Martin Bashir resigns from MSNBC over Palin comments.
Jonathan Rosenbaum on the season of critical inflation.
Mark Harris on the Oscar race that’s finally heating up.
If J. Hoberman had had a New York Film Critics Circle vote this year.
Aaron Cutler on some of the year’s great film restorations.
Richard Corliss ranks the year’s best movies.
Jordan Hoffman ranks the Coen brothers’ movies.
David Bowie would rather be high:
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