FROM Isabelle Huppert
In ‘Elle,’ a raped woman doesn’t react like you’d expect The film ‘Elle’ opens with a woman being brutally raped in her home by a masked man, as her pet cat looks coolly on. What follows is a thrilling, disturbing and sometimes comedic cat-and-mouse game that’s sure to pull viewers out of their comfort zones.
Industry insights and lessons learned from memorable guests We have interesting guests on The Business, and sometimes our conversations are too long to fit into one show. This week we give you stories that were too good to leave on the cutting room floor, including some sharp insights on making it in the industry from David Mandel, David Simon, Shawn Levy and Matt Reeves.
George Saunders: Lincoln in the Bardo (Part I) Lincoln in the Bardo dramatizes a grieving President Lincoln as he visits the grave of his beloved son Willie, who died at age eleven. In the novel, the buried dead believe they're not dead -- "they're sick and refer to their coffins as "sick boxes."