Chicago destroyed, along with viewers' brain cells.
Billy BlairFor no apparent reason, not one, but two Dallas-based musicians made contributions to Robert Rodriguez's latest film, Machete: 17-year-old Tiger Darrow, a burgeoning local pop artist and Rodriguez intern was afforded the opportunity to score three different scenes in the film, and lo ... More >>
Art imitates life imitating art in Charlie Kaufman's latest
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Go ahead, step behind his filing cabinet
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The game's the thing at Lone Star Drive-In
Dot the I wants to mess with your head. Yep, it's a mess all right.
Charlie Kaufman exists. He really does. Ask him.
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Reissues dominated, but an international crop of films yielded some good harvest
Plus: No Look
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Ignoble savages go ape in Human Nature
Or, one man's passion for Clooney, killers, kooks and corn
Because it does matter how much a gift costs
Terry Zwigoff and Daniel Clowes trap us with a raptor in Ghost World
Actor-comic Eddie Izzard just wants to be loved
Shadow of the Vampire expertly taps into cinema's dark, rich heart
A top-20 list, otherwise known as how to cop out and avoid picking just 10 films
Don't bite, even if Bait does
Vincent D'Onofrio may be the best actor of his generation, but who would notice?
The Cell dives into the brain of a killer, but it's a shallow pool
Or: Where in the hell are Three Kings and Election?
What will 1999 be remembered for -- Malkovich's head or Cartman's ass?
Luc Besson throws Joan of Arc back into the fire
The acclaimed rock-video director has made one of the year's oddest, funniest films. So why is he scared of his own shadow?
The power of puppetry propels the brilliant Being John Malkovich
The revisionism of Three Kings kicks the Vietnam rut
Matt Damon trades his baby face for a poker face in Rounders
Bruckheimer production comes complete with all his Con-temptible traits
A quirky eroticism fires the classical Mary Reilly