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  • Steve Erickson

    Writer-at-Large/Film

    Erickson is the author of ten books, including 2007’s critically acclaimed novel Zeroville. He teaches at CalArts and is editor of Black Clock, the school’s literary journal. Erickson has written for Esquire, Rolling Stone, and the New York Times Magazine. The film critic for Los Angeles magazine since 2001, he’s received five city and regional magazine awards. His Web site is steveerickson.org.

 

Beyond Just Physical

With five roles in eight months, Scarlett Johansson is wall-to-wall. And as confounding as ever Read more...

A Messy Business

Hollywood’s flawed fixer is back. Showtime’s Ray Donovan and the art of betrayal Read more...

Handsome Devils

Why leading men like Jude Law and James McAvoy are unshackling themselves from their good looks Read more...

The Underdog

How comedian Louis C.K. has transformed futility into a winning career Read more...

Never Land

How a failed attempt to film Dune became the stuff of myth and a huge influence on movies to come Read more...

People Skills

If there is a common thread to the films of 2013, it’s just how unlikable the characters are Read more...

Blood Work

Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson battle the familiar in HBO’s "True Detective" Read more...

The English Way

Can Bates be trusted? Will Mary take charge? Sudsing it up with the latest season of "Downton Abbey" Read more...

States of Being

The performances of Meryl Streep, Judi Dench, and a young duo from France Read more...

Of Human Bondage

As beautiful as it is savage, 12 Years a Slave offers the audience no quarter Read more...

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