Still, it's more polished than its predecessor
Jennifer Lawrence is both on fire and in the process of becoming, and it’s magnificent to watch.
Erika Brechtel's kid is only 3 years old, but she knows the perils of being raised by a fashion blogger. "Mom, put your iPad down," she'll say. Or rather, scream: "Mom! Put! Your! iPad! Down!" Brechtel, 38, is a mom, homeowner and full-time graphic designer married to "a workaholic architect husban ... More >>
Since Monday, after you read our conversation with Andy Bowers, executive producer of Slate's Culture Gabfest podcast, you've probably been wondering, "Who won the Granola Off competition?" The answer is not Gabfest host Stephen Metcalf. How do we know this? First of all we listened to the podca ... 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 >>
Wrong-man thriller goes thud
Creatives and emerging talent have a fierce friend in president of nonprofit
Also, The Class, Of Time and the City, Sam's Lake, Underworld: Rise of the Lycans
Also, The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, Dear Zachary and more
A boys-to-men movie not made by Judd Apatow
Oliver Stone assigns motive to Dubya's M.O., but who cares?
Also, Felon and A Very British Gangster
Also, Homo Erectus, Garden Party and more
Also, Meet Bill, Quid Pro Quo and more
Also, The Killing of John Lennon and Les Claypool's directorial debut
Including Invincible, How to Eat Fried Worms, Buzz and more.
For the week of March 31-April 6
Seabiscuit, that is, and Buffalo Soldiers