Synecdoche, New York
If we don't "go to the movies" in any form, our minds wither and sicken.
Errol Morris names his best movie; Celebrity impersonators on Twitter; Rise of Cryptopticon; Rise of the Christian film; Scientology's final say on "Going Clear."
The strange unraveling of Cinderella; Kimmy Schmidt skewers empowerment culture; Charles Grodin's fine art of reaction; Putting "use" back in fair use; Yoga pants are ruining women.
Abel Ferrara on "Ms. 45"; Advice "Deadwood"-style; Why "The Jinx" could be bad for documentaries; "Life Just Is" is worth a look; Joan Scheckel on The Technique.
Film's most feminist monster; Minority voices in games and tech; "Pretty Woman" at 25; Ranking the "Taken" knock-offs; An oral history of Weird Al's "UHF."
Harry Potter and the Twelve-Year Boyhood; Can 'Insurgent' spark a male rebellion?; Salon's Patton Oswalt peace summit; The real world set of "Hunger Games"; Don't say this to couples without children.
Lizzie Velasquez doc premieres at SXSW; Nobody spoiled "The Jinx"; How did my fellow Irish-Americans get so disgusting?; The changing—and unchanging—structure of TV; What's ruining Austin.
Ultimate breaks and beats; Can sexual fantasy be filmed?; Adult sympathies of "Breakfast Club"; American patriotism getting out of hand; Memories of Selma.
"Cinderella" (1950) VS "Cinderella" (2015); Ethan Hawke tries to figure it out; Why Twitter is important for celebrities; Yale acquires blockbuster VHS collection; RIP Michael Graves.
Will Hollywood learn from the death of Sarah Jones?; Conflict of interest in the digital age; What you didn't know about Albert Maysles; CIA campaign to steal Apple's secrets; What happened to Travolta.
R.I.P. Albert Maysles; What ISIS really wants; Silencing "India's Daughter"; Ford's crash stirs subconscious fears; Profile of "Hangover" producer Scott Budnick, advocate for prison reform.