- "Given that you lost your virginity on screen at 14, did you ever wonder, what next?" Leslie Camh interviews French wild-child Isild Le Besco.
- A.O. Scott, bored of considering Sin City in light of Pulp Fiction, asks us to consider its true forebear: Who Framed Roger Rabbit.
- "She's always talking about moving units in the home video market, which everyone knows is immensely boring, but she wants to make sure people know she can play with the big boys when it comes to the bottom line." Nancy Hass diagrams the New Hollywood Girls Club.
- Conceptual artist James Turrell has conquered Hollywood - or, at least, the backyards of a bunch of people who work in Hollywood. "A 20-foot-tall building that you can't do anything in? Can't barbecue in? Can't play country music in? But now all of a sudden everybody wants one."
- Matt Groening doesn't talk about The Simpsons movie in this profile - but you probably want to read it anyway.
- Anthony Tommasini geeks out over watching opera on DVD.
- "It's hard not to wonder, is this really a good time to show warring Christians and Muslims as entertainment?" Alan Riding ponders Ridley Scott's crusade.