Neil Young is simply beyond common musical criticism. Certainly among all of the classic folk, folk-rock and rock the man has recorded over the past 50 years, there have been some clunker albums. However, the sheer breadth of Young's influence on an amazing array of artists in several differing genr ... More >>
Joseph Gordon-Levitt triumphs over online porn.
A couple years back I spotted spotting a black SUV with tinted windows and, strangely, "Mary Kay Protective Services" emblazoned on the side. Mary Kay, I found out, does have its own private security company, with officers who carry guns and everything. What I never figured out was why Mary Kay ha ... More >>
Victoria Jackson went from the big leagues of comedy to the rabid right of modern politics.
Veterans say Dallas' leather scene is under attack by sexual tourists, straights, women and worst of all, social media.
Mark BittmanI first spied and became a closet fan of New Yawk's home cook supreme, Mark Bittman, when I wandered over to his video segments on The New York Times website. OK, technically speaking, I first fell for Bittman's totally unprepossessing way with words and ingredients in his "minima ... More >>
Its very own temple of doom, Kingdom of the Crystal Skull digs Indy into a deep hole
Downey and Kilmer make perfect detectives in Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
The life and work of master sculptor David Smith are today's "found objects"
Uptown Players take a comic romp through Hollywood's commie-fearing '50s
The Nasher Sculpture Center is full of revelations about a man and his art
Jovan is at it again
Plus: Seeing Red
Today's music magazines suck up to celebs--and just plain suck
The sun will explode in 5 billion years, and robots are humanity's best hope to escape. Three guys are working on a plan. In a garage. In Heath, Texas.
Or, why chicks learn to love all things Steve
Vincent D'Onofrio may be the best actor of his generation, but who would notice?
Hugh Grant plays at being a goombah, and it's an offer you can refuse
The boss of movie bosses skewers himself in the hit-and-miss Analyze This
The Land Girls starts out as a promising weepie, but loses its way
Dalton James is one of Dallas' most amazing theatrical talents. But life still hurts sometimes.
Mr. Peppermint loves his little Butthole (Surfer)
Last Dance struggles with the burden of being Dead Man Walking lite
Filmmaker and scandal-monger Kenneth Anger might be the grandfather of America's tabloid culture
Haile Gerima's hallucinatory slave epic Sankofa is a declaration of independence
Pauline Kael's For Keeps is a diary of a strange and passionate affair with movies
New book by Denton academic traces origins of the Hollywood blockbuster