Tag: Michael Cohen

  • Laws, Shmaws: Conservatives Contort Selves to Paint Trump as Winner in Manafort-Cohen Cases

    It seems like a long, long time ago that conservatives were America’s “law and order” people. Last Tuesday’s revelation that former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen had flipped and was implicating Trump in hush money payments — along with the multiple guilty verdicts obtained against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort — had the brethren talking […]

  • Meet the Creator of the Fake Michael Cohen Subway Ad

    This week, subway riders may have been surprised during their morning commutes to see a Dr. Zizmor–esque ad for another now-familiar face: “Michael Cohen, Attorney-at-Law. Got Problems? Call ‘The Fixer,’ ” the ad copy reads, above a checklist of services rendered — “Hush Payments, Physical Threats, Pay Off Porn Stars, Playboy Bunnies” — and the […]

  • The Bleakly Funny It Was You Charlie Boasts a Great Central Performance

    You’d have to be pint-sized to get stuck in between a partially opened window and the windowsill when trying to leap to your death. This happens to Abner (Michael D. Cohen) in the first few minutes of It Was You Charlie, Emmanuel Shirinian’s bleakly funny debut. Abner, a former art teacher-turned-seething, lonely doorman, is an […]

  • Them

    The French import Them opens with the written statement “These events are based on a true story,” then drops into a nail-biting sequence in which a mother and daughter are creepily disposed of on a desolate road in the middle of the night. The next day, schoolteacher Clementine (Olivia Bonamy) and her writer boyfriend Lucas […]