Closing time: You don't have to go home, but don't go here.
Forget the fountain youth. Try euthanasia on this tired series.
Went on a date. To re-boot my chivalry, I let her pick the movie. Nine. Oh boy. She says, "It's about a guy who fantasizes about hot chicks." I say (fingers crossed), "I'm in. Are we talking porn?" So we go to Magnolia theater in West Village, have a drink and there, writhing around on ... More >>
Two entertainment notes to start your day, including news of a new CW TV show set in Dallas. Don't know the name yet, or even it will be filmed here (calls are in to Dallas Film Commission director Janis Burklund), but its roots are reputable enough: Endemol USA, the production company heretofore kn ... More >>
The Modern hosts an Elegy
Penélope Cruz and Scarlett Johansson join forces—and some other stuff—in Woody Allen's (winning!) latest
Frédéric Fekkai, who cuts Scarlett Johansson's hair -- yours, someone else will do at the same price. Oh, ladies. Big news, apparently, courtesy Women's Wear Daily: Frédéric Fekkai is coming to town. To Highland Park, actually, beginning Monday. Surely, you know who the eff-eff Frédéric Fekkai ... More >>
The Modern worships the goddess Penelope
United 93 is the Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association's best pic of 2006. Yeah, I can agree with that. The rest of the list, not s'much. The Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association -- of which I am a member, though perhaps not for long -- this morning released its (our?) list of the year's ... More >>
Nacho's funnier than Napoleon, which isn't sayin' much
Sahara has no reason to exist, until you see who made it
Irish eyes are smiling at the Greenville Avenue parade
A mean ghost kid kicks Halle Berry's ass in Gothika
Don't Tempt Me with this teasing battle for one man's soul
Waking Up in Reno is not that bad, but it's not that good, either
Cameron Crowe takes Jerry Maguire on a dizzy trip through dreamland
Color-blind casting is one thing, but Captain Corelli's Mandolin goes absurdly overboard
Matt Damon and cast tackle Cormac and give us a predictably mythic Cowboy flick. Yeehaw.
Woman on Top, suffers from a ridiculous premise and a galling sweetness
Almodovar gets his kicks in this surreal 'screwball drama'
Twice does it all over again, so what's the point?
From Spain, a movie that questions the relationship between dreams and reality, truth and illusion
Wherein the fine novel The Hi-Lo Country is transformed into a so-so movie