Bob Schneider McGonigel's Mucky Duck May 23, 2013 Bob Schneider is better than Paul McCartney. Okay fine, perhaps the Austin-based singer/songwriter was exaggerating a tad when he favorably compared his ukulele skills to the ex-Beatle (whom he had seen perform the previous night in Austin). The gu ... More >>
Everything continues apace in Woody Allen's latest comedy, and that's not so bad.
Woody Allen and two co-stars meet in L.A. to talk about his new film, To Rome With Love, and some old themes (art, death, love).
Searching for eternal life in the interminable Pirates of the Caribbean.
You always want to be careful when writing about children. Not only because they're the future, as Whitney Houston and Bill Hicks once told us, but because it isn't exactly sporting to use your big person vocabulary and rhetorical arsenal to tee off on someone who hasn't yet been beaten into ... More >>
Pedro Almodóvar still believes in Pedro Almodóvar.
Fantasy meets harsh reality as Rob Marshall takes on a Fellini classic.
Its time to cut those apron strings, Penélope
Is there a less sexy holiday than Thanksgiving? Sure, Memorial Day can be a downer, what with all the remembering the heroic dearly departed. And Columbus Day gets into all that stuff about Europeans spreading STDs like a rogue fraternity with a big-time roofie pipeline.But Thanksgiving? Really not ... More >>
In anticipation of Valentine's Day, we now repost this list from our archives. Dinner and a movie at home can be very romantic - especially with the right food and the right flick. Here's a list of the Top Ten Food & Sex Scenes in the Movies to consider while planning your "quiet" evening at home. ... More >>
Penélope Cruz and Scarlett Johansson join forces — and some other stuff — in Woody Allen's (winning!) latest
Gynocentric director returns with a lighthearted ghost story
Nacho's funnier than Napoleon, which isn't sayin' much
Sahara has no reason to exist, until you see who made it
A mean ghost kid kicks Halle Berry's ass in Gothika
Cameron Crowe takes Jerry Maguire on a dizzy trip through dreamland
When it comes to Captain Corelli, all's fair (as in mediocre) in love and war
Ambitious Blow explores the highs and lows of the '70s cocaine trade
Billy Bob's adaptation of Pretty Horses mixes together too many ingredients, all of them undercooked
South American filmmakers suffer from a terminal case of the cutes
Almodovar leans toward the dark side in this often funny meditation on the bond of all women
A light romantic comedy explores second chances
The Spanish Open Your Eyes toys with reality
A fine Western love story gets reduced into a Mild Bunch
Fernando Trueba's new film isn't a prizewinner
The class struggle and menage a six of Jamon Jamon are plenty salty, but there's not enough meat on these bones