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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.

 

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...

Patriot Games

Following the machinations of "Homeland" can make you crazy. Especially if you try to make sense of them Read more...

The Porn Identity

America’s first XXX actress gets the biopic treatment in Lovelace, a film that raises as many questions as it answers Read more...

Ruthless City: Steve Erickson on L.A.’s Celluloid Terrain

This town is never so beguiling and deadly as when it’s in front of the camera Read more...

The End is Nigh

Contemplating the mortality of Showtime’s slasher series, Dexter, as it slices into its final season Read more...

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