By Nathan Gelgud 2 min read
Scouring Cormac McCarthy's works, we found an opening paragraph in Blood Meridian about "the kid," who's possibly the most archetypal McCarthy character.
By Christine Spines 3 min read
Beautiful Ruins has the potential to be a beautiful film, unless someone ruins it – a fate not likely to befall it if Todd Field sees it through.
By Tom Blunt 2 min read
Also in the world of lit and film today: John Cusack's shout-out to his 'In Your Eyes' beginnings, first drafts of Cormac McCarthy's Blood Meridian, and wringing memories out of Hollywood veterans.
By Dan Ozzi 4 min read
Some have called McCarthy's Blood Meridian unfilmable -- but when has that ever stopped Hollywood? If they're going to do it, though, we have a few suggestions for how to do it well.