It’s official: Lady Gaga claims the 1,000th Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 with “Born This Way.”
The Asia Society announces a tribute to Jafar Panahi.
Justin Bieber fans launch Twitter attack on Esperanza Spalding.
Dennis Lim says that somber themes dominate this year’s Berlinale.
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A few cine giants are lining up their next projects: Martin Scorsese will shoot the Jesuit drama Silence before The Wolf of Wall Street; Abbas Kiarostami to cast Aoi Miyazaki in new Japan-set film, The End; and Apichatpong Weerasethakul is reportedly following up Uncle Boonme Who Can Recall His Past Lives with Mekong Hotel, possibly starring Tilda Swinton.
The digital downloading of movies will not be the death of theatrical projection any more than home video has been.
Matt Zoller Seitz wants us to meet the worst new television show of 2011.
The lineup for this year’s New Directors/New Films has been announced.
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