Thursday, December 13 2007
Gangsta rap stumbled somewhere between Biggie and Jeezy. This collection is a lumbering reminder of that dry spell.
Tuesday, November 13 2007
If any one visual movement did justice to the absurd, untenable profitability of that dot-com windfall, it was the striking art of No Limit Records, the apex and nadir of commercial hip-hop thuggery.
Thursday, November 8 2007
For the most part, the film's collection of personal stories consider Katrina's ongoing and profound effects.
Wednesday, July 18 2007
You'd be hard pressed to make an argument for Ghetto D as one of the great rap albums of the '90s, or even, really, a very good album at all.
Tuesday, January 10 2006
I anticipated lots of debonair campiness. Sadly, George Hamilton's biggest mistake in the first episode was to make his desire to be Season Two's John O'Hurley so overt.
Thursday, October 13 2005
I like to think of P in the same vein as Ed Wood -- if Ed Wood had been able to trick a major studio into bankrolling and distributing Plan 9 From Outer Space.
Monday, July 11 2005
More than anything, Dancing with the Stars highlights the questionable use of the term 'star'.
Tuesday, October 7 2003
My intention was to make a picture that on one level was a genre movie, summer movie, kind of a cop movie, whatever that genre is, and at the same time, to serve different gods.
Thursday, June 19 2003
Short version: Joe's hardheaded and eats cheeseburgers, K.C.'s into fluidity and bean sprouts.
Monday, May 12 2003
The trouble that accompanies them is not of their own making -- it's a function of being young, black, 'in the wrong place' by definition.