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  1. The Minor Miracle of John le Carré’s ‘A Most W...

    Chris Ryan

    My favorite line from any John le Carre novel (at the moment, at least; it changes all the time) is from Little Drummer Girl: "Somewhere in every bomb explosion there is a miracle." He was writing about an investigation int...

    Blog | July 29, 2014
  2. Sunday’s ‘Game of Thrones’ Set a Piracy Record

    Zach Dionne

    The way torrents work, if you're unclear and if I'm correct, is that lots of people share pieces of a single (frequently illicit) file as they simultaneously download other pieces of the file, and eventually they've got a complete...

    Blog | April 15, 2014
  3. "Dustin [Hoffman] was a lot of laughs. We’d go into a ...

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    Blog | March 13, 2014
  4. The Midseason TV All-Star Team

    Andy Greenwald

    At the midpoint of their seasons, Major League Baseball, the NBA, and the NHL all stick to a similar script. The majority of players - and, by extension, those who write about the players - get a brief, much-needed breather while...

    Blog | February 19, 2014
  5. Remembering Rain Man: The $350 Million Movie That Hollywood Would...

    Matt Patches

    "There wasn't anything special about it." That's producer Mark Johnson on Rain Man, his sixth collaboration with writer-director Barry Levinson. But Johnson wasn't quite right. Twenty-five years ago, Rain Man — a talky drama about two very ...

    Blog | January 09, 2014
  6. Afternoon Links: Chris Harrison, Guardian of Love

    Tess Lynch

    With all of the discussion in the past week about Sex and the City (see: Emily Nussbaum's piece in The New Yorker, which spawned this response and some ongoing discussion), it seems fitting to examine the host of our currently airing love-for-sale ve...

    Blog | July 29, 2013
  7. Afternoon Links: Philip Seymour Hoffman Went to Drug Treatment, I...

    Tess Lynch

    Philip Seymour Hoffman recently checked out of a 10-day stay at a detox center to address a narcotics problem (he was clean for 23 years, according to TMZ, before relapsing last year). The actor admitted to snorting heroin for a week. First James Lip...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  8. Afternoon Links: The Angry Birds Movie Is Coming in Summer 2016

    Tess Lynch

    Angry Birds the movie is coming, and it's coming in 3-D. The question is, how relevant will the addictive slingshot-pig-avian formula be in three years (the planned release date is July 2016)? Seven years after the birds were released into the tropic...

    Blog | May 15, 2013
  9. Sundance Diary, Part 1: A Humbling in Park City, a Taste of the F...

    Zach Baron

    The first humbling is the airport. Salt Lake City International, around 11 a.m. Baggage claim has been repurposed into a holding pen — L.A. blondes in fur-cuffed ski jackets, men wearing big puffy coats with strange, sun-like logos on the sleev...

    Blog | January 18, 2013
  10. Trailers of the Week: John Dies at the End, Quartet, G.I. Joe: Re...

    Rembert Browne and Dan Silver

    Despicable Me 2 — Trailer 2 (July 3) Silver: Despicable Me overperformed both in quality (it had much more heart than I'd expected) and at the box office, raking in $544 million worldwide. So a sequel was inevitable. I was OK with the firs...

    Blog | November 02, 2012
  11. Undefeated Notre Dame's football team is led by coach Brian Kelly...

    Michael Weinreb

    Thanks to Manti Te'o and Brian Kelly, Notre Dame football is back — for now.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2012
  12. Should You See It? A Curious Consumer's Decision-Making Guide to ...

    Mark Lisanti

    It can be argued that Paul Thomas Anderson is America's greatest living director. That particular argument is not one we're about to undertake, because we're not looking to incite a cineaste melee in which various Criterion Collection Blu-rays are hu...

    Blog | September 21, 2012
  13. 'The Master,' Paul Thomas Anderson, Philip Seymour Hoffman, and t...

    Zach Baron

    The strange, brilliant, sweeping career of Paul Thomas Anderson.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2012
  14. YouTube HOF: Hoffman vs. Phoenix

    Grantland staff

    This week, Paul Thomas Anderson's The Master gets a limited release, effectively kicking off Oscar season. There are many reasons to be excited about this movie, but chief among them is the chance to watch powerhouse thespians Philip Seymour Hoffman ...

    Blog | September 12, 2012
  15. New Footage From The Master Reveals Joaquin Phoenix Likes It When...

    Amos Barshad

    According to the mandates of the official Grantland policy to Obsessively Cover Anything That Has to Do With The Master, we really have no choice but to present you with this latest clip from Paul Thomas Anderson's upcoming magnum opus. As The Playli...

    Blog | August 16, 2012
  16. New Trailer for The Master Shows Philip Seymour Hoffman at His Br...

    Amos Barshad

    The Master, Paul Thomas Anderson's forthcoming take on an L. Ron Hubbard–esque religious leader and his wayward disciple, continues its campaign to slow-roll us into complete and utter submission. First there were the juicy rumors about the sec...

    Blog | June 19, 2012