The nominees for this year’s Independent Spirit Awards have been announced.
Meanwhile, Rhianna scores her first number-one album.
Paul Feig selects his favorite Criterions.
John Semley defends Justin Bieber’s overall troll.
A festival is recast by politics at home.
The Self-Styled Siren gives some props to some bookish cinephiles.
The Hobbit world premiere draws stars, thousands of fans, rave reviews.
Stupid white guys on Fox try to tap into why a stupid fad is so stupidly popular.
Richard Brody on Satyajit Ray’s Distant Thunder:
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