Wes Anderson’s latest premieres at the Berlin Film Festival.
The best band names play upon the pop cultural lexicon, using reference to convey attitude or sound. The best ones do so subtly or unexpectedly, turning injustices or misconceptions in on themselves. I've gathered the 10 most intriguing and kick-ass of the rowdy and reckless DFW band names as an exc ... More >>
A new book explores why marriage movies are just like marriages: hard to make work.
You better watch out.
In the paper version of Unfair Park that hits stands today, you'll find a review of Leaves of Grass, written and directed by Oklahoma native Tim Blake Nelson and starring, in dual roles, Edward Norton. I liked it much more than our Jim Hoberman, who reviewed the movie about an Ivy League prof (No ... More >>
New York cop drama holds the audience hostage
The Inwood warms up Fight Club
In the shadow of Iron Man, the latest from Marvel can't live up to its billing
Seventeen years in the making, Tony Kaye's epic documentary gives a lot—but no answer
Or, How I Fixed My Engine for $2.50
Eerie melodrama explores the dark arts in turn-of-the-century Vienna
Will Clarke's second novel will be published at month's end, to be followed by a major motion picture. At least, that's what his producers tell him. This morning I got a call from Will Clarke, the local adman-turned-genius-novelist whose mug graced a cover of the paper version of Unfair Park last su ... More >>
Edward Norton plays a twisted hero in Down in the Valley
Elijah Wood as a soccer thug in Britain? Not bloody likely.
In Ridley Scott's latest epic, it's good for one really stunning siege
Put your dukes up for Fight Club
This new Italian Job, a remake better than the original, is a steal
Jeffrey Yarbrough splits from club business
A man's last day of freedom becomes Spike's meditation on September 11
The year's best featured plenty of Sad White Guys
Plus: Kaboom, Edited for Content
Without Elmer Bernstein, scores of movies wouldn't have sounded the same
Julie Taymor and Salma Hayek paint a spectacular portrait of Frida Kahlo
Brett Ratner tarts up this Red Dragon adaptation
In The Believer, a Jewish student explores his inner Nazi
In Nine Queens, the Argentineans do Mamet, damn it, even better
The loving and loathing of a poofy rhino informs Death to Smoochy
Dallas' T.J. Cloutier may be the best tournament poker player in the world--even though he's never won the "big one." You can bet on it.
So, there's a rabbi and a priest...wait, stop me if you've heard this one
David Fincher's Fight Club will make you cry uncle
Tony Kaye's film? New Line's film? No wonder no one wants to claim American History X
Matt Damon trades his baby face for a poker face in Rounders
Everyone Says I Love You offers a New York where everyone sings show tunes
Larry Flynt doesn't go all the way to bad taste
For Jeff Frye, North Loop Dodge is a long way from Port Charlotte