Books & Culture
David Byrne’s Gray Suits, from “Stop Making Sense” to “American Utopia”
The musician’s iconic big suit, in the Talking Heads’ 1984 concert movie, was a way of setting the band apart. In his new show turned film, the outfits are a way of bringing performers together.
The Wunderkind Iranian Director Who Stopped Making Films
Samira Makhmalbaf should have joined other rising filmmakers in being considered a modern master. Instead, she hasn’t released a movie in more than a decade.