Sam Adams
Sam Adams

Sam Adams writes for the Los Angeles Times, Rolling Stone, the Philadelphia Inquirer, and Indiewire. Follow him on Twitter.

Culturebox
July 10 2012 1:36 PMFinally, the Definitive Cut of Kenneth Lonergan’s MargaretOr is it?
Brow Beat
Feb. 10 2012 4:44 PMIs Liz Lemon Becoming “Dumbass Homer”?
Culturebox
Dec. 19 2011 12:20 PMCameron Crowe and His Manic Visionary Dream BoysWe Bought a Zoo reveals what’s gone wrong with a once-great director’s career.
Culturebox
Nov. 21 2011 2:19 PMTwilight, All NightI watched all four movies in a row—in a theater full of superfans—and lived to tell the tale.
Culturebox
Oct. 26 2011 5:25 AMThe Paranormal PhenomenonWhy the franchise is a hit—with major, major spoilers.
Brow Beat
June 4 2012 2:33 PMNew Account of Mel Gibson Makes Anti-Semitic Star Sound Worse Than Ever
Books
Dec. 22 2011 4:45 PMTintin’s Father, Nobody’s SonThe complicated life of Hergé, in two new biographies—one written, one drawn.
Culturebox
Nov. 23 2011 7:32 AM“Mahna Mahna”How a ditty from a soft-core Italian movie became the Muppets’ catchiest tune.
Movies
Nov. 3 2011 4:56 PMKevin Smith's ArmyHow his loyal fans prop up a stunningly mediocre career.