Remember all the hand-wringing last year over the so-called disappearance of protest music? As the Occupy movement hit its peak, capturing the attention of the country, commentators and older musicians were accusing contemporary artists of failing to grapple with the major struggles of their time in ... More >>
Michael Moore pictured with President Obama, who, incidentally also likes meat Contrary to what Supervisor Eric Mar might tell you, fast food needn't be awful for you. Bay Area man Michael Moore swears by his Carl's Jr.-only diet, which he says is largely responsible for helping him to shed almos ... More >>
Michael Moore and the president, for some reason. A 482 pound Antioch resident credits Carl's Jr. with helping him slim down. A man named Michael Moore claims that eating Carl's Jr. every day last year helped him to lose weight -- around 100 pounds. As Erin Sherbert writes on our sister blog ... More >>
San Francisco's W. Kamau Bell and his socio-political stand-up comedy sidekicks, Laughter Against the Machine, have traveled around the nation, making stops at six different Occupy Movement camps, including ones in Portland, San Francisco, New York, and New Orleans. And while he acknowledges he's ... More >>
Me and my socio-political stand-up comedy crew, Laughter Against The Machine, just finished our first national tour. Collectively we went to six Occupations, in New Orleans, Portland, New York, D.C., and San Francisco. And I would like to make a request of you. Stop talking shit about the Occupy Wal ... More >>
So it's almost the Fourth of July -- a day when we are all obligated to find a barbeque, pretend it's sunny, get drunker than we probably should in the middle of the day, and complain about British people. As is the case with so many national holidays, this whole deal is a pain in the ass for the ... More >>
Morgan Spurlock makes us look bad, plus (separate!) films on baseball and steroids shine.
Michael Moore's pill goes down easy, but his diagnosis of U.S. healthcare still devastates
How the Americans fared at Cannes.
Health, in life and film, dominates Cannes.
Art imitates life as U.S. directors command this year's fest, with only China rivaling for celluloid domination.
If it's kinda, sorta music-related, we'll review it. This week: Nardwuar the Human Serviette's new DVD.
Naked in Ashes reveals the life of a yogi, but doesn't attempt to explain it
Lars von Trier goes off on another rant about American violence
Week of Wednesday, June 1, 2005
In a year when small movies came up big, picking the best was a Payne
In 1944 Germany, an immaculate little town was not as it appeared
A seminal anti-war documentary exposes the horrors of the United States' presence in Vietnam
Demme's Candidate overhaul goes for the knowing giggle
Another documentary exposes the president as a right-wing imperialist
Louis Schwartzberg aims for America's Heart, but mostly sticks to the surface
Michael Moore goes Bushwacking in Fahrenheit 9/11
A new film denouncing corporate ruthlessness could use some downsizing of its own
Why Michael Moore's Academy Awards rant shouldn't have surprised anyone
Michael Moore goes threshing about in search of fear itself
Michael Moore gets out of his La-Z-Boy to find The Awful Truth
Michael Moore's Canadian Bacon is but a flash in the pan