Rebounding from a movie that pissed off and confused America, Joaquin Phoenix gives one of his best performances in Spike Jonze’s Her
Like a sleek new phone, Her still strains to connect.
Today is One Hit Wonder day, allegedly marked by music journalist Steven R Rosen to honor the bands whose moment passed too soon. He was serious about this topic, even briefly publishing One Shot: The Magazine of One-Hit Wonders. DFW has had its share of flash-in-the-pan chart success, and we've c ... More >>
Paul Thomas Anderson talks 70mm, Joaquin Phoenix and researching Scientology for his sixth and most anticipated film.
With the passing of storyteller Maurice Sendak today, many of a certain age found ourselves thrown back into specific childhood memories of his books. After re-watching In the Night Kitchen, the animated short based on his controversial book of the same name, I started piecing together a very specif ... More >>
As you've no doubt figured out by now, MTV turned 30 years old today. Indeed, that's a formidable amount of time -- enough, for sure, for almost entity to leave a mark.And, for sure, MTV has made plenty of marks. But beyond its ground-breaking debut as a music-centric cable station and past, eve ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Monday, April 12, 2010...Spike Jonze is reportedly working on a short film with Arcade Fire.Godspeed You! Black Emperor will reunite and curate the UK All Tomorrow's Parties.A very young and very blond Andrew W.K. got himself slapped with a juvenile restrai ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Wednesday, October 21, 2009...I guess rockers just feel the need to save something. If it's not Liam Gallagher saving honey bees, then it's Animal Collective trying to save seals.A drunk and obnoxious Kanye West Spike Jonze = We Were Once A Fairytale.Kin ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Wednesday, April 1, 2009...Director Spike Jonze and Kanye West are reportedly filming a 10- to 15-minute mini-movie featuring Ye's song "See You In My Nightmares."Outkast's Andre 3000 was detained for speeding in suburban Atlanta. He was only going 109 mph ... More >>
Art imitates life imitating art in Charlie Kaufman's latest
Brian Bell isn't so hot on comparisons between past Weezer records and the latest
Go ahead, step behind his filing cabinet
Indie-rap innovator MC 900 Ft. Jesus spins on, quietly, at Lee Harvey's
Charlie Kaufman exists. He really does. Ask him.
Would-be auteur Mars Callahan stumbles on a Rocky road
Plus: Broken Axl, Buck the Blue, Spike Jonze's Navel Lint
Reissues dominated, but an international crop of films yielded some good harvest
At long last, the Godfather's son makes his first film, and it was not easy
Ignoble savages go ape in Human Nature
TNT pays tribute to Nicolas Cage
The Army and Hollywood join hands to wage virtual, bloodless battles
With his own movie in tow, Dallas' indie-film guru goes to Robert Redford's festival, falls in love with the First-Timer, and embraces the hype
Band-related paper cuts and other ironies.
Don't call it a comeback: Weezer's been here for years. Their fans have, anyway.
Sofia Coppola mixes nostalgia, suburbia, and teen lust into a volatile blend in The Virgin Suicides
What will 1999 be remembered for -- Malkovich's head or Cartman's ass?
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
David O. Russell gets to the heart of the matter, down to the last detail
November 12 - 18, 1998