Friday, February 27 2015
While not in the vein of Cronenberg's classic body horror thrillers, the bleak showbiz satire Maps to the Stars could well be a horror film after all.
Monday, April 1 2013
They've been one of the stalwart bands of the jamrock scene since the late '90s, ever pushing the envelope with catchy melodic tunes, big grooves and melty psychedelic jams.
Thursday, August 11 2011
French Cinema is a popular history that makes its own eccentric claims on what that history should be.
Wyatt Earp the entrepreneur rather than the gunfighter is perhaps the most audacious image for a world where capitalism has gone on strike. In the concluding issue of Earp: Saints for Sinners creators Matt Cirulnick and David Manpearl not only reassert the emotional core of Earp's story, but imply a way out of our financial crisis.
Tuesday, August 3 2010
Aldous Huxley's second wife discusses her life before, during and after her marriage to the eminent author of Brave New World and The Doors of Perception.
Tuesday, July 20 2010
The prose is slick, the dialog believable, the humor subtle, and the characters self-destructive. What more could you want in a summer read?
Tuesday, May 18 2010
This murder mystery won't do Thomas Edison's rep any favors, but it's a mighty fun read.
Sunday, April 11 2010
Marina has very ambitious goals for herself, which I can't imagine the majority of her audience really sharing on her behalf.
Monday, March 29 2010
Since Shahrukh Khan is showing Akon around Bollywood, imagine that awkward moment when the two are out on the town and they encounter the Fair and Handsome advertising chair, and Shahrukh Khan says to Akon, "I'd like you to meet my sponsor."
Wednesday, February 10 2010
In his biography of Grace Kelly, Donald Spoto spends much time trying to polish a gem that shines all on its own.