Rahm Emanuel is elected mayor of Chicago, avoiding a runoff by securing 55% of the vote.
Peter Biskind on Mel Gibson’s rude behavior.
Robert Koehler reviews Béla Tarr’s The Turin Horse.
ABC, are you listening? Matt Zoller Seitz knows how you can fix V.
Apparently, The King’s Speech and the UK Naked Men porn Snookered shared an art director.
Mary Elizabeth Williams explains why Belinda Carlisle couldn’t get laid backstage.
Paul Brunick considers Joseph McBride’s landmark biographies and the craft of film scholarship.
To Kenji Fujishima, John Luther Adams’s Inuksuit is the equivalent of Jacques Tati’s Playtime.
Report decries lack of paid parental leave in the United States of Family Values.
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