Cameron Scheetz, The AV Club

Cameron Scheetz

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Recent articles by Cameron:

Small Axe breakout Amarah-Jae St. Aubyn on the radical romance and reggae of Lovers Rock

Amarah-Jae St. Aubyn makes her screen debut in Lovers Rock— a Steve McQueen Small Axe film—and it's a doozy. We spoke to the actor about immersing herself in the film's early-'80s party atmosphere and the unforgettable scene set to Janet Kay's "Silly Games." → Read More

Letitia Wright on Small Axe, Steve McQueen, and the importance of committing history to film

Black Panther's Letitia Wright stars in Mangrove, the first of Steve McQueen's Small Axe film anthology. We spoke to the actor about its urgent relevance to the Black Lives Matter movement, and why McQueen is a director she's always wanted to work with. → Read More

What are you reading in November?

On our shelves this month: A Deadly Education by Naomi Novik, Ghoster by Jason Arnopp, and A Field Guide To Internet Boyfriends by Esther Zuckerman → Read More

5 new releases we love: Elton John opens the vault, AC/DC is back from the dead, and more

Along with the two titans of pop and hard rock, great new music from Masego, Doma Molchat, and Kylie Minogue. → Read More

Shangela on Beyoncé, Emmanuelle, and what's next for We're Here

Drag superstar Shangela's kept busy in the strange year that is 2020, but she still made time for a round of our 11 Questions. The performer discusses formative albums, Spotify's Halleloo Happy Hour, her hilarious Spirit Awards performance, and so much more. → Read More

The Craft: Legacy writer-director Zoe Lister-Jones discusses that surprising final scene

Spoilers abound in our interview with The Craft: Legacy writer-director Zoe Lister-Jones, who tells us about her relationship with the 1996 original, and explains the film's final scene, which connects it to the original in some very exciting ways. → Read More

How The Craft: Legacy cast members channel their witchy energy

The A.V. Club spoke with the charming cast of The Craft: Legacy—including Cailee Spaeny, Lovie Simone, Zoey Luna, Gideon Adlon, David Duchovny, and Michelle Monaghan—and learned what inspires each of them to harness the power of their inner witches. → Read More

How do the best horror scores scare the crap out of us with just a few notes?

In the spirit of Horrors Week, The A.V. Club’s Why We Love explores the power of horror movie scores, remembering the times film music has gotten under our skin. Guests Lin Shaye, Stephen Tobolowsky, Aya Cash, Michael Abels, Joseph Bishara, and more weigh in. → Read More

Ann Dowd on Rebecca, The Handmaid’s Tale, and the decision that changed her career

With her new role in Netflix's Rebecca, Ann Dowd reflects on an impressive career, from The Leftovers to Hereditary and beyond. → Read More

After working with the Coens and Noah Baumbach, Elizabeth Marvel landed a hell of a comic-book gig

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is lucky to have finally landed Elizabeth Marvel. The legendary actor—who made a name for herself in New York theater—has an ability to disappear into her work. In Random Roles, we discuss Fargo, Unbelievable, Helstrom, and more. → Read More

Laura Dern and Pete Souza discuss The Way I See It and the Laura Dern Sitting Challenge

Former White House photographer Pete Souza, is the subject of the timely new documentary, The Way I See It. Souza, along with producer Laura Dern, spoke to The A.V. Club about the film's urgent message, and weighed in on TikTok's Laura Dern Sitting Challenge. → Read More

Shithouse’s Dylan Gelula says it’s high time celebrities stopped dressing up for Halloween

The hilarious Dylan Gelula also chastises pet Instagram accounts, praises the sexiness of Tim Curry in Rocky Horror Picture Show, and calls into question the legacy of our suspiciously prolific founding father, Benjamin Franklin. → Read More

John Reynolds and Sunita Mani on finding hope and high-maintenance pouffes in Save Yourselves!

Save Yourselves! may be a sci-fi comedy about the end of the world, but that doesn't mean it's entirely hopeless. Stars Sunita Mani and John Reynolds share what positivity can be found in the movie, and dish on their diva-like co-stars. → Read More

5 new releases we love: The National’s Matt Berninger goes solo, METZ gets raw, and more

Plus, great new releases from METZ, Bartees Strange, Gia Woods, and the latest single from Victor Internet. → Read More

5 new releases we love: Westside Gunn’s victory party, Dolly Parton’s holiday, and more

Plus, new music from Shamir, Fitz And The Tantrums, Joji—and Dolly Parton's here to get you ready for the holidays. → Read More

Gugu Mbatha-Raw on Misbehaviour, “San Junipero,” and becoming a pop star for Beyond The Lights

From stately period dramas to nervy political thrillers to gonzo space operas, talented actor Gugu Mbatha-Raw has proven herself a game-for-anything screen presence whose star has only just begun to rise. → Read More

SNL’s Chris Redd believes aliens are trolling us with crop circles

In this round of 11 Questions, SNL and Scare Me star Chris Redd sings the praises of Ludacris, warns us that famous people always cancel dinner plans, wonders if crop circles are just aliens trolling us, and creates a candle that smells like justice. → Read More

5 new releases we love: SuperM pops, Public Enemy rages, and more

SuperM's debut album drops and Public Enemy roars back, along with new records from Sylvan Esso, Tim Heidecker, and Sad13. → Read More

Paris Hilton says making the This Is Paris doc was like therapy

Paris Hilton and the filmmakers of the YouTube Originals' This Is Paris preview the documentary's "unfiltered" look at the star's life, and explain the surprising differences between “Paris Hilton, the character” and “Paris Hilton, the person.” → Read More

5 new releases we love: Angel Olsen aches, Troye Sivan blooms, and more

Plus, great new music from Dolly Valentine, Tobe Nwigwe, and Gabrielle Marlena. → Read More