Editor's note: In Tweets is Watching, Phillip Mlynar asks local artists questions based solely on the contents of their Twitter timeline. New York City-based rockers The Cringe released their fourth studio album, Hiding In Plain Sight, earlier this week. The Cringe is fronted up by John Cusimano, w ... More >>
A nice bunch of people and product were accorded nominations. Snubbed: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tilda Swinton, Albert Brooks, Shailene Woodley, and The Adventures of Tintin (for Best Animated; the Academy doesn't care for stop-motion).
The nominations will be announced tomorrow morning, but you might as well just go by this list, which has been officially certified by the Dionne Warwick Psychic Hotline. BEST PICTURE (Ranked in descending order of likelihood) 1--The Artist 2--The Descendants 3--The Help 4--Hugo 5--Mo ... More >>
Sure, The Tree of Life won, but did it really win?
Two of the candidates for this year's Best Supporting Actor Oscar are really extraordinary old people. Christopher Plummer shines in Mike Mills's Beginners as the father of the Mills character (played by Ewan McGregor), who comes out of the closet at 75 and really starts to live. Plummer himself i ... More >>
The big news to emerge from yesterday's New York Film Critics Circle voting--held early this year to scoop the other year end awards--is, of course, the second coming of homeboy Harvey Weinstein. Not only was The Artist voted best picture and its director Michel Hazanavicius anointed Best Director ... More >>
The actor gears up for Drive
Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power. Doll Baby Pattern Book Author: Martha Nelson Thomas with Marla Strecker Date: 1 ... More >>
Lionel DeluyMore like an interpreter of hitmaking: Fabolous In this week's Village Voice, Rob Harvilla hops the trans-Brooklyn express with Oneida, New York's finest purveyor of impromptu noise-punk trilogies. Sean Fennessey on Fabolous's new Loso's Way: "A classic mixtape rapper with no cl ... More >>
Azazel Jacobs and Andrew Fleming set parent traps
The next wave of post-9/11 political films trade sobriety for satire
Not just the West Coast Woody Allen
Sand, surf, and everything comes undone in Hong San-soo's Woman on the Beach
Breathe easy, Simpsons fans. The movie is eeeexellent.
From Al Basrah to the AMC, 2006 meant war
Road worrier Sullivan hits the highway with his family, while McPhee keeps on trucking
Recapping a reclusive auteur's brilliant career, from the Jewish new wave to a legendary bomb
A funny thing happened on the way to the mosque: Brooks gets lost in translation
They Call Me Bruce
The Devil's Playground
Riding in Cars With Leelee
Millennium Movies Get a Second Chance
Movie Buffs Pick Their Favorite Endings
[Spoilers are in bold]