Seminal alternative rock group R.E.M., once arguably the biggest band in the world, called it quits Wednesday after 31 years and 15 albums together.
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences on Wednesday issued a new set of rules limiting how studios and filmmakers can tout their movies to voters this season.
Manohla Dargis yearns for the good old days when directors were anonymous hires instead of beloved auteurs who sometimes say and do the darnedest, most awful things.
For Salon, our own Phillip Maciak on Ted Danson gambling his late-career renaissance on the conventional CSI.
A South African spreads the word among the illiterate.
Internet inventor Al Gore tells a tech conference that the iPhone 5 will be available next month.
Troy Davis put to death after Supreme Court denies his last-ditch appeal.
Peter Bogdanovich takes a look at Edgar G. Ulmer’s Bluebeard.
Hot off the presses, David Lynch’s Viennale trailer:
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