Archers of Loaf Music Hall of Williamsburg Saturday, June 25 Better than: The banging club night going on next door at Public Assembly, where outside the line stretched around the corner and a guy had passed out on the sidewalk. Some might think it's a slight exaggeration to say that Archers of L ... More >>
Don't write Steve Zahn off yet, folksDavid Simon's Treme is, as has been mentioned far and wide, clearly not going to be The Wire. Sure, it's dealing with rampant corruption in a major American city and the frustration of human beings forced to deal with that corruption, doing so with an unca ... More >>
So David Simon's post-Katrina New Orleans drama Treme premiered last night on HBO -- our comprehensive, local's-eye-view feature is here -- and though it might not be perfect (agree with this, for starters), it must be said that this is a music lover's dream: Wendell "Bunk" Pierce playing trombone ... More >>
David Simon's new HBO series uses fiction to honor New Orleans' surreal, heart-breaking fact
Now with actual humans, after an initial zombie instrument preview--including Wire stalwarts Wendell Pierce and Clarke Peters (that'd be Bunk and Lester), The Corner vet Khandi Alexander, and some incongruous new additions, namely Steve Zahn (?!) and John Goodman (!!). "Zahn will play a dancer, DJ ... More >>
Too hot to deal? Take shelter in the cool and dark of the matinee.
A Dreary Remake of a Forgotten '70s Cop Show: S.W.A.T. Have We Done to Deserve This?
Riding in Cars With Leelee
Thrillers! Satires! Westerns! Indies! Blockbusters! Sequels!
Putting on gay drag for fun and profit
A rundown of the season's movies handpicked for their potential wondrousness or probable woefulness.