Based on a graphic novel, this updating of Madame Bovary almost manages to maintain its feather-light touch in spite of the heavy source material.
The delightful romantic comedy Results, from mumblecore director Andrew Bujalski, has sympathy for the earnest aspirations of its gym-dwelling characters.
Cameron Crowe's Sappy Period continues with this imperfect but compelling film starring Bradley Cooper as a military contractor colliding with old and new loves.
The British-born Nigerian actor talks about playing an American veteran in Nightingale, the reasons he stays in character for weeks at a time and his aversion to playing "the black best friend."
Inspired by Mexican religious art, photographer Gabriel Garcia Roman portrays queer people of color as saints and warriors.
For author Anthony Horowitz, the book is a return to the "true" James Bond. This means an unpublished scene from Ian Fleming himself — and a long-delayed reunion with a franchise favorite.
As a writer and critic, I am not just bored with this conversation. I am sick of it. I have written these sentences before. I will write them again.
Equal parts thriller and alarm call, Paolo Bacigalupi's new novel depicts a future America ravaged by drought. Reviewer Jason Heller says Bacigalupi keeps the plot taut and the dialogue slashing.
The debate over whether digital books are better continues. But in the age of Amazon, the number of independent booksellers is up. The revival is fueled, at least in part, by digital natives.
For this final round, every answer contains an article of clothing or wardrobe accessory. So if we said, "colorful wasps sometimes mistaken for bees," the answer would be "yellow jackets."
We all remember Clint Eastwood's character Dirty Harry and his famous line, "Go ahead, make my day." In this game, contestants deliver that line... Ask Me Another-style. So go ahead, make our pâté.
It's hard to keep a good rock band together; you're always losing members. In this game, we take the names of famous bands and drop a letter to make a whole new band.
In this game, we've rewritten the famous Beatles song "Get Back" to be about movie characters going back to their own time period, where they once belonged.
Mork & Mindy, Laverne & Shirley, Will & Grace — how hard was it to come up with those titles? In this game, we quiz contestants on TV show titles that are just two words plus an ampersand.
In this game, VIP Anna Chlumsky is quizzed about something near and dear to her heart — Lord of the Rings.
Ophira Eisenberg talks to this week's VIP, Anna Chlumsky, who plays Chief of Staff Amy Brookheimer on HBO's Veep.
True or false: in outer space, tears stick to your eyeballs, effectively blinding you if you can't wipe them off.
Yotam Ottolenghi and his partner have a thriving food empire that includes wildly successful cookbooks. We go inside their London test kitchen as recipes are put through their paces.
In her memoir Whatever ... Love is Love, Bello describes the evolution of her "modern family," which includes her romantic partner (a woman), her adolescent son and her son's father.
Critic John Powers returns from the French film festival to talk about this year's new international films. Top among his picks is The Assassin, a martial arts film by director Hou Hsiao-Hsien.