• Blogs

    October 21, 2014

    Buster Poindexter Is All Around Us, Always

    On Tuesday, October 21st at Cafe Carlyle, the great Buster Poindexter performs. Most known for "Hot Hot Hot," the one song that subway platform Steel Drum performers play that isn't outrageously irritating, it's interesting how many chalk him up to being just a one hit wonder when his impact on pop ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2014

    Harold Ramis's Slob Comedies Embodied the Best of His Generation (Only After Embodying the Worst)

    The slobs won. Then it got complicated. In film after film from the late '70s into the mid-'80s, the slobs -- often led by writer-director-actor Harold Ramis, who died today at age 69 -- trounced the snobs in each of their face-offs: at Faber College, at Camp North Star, at Sergeant Hulka's Fort Ar ... More >>

  • Film

    October 30, 2007
  • Film

    March 30, 2004

    The Tao of Bill

    From wiseacre to wounded wise man: Murray as Bozo, bumbling dad, and bodhisattva

  • Film

    July 11, 2000
  • Screens

    December 29, 1998

    Comfort and Joy

    Season's Greetings From Ted, Drew, and That Kid With His Tongue Stuck to the Pole