Emmanuelle Riva Gives Perfect Interviews

Mallory Ortberg · 02/10/13 12:45PM

The best interviews either confirm something that viewers have always hoped to be true or surprises them utterly; Emmanuelle Riva does both. Of course she is too tired to attend the BAFTAs; of course she is happiest when she is working. She is everything we want an 85-year-old Frenchwoman in the middle of an unexpected career resurgence and more.

Amour Is the Most Brutal Movie of the Year, Maybe Ever

Rich Juzwiak · 12/12/12 06:42PM

Horror movies make death easy. Lots of people find them hard to watch, of course, but they ultimately make the loss of life a consumable commodity – with the swipe of a machete, the slash of a knife, the plunge of a handful of razors, humans expire. A series of these makes for a fast-moving popcorn picture.