Karen Black dies at 74.
A remembrance from Dan Callahan.
Spike Jonze’s Her to close this year’s New York Film Festival.
Anne Helen Petersen on the ecstasy of Hedy Lamarr.
John Boehner tweeks link attacking Obamacare, actually exposes Republican sabotage of law.
The rise and fall of Katharine Hepburn’s fake accent.
Michael Atkinson continues his countdown of the best, most challenging experimental films.
Apparently Oprah Winfrey is too black to buy an expensive purse.
Cliff Martinez on scoring for Steven Soderbergh, Nicolas Winding Refn, and others.
The teaser for George Clooney’s new film stuggests a smug shitstorm is a comin’:
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