Nigerian author Chinua Achebe dies at 82.
Women in the Senate.
The Cannes Film Festival gets a poster and promo.
Michelle Shocked controversy continues: the damning audio transcript.
Karina Longworth wonders if it’s too late for Al Pacino.
Sigur Rós announce new album Kveikur and share video for “Brennisteinn.”
Facebook users disgusted as “child porn” video received 16,000 shares and 4,000 likes.
Get your new Cinema Scope while its hot.
Inside the turmoil on the set of Jane Got a Gun.
Pope calls Argentine kosk owner to cancel paper delivery.
Read the speech Tilda Swinton gave at the opening of the V&A Museum’s David Bowie exhibit.
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