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.


The World

How Canada’s Shooting Tragedies Have Shaped Its Gun Control Politics

Where Ebola Lives Between Outbreaks

Gunman Killed Inside Canadian Parliament; Soldier Shot at National Monument Dies

Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band

Can it be again?

Paul Farmer: Up to 90 Percent of Ebola Patients Should Survive

Is he right?


“I’m Not a Scientist” Is No Excuse

Politicians brag about their ignorance while making ignorant decisions.


Driving in Circles

The autonomous Google car may never actually happen.

In Praise of 13th Grade: Why a Fifth Year of High School Is a Great Idea 

PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer

  News & Politics
The World
Oct. 22 2014 6:30 PM The Tragedies That Have Shaped Canada's Gun Politics
Continuously Operating
Oct. 22 2014 2:38 PM Crack Open an Old One A highly unscientific evaluation of Germany’s oldest breweries.
Gentleman Scholar
Oct. 22 2014 5:54 PM May I Offer to Sharpen My Friends’ Knives? Or would that be rude?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 22 2014 4:27 PM Three Ways Your Text Messages Change After You Get Married
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Oct. 22 2014 5:27 PM The Slate Walking Dead Podcast A spoiler-filled discussion of Episodes 1 and 2.
Brow Beat
Oct. 22 2014 4:10 PM Skinny Mark Wahlberg Goes for an Oscar: The First Trailer for The Gambler
Future Tense
Oct. 22 2014 5:33 PM One More Reason Not to Use PowerPoint: It’s The Gateway for a Serious Windows Vulnerability
  Health & Science
Wild Things
Oct. 22 2014 2:42 PM Orcas, Via Drone, for the First Time Ever
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.