Rule of Law
This time, it’s Captain Asskick goes to Washington
The film shows off Redford's unsinkable star talents
Baz Luhrman's silver-screen interpretation of Fitzgerald's novel oozes gaudy decadence
When musicians become directors, they should be required to start by making short films. Such legislation might have saved us from the feature-length cinematic sadism inflicted upon us by David Byrne, Fred Durst and John Doofus Mellencamp. Chris Mars, former drummer of the irreplaceable Replacements ... More >>
David Carr gives a stand-out performance.Congratulations are in order for David Carr, once the editor of the Twin Cities Reader, who keeps clawing his way up the media food chain. Carr beat drug addiction to pen a harrowing memoir. He carved out a media beat at The New York Times. Two years ... More >>
Changes and progress very rarely are gifts from above"Changes and progress very rarely are gifts from above," said Noam Chomsky last week. "They come out of struggles from below. And the answer to what's next depends on people like you. Nobody else can answer it."In Haiti and Bolivia, Chomsky went o ... More >>
There's an odd upside to Robert Redford's terribly earnest, quite terrible war drama
Swarming with Paparazzi, Sundance Wonders, 'Where's the Media?'
Ang Lee finds home on the range
Sales of Woodward's Deep Throat book go limp After reaching No. 4 on its best-seller list, the New York Times is now reporting Bob Woodward's book about Watergate mole Deep Throat, "The Secret Man," has only sold about 61,000 copies in five weeks of release. What appeared to be a slam-dunk for book ... More >>
A depressed movie lover talks himself into watching the Oscars
Nothing gets between Curtiss A and Jeopardy!
The world makes out all right at the International Film Festival
John Doe leaves his punk roots behind to sing nice little songs about shooting at cars
Seeking Signs of Civilization--and Artistic Sustenance--at the Sundance Film Festival
An Oak Street retrospective pulls us back to the flashy days of Eighties cinema
In a 29-film series, Oak Street Cinema puts Hollywood's most complicated decade, the Seventies, onscreen
The new Shaft signs on to do the mayor's dirty work
Decades after their only recording, the Flatlanders ride their legend from the strange plains of Lubbock to a surprising reunion
Hollywood shifts to the slopes for another week of reeling opportunities
Stanley Kubrick's long-delayed Eyes Wide Shut sets out to baffle and bore Tom Cruise fans--and succeeds impeccably
The annual case of contagious hype and acquisitions mania at the Sundance Film Festival
He built a pair of wings for Shirley MacLaine, now he's showing us his closet
Spare the rod, spoil the child: Robert Redford tames women, children, and beasts alike in The Horse Whisperer
1973 Nobel Prize Winner Henry Kissinger and friends.
Minnesota filmmaker Wendell Jon Andersson has devoted the better part of his youth to creating his debut feature, With or Without You
In Primary Colors, being president means never having to say you're sorry.
Gallo Humor: The actor-writer-director of Buffalo '66, Vincent Gallo.
Has the artsyplex boom housebroken the independent film? A partisan's manifesto.
In its 50th year, is the world's most prestigious film festival showing its age?
Ex-Minnesotan Sarah Jacobson loses it confidently with Mary Jane's Not a Virgin Anymore.
The Mirror Has Two Faces reflects Barbra Streisand's ambition to have it all.
The Amerindie film fest continues to inspire madness and money--and occasionally, art.