There's no doubt what the best Christmas movie is. Could it be the best American movie, period?
Don't read this if you plan on seeing the film -- spoilers abound!
3 LBS is a visually captivating show. The camera work is one of its strengths, along with the writing, direction, and acting.
Coppola attempts to paint a humanistic portrait of the teen queen — subverting the conventions of historical drama along the way.
Which comes first, the author or the character?
Does the original Love Affair hold its own against all the remakes that followed?
Jason Ritter has Class.
Borat does it again, while Crowe and Scott fizzle.
Leslie Nielsen and Walter Pidgeon star in this classic of the sci-fi genre.
A recent horror film from Thailand depicts the story of its grisliest serial killer.
Even as they celebrate victories, the troubles pile up for both Mary and Jimmy.
This week, the movie you've never heard of is probably better than the movie everybody's heard of.
A harrowing character study of mental illness.
Prepare to be deeply, deeply offended.
While Paradise burns amid never ending wars by the two south Asian neighbors, questions at a much higher plateau need answered.
It is worth remembering that, despite the U.S.' and Israel's 'justifications', any military first-strike against Iran would be illegal.
At one time we imposed sanctions on South Africa for its official bigotry. Will they do the same to us?
Harvey Pekar’s quirky slab-o'-life comic finds its way to a big mainstream comics publisher, DC Vertigo.
Discover the world of casting for the movies.
Jon McGregor's latest novel, So Many Ways to Begin, made it onto the 2006 Man Booker Prize longlist.
Sometimes an idea is so wrong, it can't even be proven false, providing nothing to be learned. When this happens, it's not even wrong.
This touching and funny novel gets into the disordered mind of Haddon's befuddled protagonist.
A history of chess, and more. Much more.
Paul Weller, TiVo, and Dinosaur Jr. make up today's music and tech news update.
"Damn, I wish Norah Jones would make a Christmas album."
The right plug-ins for computer recording programs can turn one vocalist into four -- and so much more.
The ATL songstress turns in a solid R & B album.
Between Life and Death is chock full of the good stuff coming from Chicago's Quadruple Threat.
The Best Of... attempts to right the wrongs of past Depeche Mode best-ofs with almost the right formula.
Bloc Party is cancelling their U.S. tour supporting Panic! at the Disco, due to injury.
The Pretenders weren't faking it on their groundbreaking debut.
When Mike Harris proposed his Common Sense Revolution, nobody gave much thought to its long-term implications.
A former therapist talks about the downside of clinical distance and the challenge that intimacy presents in the face of trauma.
Marriage never made sense then and it doesn't make sense now. It's time to let it go.
Were movie theatres open on Christmas Day? We could not remember, but we were going to find out.
Chris Muir's excellent Day By Day cartoon, for November 14, 2006
This Week: Peyton Manning, Opposable Thumbs, and Advanced Technology
Sponge Bob, Gerald Levert, and Jack Palance on this week's BCRadio Podcast...
mental_floss question of the day.
If you were ranked in the top eight, there was a 50 percent chance you did not have a good week.
Not since the launch of the PSP has it seen such a great set of releases as right now.
A mixed effort that's a personal call on its overall value.
A game all over the quality map, though slides south more often than not.
Enjoy endless elements of animals, farming, harvesting crops, exploring the mines, socializing, gathering, fishing, and cooking and, a new element, mining.
Guns don't kill invading evil, guitars do.