The Virgin Suicides

Part 2: The Virgin Suicides to The Blair Witch Project (May - August 1999) | 23 Mar 2009 // 4:00 PM

In Part Two of our look at the most memorable films of 1999, we experience music, foul-mouthed mayhem, and a late, great auteur's final cinematic statement.


The Lisbon Bunch | 13 Jun 2007 // 5:00 PM

Purposefully ending one's life is often seen as a last act of personal desperation. But in Jefferey Eugenides' poignant, bewitching novel, it may actually be a form of salvation.


The Virgin Suicides (1999) | 31 Dec 1994 // 6:03 PM

It's hardly a new idea, to read into adolescent girls' suicide something poetic, passionate, and deeply meaningful. Neither is it a secret that countless girls have admired Sylvia Plath and Anne Sexton, Joni Mitchell and Tracy Chapman, seeing in their wounded and inviolate art reflections of themselves, their own pain and enchantment.

The Virgin Suicides (1999) | 31 Dec 1994 // 6:03 PM

And yet, for its many pleasures, I find myself conflicted in thinking about The Virgin Suicides.

//Mixed media

Marina and the Diamonds Wrap Up U.S. Tour at Terminal 5 (Photos)

// Notes from the Road

"Marina's star shines bright and her iridescent pop shines brighter. Froot is her most solid album yet. Her tour continues into the new year throughout Europe.

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