He'll need more than hose to put out this fire. While a Michigan jury debates whether the Koran-burning pastor should be able to repeat his act outside a mosque today, the leader of the Bay Area National Anarchists says he's still planning on burning a Koran -- he's just not saying when or where. ... More >>
A recession calls for superheroes.Raising money for college scholarships in a recession begs creativity. Bake sales? Overdone. Car washes? Cliche. A man in furry underwear kicking the ass of a Border Patrol agent in the school gym? Now we're getting somewhere. John O'Connell High School of Techno ... More >>
Whitey, beware? A group of white nationalists will protest the new Robert Rodriguez movie Machete -- which depicts a Mexican renegade attempting to assassinate an anti-immigrant senator played by Robert DeNiro -- at Bay Area cinemas this week. This gets even more interesting: The protesters ... More >>
Meet the 10 Bay Area artists who will compete to win three $2,500 grants from SF Weekly.
This Thursday SF Weekly will be hosting Artopia, an art show at Project One featuring the 10 finalists in our annual Masterminds contest. That night, we'll award $2,500 grants to three lucky artists. In the meantime, we'll be previewing the works of the works of the finalists here on All Shook Down. ... More >>
Mickey Rourke climbs back in the ring with The Wrestler.
Rodriguez and Tarantino's two-headed Grindhouse is a bloody, B-movie blast
Renaissance is black and white and a little dead all over
Antonio Banderas pulses with passion in Take the Lead
MirrorMask is a thing of beauty, a joy forever, etc.
Robert Rodriguez and his kids conjure up a charming 3-D fantasy
What's black and white and red all over? Sin City, pal.
Could it be that this year's crop of summer movies actually requires a brain cell or two?
This season's cinema demands attention
Summer 2002 sees the little guys getting up to a lot of big things
Is he a writer, director, actor or...sex symbol? Um, yes--and more