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Friday, Sept. 28
How do you examine the nature of time on film? VICE and Grolsch Film Works asked three filmmakers -- Russia's Alexy Fedorchenko, the U.S.' Harmony Korine and Poland's Jan Kwiecinski -- to do just that in three 30-minut ... More >>
What is it about Slate's weekly Culture Gabfest podcast that makes it so entertaining, sometimes exasperating and yet always compulsively listenable? Maybe it's that the hosts -- Slate's critic-at-large Stephen Metcalf, movie critic Dana Stevens and deputy editor Julia Turner -- are your know-it-all ... More >>
Sacha Baron Cohen is The DictatorWe know -- you're excited about The Dark Knight Rises. And The Avengers. And Hunger Games. So are we. We're also excited about a lot of other movies whose marketing campaigns have not inundated us with white noise (yet). Allow us to suggest a few more films to ... More >>