There's no telling the reasoning that caused Kings of Leon to call their sixth album, released late last month, Mechanical Bull. But to venture a wild guess, could be the Nashville-via-Oklahoma rockers are trying to put across a general image of toughness after a difficult few years, or perhaps sugg ... More >>
"I'm writing about Laura Nyro. What should I say?" "Who?" This was not the answer I wanted or expected from my mother. After all, I had spent my single-digit years rifling through my parents' old vinyl and found Nyro's pen to be behind many a childhood favorite. Laura Nyro was born into a forward- ... More >>
Tina Fey's great, but Admission doesn't have the marks.
Six ways of looking at Tom Waits, character actor.
Mel Gibson, looking up at Sugar TitsMel Gibson's lunatic rant has made it online, which means we can stack it up against other lunatic rants.1. Alec Baldwin. Things you don't want to be caught shouting at your pre-teen daughter: "You're a rude, thoughtless little pig" and "I don't give a damn tha ... More >>
Dancing With the Stars announced the pairings for its upcoming season Monday - like you care - and while some out there are no doubt crunching the odds of Debi Mazar and that Russian guy squaring off with Chuck Liddell and...that Russian chick in the finals, local interest is still focused on fo ... More >>
Zeffirelli has a different take on life under a dictator
A gay escort finds himself at the center of a classic D.C. scandal.
Mr. Magorium is far less fantastical than its title
Tomlin relives more than a dozen of her memorable characters
Garrison Keillor's Prairie makes a fine pasture for Altman
Celebrating the overachieving, underhyped movies of 2004
Searching for the meaning of life in a movie that barely exists
Randall White's characters live a little left of center
In a story almost too slick, Bruce Willis really gets in touch with his inner child
February 11 - 17, 1999