Posts Tagged: J.J. Abrams

The Rumpus Review of 10 Cloverfield Lane


To hell with alien attacks; cinematically speaking, Hollywood’s destroying itself just fine. ...more

The Saturday Rumpus Review: Star Wars: The Force Awakens


However, it’s taken me too long to say: The Force Awakens really is a fun and breathtaking movie ...more

A Story Unfolds in the Marginalia


After finding a paperback novel strewn on an airport bench with the note: “To whomever finds this book—please read it, take it somewhere, and leave it for someone else to find it” written inside, J.J. Abrams became fascinated with the “romantic idea that you could leave a book with a message for someone.”

Abrams partnered with Doug Dorst to produce “S,” a novel that includes the notes of two readers in the margins, as well as postcards, photographs, letters, newspaper clippings, and a map written on a napkin from a coffee shop.