Jason Reitman's latest is a snapshot of today's cultural disconnection
The '90s officially came to a close a little bit more than 13 years ago, but their profound and strange cultural touchstones are not forgotten. Most importantly, the music lives on with the help of DJ Jake Rudh, who celebrates the 12th anniversary of his hip dance party Transmission with a night of ... More >>
Right now, for the price of a movie ticket, you can watch Shia LaBeouf paling around with enormous extraterrestrial robots in the third installment of the Transformers franchise, running and yelling and making with cracks so wise that one could almost forget one is helping to bankroll the career ... More >>
That's bad-meaning-good for Gen X filmmakers
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Craig Robinson, John Cusack star
Featuring Cusack, of course.
Meetups every other month bring together record collectors of all types
The Songs We Can't Escape
Your guide to the season's hottest films (and the other ones, too)
A coalition of independent record stores hangs on for dear life
Indie queen Lili Taylor flips the script
We have a new "jump the shark," folks. Call it "the Partridge Family scene." It happens midway through the wretched Must Love Dogs, when the cast inexplicably breaks into the Partridge Family theme. I saw it Tuesday night. I turned to my wife and said there are no words for how bad this is, how insu ... More >>
The Drudge Report has the scoop from subscription-only Roll Call about Mississippi Republican Sen. Trent Lott's new autobiography, Herding Cats (soon to be a major motion picture starring Meg Ryan and John Cusack). It seems Strom Thurmond's biggest fan is a bit miffed at Senate Majority Leader Bill ... More >>
'Elephant' takes on the full weight of tragedy
In America's Sweethearts, stars play stars playing stars--and so what?
The outsize personality of balladeer Jack Black means there's more of him to love
A world-music star from 1970s Senegal finds his place in the age of hip hop
Fox's most promising sitcom of the season offers a middle-class family comedy for the middle decades of the last century
High Fidelity tries to rescue John Cusack from the cutout bin
Being John Malkovich is easier done than said
Pushing Tin lowers the fear of flying to a more comfortable altitude
How the Other Half Lives: John Cusack and Kevin Spacey in Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil.
Them Against "They": Aaron Eckhart and Matt Malloy in Neil LaBute's In the Company of Men.