Friday, June 16, 2017

'Becoming Cary Grant' and Our Obsession With Movie Stars' Dark Origin Stories

The Showtime documentary Becoming Cary Grant examines the hidden demons underneath the smooth, polished glamour of the beloved Hollywood legend. It got me thinking about the public's desire to build up celebrities and then convince ourselves that they're not that great. Grant may be our most visible example of that phenomenon. My piece is up at MEL.