If you are one of the curmudgeons who spurned Rockaway Beach for Coney Island shortly after the Rockabus began depositing Williamsburgians on its sandy, trash-strewn shores, then you were probably none to pleased to learn of Camp Rockaway, a proposed campground fashioned in the image of the beach's ... More >>
Roman Coppola Gives Charlie Sheen the 8 1/2 treatment
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The best video collection in New York was shipped to a Sicilian town with a promise that it would be kept accessible to cinephiles. Here's what really happened to it.
Films, stars, and the festival itself combat easy categorization
We are adidas' friends. You'll never be shoeless again. Right now in a record store (probably in Seattle or maybe in Austin), two people are flipping through used vinyl and talking about music. Inevitably, one of them will turn to the other, pick up a record and accuse that musician or band o ... More >>
Esther ZuckermanOn Friday we talked to Talk Stoop-er Cat Greenleaf about her stint as Queen Mermaid of this year's Coney Island Mermaid Parade. Driven by curiosity and a desire to see people in bizarre costumes, we ventured to the far reaches of Brooklyn Saturday to see what Coney Island wrou ... More >>
via All Movie PhotoWith the announcement of the upcoming Brooklyn movie theatre, we thought it best to try and help a burgeoning local business out. The six-screen cineplex will hopefully become an essential part of the neighborhood. So in honor of the scheduled completion of the new multiple ... More >>
Going viral this weekend is a handwritten sheet, allegedly penned by movie cutie/h-word poster child Michael Cera, recommending his favorite movies to a young Londoner he met in a coffeeshop. The cafe buddy's cousin got his hands on a scan of the list and posted it to his Tumblr, where it has ... More >>
By now it's clear that Drake's Thank Me Later, which comes out today, is pretty much the most polarizing record in rap since Kanye West's 808s & Heartbreaks--more so, even, since Kanye was a well-established and loved artist making his fourth record, where Drake, at 23, is a relative newcomer ... More >>
Palin the 'big backstabber,' he says. Plus: Don't ask, do tell.
Director and star discuss the making of Love Songs
Margot sees family for what it is: prickly
In Wristcutters, the afterlife is just a lousier version of real life. Oh, and Tom Waits is there.
The Fountains of Wayne's commuter rhapsodies cry out for an alternate route
Sundance kiddie porn, from Dakotas rape to Cusacks daddy issues
On the Decemberists' faux-wordly false humility
Hannah and Her Students: Precocious narrator, visual aids, and conspiracy theory in calisthenics-like debut
Precocious kids and old joys at 35th annual showcase of up-and-coming directors
Have son, will travel: Murray's sad-sack Don Juan stoically confronts the autumnal dead end
Ex-Squirrel Nut Zipper emerges from barn, faces the world
Cinematic campaigning: This fall, filmmakers assault the status quo at a theater near you
Patriotic Critics Boost Gross Domestic Product
Previewing the 36th New York Film Festival