Mark Harris
Mark Harris

Mark Harris is a journalist and the author of Pictures at a Revolution and Five Came Back. He is currently writing a biography of Mike Nichols.

The Movie Club
Jan. 6 2018 11:00 AMThe Movie Club, 2017Entry 14: Instead of racing to work with Woody Allen, actors should consider racing to work with these writers instead.
The Movie Club
Jan. 4 2018 12:01 PMThe Movie Club, 2017Entry 6: Call Me by Your Name’s detractors are wrong to insist that its sex scenes should have been more explicit.
Brow Beat
Aug. 31 2017 8:44 AMTaylor Swift’s “Look What You Made Me Do” Is the First Pure Piece of Trump-Era Pop Art
Brow Beat
May 31 2017 8:03 AMWhy Is the Edward Albee Estate Afraid of a Black Virginia Woolf?
Brow Beat
March 7 2017 8:33 AMWhy Donald Trump Is Both a Gift and a Quandary for Late-Night Hosts
Brow Beat
Jan. 10 2017 8:33 AMHollywood’s Protests Might Seem Ineffective—but They’re Actually Getting to Trump
The Movie Club
Jan. 4 2017 11:26 AMThe Movie Club, 2016All of the movies that wouldn’t have worked without perfect casting.
The Movie Club
Jan. 2 2017 7:00 AMThe Movie Club, 2016We shouldn’t reduce movies to being for “coastal elites” vs. “Trump’s America.”
Brow Beat
Oct. 18 2016 9:03 AMIs There Even Such a Thing as “Oscar Bait”?
Brow Beat
Aug. 30 2016 8:32 AMA Star Is Born Is the Ultimate Hollywood Horror Story, and Lady Gaga Might Be Perfect Casting
Brow Beat
June 23 2016 8:32 AMThe Sequels of 2016 Aren’t About Storytelling; They’re Just Brand Extensions
The Audio Book Club
Feb. 4 2016 9:38 AMThe Audio Book Club Travels to (Lucia) BerlinSlate critics debate the underrated author’s collected stories. 
The Movie Club
Jan. 7 2016 10:18 AMThe 2015 Movie ClubEntry 12: Remember when Age of Ultron was, like, the biggest thing of all time?
The Movie Club
Jan. 5 2016 5:45 AMThe 2015 Movie ClubEntry 4: Creed honors the original Rocky narrative while turning it inside out—and adding some color.
The Movie Club
Jan. 16 2014 6:41 PMWhy Critics Love Inside Llewyn Davis: It’s About a Critic.
The Movie Club
Jan. 5 2018 12:04 PMThe Movie Club, 2017Entry 10: Some great performances require years of preparation. Others take days.
The Movie Club
Jan. 3 2018 11:52 AMThe Movie Club, 2017Entry 2: The year’s best movies didn’t see into the future. They saw what’s always been here.
Brow Beat
July 25 2017 8:03 AMWe’re Approaching a Major Turning Point in Trump-Era Pop Culture
Brow Beat
May 2 2017 8:33 AMWill Hollywood Learn Anything From Get Out’s Success?
Brow Beat
Jan. 27 2017 8:32 AMTrump Thinks Journalists Should Act Like Publicists and Ghostwriters
The Movie Club
Jan. 5 2017 12:55 PMThe Movie Club, 2016The one movie this year that reduced me to a puddle of salt, water, and snot.
The Movie Club
Jan. 3 2017 10:53 AMThe Movie Club, 2016Why Sausage Party and Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping could outlast this year’s Best Picture winner.
Brow Beat
Nov. 21 2016 11:48 AMThe Hamilton-Pence Incident Was More Than Just a Distraction
Brow Beat
Oct. 13 2016 8:32 AMOther People Is One of the Year’s Best Indies—and We Might Never Know Whether It’s a Hit or Not
Brow Beat
Aug. 2 2016 8:32 AMActresses Over 60 Are the New Box-Office Powerhouses
Brow Beat
April 18 2016 8:32 AMWhy Does Hollywood Keep Disrespecting Melissa McCarthy?
The Movie Club
Jan. 8 2016 11:00 AMThe 2015 Movie ClubEntry 17: In defense of Tom McCarthy’s simple, perfect Spotlight direction. 
The Movie Club
Jan. 6 2016 10:00 AMThe 2015 Movie ClubEntry 8: The next time I want to see Jennifer Lawrence play a 40-year-old is 2030.
The Movie Club
Jan. 17 2014 6:34 PMThe Movie ClubEntry 16: If 12 Years wins Best Picture, it will be one of the strangest films to do so in a long time.
The Movie Club
Jan. 15 2014 7:18 PMThe Movie ClubEntry 8: When male actors go big, we swoon. When women do it, we call it overacting.

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