Singer Mindy McCready commits suicide.
Oscar Pistorius faces premeditated murder charge but denies intent to kill girlfriend.
Israeli sniper posts photo of child in crosshairs.
The Vatican will continue to come to the pope’s defense.
Iran protests Berlinale prize for Jafar Panahi’s Closed Curtain.
Beyoncé’s Life Is But a Dream quotes as inspirational posters.
Michael Koresky makes time for Emmanuelle Riva in Hiroshima Mon Amour.
Clive Davis comes out.
Dennis Lim chats with Nina Hoss.
Listen to Thom Andersen.
David Fincher’s music video for Justin Timberlake’s “Suit & Tie”:
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