As far as revisionist Westerns go, this is pretty nice.
The L Word El Bicho chooses is "like."
All kinds of drunken bummishness.
Thanks to the vision of director Jon Favreau, Zathura is less “Jumanji...in space!” than it is “Jumanji...but good!”
F.W. Murnau's The Last Laugh (1924) is one of those silent films you should watch if you (a) love movies but (b) are wary of silent ones.
Alfred Hitchcock was (and remains) by far one of the greatest directors of all time.
Jane Austen's original "chick-lit masterpiece" hits the big screen again - this time with Keira Knightley.
You saw her frothing on the ads. But for those outside the USA, does she represent America?
"When someone comes in to take a crap, it's like a breath of fresh air."
My favorite guilty pleasure is a good show with a great secret.
I'm no natural ally to proponents of intelligent design, but I'm amazed by scientists' faith-based opposition to the theory.
The Technicolor business model makes the transition to digital cinema economically sensible.
On Sunday November 13th, Paul McCartney will provide live wakeup music to the two astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS).
November 10 is "Buy Joanne Day" - can harnessed blogs make a difference for a worthy author?
It's always good to watch Elvis work, but...
The 80's never sounded as good as it does in 2005.
Remember when rock'n'roll was still evil? The Immortal Lee County Killers do.
Dwele avoids the sophomore slump with his newest release.
Seriously good music for grown-ups.
Suplecs takes the outlaw and party image that comes to mind when you think of New Orleans to heart.
...wrings every last drop of romance out of the notes.
Featuring new music from Wolf Parade, Broadcast, Tiara and more.
This CD sounds like it should be the sound-track to some deeply moving movie with huge swathes of sound.
Tiara's latest release blazes new trails for the Columbus indie-pop icons.
Remix Hotel invaded Hollywood this weekend, giving music tech heads a inside peek at a virtual MIDI heaven!
Near Mint Records brings together the past, present and future of American primitive guitar music to wonderful effect.
Sheena Easton is the dutiful housewife in the fusty "Morning Train (Nine To Five)"
A new prenatal test is available, which raises concerns about a new wrinkle in the fight over reproductive rights.
Many swirling questions lead back to one this week: What's up with Vice President Cheney?
It must be tough being an apologist for war criminals and their icky need to torture...
Condi Rice says that in handling prisoners, the US plays by the world's rules. Oh, really?
The key figure may be Kenneth Tomlinson.
It's the fourth time since August that the right-wing Pennsylvania senator has distanced himself from his party's leader.
...are proof positive that evolution just doesn't work fast enough in weeding out painfully ignorant, narrow-minded, holier-than-thou types in the general population.
Police must not be allowed to wrench people's lives off track if they can't even come up with a charge.
The holiday is not about a miracle of light or cruse of oil - it is about a civil war.
Ignoring protests from minorities, unions, gay-rights groups and senior citizens, the ultra-left elites of the San Francisco have pushed through an unconstitutional and poorly conceived ban on handguns in the city.
When they get down to interrogating your doctors - especially over personal drug usage - you're far along towards a police state.
The Israeli news service Haaretz is reporting that Jordanian security forces evacuated Israeli citizens from the Radisson Hotel in Amman hours before the terrorist
No corporation could possibly afford an American high-school teacher.
We haven't seen it / read it / heard it, but don't tell anyone...
There's a blooper reel - not really - and a hidden track in the mix so enjoy the journey through. ...
Some movies I know I'll never, ever see based on anecdotal evidence. This isn't those.
Halloween drifts into Christmas, while we discuss the pros and cons of John Mayer. Herself is a fan.
Chris Muir's excellent Day By Day cartoon, for November 10, 2005
Thoughts about the opinionated life...
Every sentence ends in a strained simile. Pallid little poets burn the midnight oil at both ends studying mixed metaphors.
I think it's a lot more socially responsible to go out and kill your own food than buying that pre-packaged shit they sell in grocery stores.
Who dares challenge me?
It's obvious to use the quote, but "worst... launch... ever."