Oliver Stone is less crazy after all these years.
Court acts to dissolve Egypt’s parliament.
A complete guide to hipster racism.
Chris Brown and Drake bring bottles to a Rihanna fight.
The allure of the mug shot.
Game of Thrones showrunners apologize for Bush’s head on spike.
Why theme parks need movie tent poles too.
The ReRun Gastropub Theater is closed for renovation.
Geoffrey O’Brien on the sublime horrors of Ridley Scott. Whatever, Geoffrey.
Michiko Kakutani reviews Dave Eggers’s A Hologram for the King.
Scott Foundas writes belatedly on Carlos Reygadas and Leos Carax’s new films.
Lady Gaga’s perfume smells like a dramatic 17-year-old (not “blood and semen”).
Thomas Pynchon allows novels to be sold as e-books.
Some never-before-seen flesh can be seen in this new Magic Mike red band trailer:
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