Writing a critique of Seth MacFarlane's duties as Oscar host on the website of The New Yorker this morning, Amy Davidson found herself defending Chris Brown. At least sort of. "Relationships are complicated," she wrote in the midst of a stern rebuke of MacFarlane's Chris Brown/Rhianna joke, "and it ... More >>
This year's NYFF manages both. Plus: Our best of the fest
It's baby-mama drama in Baltimore
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Crime Pays in "French Crime Wave" series.
Richard Brody offers a massive biography of the original auteur
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