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Wes Anderson makes another quirky father-figure flick—but with a big-league budget this time.
Martin Scorsese’s Howard Hughes biopic is daringly disturbing
Parker Posey talks about getting some action
Ken Tucker’s top ten movies of the year
Sean Penn on Jack, Al, and other influences.
How ‘Lemony Snicket’ grew from a friendly goof to a blockbuster
La Cage aux Folles isn’t great, but it’s good enough on musical-starved Broadway.
The career-spanning U2 iTunes collection exposes the band’s latest album’s lack of innovation
A conversation with folkie Joanna Newsom.
An A-list cast is the highlight of the Met’s excellent Rodelinda.
Oscar viewers will be relieved to know that Billy Crystal’s lucrative new solo show is better than his recent award-hosting stints
August Wilson’s Gem of the Ocean is a big, bustling mess.
Jason Biggs’s contract must require him to simulate sex whenever he appears, even in a role calling for a Yankees yarmulke.
Bernie Kerik’s brilliant career, O.J., the musical?, and more.
Pass the Esberitox: Expert advice on weathering holiday parties
The race to be the new Dan Rather vs. the race to be the new James Bond.
It’s not even here yet, but we’re already its slaves.
Subway motormen confront subway suicides
The company took itself out of the computer business right after it got into it.
The falling dollar might be bad news for your vacation plans, but it doesn’t have to be for your portfolio