Phillip Maciak
Phillip Maciak

Phillip Maciak is assistant professor of English and Film at Louisiana State University. He is the TV editor at the Los Angeles Review of Books, where he also writes the Dear Television column.

Brow Beat
May 23 2017 7:33 AMIn Troubled Times, Take a Break From Peak TV and Turn to Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood
Brow Beat
Nov. 24 2014 3:25 PMBeyoncé’s “7/11” Video vs. Interstellar: Is Beyoncé the Future of Digital Cinema?
Dvd extras
July 29 2014 2:23 PM“We’re Not Leaving. We’re Never Leaving.”The Big Chill and the enduring power of quarter-life crisis movies.
Books
Jan. 8 2014 6:45 AMDisenchantment ArtistsA new series from Cahiers du Cinéma tries to unearth how movie stars like Meryl Streep and Jack Nicholson create their art.
Books
June 8 2016 4:34 PMRewinding Helen DeWittThe return of her remarkable novel The Last Samurai is perfect for our streaming-video moment.
Brow Beat
Sept. 4 2014 5:14 PMShow Business Was Cruel to Joan Rivers, and She Was Cruel Right Back
Culturebox
April 3 2014 6:45 PMLetterman Revolutionized Late Night. Ellen’s the Perfect Replacement to Revolutionize It Again.