What scared today’s horror movie directors when they were kids? Here are remembrances from five with films out this year. Their comments have been edited and condensed. Andrés Muschietti “It” (due in theaters Sept. 8) A print of a Modigliani painting at my house in Buenos Aires terrified me. He does these portraits of elongated people with empty eyes and… Continue reading "Growing Pains: Horror Directors on Their Creepy Childhood Memories"
Any actual indictment could still be many months off, and most analysts, including Ms. Kadmon, doubt that Mr. Netanyahu, a political survivor who has vehemently denied any wrongdoing, will be going anywhere soon. Under Israeli law, a prime minister does not have to resign even if convicted, said Prof. Barak Medina, an expert in constitutional law at the Hebrew University… Continue reading "As Netanyahu Investigators Close In, Some Ask: How Long Can He Hold On?"
The defense, which did not call any witnesses, focused on a few themes: A major factor was Mr. Shkreli’s state of mind, as a fraud conviction requires the defendant to knowingly commit fraud. The defense asked why Mr. Shkreli, if he wanted to commit fraud, didn’t commit fraud: He ultimately paid back his investors with shares of Retrophin, which became… Continue reading "Martin Shkreli Is Found Guilty of Fraud"