Venice Film Festival jury yanks top prize from The Master.
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Read an exclusive excerpt from Salman Rushdie’s upcoming memoir.
William Moggridge, designer and laptop pioneer, dies at 69
NFL female ref Shannon Eastin makes history.
How did the big screen become linked to a crime scene?
Charles Taylor and Stephanie Zacharek curl up to a few fall home-video releases.
Sun Tzu’s The Art of War as a survival guide for the prisoner.
When a Kickstarter campaign fails, does anyone get the money back?
Teacher strike begins in Chicago amid signs that deal isn’t close.
David Edelstein reviews Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master.
A Breaking Bad fan tribute:
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