What did you do to Santa to deserve this onslaught of ugly, ugly movies?
Creative, endearing, lush, and uplifting; truly a picture that has the power to make you smile, laugh, and even cry.
The women on Wisteria Lane could learn a lesson in desperation from this talented cast. Meet the ladies of Brokeback Mountain.
Brokeback Mountain is shattering box office records and generating awards and critical praise all over the country. Find out why...
Joss Whedon's well-crafted sci-fi Western comes to DVD.
A front row seat to the emotional carnage of relationships destroyed by betrayal and infidelity is this blogcritic's guilty pleasure.
6. New character suggestion: Kong has a wife. And for an ape, she's a babe!
Someone call the compression police... if they exist. If they don't, this is why they should.
The Revolutionary Counsel freely admits that Mariah Carey is hot. Granted. She looks good. Admitedly, her vocal instrument intrigues me
Get hot rock.
In the expansive spirit of the season, here's a selection of songs to celebrate two "other" December holidays: Kwanzaa and Chanukah.
A few words on the thrash metal classic.
Toni Braxton hangs out at a cafe to watch a good-looking man play music in the swooning "Spanish Guitar."
After reuniting for a few U.K. gigs after 20 years apart, Gang of Four decide to re-record their best tracks.
Here's what topped my Best of 2005 list.
Time for a change.
Don't forget us little people, Kelly, when your album sells 8 million.
Reading Little Nemo in Slumberland: So Many Splendid Sundays is like discovering Winsor McCay all over again.
...some thoughts on Candide, by Voltaire.
After reading Henry Petroski's words, I'm looking at the steel and wood with new eyes. This is not a 'natural' way of storing volumes.
How to get cheaper, better coverage without a traditional employer plans.
With the vote for baseball’s Hall of Fame coming next month the discussions have started with regards to who deserves to be a part of the next class of inductees.
Twenty-eight bowl games, 1 limerick each (and 1 bonus): That's 145 lines of college football poetry
Oh yeah, that old elliptical galaxy... on the outskirts no less.
...even though I have to work alone when writing, it doesn't necessarily me that I have to be alone with my work.
Internet Explorer for Mac is officially dead. May it rest in peace.
Check out what Gonzales said in response to questioning from Sen. Russ Feingold (D-WI).
The pink tribes out there still don't believe there is a war on.
Can there ever really be a practical balancing of national security and civil liberties?
Bush's warrantless surveillance program didn't give the NSA new capability. It just circumvented the rules.
Pretty words, but Bush's honor is irretrievable.
President Bush spelled it out to quisling Americans: We can not leave Iraq now. Period. Will the antiwar brigade listen?
Time to redeploy in ...D.C.? Diane Sawyer-great economist? Wal-Mart leaving Maryland? Computers. How to make them faster.
Adding more floors to a decrepit building doesn't fix the floors below, so why hasn't THQ/Yuke's learned that more isn't always better?
Chris Muir's excellent Day By Day cartoon, for December 19, 2005
Jamie Leigh Curtis's family bonds when they play games. My family? Well, we're lucky if we don't kill each other.
Memo to Academy: good black actresses have been around for years. Where are their Oscars?
You probably already know that most states, much to the consternation of many wineries, ban the direct shipping of wine to consumers. As of Thursday, Michigan is no longer on that list. December 15th saw Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm signing a bill that allows direct wine shipments to consumers in the state.