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  1. Q&A: Ben Mendelsohn on 'Starred Up' and the Art of ...

    Amos Barshad

    In 2012, with a masterfully sweaty turn in Killing Them Softly, Ben Mendelsohn won my heart. The small-stakes crime flick had its issues but deserved a better fate, if only for gifting us with a sharply funny, unromanticized evocation of the...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  2. The Showstoppers

    Bill Barnwell

    You already know that the defending NFL champions are a unique team. The Seattle Seahawks have a quarterback who is two sizes too small, a running back seemingly powered by candy, and an unconscionably loud home stadium. Something else is strange abo...

    Blog | August 22, 2014
  3. Noted Electronic Fartist Aphex Twin Releases 'Syro' Alb...

    Emily Yoshida

    Earlier this week, the Aphex Twin logo started showing up around London, New York, and Los Angeles, starting speculation that influential '90s electronic music artist Richard D. James would be releasing a new album for the first time in 13 ...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  4. The Lone Star Lament: Can the Texas Longhorns Move Back Up the St...

    Alex Shultz

    The 2014 college football season is rapidly approaching. Are you excited? We're excited! We're also here to help you prep for the impending campaign with a steady stream of preview content. So check back daily (well, not on weeken...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  5. 2014 College Football Preview: The Big 12

    Holly Anderson

    W ith the 2014 college football campaign looming and the preseason in full swing, let's take one last whip around the FBS to top off our talking points, shall we? Previously: the SEC, the ACC, the Pac-1...

    Blog | August 19, 2014
  6. I Came Out a Believer: The Magical L.A. of 'Nathan for You&#...

    Molly Lambert

    Nathan Fielder's Comedy Central show Nathan for You is a lot of things: a prank show, an absurdist art project, a filmed meditation on the limits of politeness. But it's also a travelogue through some of Los Angeles's most mundane area...

    Blog | August 18, 2014
  7. Smoke But No Fire: Is It Time to Break Up With 'The Leftover...

    Andy Greenwald

    I love ambiguity in art, but not always in my reaction to it. An artist's journey can and should be rocky, but it's always nice when, in hindsight at least, his or her path appears clear. After all, as a critic, it's my job to to commu...

    Blog | August 18, 2014
  8. The Time-Traveling, Genre-Mashing, Pulp Historical Fiction of �...

    Molly Lambert

    When my editors asked me if I wanted to review the new Starz original series Outlander, I quickly said "no thanks." I was sure I would hate it, since the key art outwardly resembled Game of Thrones, a show I don't really enjo...

    Blog | August 11, 2014
  9. I Feel Groot!

    Wesley Morris

    Is there such a thing as state-of-the-art lip-syncing? Because I've never seen anything like what Chadwick Boseman does as James Brown in Get on Up. By the time the movie gets to Brown's aerobic 1971 Paris show - which h...

    Blog | August 01, 2014
  10. Exit Through the Coffee Shop: The Absurdist Art of ‘Nathan ...

    Molly Lambert

    Last night Comedy Central aired the "Dumb Starbucks" episode of Nathan for You, the culmination of a joke that took six months to pay off. In February, Nathan Fielder first announced he was the one responsible for the sudden appearance of a...

    Blog | July 30, 2014
  11. The Forrest Gumps of the NHL

    Sean McIndoe

    Let's go back in time to 20 years ago this month. It's July 1994. The Rangers have just snapped a 54-year Stanley Cup drought, the Panthers and Mighty Ducks have finished their inaugural seasons, Wayne Gretzky has won his final Art Ross, an...

    Blog | July 29, 2014
  12. In Defense of the Worm-Eye: 'The Strain' and Gross-Out ...

    Molly Lambert

    In the past few weeks on your daily commute, you may have noticed billboards and posters depicting an eye being opened by a gloved hand to examine the worm that has wriggled its way inside like a parasite. This is the promo art for...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  13. World Cup Pass & Move: The Falling Dutchman

    Grantland Staff

    The first weekend of knockout action is in the books. Here's a look back at some of the most interesting games, emerging themes, eye-catching moments, and standout players. Mike L. Goodman: Refereeing a soccer game is more art th...

    Blog | June 30, 2014
  14. The First 'Mockingjay' Teaser Is Here, and Can You Even...

    Zach Dionne

    The first in an infinite string of promotional materials for November 21's The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1 arrived today. It's more or less a prolonged subtweet from President Snow, the very intimidating father of Ja...

    Blog | June 25, 2014
  15. Let's All Appreciate the Renegade Artistry of a Breathtaking...

    Like any great work of art - and this piece might even surpass the admittedly lofty aesthetic achievements of the show itself - it's best to just sit before this bootleg DVD cover in prolong...

    Blog | June 24, 2014
  16. The Coen Brothers Are Reuniting With George Clooney and Josh Brol...

    Zach Dionne

    Joel and Ethan Coen's next film will feature two starry, familiar faces: O Brother, Where Art Thou?/Burn After Reading/Intolerable Cruelty star George Clooney and Josh Brolin, who did No Country for Old Men and True Grit&am...

    Blog | June 10, 2014