J.J. Abrams to direct Star Wars: Episode VII.
Andrew Bujalski wins a prize at Sundance.
Manohla Dargis on the independent voices drowned out by the Sundance buzz.
Slamdance announces jury and audience winners.
Janet Napolitano warns of cyber 9/11.
Obama to name security adviser Denis McDonogh as chief of staff.
Roger Ebert chats with Al Pacino, Christopher Walken, and Alan Arkin.
Gay marriage bill approved in Rhode Island House vote.
Coachella has a lineup.
The trailer for the Coen brothers’ Inside Llewyn Davis:
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