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Gimme the Loot: NYCDIY Gimme the Loot
The sweet small pleasures of Gimme the Loot.
, March 21, 2013
A big winner at last year's SXSW, Gimme the Loot is a pocket-size Bronx indie with the wispiest of narrative ideas: A couple of teen graffiti... More>>
Heaven's Gate Revisited Heaven's Gate Revisited
Michael Cimino revisits his notorious flop Heaven's Gate, which maybe was a masterpiece all along.
, March 21, 2013
"This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend." So goes the adage from John Ford's 1962 classic The Man Who Shot Liberty... More>>
Harmony Korine Explains the "Beauty in Horror" of Spring Break Harmony Korine Explains the "Beauty in Horror" of Spring Break
Spring Breakers' provocative director on the darkness beneath college partiers' booze, boobs and bad decisions.
, March 21, 2013
To most of the world, spring break seems like a lot of fun, but people who live in Miami, Fort Lauderdale or South Padre Island understand the... More>>
Bronx Bombers: Gimme the Loot Bronx Bombers: Gimme the Loot
Adam Leon's stellar first film - and TV show - toasts the tag artist.
, March 21, 2013
For a movie as much in love with New York's outer-borough street life as Adam Leon's Gimme the Loot, it will not do just to talk about the film.... More>>
Here Are Five Awesome/Crazy Theories About The Shining from Room 237 Here Are Five Awesome/Crazy Theories About The Shining from Room 237
, March 21, 2013
Like the blood that gushes forth from the elevators of the Overlook Hotel, brilliant/ridiculous theories of what Stanley Kubrick’s The... More>>
The Incredible Burt Wonderstone The Incredible Burt Wonderstone
Burt Wonderstone vanishes what Steve Carell's best at.
, March 14, 2013
Steve Carell's gift is for men who might drown in their own obliviousness. Like his Daily Show reporter or The Office's Michael Scott, his... More>>
The Tangled Web We Watch: A Bizarre Episode of Father-Son Bonding in the 21st Century The Tangled Web We Watch: A Bizarre Episode of Father-Son Bonding in the 21st Century
, March 14, 2013
Unlike many fledgling web series that use broad comedic strokes to up the laughs per second, faux-vlogging gem My Bastard Son combines the... More>>
In Top of the Lake, Peggy Olson Goes to Hell In Top of the Lake, Peggy Olson Goes to Hell
, March 14, 2013
Elisabeth Moss’s face is far from the only reason to savor Top of the Lake, Jane Campion’s smart, bracing, hugely enjoyable mystery... More>>
Oz the Great and Powerful Oz the Great and Powerful
This Oz is neither great nor powerful.
, March 07, 2013
It's a bad omen when, early on in Oz the Great and Powerful, we learn that the full given name of its wizard is Oscar, also the ceremony that... More>>
Other Ozzes, Great and Terrible (But Mostly Terrible) Other Ozzes, Great and Terrible (But Mostly Terrible)
, March 07, 2013
Twenty minutes into the first full-length movie based on L. Frank Baum's most beloved novel, a duck pukes into the face of Larry Semon, the star... More>>
Fee-Fi-Fo-Fun Jack the Giant Slayer
A giant adventure's old-fashioned spirit
, February 28, 2013
To paraphrase Stephen Sondheim, there are big, tall, terrible, fleshy, bulbous-headed giants in the sky in Jack the Giant Slayer. And what would... More>>
Kiss Kiss Ho Hum Kiss Kiss Ho Hum
Jeanine Basinger explains why there are so few great marriage movies.
, February 28, 2013
There's a reason, beyond basic Judd Apatow oversaturation, that hardly anyone went to see his mewl of middle-aged despair This Is 40. A movie... More>>
Weep for David Duchovny's Penis: On the Terribleness of Californication, Season 6 Weep for David Duchovny's Penis: On the Terribleness of Californication, Season 6
, February 28, 2013
Honestly, when it started six years ago, Californication was provocative, ballsy and fun, with laugh-out-loud dialogue and plenty of smart... More>>
21 & Over Just Dares You to Get Offended 21 & Over
, February 28, 2013
Guy humor is always with us, kind of like the poor. For as long as cavemen have been etching fart jokes into the walls of caves, women have been... More>>
Old Habits Die Hard A Good Day to Die Hard
Breaking new ground in incoherence and stupidity.
, February 21, 2013
Before anything else, here's how dumb things get in A Good Day for Die Hard–Related Media Product, which is being sold as a bang-bang movie... More>>
Birds Do It; Witches Don't Beautiful Creatures
Beautiful Creatures, the ravishing chastity fantasy.
, February 21, 2013
Here's a question you can spit back next time someone complains that our popular culture is top-to-bottom depraved: "Then why are our high-school... More>>
Spoiler Alert John Dies at the End
Whodunit in the thriller John Dies at the End? The '90s.
, February 21, 2013
Kids born in 1992 can buy beer now, and according to the usual timeline of nostalgia, this means that the fetishization of all things '90s is... More>>
River Phoenix's Dark Blood: Not the Epitaph He Deserves. River Phoenix's Dark Blood: Not the Epitaph He Deserves.
, February 21, 2013
When River Phoenix died in October 1993, he was three weeks away from completing his performance in Dark Blood, an $8 million indie film that had... More>>
In Defense of New Girl (Hear Us Out...) In Defense of New Girl (Hear Us Out...)
, February 21, 2013
Depending on your perspective, Zooey Deschanel is either the cutest, funniest, most adorable little retro-kookster on earth, or she's an... More>>
May Induce Queasy Pleasure Side Effects
Side Effects is well worth risking.
, February 14, 2013
If Side Effects, an immensely pleasurable thriller centering around psychotropic drugs, really is Steven Soderbergh's final big-screen film, as... More>>
Melissa McCarthy's Body Horror Identity Thief
Identity Thief's creators fear what audiences love about actress.
, February 14, 2013
Just a week or so after the Pentagon reversed its ban on allowing female soldiers into combat, here's another breakthrough, of a sort: The... More>>
Die Hard, Die Alone Die Hard, Die Alone
When John McClane lost his family, the movieslost much of John McClane
, February 14, 2013
Does anyone care about John McClane anymore? That's not the same as asking if you want to see A Good Day to Die Hard, the fifth in this series of... More>>
Kiarostami in Exile Kiarostami in Exile
The great Iranian director lost a home but gained a planet.
, February 14, 2013
Abbas Kiarostami is preoccupied with my tape recorder. He wonders if it's too far away from where he's sitting. He makes his translator switch... More>>
A Toast to Lena Dunham's Panties A Toast to Lena Dunham's Panties
, February 14, 2013
Internet assholes are always yelling about what Lena Dunham doesn't wear on Girls, but let's talk about something she does. Bros who think... More>>
Berlin Discoveries: Greatness Emerges at the Year's First Major Film Festival Berlin Discoveries: Greatness Emerges at the Year's First Major Film Festival
, February 14, 2013
If Sundance signals the annual launch of American indie cinema's new product line, the 63-year-old Berlin Film Festival (February 7-17) offers... More>>
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