HBO's Roman Polanski ProblemA crucial scene of a celebrated documentary turns out to be wrong.
The Real Pellicano StoryDid the private eye intimidate alleged rape victims on behalf of a client?
The Oscar NominationsOnce again, there are lots of films that most people haven't seen and don't care about.
Here Come the Directors!The writers' strike gets more complex. Plus: Will Spielberg ankle the Beijing Olympics?
A Strike Without Movie StarsWhy are A-listers like George Clooney, Tom Hanks, and Brad Pitt avoiding the picket lines?
Indiana Jones and the Temple of IdiocyAn extra gives away key plot details of the upcoming movie.
You Don't Want To Do ThisHow Anthony Pellicano talked Dominick Dunne out of getting revenge.
Viacom Family FeudAre Sumner Redstone and his daughter heading into King Lear territory?
Does NBC Really Have an Office Spinoff?Also: Gaming out the Conan, Fallon, Leno, and Kimmel late-night musical chairs.
The Dark Knight Without Heath LedgerHow will Warner Bros. sell a summer blockbuster marked by tragedy?
American Gladiators To Crush Writers' Strike? Reality shows are holding up well for the networks.
Trouble With The Kite RunnerA rape scene creates all kinds of problems for three Afghan child actors.
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So they added a little self-immolation.
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Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough So they added a little self-immolation.
Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War
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The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.
Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore, and Schools Are Getting Worried
The Good Wife Is Cynical, Thrilling, and Grown-Up. It’s Also TV’s Best Drama.
What Happened at Slate This Week? The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.