Manuel Betancourt

Manuel Betancourt is a freelance writer based out of New York. He earned his PhD delving into the history and cultural significance of queer fandom. He’s a pop culture enthusiast interested in media representation. You can follow his musings at @bmanuel and his work over at mbetancourt.com.


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

Mike Nichols’s Disappearing Act

"Becoming Mike Nichols" feels like part of a posthumous retrospective that attempts to return to Nichols the critical plaudits that greeted his early career...


Being Brando

Stevan Riley's documentary "Listen to Me Marlon" is an examination of Marlon Brando, a rare vanity project that arrived 11 years after the actor's death....


Whose Criticism? On A. O. Scott’s “Better Living Through Criticism”
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