Donkey KongsYour film critic defends himself from charges of knee-jerk liberalism and racism.
Kimono DragonsOnly the bitchery clicks in Memoirs of a Geisha. Plus, a splendidly intimate Narnia.
Laugh Laugh Scream ScreamThe Legend of Zorro and Kiss Kiss Bang Bang teeter deftly between giggles and thrills. Plus, Mr. Sulu and The Weather Man.
Sons and MuggersIn Elizabethtown, Cameron Crowe mourns a lost father; in Domino, Tony Scott is like a predatory uncle.
24-Carrot BlissWallace & Gromit cheese off a Were-Rabbit, Clooney has a Good Night, and Baumbach harpoons a squid and a whale.
Cleveland’s Worst In the Tamir Rice shooting and other travesties, why do good police officers stand behind their reckless colleagues?
The Semi-Retirement Myth Don’t buy the tales of meaningful work into your 70s. Your retirement is inevitable—and bleaker than the last generation’s.
In Sickness and in Health, Send Pics Prudie advises a woman whose husband pressures her to sext.
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CPS Finds "Free-Range" Parents Responsible for Unsubstantiated Child Neglect. Now What?
The Walking Dead Podcast Listen to an early release of Slate's recap of Episode 12, "Remember."