Toasting computer love, a genocide musical and a Midwestern odyssey
Movie by movie, here's how to get the most out of this summer without having to cake on sunscreen
Quick: Name the new M. Night Shyamalan summer blockbuster
Michael Bay injects potent absurdity into this unbelievable true story
Sharon Barragan has a soft spot for white rappers--so sue her. While often derided as novelties who rarely last in the hip-hop game, there's something about these artists and their anglo flow that the comedienne can't stay away from. Since the dawn of the 90s, there's been quite a few that have mad ... More >>
Looking for David O. Russell
Seth McFarlane's feature-directing debut may not go over with the over-15 crowd
[Summer Guide 2012] Your guide to the good stuff
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On Sunday, Madonna, the aging goddess of pop music (okay, we kid) will be embarking to where many of her younger counterparts have already performed: the Super Bowl Half-Time Show. The 53-year-old has made no qualms about being nervous about the mega show, telling Jay Leno that it's "the most ... More >>
Mark Wahlberg's one last job
OC Music Awards Showcase 1: Best Live Band, with Jeramiah Red, Paulie Pesh, the Gromble, Strange Birds and James FletcherJan 3, 2011Detroit Bar, Costa MesaLast night saw Costa Mesa's Detroit Bar kick off the first in a series of showcases comprising the OC Music Awards. The five groups, competing ... More >>
The last time I saw the members of The Spell, they were drinking tequila and bowling on a Thursday night. That was before the party celebrating Spell guitarist Andy Kiddoo's birthday moved to Fern's, the Long Beach dive where Spell singer Josh Brown was nearly escorted out of the bar for harassin ... More >>
Taco Bell Foundation for Teens and the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation this week opened one of four "Graduate to Go Studios," a project built at Boys & Girls Clubs that will encourage teens to use the new, multi-media recording studios if they stay in school and graduate. The "Graduate to ... More >>
Making it big on the big screen is rough. Judging by the forgettable attempts by the cast of Friends--sans Jennifer Aniston, whose most memorable roles involve playing some semi-neurotic version of herself in intellectually-gutted rom coms--transitioning to movies isn't made any easier through su ... More >>
Myspace.comWTF:To Eminem fans everywhere, I apologize for socking it to him frequently as of late, but today he's once again made himself the perfect clay pigeon for my editorial buck shot. According to Spin.com, the great white ???? is set to star in a new film.
The Micky Ward story falls through the ropes in a too-familiar film
Will Ferrell and Adam McKay re-team, with decreasing returns, in 'The Other Guys'
Batman image: DC/Mike AllredLost in the pomp, glamour and sweet smells that swirl around the attendees of San Diego Comic-Con</sarcasm> are the mind-numbing blocks of boredom as you wait in line for panels, autographs, food, bathrooms and opportunities to sexually harass booth babes. O ... More >>
[Summer Guide] Flicks to help you enjoy the great indoors
Tina Fey and Steve Carell go lowbrow and chemistry-free
Todd OwyoungDragonForce. They're as epic as their name sounds. They're what you would get if you could combine Dethklok, Katamari, and Journey. And they're getting all Rockstar on your double bass petal, dropped-tuned ass...
My pick for this week is.... TYLER PERRY'S WHY DID I GET MARRIED? Just kidding. But I think I know the answer to the question posed in the title. It's something along the lines of “because black people stick together and that's the way Jesus likes it.” Yes, I might have had to see a Tyler Per ... More >>
The Cult get their mojo risin again
Cannes 2007 was a success, but how many of its movies will you actually get to see?
How the Americans fared at Cannes
In Shooter, who better to save America than an armed Mark Wahlberg? Seriously.
OnDVD: Marie Antoinette
A hero of the Hong Kong new wave returns the compliment with The Departed
Feel-good football tale Invincible scores with charm and sincerity
Movie of the week: The Italian Job
Your three-month forecast of the summers top movies
I ♥ Huckabees is an existential fun fest
Wrong turns on the road to Wonderland
Six summers of pimps and hos at Club Rubber
Soderberghs Oceans Eleven
Mark Wahlberg, movie star
Wolfgang Petersens The Perfect Storm
Up in Smoke asks and answers: What happens to rap when its hard edge is draped with a little glitz?
Porn stars are different from you and me. They have more sex.