"A World Without Waterworlds: Whatever happened to the box-office bomb?" by Tom Shone. Posted Tuesday, July 13, 2010.
"The Silence of the Silents: A heroic wiki project to identify lost and orphaned films," by Paul Collins. Posted Thursday, July 8, 2010.
"The Best Movies Never Made: Orson Welles as Christ, Paul McCartney as Frodo, Al Pacino as Noriega, and seven other near-misses," by Abby McGanney Nolan. Posted Friday, June 25, 2010.
"Remember Dick Tracy? It had Warren Beatty. Al Pacino. Madonna. Songs by Sondheim," by Keith Phipps. Posted Monday, June 21, 2010.
"Pixar's Secret Weapon: John Ratzenberger," by Dan Kois. Posted Thursday, June 17, 2010.
"The Real Deal: The unjustly unheralded Michael Winterbottom blurs the line between fiction and documentary," by James Verini. Posted Tuesday, June 15, 2010.
"The Genius of Jackie Chan: He's a Cinematic artist on par with Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton," by Grady Hendrix. Posted June 10, 2010.
" Go See Breathless: Godard's debut reinvented the movies, and it's never looked better," by Nathan Heller. Posted June 8, 2010.
TODAY IN SLATE
Justice Ginsburg’s Crucial Dissent in the Texas Voter ID Case
The Jarring Experience of Watching White Americans Speak Frankly About Race
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The Most Ingenious Teaching Device Ever Invented
Sprawl, Decadence, and Environmental Ruin in Nevada
You Should Be Able to Sell Your Kidney
Or at least trade it for something.
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- Supreme Court Allows Texas Law That Accepts Handgun Permits but not College IDs to Vote
An All-Female Mission to Mars
As a NASA guinea pig, I verified that women would be cheaper to launch than men.