Punk rock has been a part of cinema ever since the music blasted out of New York, Los Angeles, and London in the mid to late '70s. In film and on TV, portrayals of punk are often misguided or straight laughable (Hello Quincy! Hi C.H.I.P.S!) But sometimes they get it kinda sorta right. Here now, ou ... More >>
Put on the red scrunchie, there’s a new sheriff in town
Party with nymphomaniacs
First, lets start with the ending: the closing credits disclaimer that insists that none of the lead actors in Lars Von Trier's Nymphomaniac filmed penetrative sex. If there is real sex in the movie, and it sure looks like there is, it must have been done by one of the eight credited sex doubles, li ... More >>
A week of testosterone-fueled action from After Dark
Josh GosfieldThey're right here in a blog written to welcome me back to my alma mater, the prestigious Columbia University! For one hour! See, I'm heading up there to talk to some young LGBT journalists, and I'm all set to tell them to be extremely brave since the industry they want to ente ... More >>
Michael Becker/FOXC'mon, dude, you probably never even had detention. Gwen Stefani was on this week's American Idol because somebody paid somebody so she could hawk the clothing line that she apparently still has. But this wasn't Ska Week or New Wave Week or Neptunes Week, as awesome as eve ... More >>
High school can be so brutal
Dick Valentine and the sardonic, fist-pumping insincerity of Electric Six
Glass should be handled with care, but do producers know that?
Legends of the Fall
Scratch That Pitch
Around the Bend, on the Mend
Though the elves now rap, the Radio City Christmas Spectacular is the same as ever like Psycho, but far more worth re-creating.
A Winter Movie Preview
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