David Thomson

David Thomson has been a frequent contributor to Sight & Sound, Film Comment, The Guardian, and The Independent. His next book, Sleeping with Strangers: How the Movies Shaped Desire, will be published in February.
 (December 2018)

Michael Curtiz directing Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman on the set of Casablanca, 1942

No Mistakes

Michael Curtiz: A Life in Film

by Alan K. Rode

We’ll Always Have Casablanca: The Life, Legend, and Afterlife of Hollywood’s Most Beloved Movie

by Noah Isenberg

December 20, 2018 issue

Spencer Tracy and his wife, Louise Treadwell Tracy, Hollywood, California, 1930s

Old Lion Eyes

Spencer Tracy: A Biography

by James Curtis

October 27, 2011 issue

Cary Grant with his daughter Jennifer, 1966

Bringing Up Cary

Good Stuff: A Reminiscence of My Father, Cary Grant

by Jennifer Grant

August 18, 2011 issue

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