• Film

    March 29, 2012

    Floor-to-Floor Combat

    Cops versus thugs in high-powered high-rise fight flick The Raid.

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2011

    Pop Rocks: In Which I Conclusively Prove Lisbeth Salander's Cultural Supremacy

    ​David Fincher's adaptation of Stieg Larsson's gazillion-selling The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo opens today. I'll have a review up tomorrow, which will likely have no effect on the reportedly large numbers of women planning to avoid the film entirely. Says another marketing exec, "Hyper-realisti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2010

    Common Leaves Us Hanging At Warehouse Live

    Photos by Marco Torres​8:00 p.m.: There is a female behind the decks onstage. Aftermath loves seeing females who can hold it down on the 1s and 2s. She has a bedazzled Macbook and goes by the name of DJ Superstar. Go on with your bad self, girl. 8:10 p.m.: The audience is a bona fide rainbow ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 25, 2010

    Fight Club

    Sure, we all know you can't talk about it, but there's no rule that you can't watch it over and over again

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2009

    FlashForward: Already Ghosts

    Well, crap. FlashForward is still happening. Every week I think it'll be replaced by reruns of Sports Night while my TV starts printing $20 bills, but nothing doing. Last night's ep, "The Gift," was a big old fist to the face of crazy, mainly because it finally featured a main character question t ... More >>

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    January 22, 2009


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    August 23, 2007

    The Seven Samurai

    This chambara classic transcends language