Our review of this week's Dracula Untold doesn't inspire much hope: "This Dracula Begins-style sword-and-fangs curio plays like someone said, 'What if we took a vampire flick but did a find-and-replace swapping out all that bare-neck sensuality for some video-game ass-kicking?'" But for every genre ... More >>
Sky Ferreira is part of a peer group attempting to attract a quickly dispersing crowd back to pop's big tent. Along with Miley Cyrus, Lorde, and Selena Gomez, she's one of a relatively small group of prominent '90s babies who has attempted to make music for a mainstream audience, rather than bubblin ... More >>
This originally appeared in L.A. Weekly BY CHRISTINA MCDOWELL I hate to be the bearer of bad news, dear Kings of Hollywood, but you have been conned. Let me introduce myself. My name is Christina McDowell, formerly Christina Prousalis. I am the daughter of Tom Prousalis, a man the Washington Pos ... More >>
The fest's best are the films to watch in the year ahead.
Koresh, left, to be played by RibisiSo I'm late to this story, but I only found out recently that Giovanni Ribisi is portraying David Koresh in a movie about the 1993 Waco raid that is scheduled to come out later this year. (The movie will also reportedly star Adrien Brody, Kurt Russell, John ... More >>
No pics or video allowed, so let's just let "God's Song" crush us all over again. Randy Newman Town Hall Saturday, March 6 Better Than: James Franco, Anne Hathaway, and the whole lot. There was a seven-year-old boy at the Randy Newman concert. He sat in Row O, between his parents. It made sense, ... More >>
Meeting Mindy Cohn in Fort Greene. Side trip to Nashville.
The AP wire service was recently dropped by some papers because they can't afford it anymore, the stories are already posted on the AP site, and besides, they obviously leave shit out! As my friend, the gay watchdog Rex Wockner, points out, the AP obit for acerbic fashion critic Mr. Blackwell curiou ... More >>
Maggots at the Times and other nasty revelations
Have son, will travel: Murray's sad-sack Don Juan stoically confronts the autumnal dead end
The Naked Ambition of Balthus
'SPY' Backer Now Brings You the Learning Annex
Trash Talking With Mad Scientist Paul Verhoeven
Indie goddess keeps her eye on offbeat fare.
When I asked Jane Horrocks if she's a gay man trapped in a woman's body, she said, 'No! If so, I haven't discovered it!'