Big news this week included the tragic passings of Budd Schulberg and John Hughes, titans of very different generations, as well as the exciting announcement of A.O. Scott and Michael Phillips as the new hosts of TV’s At the Movies.
- Gotham in wartime: Skirball will screen 1943 Batman this Sunday [Hero Complex]
- A.O. Scott, Michael Phillips to Take Over ‘At the Movies’ [NYTimes ArtsBeat]
- A new Joseph Goebbels film? [SpoutBlog]
- Werner Herzog’s Lost Bad Lieutenant Journals [Vanity Fair]
- Notes of a Seidl sceptic [Some Came Running]
- TV News and the Myth of Public Opinion (Kinsley vs. Borneman) [Jonathan Rosenbaum]
- Dirk Bogarde on LSD [TCM Movie Morlocks]