The Soloist

Talk, Talk, Talk: November 2008 | 10 Sep 2008 // 5:59 PM

Like the sainted sigh of relief that comes after another shriek-filled All Hallow's Eve, November usually means the start of the 'nominate me' process for the proposed prestige pictures of 2008.


The Soloist | 12 Aug 2009 // 5:00 PM

True stories can occasionally be their own worst enemy, as in this unevenly executed exploration of overwrought melodrama.

The Soloist | 24 Apr 2009 // 2:30 AM

The Soloist illustrates Nathaniel's internal life -- his music and his madness -- in reductive, sensational imagery.


'Soloist' Suffers from a Lack of Honesty | 24 Apr 2009 // 1:02 AM

Not every true story makes for good cinema. Sometimes, an intriguing idea is just that - a decent concept that can't take the transition from


Movie version of reporter's story twists the facts, but in this case, he's OK with it | 27 Apr 2009 // 5:00 AM

So there's Jamie Foxx, in ragtag yellow and magenta, standing on a Los Angeles sidewalk, talking to Robert Downey Jr. The scene cuts up and

Jamie Foxx goes for gold every time | 24 Apr 2009 // 12:48 AM

Is there a figure in show business today with more breathtaking ambition than Jamie Foxx? A chart-topping pop star at 41, a "brand name" comedy talent

//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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