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Patricia Arquette on Twitter: Equal Pay Means All Women, Especially Women of Color

Some of Patriica Arquettes’ ill-advised comments about the pay gap last night (“And it’s time for all the women in America… Read More

Marvel’s Female Thor Reincarnation Strikes (Literally) Back Against Critics

If you haven’t already heard, Marvel comics have reincarnated Thor as a woman, and some of the criticism of this… Read More

‘Restricted Areas': Photos of Forgotten Futures Fading Into the Snow

Russian photographer Danila Tkachenko’s series Restricted Areas, which we spotted via … Read More

Death Cab for Cutie Share New Track, “No Room in Frame”

Death Cab for Cutie is making a comeback with their new album Kintsugi and

Richard Linklater Is Contemplating ‘Boyhood 2?

One of the main takeaways of Boyhood, a message that seems so self-evident as to merit the cartoon sound of being flicked on… Read More

The Low-Key Radicalism of Leslie Knope’s Nonexistent Motherhood Storyline

Parks and Recreation ends its seven-season run Tuesday night on NBC. To celebrate the show’s unforgettable characters, Flavorwire is publishing a series of tributes to our favorite Pawnee residents. … Read More

Watch: Matt Damon, Lupita Nyong’o, Jeff Bridges and Sean Penn’s Acting Coach, Jimmy Kimmel, Abuses Them for Sake of the Craft

Have you ever noticed a startling similarity in the acting styles of such greats as Sean Penn, Jeff Bridges,… Read More

From Arquette to Iñárritu, an Inspiring Oscar Speech Shouldn’t Transform a Celebrity Into a Political Leader

Fiery political speeches became the highlight of an Oscars that were otherwise dull and regressive. But the practice of applauding celebrities and anointing them as the best human beings in the universe for daring to state opinions can also backfire, as the 12-hour social media saga of Best Supporting Actress winner Patricia Arquette demonstrated. … Read More

‘All Our Happy Days Are Too Expensive': Is Sheila Heti’s New Psychodrama an Exercise in Self-Immolation?

“I think I learn less every time it is performed,” Sheila Heti confessed after the second night of All Our Happy Days Are Stupid at The Kitchen in New York. “It’s a terrible play,” she murmured. Heti’s confession had a twin effect: it presented a low-key staging as superfluous — even decadent — and it somehow made the whole spectacle more endearing. … Read More

Antony Hegarty Announces New, “Electronic Album with Sharp Teeth”

Antony Hegarty’s upcoming album — her first since 2010’s Swanlights — will neither appear under the name Antony, Antony Hegarty,… Read More

While Focusing on the Oscars, You May Have Missed These Very Important Razzie Winners

Birdman‘s big win may have ruffled some of your feathers last night: when large groups of people deeming themselves… Read More

This Year’s Independent Spirit Awards Barely Differed From the Oscars — Here’s How to Fix Them

I have to tell you, I didn’t expect Birdman to take it — Cinematography, sure, but not Best Picture. Yet I don’t think any of us were surprised when Julianne Moore finally got the recognition she deserved, and Patricia Arquette and J.K. Show More Summary

Chuck Palahniuk Releases Excerpts from ‘Fight Club 2? in ‘Playboy’

Fight Club, Chuck Palahniuk’s cult novel, is receiving a sequel that diverges from the original in form: it’s a graphic novel, illustrated by… Read More

“The Shadow State Is Not Really a Shadow State”: How Surveillance Anxiety Is Shaping Pop Culture

Someone is always watching. For the longest time, that idea underpinned grim visions of a totalitarian future in books and movies, from Nineteen Eighty-Four to The Hunger Games — cautionary tales about the fate awaiting a citizenry that...Show More Summary

New ‘House of Cards’ Teaser Features More Dramatic Smiles and Fitness Routines

House of Cards fanatics are counting down the days until February 27th (that’s four days!), when Season 3 of the hit… Read More

‘Grantchester’ Episode 6 Recap: Season Finale

After six episodes, it’s time to say a temporary goodbye to our gruff inspector and young vicar with a drinking problem. And although they seemed like clichés at first, they have become so much more to us over this season. The finale...Show More Summary

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