Before you chime in with "But you forgot...": No, I didn't. These are my personal favorites. Feel free to tell me yours.
In the battle over gay rights, dissent during wartime isn't always tolerated
It's been almost nine years since Anne Rice ventured into the world of Gothic horror. Today, she brings back her trademark dark prose with the release of The Wolf Gift, a book about a young reporter in Northern California that transforms into a werewolf. The Wolf Gift is Rice's first novel i ... More >>
David Shankbone/WikipediaFresh off playing J. Edgar Hoover, Leonardo DiCaprio is being buzzed about to play a less closety gay. According to The Guardian, he's supposedly the frontrunner to play Alan Turing, the math wiz who helped break the Nazi code but who was broken himself when his homo ... More >>
MTV turns 30 today. To celebrate, we're running a bunch of pieces on the channel, its legacy, and its future. Earlier today, we counted down the best music videos directed by people who took home (or, more likely, left at the podium) the Razzies' "Golden Raspberry" award for worst director. ... More >>
When Arrested Development went off the air in 2006, its devoted fan base was crushed, but in the finale of the third season, there was a glimmer of hope. In the final scene of the last episode, Maebe Fünke pitches Ron Howard a TV show about the Bluth Family, and he replies, "I don't see it a ... More >>
For me, it would have to be A Beautiful Mind, the 2001 Ron Howard-directed drama in which Russell Crowe played John Forbes Nash Jr, a mathematical genius who unfortunately was also schizophrenic.
This Lifetime-ready comedy is hardly provocative—let alone perceptive, funny, or fresh
The Best Picture Oscar nominees are The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Frost/Nixon, Milk, The Reader, and Slumdog Millionaire. The other top nominations are: Best Actor: Richard Jenkins (The Visitor), Frank Langella (Frost/Nixon), Sean Penn (Milk), Brad Pitt (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button), ... More >>
Nixon goes from stage to screen, in a deep frost
When Ron Howard's big screen adaptation of the Peter Morgan play, Frost/Nixon, opens two weeks from today, a round of hosannas will greet the film's leads, Frank Langella (who plays the 37th POTUS in exile) and Michael Sheen (who plays talk show host David Frost). But here's hoping that some of the ... More >>
Sorting through trailer trash, trying not to nod off during the Emmys.
Seuss, somehow not fucked up
The small-screen pleasures (and pain) of Michael Haneke's other career
Lights on, lights off-Turner-winning conceptualist Martin Creed gets a major U.S. retrospective
Hanks and Howard turn bestselling Christian skullduggery into long-winded History Channel special
The modern American sportsman, as skate punk, ringside messiah, and prison bitch
Rotterdam '04: The planet's best film fest features The Missing both this year and next
White male seeks aboriginal Other for mutual transformation. Have kimono, will travel.
An anti-oater searches for the Man With No Name, who happens to be in town this week
Brainiacs Around the World Apply Themselves to the Mathematical Challenge That Dared Not Speak Its NameUntil Now!
West Point Gets Set for Iraq
A Patriotic Hollywood Celebrates Its Own Beautiful Mind
Millennium Movies Get a Second Chance