It's time for the back-to-school scramble right now, but General Mills is already thinking ahead towards a spookier part of the year. The company recently announced that it will bring back two long-gone favorites as part of its annual Monster Cereal series during the Halloween season. See also: ... More >>
And this time it almost makes a flesh-and-blood man of its hero
See Also:El-P on Prince, his mother, and full band rap showsKiller Mike might be the most dangerous MC spitting right now. This isn't to say that modern hip-hop lacks for dissenting, uncompromising voices or agit-prop ideas, but given the visibility the Atlanta rapper born Michael Render commands ri ... More >>
Girls Got Rhythm Day 2With Ronnie Spector, The 188.8.131.52's Nikki Corvette, Little Girls, Midnite Snaxxx, L'assassinsAmsterdam Bar & Hall, St. PaulSaturday, May 12, 2012Related:Slideshow: Girls Got Rhythm FestivalGirls Got Rhythm Fest Day 1 at Amsterdam Bar, 5/11/12As far as local music productions ... More >>
Ronnie Spector, Nikki Corvette among headliners
New film works with a patient and observational style
The Year of Our Lord 2011 is shaping up to be an awesome year for long-awaited album releases, isn't it? Gang of Four! Gregg Allman! Wire! Wanda Jackson! Cake! A P.J. Harvey auto-harp album, even! But Gimme Noise is most stoked for Fiona Apple's as-yet-untitled fourth LP, of which we've yet to he ... More >>
Minnesota Film ArtsFor 11 days, Minnesota Film Arts will "search" for the world's most populous continent through 40 movies from 12 countries in a brand-new festival. These films, from auteurs, both classic and contemporary, cover true crime, martial arts, war, addiction, poverty, family, a ... More >>
Chad Davis via Flickr.comThe slimiest car in filmThis weekend the State Fairgrounds will be the site of the Car Craft Summer Nationals, a convergence of 5,000 muscle cars and heavily modified hot rods, who will strut and race in a competition of burnt rubber and smoking engines. To help celeb ... More >>
Comic movie not as clever as it imagines itself
We're countin' em down, end-of-decade style.
French director is known as forefather of French New Wave cinema
Your best bets on the big screen this weekend.
Director Neil Blomkamp uses computer effects to enhance, not dominate
The star of Kung Fu and Kill Bill hung himself in a Bangkok hotel room last Thursday.
Independent films went south, but thank the Knight for the blockbuster
Morgan Spurlock gives Americans a bad name, but (separate!) films on baseball and steroids shine
Luke, Owen, and Andrew Wilson forgot to feed their pet project
D.C. lifer George Pelecanos writes about murder, drug feuds, riots, dog-fighting—and also a little violence
Park Chanwook's 'Oldboy' reinvents Jacobean drama for the 21st century
The smoking gun is a mushroom cloud in Fukasaku's 'Yakuza'
PJ Harvey and Brian Wilson go down easy, the 5,6,7,8's are harder to swallow
Rancorous "Anti-Americanism" reigns at the 56th Cannes Film Festival
The Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival's Middle Week Has Hits, Sleepers, and Snoozers
Jean-Luc Godard's jubilant Band of Outsiders seems as fresh today as in 1964
The Coen Brothers grant Ulysses a Southern setting in their Thirties-style road saga O Brother, Where Art Thou?
Dim efforts by Roland Joffé, the Coen Brothers, Lars von Trier, Neil LaBute, and John Waters darken the screens of the world's flashiest film fest
Director Jane Campion strips away her pretensions in Holy Smoke
Ten hours, a half-dozen movies, and one big brainwash at the "stadium seating" gigaplex
While Ventura knuckles down, Hollywood and the local film industry talk Body language
Has the artsyplex boom housebroken the independent film? A partisan's manifesto.
Into the Mix: Mark Wahlberg and Burt Reynolds in Boogie Nights.
Band Apart: Brigitte Bardot and Jack Palance in Jean-Luc Godard's Contempt.