Remember that awesome 1993 Chris Rock movie, CB4? Which basically zoomed in on the extremes of rap culture, parodied them, and got the world to see how absurd it all was? The songs in that movie were laugh-out-loud funny precisely because they were so painfully close to the real thing, but just an i ... More >>
Kanye West has officially become the bad guy, people. He's rich, he's rude, he's entitled, he's a rock 'n' roll legend who's awaiting a legit artistic backlash any year now, and he's also a smart businessperson. After Taylor Swift-gate and record sales of his third Pazz & Jop-winning "masterpiece" f ... More >>
People plan parties around this stuff, so we assume you probably watched too. But just in case you didn't, here's a timeline of the 84th Academy Awards ceremony. They make it this long just to mess with us all, in case you didn't know...
How funny would Richard Pryor and Chris Rock's baby be?What's even better than personalizing your music taste is blending jokes by comedic icons like Chris Rock and Richard Pryor to give you the deepest belly laugh. Per many, many users' request, Pandora, the Oakland-based Internet music company, ... More >>
Royal Baths plays Amnesia this SaturdaySan Francisco is obsessed with artisan food. Perhaps the SF Appeal said it best earlier this week with its simple statement; "Things San Franciscans Like: Food." Simple as that. This weekend is bloated with food-friendly events along with the expected (and c ... More >>
Must be fun making a crap movie with all your old SNL pals.
eater.comWaters, Armstrong, Maher, Rock: This ain't the new Green Day lineup.From Eater SF/Eater National comes an incredible composite photo and a crucial DVR alert for tonight, as Alice Waters pulls up to the discussion table on HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher. Admittedly, we probably woul ... More >>
Get Smart redux is a rare device: A TV remake for the big screen that works on its own terms.
Week of Wednesday, November 9, 2005
In Madagascar, the wild things romp, then roam
Adam Sandler, a star quarterback? If only they were joking.
Things get ugly when Infiltrator is unmasked at a celebrity impersonator convention, but all ends well when fake Arnold Schwarzenegger marries faux Shania Twain
On tour with comedian Chris Rock, the fearless true heir to Richard Pryor
Just how does David Spade keep getting work?
Politics of the Business
This season's cinema demands attention
He steals Ali, but will Hollywood give Jamie Foxx a shot at the title?
In Berkeley Rep's Shakespeare, all's fair, but love isn't war
Why the best teen movie of the year, based on a beloved novel, won't be in theaters
Actor-comic Eddie Izzard just wants to be loved
Renee Zellweger and Morgan Freeman stalk their dreams in Nurse Betty
Michael Sragow finds eight good films, and countless condescending duds, in a year at the movies