Rising despair in the Philippines as officials struggle to get aid to victims.
J. Hoberman named New York Times video columnist.
Simon Abrams interviews Paolo Sorrentino.
Dave Eggers reviews Jonathan Miles’s Want Not.
Lady Gaga’s art rave: a pop artist in search of something bigger.
This week, Michael Koresky’s time machine lands in the silent-film era.
A racist, homophobic dinosaur from The Washington Post on Chris Christie’s tea-party problem.
Matt Zoller Seitz lists eight great TV series (or miniseries) you probably haven’t seen.
Lesbians react to sex scenes in Blue Is the Warmest Color:
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