The Big Wedding is vile, racists and embarrassing.
John KielyYou BetNothing could be more purely Brooklyn, New York than an egg cream, right? The drink, yes, but there's something suspicious about the name of the required chocolate syrup, Fox's U-bet. Who says that in New York? I wonder how long Robert De Niro's career would've been delaye ... More >>
Craig HlavatyCharlie Sheen's tour stop in Houston last night wasn't a wash-out, a bomb, or the expensive meltdown that most in town had hoped for. In fact, he was embraced at every turn by fans of all stripes, with men and women alike fawning over him like he was a surviving Beatle, or at lea ... More >>
We scoured the Internet, like we do for at least nine hours a day, for an excuse to embed Scorsese clips into one, organized blog post. Lucky for us, we found that timeliness was applicable: the 35th anniversary edition of Taxi Driver is out on Blu-Ray! We'll probably stick to our used copy t ... More >>
It's not unusual for me to get distracted by food and drink in movies. While viewing The King's Speech, for example, I kept wondering what flavor tea everyone was drinking and whether the Duke of York (Collin Firth) preferred milk or cream. And when I saw Jurassic Park, I started craving cak ... More >>
Nothing can go wrong with th -- d'oh!‚ÄčIt's about damn time: Applicants for Texas concealed handgun licenses who want to apply through the mail can now go on the DPS website to download the application forms instead of waiting to receive the application packet in the mail. Applicants also ha ... More >>
Two decades after the severed ear of Reservoir Dogs, Quentin Tarantino serves up Hitler's head on a plate.
Whew! Tinseltown's go-to graphic-novel guy didn't ruin Watchmen. But he doesn't get it either.
The paradox of the Oscars is that while nobody outside of the incestuous parallel reality of Hollywood really cares about them, we still find ourselves drawn to the spectacle like illiterates to a Rock of Love marathon. The nominations for the 81st Academy Awards will be announced this week, so we d ... More >>
Looking back at Che, The Dark Knight, Milk, Slumdog Millionaire, Wall-E and many others, and looking ahead to 2009
When Tom Cruise plays the bad guy, the results aren't good
Scotty Crane is tired of getting the shaft from Paul Schrader
Scorsese and Cage elevate the EKG of the mean streets
A grimly compelling film searches for souls and a murder suspect
Stylish Buffalo '66 makes an incomplete pass
Conspiracy Theory offers a new action hero: the addled Everyman