Top of the Stack
The mysterious and irresistible work of Belgium’s understated surrealist master.
Hollywood goes on location in Africa.
Starring Mike Nichols, Amy Carter, a doomed dog, an impeached President, a right-winged cartoonist, Columbia Records, 200 seething stage mothers, and four little girls from Philadelphia. How “Annie” became a smash hit.
By the 1970s, the star system was gone, the back lots were supermarkets, the studio czars dead or wished they were—so why was everybody smiling? An inside look at the New Hollywood.
The comic’s comic on the brink of stardom.
A couple of months before the debut of Late Night with David Letterman, the comic was working a tiny club in Malibu and NBC was paying him a million dollars a year not to be on TV. Here is is on the brink of stardom.
In his first solo effort, Steely Dan frontman Donald Fagen seeks a new frontier by turning to the past.
Better Living Through Television or how the Home Shopping Network conquered America.
At its best, The Black Stallion manages one of the most difficult artistic feats—it rediscovers reality, finding a world apart within our world.
Hoops in the summer.
An unvarnished look inside the oldest public hospital in the country during the Dinkins era in New York.
Work, love, family, and a remarkable story about the ties that bind.
The story behind the drawings that captured the disco era and inspired “Saturday Night Fever”