"Some of My Best Friends Are in Concentration Camps": The Absence of Jews in Hitchcock's WWII Films | 15 Jun 2010 // 5:00 PM

Although Hitchcock made several films expressing his opposition to the Nazis, viewing these films leads to the question: Where was any mention of the Jews who were so profoundly affected by the Nazis and WWII?


Biggie Gives Us One More Chance | 15 Feb 2009 // 3:00 PM

Biggie Smalls' mythology hasn't afforded him a dreamy endgame à la Tupac or Elvis. Nobody imagines Biggie pulling the ultimate Machiavellian coup by making the world believe he's dead while he's secretly chillin' in Jamaica.


Notorious | 23 Apr 2009 // 5:00 PM

More fan companion piece than galvanizing cinema, this stands at a distance too respectful to get under anyone's skin.

Notorious | 15 Jan 2009 // 9:44 PM

Notorious looks back on the day when hip-hop was coming into its seeming own, when telling stories was a way to make order from chaos, as well as money and, as Biggie saw it, mo problems.


Why Biopics Just Don't Work | 21 Apr 2009 // 1:00 AM

It's not a hard genre to mess up. There are so many pre and post production hazards to overcome that the moviemaking winds up the


Q&A with ‘Notorious' star Jamal Woolard | 16 Jan 2009 // 1:52 AM

Before this month, Jamal Woolard was an obscure rapper going by the stage name of Gravy. And Gravy was best known for a 2006 shooting outside

//Mixed media

Robert DeLong Upgraded for 'In the Cards' (Rough Trade Photos + Tour Dates)

// Notes from the Road

"Robert DeLong ups his musical game with his new album In the Cards and his live show gets a boost too.

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