The nominations for the 27th Film Independent Spirit Awards were announced this morning in Los Angeles, and Jeff Nichols’s Take Shelter and Hazanavicius’s The Artist (which few realized was eligible) led the pack with 5 nods a piece.
Conrad Murray is sentenced to four years.
Herman Cain denies
having a face allegation of 13-year affair.
Carey Mulligan explains how she got Steve McQueen’s attention.
Explore the first book about James Gray.
Don’t put your sperm under your laptop.
Christopher Hitchens explains how Republicans benefit from their gaffes.
James Stewart is better than the Muppets.
Didn’t PJ Harvey record one of her most critically acclaimed albums in 2011?
The Eye blog takes a look at Edward McKnight Kauffer’s titles for Alfred Hitchcock’s silent thriller The Lodger.
Martin Scorsese talks to himself.
From 1972, Ken Russell rebuts Pauline Kael’s “The Citizen Kane Book.”
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