Virginia Madsen

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2013

    Films for Foodies (and Winos): Sideways

    Movie studios scramble to have big-name stars headline their films, but in many of my favorite movies, food is the star. Few things are better than pairing a foodie film with a great meal so we can enjoy ourselves just as much as the folks onscreen are enjoying their own aliments. In this series, we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2010

    #1 Chicken Rice & Seafood

    ​There's one in every neighborhood: a restaurant that you pass by almost every day and think to yourself, "One of these days, I've got to try that place." But you never do. I'm not talking about famous restaurants you haven't visited; I'm talking about the kind of place that nobody talks about ... More >>

  • Film

    February 22, 2007

    Fly Me to the Moon

    Astronaut Farmer dares to dream

  • Film

    February 22, 2007

    17 + 6 - 5 + 1 - 3 + 7 = 23!

    Shocking numerical revelations await in Jim Carrey's totally freaking random thriller

  • Home Entertainment

    October 12, 2006
  • Film

    June 8, 2006

    The Long Good-bye

    Garrison Keillor's Prairie makes a fine pasture for Altman

  • Dining

    February 24, 2005

    Wine Geek Chic

    Which wine will you be serving at your Oscar party?

  • Film

    December 23, 2004

    Fahrenheit 2004

    Remembering the movies that heated up cinemas this year

  • Film

    December 23, 2004

    Leaning Sideways

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

  • Film

    November 18, 2004

    Sour Grapes

    A bitter wine freak makes an adorable hero in Alexander Payne's Sideways

  • Film

    November 20, 1997

    Down by Law

    Even Francis Ford Coppola can't make much of John Grisham