Nothing here deserves to be characterized as morbid. Indeed, quite the opposite.
The legacy of "Empire Records"; BuzzFeed's secret weapon; A thousand years of the Persian book; Female characters in film; The Persona of 3 Women on Mulholland Dr.
Nude photo hacking is a sex crime; 13 things you never noticed in Wes Anderson films; Lars von Trier's new TV show; Whit Sillman's 'Cosmopolitans'; Patton Oswalt quits Twitter.
"Life Itself" among year's best films; Dismal summer box office; Cary Elwes on "The Princess Bride"; Not wild about "Wild"; 21 films to see this fall.
The right kind of 90s nostalgia; Cynthia Rothrock: Expendabelle; Favorite Fincher moments; Ten underrated 2014 performances; Chatting with Whit Stillman.
David Chase comments on Tony Soprano's fate; How writers find their voices; The 'Star Wars' Lucas wants to forget; 20 overlooked 60s thrillers; Hollywood's new hit factory.
Patty McCormack in "The Bad Seed"; Congress harasses Laverne Cox; Remembering Richard Attenborough; Frank Miller's Dark Night; Reflections on "One Hour Photo."
Dangers facing journalists like James Foley; 11 things that shouldn’t be said to black people; Mara Wilson on Robin Williams; Reflections on "The Big Sleep"; R.I.P. Leonard Maltin’s Movie Guide.
Roderick Heath on "We Are the Best!"; The whiplash of journalism; Hollywood's secret sequel economy; Chatting with Seth Meyers; Kirk Douglas on Lauren Bacall.
"Let's Be Cops" and Michael Brown; Forgive Damon Lindelof; Stop writing dystopian sci-fi; Reflections on "The Darjeeling Limited"; Temporal anxieties in 2014 films.
There's nothing selfish about suicide; "Garden State" does not hold up; Looking back at "The Abyss"; America is not for black people; The problem with "Persecuted."