Lance Armstrong is stripped of his seven Tour de France titles.
And Jacques Audiard’s stupid Rust and Bone is tops at the BFI London Film Festival.
J. Hoberman on faking it.
Our own Andrew Schenker has written a novel, Potboiler. You can purchase it here.
And from David Ehrenstein comes a book about Roman Polanski.
Six novels selected for prize to recognize the century’s “best of the best.”
Nick Pinkerton has money problems.
Sight & Sound’s Isabel Stevens chats with Benh Zeitlin.
Phil Coldiron on the love and the unknowable in Raya Martin’s films.
Two Pussy Riot members shipped to Soviet-era Russian prison camps.
Happy birthday Joan:
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