Philip Roth wins Man Booker International Prize in disputed decision.
From Cannes, reviews of Lars von Trier’s Melancholia are trickling in.
Related: The 10 most controversial things von Trier said at the film’s press conference.
For Alt Screen, Dan Callahan on the various incarnations of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Manohla Dargis interviews Dan Talbot.
M.I.A. emphatically requests that you chill out.
A guy goes to a farmers market and busy a copy of Alexander Payne’s Election and it turns out to be an original cut of the film with an alternate ending, which he subsequently uploads to the Internets, available for everyone to watch here.
A gay-rights activist showers Newt Gingrich…in glitter. The video below:
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