Marilyn Monroe is selected as the icon of the 2012 Cannes Film Festival.
Mitt Romney has a big night, but so does Barack Obama.
Once film-focused, Netflix transitions to TV shows.
Ben Simington on Werner Herzog’s innovative use of music.
Watch Lindsay Lohan’s SNL promos.
Senator Olympia Snowe to retire in blow to GOP.
Whitney Houston’s death will be ruled an accident.
Jonathan Demme is set to collaborate with Wallace Shawn and André Gregory.
Fox News is rooting for America to fail.
The world’s most beautiful cars.
Is menopause going the way of the Dodo?
25 suspected hackers arrested in international raids; no word if any were involved in Slant Magazine’s recent hacking woes.
The Weinstein Company has encountered a new hurdle with their documentary Bully.
David Bordwell ponders the move from films to files.
Below, the video for Gorillaz’s “DoYaThing”:
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