If there's such a thing as a music nerd equivalent to total nuclear apocalypse, then Saul Austerlitz's recent New York Times Magazine piece on the detriments of "poptimism" was a DEFCON 2 alert. (That's the one just below "hope you've seen Mad Max a few times.")To condense a confused, under-sou ... More >>
Quick -- name the new M. Night Shyamalan summer blockbuster.
James Franco disappoints while Mila Kunis delivers a spellbinding performance
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A guide to a picture-perfect summer
Praise whichever god oversees twilight-of-pubescence Sudanese rap. "Take U To Da Movies" was all you needed in 2009, it's true...but things are so different now. We can't swim in the Gulf of Mexico thanks to the British, we can't anticipate Avatar because it was a terrible movie and James Cameron ... More >>
Ever wonder what would have happened if Ed Wood been the one to film Hitchcock's The Birds? The resulting movie may have looked a little like the low-budget, stock-footage laden, pending cult classic Birdemic: Shock and Terror.
Pandora's panache vs. a table for two