Author Spotlight

Sheila O’Malley

Sheila O’Malley writes about actors, movies, and Elvis Presley at her site, the Sheila Variations. She is a regular critic for RogerEbert.com, and her work has also appeared in Film Comment, the Dissolve, Fandor, and other outlets.

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Something Wild: Last Chances
Something Wild: Last Chances

Jack Garfein’s no-holds-barred account of sexual assault and trauma captures the volatile sensibility of the Actors Studio.

By Sheila O’Malley

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The Long Shadow of Gilda
The Long Shadow of Gilda

In Gilda, Charles Vidor’s “violent, sexual, chaotic” noir, the director focused on Rita Hayworth’s skills as an actor and a dancer, eliciting a performance that became iconic in its own right and made her an international superstar.


By Sheila O’Malley

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