John Powers John Powers is the pop culture and critic-at-large on NPR's Fresh Air with Terri Gross.
'Harvard Beats Yale': Winning By Not Winning
Jia Zhangke: Capturing China's Transformation
Posthumous Praise For '2666' Author
Italian Crime Novels Make An International Splash
A 'Boogie Man' With A Legacy Of Complicated Moves
Manny Farber, A Critical Eye For Termite Art
The Postmodern Films Of Guy Maddin
A Portrait Of The Great 'Gonzo'
In 'Operation Filmmaker,' an Unscripted Outcome
At Cannes, a Broad Menu, Plus Critical Indigestion
Killer Penmanship in 'Death Note'
Pushing Chinese Taboos in 'Lust, Caution'
A Second Serving of 'Forbidden Hollywood'
Reviewed: 'Where to and Back,' a Film Trilogy
Guilty Pleasures: 'Project Runway' on Bravo