Oh, hey, here’s some cool news: I’m writing another book! It’s called Losing All Hope Was Freedom: How 1999 Blew Up the Movies, and it will dig into an anxious period that was full of social, technological, and pop-cultural tumult—all of which was reflected on the big screen, in what turned out to be one of the greatest movie years of all time: The Matrix, Election, Fight Club, Being John Malkovich, The Limey, Boys Don’t Cry, The Blair Witch Project, and so on. I’ll be writing about all of those films, plus a lot of the smaller-scale pleasures of that year (Cruel Intentions! The Best Man! DEEP BLUE SEA!)
Anyhoo, it will be out in 2019, courtesy of Simon & Schuster. And it’s due in, like, two weeks, so I’ll likely be off this site for a while. But I’m very excited about this, and hope to deliver a book with a lot of insight, humor, and verve (not to mention some Verve).