Michel Gondry

  • Film

    August 14, 2014

    Michael Gondry's Mood Indigo Gets Richer as It Darkens

    The latest from Gondry's brilliant, contradictory brain.

  • Film

    November 28, 2013


    Nearly 25 years after Do the Right Thing, Spike Lee releases his first "film."

  • Film

    November 21, 2013

    Well-Spotted Minds

    Michel Gondry on Noam Chomsky and a brainy new doc.

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2013

    30 Seconds With Mexican Institute of Sound

    Camilo Lara has a very active and colorful imagination. The DJ/producer from Mexico City performs as the Mexican Institute of Sound (Instituto Mexicano Del Sonido in Spanish), and creates a mix of electronica tunes, traditional folk music, social commentary and vivid visuals with charm and conscienc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2012

    The Top 25 Music Videos of 2012, Nos. 15-11

    More of the best music videos from the last year are coming up, and this time I promise they won't all be about suicide and sadness as they seem to have been yesterday. Nope, this time a little levity is on the menu, but a little murder and black magic as well. Allons-y! Rewind: The 25 Best Music ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2011

    You In Color: The Black Angels' Christian Bland Talks Film Scores

    Photo By Craig HlavatyThe Black Angels' Alex Maas at Free Press Summerfest in June​Tomorrow night the Black Angels hit Houston for the third time in about a year, with a gig over at Fitzgerald's with fellow retro-doomers Dead Meadow and Spindrift. The last time the Angels were in Houston it wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2011

    Top 10 Most Underrated Music Video Artists

    The Material Girl. The King of Pop (and his sister). The Chili Peppers. Mr. West. Very few artists have become the musical equivalent of the two-sport athlete: Making memorable music and monumental videos. When those people had a new video to premiere, it wasn't a just a video, it was an event. I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2011

    Biophilia: Bjork Releasing The First App-Based Album

    ​Your humble narrator is being dragged kicking and screaming into a future of iPhones and whatnot, both by being married to a loyal Apple convert and the innovations of the music industry. Though Rocks Off still tracks down local acts and releases the old-fashioned way - online concert listing ... More >>

  • Film

    January 13, 2011

    Superhero Slob

    Seth Rogen schlubs it up as The Green Hornet's masked man.

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2010

    There's A Bomb At SXSW, MacGruber!!!!

    The South by Southwest Film Festival has firmed up its lineup, and it includes a film by artiste Michael Gondry and....MacGruber.There is a lot of hatred out there for the Saturday Night Live MacGruber sketches, but we have to admit we like them. Mostly because they come in small doses, not in 90 ... More >>

  • News

    December 24, 2009
  • Film

    November 6, 2008
  • Film

    May 15, 2008

    New Blood in Son of Rambow

    The joys of DIY filmmaking persist

  • Film

    February 21, 2008

    Be Kind Rewind Is a Muddle

    Michel Gondry attempts to celebrate DIY filmmaking, but comes up short, stale and flat

  • Home Entertainment

    February 8, 2007
  • Film

    February 1, 2007

    The Kids Are Not Alright

    From Dakota Fanning's rape to John Cusack's daddy issues, Sundance 2007 was all about the kiddie porn.

  • Film

    December 28, 2006

    Iraq's Cinema of Longing

    A conversation with director James Longley

  • Film

    September 28, 2006


    Throwaway gags and mad obsessions energize The Science of Sleep

  • Film

    March 2, 2006

    Get Down with Dave

    Chappelle returns with a raucous Block Party

  • Film

    March 3, 2005

    Shock Treatment

    An experimental director and a harrowing tale fit The Jacket perfectly

  • Film

    December 23, 2004

    From Major to Minor

    Why the best films of 2004 look like indies but aren't

  • Film

    December 23, 2004

    Leaning Sideways

    In a year when small movies came up big, picking the best was a Payne

  • Film

    March 18, 2004

    Forget Me Not

    Inside the Spotless Mind is a big and beating heart