The Prince Avalanche director finds life in the Texas rubble
And it brings many, many dick jokes with it.
The nominees for the cinematic super bowl, the 2012 Academy Awards, were announced yesterday, and as always there were a few of the year's best pictures and performances that were left warming the bench by the all-powerful Academy. Martin Scorsese's Hugo leads the game with 11 nods, beating out th ... More >>
Jonah Hill charms as a self-aware loafer.
Baseball story blends stats with heart.
What you see here, courtesy his Twitter account, is Jonah Hill throwing out the first pitch at yesterday's Chicago White Sox game at US Cellular Field. When we spoke a little while ago at his Uptown hotel, he insisted: The stands were empty because it was a day game, and because it was raining. " ... More >>
It's Colby v. McCarthy tonight. Hang on.Nice to see our sports columnist thinks the race for the AL West is "over." Still, though, coulda sworn the Rangers have 18 games left on the schedule, including three against the Angels at season's end; the magic number remains a far-from-over 17. Guess th ... More >>
Industry insiders say Bad Teachers was made expressly to serve as art for education stories.It was revealed yesterday that Texas educators are just a wee trigger-happy when it comes to student discipline, removing almost 60 percent of the state's students from the classroom at least once duri ... More >>
This Will Destroy YouLast time we spoke with This Will Destroy You -- back in May, as the band was preparing the release of its newest full-length, Tunnel Blanket -- the cinematic post-rock band admitted to us its very clear aspirations. After having helped score the film Where Soldiers Come From ... More >>
If I ever saw an amputee getting hanged, I'd probably just start calling out letters. Before he grappled with Important Things on Comedy Central, even before he took The Daily Show Trendspotting, Demetri Martin was an NYU Law dropout working off a hunch that he'd rather spend time writing quick o ... More >>
Olive Garden639 N. Cockrell Hill Road, DuncanvilleDude Factor: 3, or Roseanne (waitress/proprieter of loose meat sandwich specialty diner The Lanford Lunch Box), on a scale of 1 (Zach Braff in Garden State) to 10 (Jonah Hill in Forgetting Sarah Marshall)Last Saturday my lady and I--with tired bones, ... More >>
Owen Wilson's a bad fit for an ass-kicking bodyguard
Judd Apatow's pretty good year
Geeky, freaky teen virgins attempt to get knocked up in Superbad, produced by guess who?
Why in God's name did Steve Carell take the paycheck?
Judd Apatow delivers another spot-on geek fantasy come true in Knocked Up
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Yes, we're very excited David Lynch and Lauren Bacall are coming to AFI. But, c'mon, so's Ron Livingston. Yeeaaah. We just received the complete schedule for the inaugural AFI Dallas International film festival, which opens with a screening of Music Within at the Majestic Theater on March 22 and clo ... More >>