The luminous architecture of Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life.
Remembering Paul McCartney's cinematic sins.
Body versus mind in Aronofsky’s Black Swan.
The PRI's effect on Mexican film.
A critique of Complices.
Why Scorsese's still got it.
A review of Up in the Air and why love will destroy you.
We Were Once a Fairytale: Spike Jonze and Kanye West's strange new film.
Inglorious Basterds and Tarantino's many cinematic fathers.
Neill Blomkamp’s questionable handling of segregation and stereotypes.
The ways of the knuckleball, baseball's oddest pitch.
If you give a poet a beer and cable news....
The New York Times columnist on his new book Bad Religion.
Sexism in the supreme court.
Love, tragedy, transcendence, and a red balloon.