Sure, there were missiles in Cuba. But what about the film critics' awards?
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50 Cent and Rick Ross have a beef. Will it be settled with guns? Actually, it will more likely be settled with internet videos and rapid response units. What what? Erik Parker explains the new state of the art. Burial societies are supposed to assure their members of a grave when their time comes. ... More >>
Backed by producer Paul Mezey, a group of like-minded filmmakers work outside of the indie machine
Charles Burnett's much revered, rarely seen South Central-set film finally gets its theatrical due
Preserving the Wealth
The God of Small Things
MOMA's New Gramercy Address
Rohinton Mistry's 'Family Matters'
East Meets West (Coast) in Anoushka Shankar