In 2013, love came in many forms: girl on zombie, boy on smartphone, and James Franco on -- count 'em -- two hot bikini babes at the same damn time. Sure, romantic comedies are as extinct as Oprah Winfrey's chances of winning Best Supporting Actress at the Golden Globes, but audiences had plenty of ... More >>
Surveying the great diva's checkered film career
Last night, I noticed this excerpt from a Canadian interview show, and boy, did it bring back memories. It's a priceless reaction by actor Kim Coates when he's asked about Battlefield Earth by CBC show host George Stroumboulopoulos (who mercifully goes by "Strombo"). I mean, imagine having that mov ... More >>
Chupacabra, the mythical goat-killing creature that comes from the depths of Mexico, has been revealed a total phony. The bloodsucking fairytale started in 1995, making it the only urban legend ever to scare people wearing the holy fashion trinity of jean jackets, slap bracelets and flannel. ... More >>
Plus dancing stars, live mullets, and midlife lesbians.
Beginning with a panoramic, ominous series of God's-eye shots of the Los Angeles skyline flipped on its axis so that skyscrapers jutting down like stalactites, Crips and Bloods: Made In America is director Stacy Peralta's third look at an underground L.A. subculture in as many films. After tacklin ... More >>
Several ordinarily banal movies soldered into one amazingly bad one.
Boys will be boys in this shallow look at dirty police
A multi-perspective, mega-annoying assassination thriller
Whitney's series lacks focus; Anthology's got it
A chameleonic Forest Whitaker dominates an awkward Idi Amin biopic
A phenomenon in Chelsea: Men in tears, women in love
What Tarantino missed (and Jarmusch got) about the Wu
From Prole Rock to President Rock
Risky Business at Sundance 2003
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly