FROM Keanu Reeves
Keanu Reeves Keanu Reeves has been busy. He's branching out beyond acting these days, even as he continues to get work as an actor. He just finished principal photography on his directorial debut, Man of Tai Chi, and he's produced the documentary Side by Side which is now available on VOD through Tribeca Film. In that movie Reeves interviews top tier talent in filmmaking today. Christopher Nolan, Danny Boyle, Martin Scorsese, James Cameron, George Lucas, David Fincher, David Lynch, Steven Soderbergh and more reflect on the digital revolution and their feelings about shooting on film versus digital. What they say may surprise you. Plus, Reeves reveals he'd be interested in doing another Bill and Ted movie.
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."
Why did Jared Kushner want a back channel with Russians? News broke Friday that President Trump’s son-in-law and senior advisor, Jared Kushner, tried setting up a back channel between the Trump transition team and the Russian government. What are the consequences for Kushner, President Trump, and the investigation into Russian meddling?
Shaking up the USDA, 'The Beef Cookbook' and 'Tartine All Day' Peggy Lowe explains why Trump’s pick for USDA Secretary is rattling rural America. Dario Cecchini talks future plans for Chianti ramen, and Richard Turner shares cuts from “PRIME: The Beef Cookbook.” Writer Matthew Sedacca looks at the controversy behind liquid smoke. Jonathan Gold tries Chengdu-style dishes, and Elisabeth Prueitt of Tartine fills us in on the latest. Plus, chef Michael Beckman shares a recipe for cactus confit.
How do Trump supporters feel about the Paris Accord? Globally and around the U.S., there are strong opinions whether or not the Paris Climate Accord is a good idea. The American exit is either a horrifying abdication of American leadership or a forceful and long overdue statement about U.S. sovereignty.