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 >>
Summer 2013 was a strong season for that oft-maligned genre, the romantic comedy. Excellent films like The Spectacular Now and Drinking Buddies for the most part avoided rom-com cliches, and reinventions like Joss Whedon's Much Ado About Nothing made timeless story lines seem fresh. Still other on-s ... More >>
The 67th Venice Film Festival, where I'm currently on jury duty (although not on the jury headed by Quentin Tarantino) opened majorly pop with Black Swan, Darren Aronofsky's warmly received and borderline risible follow-up to his 2008 Golden Lion winner The Wrestler. Although a generic horr ... More >>
The nakedly turbulent narrative structure of VH1's Behind The Music was invented for Courtney Love. In fact, everything with her is behind the music. So when the hippie spawn who once fronted Faith No More (true story) and auditioned for the Mickey Mouse Club by reading Sylvia Plath (a piece about ... More >>
You know her as the feisty actress from The Fast and The Furious. You also know her as the even feistier person who fought with her girlfriend. And now, Michelle Rodriguez has been announced as the guest DJ for the GO Nightlife awards, hosted by a lesbian magazine for lesbians who will be l ... More >>
Made for VG movie
A Dreary Remake of a Forgotten '70s Cop Show: S.W.A.T. Have We Done to Deserve This?
The Many Sides of Indie Film's Newest Siren
Moviegoers Avoid Big-Budget Pitfalls
Thrillers! Satires! Westerns! Indies! Blockbusters! Sequels!
Docs and Female Jocks in the Ring at Sundance