Dinner for Schmucks opened this week to decent reviews and big box office, and while it may not quite have the make of a classic, it did get us thinking about other movies meals--namely, the most famous film scenes in which food played a role. Here are 10 memorable food scenes from major film ... More >>
This year a former City Pages writer won an Oscar and a former community organizer from the South Side of Chicago got elected President. In the months in between, I've seen far-flung friends and family playing a larger role in public life. I met half my neighbors face to face, and saw people who w ... More >>
Lots of bad stuff happened this weekend. Luckily, there was also plenty of sunshine and beer available for consumption. Here's a recap of the Pizza Luce block party.
You'll swear you've seen this Superman somewhere before
After September 11: Projecting the future of entertainment at the New York Film Festival
A critic and a curator butt keyboards over the Rohmer retrospective
Twenty-four hours of watching paint dry with Eric Rohmer
The money swapping was typically dubious. The movies were surprisingly bold. A story treatment from Hollywood's mountain outpost, Sundance 2001.
In a 29-film series, Oak Street Cinema puts Hollywood's most complicated decade, the Seventies, onscreen
Japanese tough guy Takeshi Kitano goes all soft in Kikujiro
Tweedy Old English Guy Seeks Garden-Variety Teen Hunk: John Hurt in Love and Death on Long Island.
I Do Believe in Rock Stars! I Do Believe in Rock Stars!: Jon Bon Jovi never grows up in his maxi-video Destination Anywhere
Lifetime's Worth: Sam Bould and Martin Donovan in Hollow Reed