[Editor's note: In "Tweets Is Watching," Phillip Mlynar asks local artists questions based solely on the contents of their Twitter timeline.] Lee Bannon saw his hip-hop profile bloom after supplying beats to Flatbush rapper Joey Bada$$, not least with the slinky jazz-styled "Hilary $wank" on the Pr ... More >>
2013 was a good year to be bad. This year's best villains weren't just goons with guns -- although there were a few great examples of those. (Here's looking at you, Sean Penn.) We also hissed at slave-owners, inventors, seducers, producers, and a couple amazing women who left an impression without b ... More >>
Quick -- name the new M. Night Shyamalan summer blockbuster.
A lament for lost carnage—and coherence
Looks like Bruce Willis's mining team from Armageddon could be employed again. In a relatively strange press release, according to the Wall Street Journal, a new, fittingly named company called Planetary Resources, Inc. has teamed up with none other than the high officials at Goo ... More >>
In his new memoir, TV/movie icon James Garner remembers making the 1994 movie Maverick with the esteemed Mel Gibson. Writes Garner: "Mel and I got along fine. "I didn't know that he hates Jews and everybody else.
Tragedy Khadafi is one of the last of a dying breed. Lucky for us, he dies harder than Bruce Willis. Even at 14, he was putting out musicmost notably a song with DJ Hot Day called "Go Queensbridge" that caught the attention of Juice Crew leader Marley Marl, who put the young Tragedy down with ... More >>
Better keep that censor button handy. Credit: Michael Becker/FOX.I don't think I've ever been more excited about an American Idol contestant than I am about James Durbin. It's not because of his voice, though his very Adam Lambert-y turbo-yowl could be entertaining in the context of the show. ... More >>
Poppin' it so crazy kooky
Tracy Jordan, er, Morgan, for your pleasure
"The first time I fucked my wife I had an open sore on my cock." via [ello]'s photostreamYikes--Kevin Smith, doing work "Silent Bob Speaks" Carnegie Hall June 17 The expression "like an open book" should be updated to reflect the startlingly full disclosures Kevin Smith has been offering his fan ... More >>
Pissed-off community activists face off against sterilization, Bruce Willis
Last night, at the performance of Tom Stoppard's Rock 'N' Roll, Rufus Sewell went up on a line. (It's no wonder; there are so freakin' many of them.) After calling "Line!", Sewell asked the audience if they just should start the scene again, and they bravely ended up doing so. As a poster on All Tha ... More >>
Too hot to deal? Take shelter in the cool and dark of the matinee.
With Siberia closing for good, we restrain the urge to vomit one last glorious time
Who better to save America than an armed Mark Wahlberg? Seriously.
Will the public get off, or just the studios?
Gleeful printing-press musical is top of the flops
In the shadow of Da Vinci, Cannes '06's first great film: A visionary American comedy about the end of times
Talking animals make sales pitchesfor everything
Black and white and red all over
We know what they did last summer: Paid vacation makes for surprisingly snazzy sequel
Bush Travels to His Favorite Colony
Incredible Bulks in Parent Traps
Faraway, So Close
Hollywood Revises History, Joins the Good Fight
Millennium Movies Get a Second Chance
Lost in Space
Berlin's Falling Stock
Should American Actors Flee a Muddled, Unrewarding Profession?