So Nas and Damian Marley set out to make a rap-reggae record. It's not a terribly novel idea, but given the pair's credentials, the disc sounds at least promising, right? Don't spark that spliff just yet: Sean Fennessey writes in our print edition this week that Nas and Marley's finished product, ... More >>
The Believer: A cache of soft-boiled egg strategies.We are stoked on the January issue of The Believer (and not just because it contains this blogger's interview with a professional wrestler). Right there, on the front cover, directly across from our wrestler's glowering visage, gentler caric ... More >>
'Made it, Ma! Top of the world!' Going out in a ball of flames exchanging gunfire with the cops: Very gangster. A federal lawsuit regarding a Web ad: Not so much. In a case that features two of the silliest-named litigants to ever spar in San Francisco's federal district court, Zynga is suing Playdo ... More >>
Its very own temple of doom, Kingdom of the Crystal Skull digs Indy into a deep hole.
Stella and Stanley highlight this American classic
Repertory Film Listings
Dan Hoyle is everyone he met in Nigeria, but not himself and that's impressive
Downey and Kilmer make perfect detectives in Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
Very specific dishes at very specific places
Streisand and Hoffman save a family -- and a movie, too
Why can't Americans make TV shows as good as Brit import MI-5?
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.
This 25-year-old play about Beats sticks too close to biography to be cool
Or five ways to make existing groups that much more super
Film Reps List for 12-26-2001
A film series remembers the uncompromising New Yorker critic Pauline Kael
In the 1960s Anthony Poshepny was a CIA operative whose macabre Southeast Asian exploits drew comparisons with Col. Kurtz, the megalomaniacal anti-hero of Apocalypse Now
Robert Towne, the best screenwriter in the business and the man who invented Jake Gittes, is back with a bio of Olympic runner Steve Prefontaine
In Clockers, Spike Lee evokes the self-contained hell of a drug-infested Brooklyn neighborhood