You may recall that we weren't terribly kind about Muse's song for the London Olympics. Mostly because it resorted to obvious sports cliches and sounded like the theme tune to Flash Gordon. And the theme tune to Flash Gordon only works within the context of being played over and throughout a movie t ... More >>
Originally, we were going to do this list as a top five. But then it became apparent that Olympic theme songs are always so incredibly awful, it becomes difficult to figure out who did the worst job. When we started compiling this, in honor of the fact that the Olympics start in London at the end of ... More >>
Ingmar Bergman (1918-2007); Michelangelo Antonioni (1913-2007)
Mike Hodges follows up Croupier with a somnambulistic crime drama
Walking the floor with the arcade obsessed
A veteran of the Apollo program continues a quixotic quest to send a small rocket of his own design 60 miles high and, in the process, save his soul. Maybe ours, too.
Gothic blues, creature features, and a respite for the H.E.A.R.-ing impaired
As promised, Brian Helgeland's new movie rocks
Living on the sidewalk for a month. Sleeping with Wookiees. $300 action figures. The new Star Wars isn't just a movie. It's a force that's with us.
A history of grand movie theaters haunts a commercialized neighborhood
The demons -- personal andfantastical and pop cultural -- that have shaped the art of a San Francisco illustrator