Dennis Lim

Dennis Lim is editorial director at the Museum of the Moving Image and a regular contributor to the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times.

Dec. 29 2010 3:17 PMDirty DancingIs Black Swan, Darren Aronofsky's tawdry thriller, a work of camp?
Aug. 20 2009 1:13 PMQuentin TarantinoHas one of the most overrated directors of the '90s become one of the most underrated of the aughts?
July 9 2009 12:03 PMOn the OffensiveAfter Brüno, Hollywood depictions of gays may never be the same. That's a good thing.
Nov. 26 2008 2:02 PM"Harvey Would Have Opened It in October"Could Milk have changed the Prop 8 vote?
Dvd extras
April 1 2008 8:06 AMFugue InterstateLost Highway—the O.J. Simpson story by way of Vertigo as imagined by David Lynch—finally comes to DVD.
Dvd extras
Aug. 23 2007 10:34 AMDavid Lynch Goes DigitalWhy Inland Empire is better on your TV than it was on the big screen.
The Movie Club
Jan. 5 2005 3:40 PMAbout That Voice Poll ...
The Oscars
March 5 2010 9:55 AMUp in the AirA slick Hollywood star vehicle dressed up by a mediocre filmmaker to look like an emblematic chronicle of our tough economic times.
Dvd extras
July 14 2009 6:53 AMSex on the DesertWas Zabriskie Point—Antonioni's biggest flop—just misunderstood?
The Oscars
Jan. 26 2009 6:19 PMWhat, Exactly, Is Slumdog Millionaire?Is it a) a portrait of the real India, b) a Bollywood-style melodrama, c) a fairy tale, or d) a stylishly shot collection of clichés?
July 28 2008 6:28 PMLet's Step OutsideThe evolution of the fight scene, from the Duke to the Dark Knight.
Dec. 24 2007 2:34 PMBigger, Louder, More FrogsHow Paul Thomas Anderson sets himself apart from Hollywood's other wunderkinds.
July 31 2007 7:00 PMHold That ShotThe languorous, achingly hip films of Michelangelo Antonioni.



Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem

Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology. 

I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough

So they added a little self-immolation.

Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War

Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore, and Schools Are Getting Worried

The Good Wife Is Cynical, Thrilling, and Grown-Up. It’s Also TV’s Best Drama.

  News & Politics
Sept. 20 2014 11:13 AM -30-
Business Insider
Sept. 20 2014 6:30 AM The Man Making Bill Gates Richer
Sept. 20 2014 7:27 AM How Do Plants Grow Aboard the International Space Station?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 3:07 PM Everything Is a "Women's Issue"
  Slate Plus
Slate Picks
Sept. 19 2014 12:00 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
Brow Beat
Sept. 20 2014 1:52 PM Julian Casablancas’ New Album Sounds Like the Furthest Thing From the Strokes
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2014 5:03 PM White House Chief Information Officer Will Run U.S. Ebola Response
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 20 2014 7:00 AM The Shaggy Sun
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.