If chance encounters make the world a small place, then Wisconsin is downright little. Just ask Little Wisco director of bar operations Brian Bartels, who cut his teeth serving an "underage Gabriel Stulman" alongside Jim Meehan at Paul's Club in Madison before heading to NYC for a series of bartendi ... More >>
No, this is how it’s done
Jonah Hill, a charming, self-aware loafer, in The Sitter
It appears that Little Italy is trading in its pushy greeters in favor of "outside maitre d's": suave young gentlemen who attract lady tourists with their eyes. [NY Post] The Hurt Locker star Anthony Mackie's new Bed-Stuy bar NoBar welcomed stars like Samuel L. Jackson and Sam Rockwell at it ... More >>
But that doesn't mean it's good
Talking with the independent filmmaker on the eve of When You're Strange
John Webster and Martin McDonagh seek some revenge
Check in to playwright Martin McDonagh's motel
Rebecca Smeyne In the week we didn't go to the mud-soaked hobbit/hippie fest that is Bonnaroo (well, except for the top secret one of us who did, and is even now Twittering about it), all three members of SOTC did go to Prospect Park, where we wandered the green green grass 27,000 parents and thei ... More >>
And Sam Rockwell thinks he'll blow our minds
"Mickey Rourke and I don't punch each other physically, but we do punch each other in other ways--it's emotional." Sam Rockwell is an actor who's both comfortable propping up bigger stars--he was a supporting player alongside Brad Pitt in The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford ... More >>
Nixon goes from stage to screen, in a deep frost
And inside the women in Towelhead. Plus Rockwell paints a fucked-up Casanova.
Balancing melodrama with a light touch
Kick yourself for not seeing these films
The famous outlaw, the fawning outcast, and an epic movie that's as stylized as it is insane
Rich New Yorkers raise a monster. Let this be a warning to you.
Too hot to deal? Take shelter in the cool and dark of the matinee.
Galaxy quest: Disney waters down sci-fi classic, turning radical wit into not-so-deep space
The Many Sides of Indie Film's Newest Siren
Millennium Movies Get a Second Chance
On the nature of nymph mania