Gangster Squad

'Gangster Squad' Casts a Pretty Sheen Upon a Shallow Story | 21 Apr 2013 // 6:15 PM

Despite a star-studded cast and a seductive setting, Gangster Squad fades in the noirish-glow of '40s-era Los Angeles.

'Gangster Squad': Sean Penn's Putty Nose | 11 Jan 2013 // 12:45 AM

Though Mickey Cohen never quite fulfills the lunatic vampiric promise of his first scene with a pair of gnarly coyotes, Sean Penn has the right idea here.


Hidden Gems from the First Half of 2013 | 25 Oct 2013 // 5:30 AM

Before we get all caught up in the onslaught of fall films, we should take a few moments to do what the Academy (usually) doesn't: remember the first nine months of the year.

//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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