Cease-fire deal elusive in Gaza conflict as U.S. widens its role.
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Manohla Dargis and A.O. Scott discuss all those darn movies shunning storytelling conventions.
7 states hat could legalize gay marriage next.
The hazards of growing up painlessly.
The Hollywood Reporter apologizes for role in McCarthy-era blacklist.
Frank Ocean refuses to call himself “bisexual.”
Deborah Treisman interviews Alice Munro.
Rihanna scores her 12th Hot 100 No. 1 single.
Chuck Stephens reviews Criterion’s new Eclipse set on Shochiku horror.
A behind-the-scenes featurette on the making of The Grandmasters we also wish was in English:
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