FROM Isabelle Huppert
In ‘Elle,’ a raped woman doesn’t react like you’d expect The film ‘Elle’ opens with a woman being brutally raped in her home by a masked man, as her pet cat looks coolly on. What follows is a thrilling, disturbing and sometimes comedic cat-and-mouse game that’s sure to pull viewers out of their comfort zones.
George Saunders: Lincoln in the Bardo (Part I) Lincoln in the Bardo dramatizes a grieving President Lincoln as he visits the grave of his beloved son Willie, who died at age eleven. In the novel, the buried dead believe they're not dead -- "they're sick and refer to their coffins as "sick boxes."
Previewing James Comey's blockbuster testimony Former FBI director James Comey testifies Thursday in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee, but his opening statement has been released. In it, he says he felt pressured by Donald Trump to declare loyalty to him and publicly clear him of any wrongdoing in the Russia investigation.