Bill Clinton delivers impassioned plea for Barack Obama’s second term.
Human-rights group alleges U.S. waterboarded Muammar Gaddafi opponents.
Scott Foundas chats with Paul Thomas Anderson.
Lady Gaga’s new album smells like Björk.
It’s only September but AMPAS is naming some awards winners.
Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke, and Richard Linklater are possibly done shooting Before Midnight.
Kelly Candaele of the Los Angeles Review of Books reports from the DNC.
J. Hoberman on Barack Obama’s evil twin.
60 awkward dinner table scenes.
Paul Ryan’s critics (and defenders) are missing the point.
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