Quentin TarantinoHas one of the most overrated directors of the '90s become one of the most underrated of the aughts?
On the OffensiveAfter Brüno, Hollywood depictions of gays may never be the same. That's a good thing.
Fugue InterstateLost Highway—the O.J. Simpson story by way of Vertigo as imagined by David Lynch—finally comes to DVD.
David Lynch Goes DigitalWhy Inland Empire is better on your TV than it was on the big screen.
Up in the AirA slick Hollywood star vehicle dressed up by a mediocre filmmaker to look like an emblematic chronicle of our tough economic times.
What, Exactly, Is Slumdog Millionaire?Is it a) a portrait of the real India, b) a Bollywood-style melodrama, c) a fairy tale, or d) a stylishly shot collection of clichés?
Bigger, Louder, More FrogsHow Paul Thomas Anderson sets himself apart from Hollywood's other wunderkinds.
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Politicians brag about their ignorance while making ignorant decisions.
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The autonomous Google car may never actually happen.
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