The Psycho of Hollywood

Director Alfred Hitchcock gulped martinis, treated actors like cattle, and lusted after his leading ladies. Will a new film starring Anthony Hopkins reveal the man behind the movies?

The Electroshock Novelist

England's literary bad boy has always been fascinated by the dustbin empire. Now Martin Amis takes on American excess. By Sam Tanenhaus.

A Nation of Willy Lomans

With a stellar cast and economic struggles ripped from today’s headlines, Mike Nichols’s revival of ‘Death of a Salesman’ is Broadway’s hottest ticket.