Why are Mastodon writing music for the new Monsters Inc. prequel, Monsters University? As this blog's self-appointed Mastodon Correspondent (the position pays as well as you'd imagine), I have been ordered to conduct an immediate investigation into this somewhat unexpected turn of events, lest we al ... More >>
Sean Baker’s latest film goes inside the porn biz.
Animated franchise stalls out.
Your daily dose of national music news for Friday, May 15, 2009... Martin Scorsesse is set to direct a feature film biopic of a music legend: Frank Sinatra, baby. Kajagoogoo are reuniting for the first time in 25 years. Something tells me it's not to promote a greatest hit collection. Wanna taste ... More >>
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Patrick MichelsIn more than three decades as an animator, Henry Selick has lived not only at the edge of the film industry, but as a stop-motion animator, even the fringes of animation world. From The Nightmare Before Christmas to Coraline, though, audiences have gladly followed him out to the edge. ... More >>
Addison takes a trip to Connemara
Sample the wonders of Asian cinema
The screen lights up with Women In Film
Rosemary Meza's Masturbation Session
Never mind the bleeps, here comes The Osbournes
A: Buy the DVD for Full Frontal
Waking Up in Reno is not that bad, but it's not that good, either
When it comes to producing movies, it's a fine art (or Art Linson)
In 1988, Ron Shelton made Bull Durham. In 2002, it couldn't be done.
Why the best teen movie of the year, based on a beloved novel, won't be in theaters
Sam Hamm writes great scripts. So why do they rarely get made?
The creators of Chicken Run find soul in a lump of clay
DVDs pull back the curtain on the movies, but do you really want to see the Wizard?
Animated buddy film gets Road hard and put up wet
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 Prince of Egypt offers up the 10 commandments of (brotherly) love
It's big and loud, but this Peacemaker is still a dud
Documentary Arts preserves the lost music of the Hmong