We take a quick, cautious look at what's going on with food TV. This week, Time Machine Chefs, a one-hour pilot on the black death in medieval Europe, on ABC. Time Machine Chefs went to a lot of trouble to do one thing very well: show three chefs in a room in Tudor England with nothing but fire an ... More >>
I got into a spat recently with a friend over my use of emoticons in texts and emails. My thinking is that there's no nuance when communicating that way, and I want to make sure that my sarcasm/flirtation/dismay etc. comes across. She says it makes me seem childish. Who's right?Signed,:-/I do lov ... More >>
Must be fun making a crap movie with all your old SNL pals.
A cult novel must continue its search for a worthy film adaptation.
Renée Zellweger is the anti–Norma Rae.
Mickey Rourke climbs back in the ring with The Wrestler.
Matthew Vaughn hacks at Neil Gaiman's fantasy wonderland
In Steve Buscemi's latest, the journalist-star sit-down is an interview between vampires
The summer season always brings out the worst in Hollywood, but there are also gems to be found
Cartoon kids poke around Spielberg's Monster House
Your forecast of the summer's top movies
Beautifully moody, Lonesome Jim is just what you'd expect from Steve Buscemi
Michael Bay's up to his old tricks -- now older than ever
The squirlly Full Moon Partisans square off against the folky Two Gallants; puppets give the cat the hatchet
Andre Nickatina raps about being one of the Fillmore's hardest MCs, so what's he doing driving a Toyota?
A polka hall of fame, a reality show about fantasy creatures, and a play that's sure to bomb
Two years later, a digital-video short film became an overnight ad sensation
This season's cinema demands attention
Terry Zwigoff is set to direct a twisted Christmas tale called Bad Santa
Terry Zwigoff and Daniel Clowes trap us with a raptor in Ghost World
Ghost World; Castro Theater; Breaking into Hollywood
Medium Cool, High Hopes
What mattered and what splattered in pop, 1997
American movies once enthralled the world with their exuberance and clarity. What happened in the 1990s?
The Coen brothers' Fargo fuses farce and thriller