Ah, Detroit. This morning, saddened by the bleak news of bankruptcy and shame, I pulled from the shelf my worn copy of a book of Detroit legends and re-read my favorite of all, the story the Loup Garou. French 17th century settlers on the shores of Lake St. Clair in the area that is now Grosse Poin ... More >>
DVD releases for the week of October 9
We don't like Madea Goes to Jail, but then that's not the point, is it?
Albert Brooks looks for comedy and comes up empty
Bad Santa is crude and rude and the jolliest Christmas movie ever
A spiffed up Hard Day's Night continues to dazzle, with its jump cuts, slow motion, and sped-up Beatles antics
Christopher Guest takes his comedy very, very seriously
Stanley Tucci one-ups 1930s screwball comedies with The Impostors
Don't come looking for subtlety, but Titanic is a great big romantic cornball success
Judge John Henry McBryde ruled his court like a minor despot, angering lawyers and fellow judges. Now they're lined up to depose him, and the Constitution be damned.
Hagfish tries to figure out if they're punk, pop, or just plain horny