Slate has an interview between Peter Jackson and James Cameron about the future of film.

The site also explains, in light of Brittany Murphy's death, what it means to die of "natural causes."

Who has the best-selling "catalog" album (i.e. "old" album) of the decade? Bob Seger.

Impose has more on the post-SXSW festival Brooklyn DIY promoter Todd P is planning in Monterrey, Mexico. Apparently, he isn't throwing any events in Austin during SXSW this year, which is a drag to be sure. (via DoneWaiting)

How does EW's list of the year's top 10 TV shows stack up to Alive's list? See for yourself!

AV Club took a different approach with a tally of 45 indelible TV moments from 2009.

They also did a Random Roles feature with Matt Dillon.

Is Simon Cowell on his way out of American Idol?

This "anatomy of a top 10 list" feature is pretty damn insightful.

F2K, the list of the decade's worst songs that began at the old Idolator and continued at The Village Voice, was topped off by Counting Crows' version of "Big Yellow Taxi."

Lastly, here's director Jim Jarmusch, Deerhunter's Bradford Cox and No Age's Randy Randall covering Neil Young's "Cortez the Killer" for Pitchfork TV's Surveillance series.