Channing Tatum and co. stake out adulthood
Superheroes, sequels, and TWO Conans! Summer has arrived.
As you know from this blog, Chloe Dzubilo was a fierce activist for the rights of transsexuals and people with AIDS. Chloe died recently when she went to a subway station, disoriented from medication, and tragically ended up on the tracks. I hear her memorial at Judson Church on Saturday wa ... More >>
Artists take on the education system
Political Powerhouses Jessica Simpson and Jimmy FallonNo one with any sense of perspective believes that Real America -- most of the nation, fly-over country, everywhere but the coastal cities, whatever you want to call it -- gives a quarter of a shit about the White House Correspondents Dinner. ... More >>
Girls rock through the ages
Imagine a world in which director Chris Columbus never left the Harry Potter franchise after the first two installments
It was announced yesterday that Mamma Mia! producer Judy Craymer will create and produce a new musical called Viva Forever, based on the songs of the giddiest girl group of all time, The Spice Girls. If you wanna be my lover, you're gonna have to agree with me that while this isn't going to ... More >>
Honoring America's visionaries and change-makers
The non-dish on Nancy McKeon; the worst recession sale in town.
All photos by Rebecca Smeyne Got something planned on last night's Yeah Yeah Yeahs show for the black-and-white, so gonna withhold the impressions for now. But this detail's made for the Internet: Rosario Dawson was standing to my left on the floor for the whole show (she wasn't even in the VIP ar ... More >>
Match made in grindhouse: Rodriguez's undead meet Tarantino's psychopath stuntman in splatter-fest double-header
Clumsy, junky, and totally redundant, Kevin Smith's recycling effort fails to register
The saga of old P.S. 64 is a real education
Columbus's movie version is stiff, stolid, and stuck in an excruciatingly detailed past
1971 and 2005: Separated at birth? Or was that Bill Shakespeare and John Guare?
What I share and don't share with one half of the creature currently known as TomKat
Black and white and red all over
From Hollywood to the Ballet, the Year In Sex Gets Mixed Reviews
Tousled bleach jobs, one-eyed stiffs: Neo-epic drops its veils but keeps the nookie offscreen
The Critics Speak
Moviegoers Avoid Big-Budget Pitfalls