Windows 8 is a big, beautiful, slightly shaky step forward for Microsoft.
Jafar Panahi and lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh win Sakharov Prize for human rights.
The film locations of Rosemary’s Baby, then and now.
Andrew O’Hehir asks, “Have horror movies hit a new golden age?”
Random House and Penguin are negotiating a merger…
...and the news sparks a meme: Random Penguin!
The hazards for independent Chinese cinema.
A Friday-morning boo from Reverse Shot.
Jen Yamato interviews Jim Sturgess.
Colin Powell endorses Obama.
Lena Dunham on your first time:
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