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Cannes Film Review: ‘Becoming Cary Grant’

Cary Grant’s inner life, including his experiments with LSD, is a ripe topic for a documentary, but this one trips along the surface. Owen Gleiberman writes: “Becoming Cary Grant” is a catchy title for an inside Hollywood documentary. It [...]

[VIDEO] Documentary: ‘Revolution’ (1968)

It’s hard to imagine a moment remotely similar in the history of the human race. Between 1966 and 1969, LSD was still semi-legal and becoming hugely popular, as much a middle class rage as Twitter is now, turning an entire demographic from [...]

Flashback: ‘Wild in the Streets’, 1968

J. Hoberman writes: A scurrilous political satire, “Wild in the Streets” opened in the spring of 1968 and played more or less continuously in drive-ins and grindhouse theaters throughout that convulsive election year. Opposition to the Vietnam [...]

[VIDEO] This is Your Brain on Acid (Seriously)

Dr. David Nutt on what the first brain imaging study of humans on LSD reveals about mental health and human consciousness. Reason is the planet’s leading source of news, politics, and culture from a libertarian perspective. Go to reason.com [...]

Cary Grant: How 100 Acid Trips in ‘Changed my Life’

At the height of his fame, Cary Grant turned to LSD therapy for help. He later claimed the drug saved him, but did it also spell the end of his career? Xan Brooks writes: In the late 1950s, at the height of his fame, Cary Grant set off on a trip [...]