Although the "Guardians of the Galaxy" franchise director deleted the offending tweets and has apologized, he is another entertainment industry member whose past actions are causing problems in the present.
Her latest documentary looks at the pathology of greed and fame. “I thought the financial crash was going to teach us," she says. "And yet a lot of people went right back to living the same way as they had before.”
In an age when memory is under attack, a critical review of history becomes a source of hope and a tool of resistance.
Fifty years ago, my friends and I were street scientists, experimenting with then-legal psychedelics. All of us were in some way changed forever.
Rachel Kushner's new novel set in a women's prison brims with morally tainted characters who are also victims of repressive and dehumanizing incarceration.