- Christophe Beck, who won an Emmy scoring Buffy the Vampire Slayer, has reworked Henry Mancini's legendary Pink Panther score for the remake of the film. Jon Burlingame talks to him about how he approached "honor[ing] Mancini's music, while adapting it for audiences more accustomed to hip-hop grooves than to its lightly jazzy lounge sound."
- Manohla Dargis talks to the great Jonas Mekas, a New York film-world fixture for over 40 years, as he journeys to Venice to represent Lithuania in the Biennale. In Europe, he says, "I'm like a pop star. In France, teenagers run after me ... But here, in the United States, I am only a maverick!"