20 directors to watch according to Manohla Dargis and A.O. Scott.
Academy’s Governors Awards selections generate applause, raise questions.
Bombing Syria: a running guide to the debate.
Predicting what will happen in Breaking Bad’s final four episodes from their titles.
Godfrey Cheshire reviews Winnie Mandela starring Jennifer Hudson and Terrence Howard.
Michael Atkinson reflects on Mark Rappaport’s Local Color.
Roger Ebert: the last film critic who mattered?
The premiere of Tsai Ming-liang’s Stray Dogs leads to political controversy, talk of retirement.
Matthew Connolly checks out a few titles from this year’s NewFest.
Song of the summer, people:
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