Today in El Diario, that newspaper at your bodega you always wondered about...
Two recent crimes involving Scarface have left many wondering whether the gangster world is nostalgic about the movie, the Spanish-language daily reports.
Sidney Lumet, the acclaimed director of such classics as Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon and Network, died this morning in New York at the age of 86. His stepdaughter, Leslie Gimbel, told the New York Times that the cause was lymphoma. His filmmaking career was bookended by 1957's 12 Angry Men and ... More >>
Also-beloved friend-of-SOTC Ben Westhoff's new book, Dirty South: OutKast, Lil Wayne, Soulja Boy, and the Southern Rappers Who Reinvented Hip-Hop, will be available on May 1st from Chicago Review Press. This excerpt focuses on Southern pioneers Geto Boys and particularly beloved rapper Scarfa ... More >>
Who ever thought that little Leonardo DiCaprio from Growing Pains would emerge as one of the most sought-after actors of his generation?
After showing enough quirk appeal to get an Oscar nomination with What's Eating Gilbert Grape?, he developed into heartthrob material, almost making us bel ... More >>
Toy Story 3 is a smash hit that's reaped critical hosannahs suggesting it rightfully earns its place next to the first two Toy Story treats.
But has a sequel ever actually been better than the movie it follows up?
A new French spy spoof named OSS: Lost in Rio climaxes with a scene on top of the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, an obvious homage to Hitchcock, as I was so proud to have brilliantly noticed, applause applause.
But when I asked the film's director/co-writer Michel Hazanavicius ... More >>