Un-American ActivitiesJohn Ford’s Westerns, Hitchcock’s North by Northwest, Woody Allen’s Upper East Side: American movies used to be set in America. Not anymore.
In Praise of the Golden GlobesThey’re more fun than the Oscars, and they pick better winners, too.
“Woman: The Other Alien in Alien”Why are academics so obsessed with Ridley Scott’s movie and its sequels? Plus: An Alien bibliography.
The Return of Silent CinemaThe Artist isn’t the only movie harkening back to the time before talkies.
The Ferguson Effect Chief Justice Roberts rules against police abuse at the Supreme Court. Maybe he finally gets it.
The Comcast–Time Warner Merger Will Create a Cable and Internet Behemoth. Here’s What You Need to Know.
One of Monday’s Pulitzer Prize Winners Left Journalism Because It Couldn’t Pay His Rent. Now He’s in PR.
Mad Men Zinger of the Week: “The Forecast” Slate’s TV Club writers pick their favorite Mad Men lines of the episode.
Golden Status The Warriors are the best team since Jordan’s Bulls. Why aren’t they respected as such?