In Tucson over the weekend, an American tragedy: At a “Congress on Your Corner” event being hosted by Arizona State Representative Gabrielle Giffords, a 22-year-old man, Jared Loughner, went ballistic, shooting the congresswoman in the head before taking aim at people in the crowd. Among the victims: a Giffords aide and a nine-year-old girl born on 9/11. The Huffington Post provides a timeline of the events until now.
Peter Yates passed away over the weekend in London. He was 82.
Michael Mann, Oliver Stone, and Baz Luhrmann, who is thinking of shooting his upcoming production of The Great Gatsby in 3D, ponder the future of film.
The last major critics group to announce their winners this awards season, the National Society of Film Critics have chosen David Fincher’s The Social Network as their favorite movie of 2010, shocking absolutely no one.
Lena Dunham has gotten the green light to executive produce her new series, Girls, for HBO.
A genius Mary Poppins-esque photographer is discovered post-mortem:
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