Charles Taylor

Charles Taylor is the author of “Opening Wednesday at a Theater or Drive-In Near You: The Shadow Cinema of the American ’70s.” He lives in New York.
There was a time when it appeared as if the actor's main purpose onscreen would be to demonstrate what happens when the neck of a Gap t-shirt loses its elasticity. He wouldn't allow it.
It is the defiant victory of the last decade of Steven Spielberg’s career that he is making movies-and making them better than ever-for an audience that may no longer have any idea of how to watch them.
Ana de Armas' screen glories will come. They aren't here.
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