It's raining rare funk and soul compilations for the Twin Cities. After the huge roll-out of last year's Twin Cities Funk & Soul: Lost R&B Grooves From Minneapolis/St. Paul, 1964-1979 via local label Secret Stash -- which City Pages named Best Local Music Compilation -- Chicago's Numero Grou ... More >>
Why your soap opera should be more important than your day job
'Fair Game' trips off the tongue; 'Comic Potential' speaks machine language
Wong Kar-wai's In the Mood for Love lingers at the crossroads of impossible romance and infinite possibility
While Western art cinema draws the flashbulbs at Cannes, contemplative works from China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong leave the festival glowing in klieg lights from the East
Silent Night Fever's Martini & Olive.