Gabrielle Giffords utters her first words since the assassination attempt on her life.
Show House contributor Miriam Bale some love this Saturday when she’ll be screening Leo McCarey’s Ruggles at Red Cap alongside the director’s Let’s Go Native (a “loosey-goosey, slightly softcore musical” according to Miriam) at the 92YTribeca Screening Room.
Couldn’t have said it better than our own Matthew Cole: ” Do you ever think that Mad Men would be a better show if it had more in the way of ’Sophoclean geometry’? In The New York Review of Books, classicist/memoirist/pop culturist Daniel Mendelsohn throws himself in front of AMC’s critical juggernaut.”
Lars-Olav Beier and Martin Wolf, for Spiegel Online, on the victimization of Jafar Panahi by a paranoid regime.
Guitar Hero gets the ax.
Roger Ebert on the worthlessness of Internet snipers.
For Mirror: Motion Picture Commentary, Kartina Richardson studies Monica Vitti’s use of blackface in L’Eclisse.
Richard Brody’s DVD of the Week is A Letter to Three Wives:
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