage for ‘Family Guy,’ ‘30 Rock,’ and so many other shows
How Ludwig Göransson Remixed John Williams for ‘The Mandalorian’
In Season 2 of the Disney+ series, the traditional sounds of ‘Star Wars’ collide with Swedish heavy metal
The Oral History of ‘Best in Show’
Looking back at the dog show–centric successor to the mockumentaries ‘This Is Spinal Tap’ and ‘Waiting for Guffman’ on its 20th anniversary
M. Night Shyamalan Talks ‘Signs,’ Twists, and Crop-Circle Tattoos
The director chats about his most joyous, most alien-centric film 18 years after its release
The Sound of Violence
Cliff Martinez isn’t a big name, but as the composer on much of Steven Soderbergh’s and Nicolas Winding Refn’s work—and most recently, his TV series ‘Too Old to Die Young’—his impact is immeasurable
Sail Away: How Enya’s “Orinoco Flow” Went From a Hit to a Punch Line to a Pop Culture Anthem
Thirty years ago this week, a New Age classic was released into the world. What, exactly, has made "Orinoco Flow" so popular?