Rom-coms used to be a cash cow --and wildly popular with audiences. What happened?
JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE WORE GIANT CARTOON HANDS AND SANG A NELLY SONG DRESSED AS A ROLL OF WRAPPING PAPER AND BARRY GIBB WAS THERE (REALLY) AND PAUL McCARTNEY PLAYED A TINY HARMONICA AND MADONNA SHOWED UP FOR NO REASON AND I JUST HAVE A LOT OF FEELINGS. THAT IS ALL. I mean, it's not, really. Last night ... More >>
Editor's note: In Tweets is Watching, Phillip Mlynar asks local artists questions based solely on the contents of their Twitter timeline. Twenty years ago, the Brooklyn hip-hop group Black Moon released an album titled Enta Da Stage. It was a project underscored with production from The Beatminerz, ... More >>
"I'll be there for you … and others in our census bracket"
Comedian Michael Ian Black describes himself as a suburban douchebag from Connecticut. In his new (and second) book, "You're Not Doing It Right: Tales of Marriage, Sex, Death and Other Humiliations, which comes out Feb. 28, the star of the cult-classic Wet Hot American Summer and writer/director of ... More >>
A year ago this month, Wye Oak kicked off their 2011 with an opening slot for The Decemberists at Beacon Theatre. There was a snowstorm, and it was a pain in the ass to get home, but their set was a great kickoff to what's been, for the Baltimore duo, a great year. Their third album Civilian, a slow ... More >>
Long-haired dreamer has predictably profound effect on his family
In 1974, the inaugural issue of People magazine was released, featuring Mia Farrow as Daisy Buchanan from Gatsby, "The year's next big movie." That film, what we would argue is the quintessential, and most beautiful/tragic Gatsby, also featured Robert Redford, with the screenplay written by F ... More >>
Your fake name is good enough for him--Sam Beam chats about his new album
Chatting with Alison Arngrim, eavesdropping on Jennifer Coolidge
In this latest round of effects vs. storytelling, effects win. Big.
Jason Segel has balls, and uses them to great effect
Yes, yes, we know. This was the YEAR OF APATOW. Beg to differ?
Sending up the pop biopic, Walk Hard sells cheap laughs and lifeless Cox
'Saturday Night Live' in the post-Tina Fey, YouTube unknown
Where Have All the Flowers Gone?
'The Believer' Makes the Long Pilgrimage to the Silver Screen
French Tries, by Romanian Eugene Ionesco, Come Alive
Marber, Almond, the Pet Shop Boysa London Theater Blitz
Seven U.K. Productions That May Be New York Bound