New on Vulture Recommends: Duets From Pete Yorn, Terrorism Films From Olivier Assayas, and Our Critics’ Picks!


There are four long days left until the weekend: How to ease the pain? Let Vulture Recommends soothe, amuse, and enrich your workaday soul with critic Nitsuh Abebe's favorite Goth nostalgia albums (Superstition by Siouxsie & the Banshees!), critic David Edelstein's new movie picks (Jackass 3D!), singer Pete Yorn's favorite duets (Loretta Lynn and Conway Twitty!), and Carlos director Olivier Assayas's favorite five films about terrorism (Running on Empty). We absolutely guarantee that each of these recommendations will explain the inexplicable, ponder the imponderable, define the indefinite, and unscrew the inscrutable. Or at least help you make it to Friday.