In the world of random audio hallucination, there's the shit and then there's, well, shit. While I own some terrible stoner tunes, mere good taste, as everyone knows, goes for little in a world of thin walls, car audio, American Idol, and an ongoing '90s revival. Drunk or sober, bent or straight, l ... More >>
This week: Get submerged with Urge Overkill's Rock & Roll Submarine.Behind the buzz: In rock lore, Urge Overkill is said to have faltered in a bid to take over the '90s rock scene at its alt-sodden peak. It must be a real three-fisted bitch to be best known for what you didn't accomp ... More >>
J. Hoberman, Robert Wilonsky, and Scott Foundas put their minds together and come up with their favorite films of the year. Let's hear it for teamwork.
The film snob's guide to the best cinema the season has to offer.
Courtesy of The RZAYour kung-fu cannot defeat mine, you pathetic fool! My medallion is also a thowing star! Is it just our imagination, or has Wu-Tang producer the RZA become even more prolific since leaving the slums of Shaolin for La-La land? Having freed himself from the burdens of making gritty ... More >>
Frozen River may lay it on a bit thick, but Melissa Leo nails the role of a struggling single mom.
Steel yourself for 2008 with a look back at 2007's best scripts
Rodriguez and Tarantino's two-headed Grindhouse is a bloody, B-movie blast
It plays like an '80s TV show, complete with Loverboy and chicks-only kung fu
Lucky Number Slevin plays Tarantino's game, without Tarantino's results
Domino chronicles the life of a model turned bounty hunter
You have no idea what you're in for with Oldboy ... but you'll learn
Childhood games turn into obsession in Love Me If You Dare
Cartoon cruelty's bleeding edge
Kill Bill's missing something -- like, oh, a proper ending
Why did a Bay Area filmmaker journey to China to ask for Quentin Tarantino's help?
Ben Elton satirizes ultra-violent movie directors
Rififi isn't monumental -- it's just manly good fun
Hong Kong's Wong Kar-Wai talks about gay love, straight actors, and his moody new film Happy Together