I have unapologetically loved Alkaline Trio since I was fifteen years old. Everything about them worked for me: the skate-punk chord progressions, the gothic imagery, the smart-ass cynical lyrics. I'll never forget the first time I heard their music, the first time I saw them live, or the era of my ... More >>
So what was it -- really -- that got everybody so fired up about Bob Costas' timid little attempt at a gun control message on Sunday Night Football last Sunday? Was it less about gun violence than the intrusion of real life into the violent dreamscape of professional football? In the first place, C ... More >>
Ryan Reynolds' abs should get an exec producer credit.
This morning, we stumbled across some vintage video recently posted to YouTube featuring Dallas newscasts from the early and mid-1980s. So, yeah, there's Iola Johnson, John Criswell, a boyishly rugged Dale Hansen and John "Dorian Gray" McCaa (seriously, wow) on WFAA-Channel 8...
Three . . . Extremes showcases a trio of brutal Asian directors.
Lars von Trier goes off on another rant about American violence
Oscar goes to DTC for classic British comedy in The Importance of Being Earnest
The comic-book Gentlemen have never been more flat
The magical Nights of Cabiria shows Fellini moving from neorealism to his surreal masterpieces of the 1960s
The glam-rock saga Velvet Goldmine has substance to back up its style
New Theatre's production of The Picture of Dorian Gray suffers from tepid acting