Stories by Sam Tanenhaus

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    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?
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    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.
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    Woody Allen’s Black Magic

    The legendary filmmaker returns to his old obsessions-sexual avarice and megalomaniacal control.
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    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.