A romantic thriller about a blonde fitness instructor and the cop who can't keep his hands off of her.
The huge heaping of sex-related jokes throughout will have the self-righteous bible beaters outraged. The ones who won't even read the book but will be extremely perturbed by its presence and popularity and will see it as another opportunity to try and dictate to others.
Colum McCann's "Dancer" is a grouping of snapshots arranged to illuminate the tempestuous life of the dancer Nureyev.
I'm halfway through watching American Idol and I've shed tears - good tears. I watched about half of the first season of American Idol. I thought Ryan Starr was hot
Pearl Jam's rarities album Lost Dogs rates among the band's best work...
A (not-so-timely) preview of the 46th Annual Grammy Awards.
Benny Carter – Jazz Giant now available in Super Audio Hybrid
At first, Branford Marsalis' new recording of John Coltrane's A Love Supreme (2004) seems foolhardy. Coltrane's work is embedded in a specific moment both of jazz history, the point where bebop gave way to the avant-garde, and in the life of Coltrane as he overcame his addiction and his demons.
My initial reaction to this CD was lukewarm...but sometimes you need to take a second listen, in a different atmosphere to really hear something. For me it was in my car...I turned the volume up and just drove and listened. I listened to the music, I listened to the words, I listened to the story.
Amazon's long-time music editor leaves a parting gift - his recommendations for the most essential CDs. (Part 2)
Amazon's long-time music editor leaves a parting gift - his recommendations for the most essential CDs.
I will speaking at this seminar tomorrow morning in Cleveland -- should be great!
Bill O'Reilly's desktop mocked up, and some unusual fetishes -- I don't see a connection, do you?
Why is Hannity spending so much time trying to shout down and insult liberal guests?
Maybe the U.N. should make its own "world aid bracelet." And then once Paris Hilton gets one, all of our world aid obligations will be met.
Chris Muir's Day By Day cartoon, for January 18, 2005
Exhaustive and exhausting, is what.
In a blow to independent filmmaking, according to a Hollywood Reporter article by Martin A. Grove, the Academy's Board of Governors voted to eliminate the Original Musical category
Creepy tomfoolery and the return of Michael Keaton. Welcome back, Michael Keaton. You rule, is what.
I've been been ignoring doing this year-end thing in hopes that somehow I'll get to the likes of Moolaadé, Notre Musique, Goodbye, Dragon Inn, Vera Drake and Bad Education - but alas, it looks like that won't happen until next month, or until some of them are released on DVD.
Oh, what a tangled web we weave..
The film is the second to last picture ever made by Capra and was the beginning of an attempted comeback from a few years break from making Hollywood pictures. But instead of a comeback this film serves only to remind us of what Capra used to be.
So, I batted .385. That’s not really good. But I’m always better at the Oscars (I was 2 for 3 last year), so I’ll always have that, I guess.
The series version of America's answer to Japan's "Iron Chef" is on the air. Japan wins.
Disclaimer: I kinda suck at this....