Wes Anderson's latest premieres at the Berlin Film Festival.
Films to look for in the coming year, from blockbusters to indie flicks
Over the past two decades, Adam Levy's ear for a timeless composition has grown to scholarly proportions. Whether it's rock 'n' roll with the Honeydogs, funk and soul via Hookers $ Blow, Rose Room's swing and Tin Pan Alley vibe, stuff for the kids within Bunny Clogs, or going off on a psychedelic ja ... More >>
A modern spin on Jane Austen that still shoots for happily ever after
As many artists before that have set out to reinvent themselves, Chris Bartels, too, has turned his music aesthetic inside out for his new project, Bora York. The new band has Bartels including his wife, Rebekah, and a few other artists collaborating on a new sound that has built on Chris' former mu ... More >>
Total Trash Tape Release/Tour Kickoff with Brain Tumors, The Miami Dolphins and Ugly Motors 7th Street Entry, Minneapolis Thursday, March 14, 2013A sign was created somewhere in the midst of the promotional blitz for Total Trash's tape release. It included the slogan "TAKE BACK THE ENTRY FOR THE PUN ... More >>
One of the risky things about releasing an album at the end of the year is that it will get lost in the shuffle of year-end lists, but this is something that Minneapolis artist Nick Costa, aka Me As a Pilot, is not concerned about. Although he self-recorded and performs a lot of the parts himself on ... More >>
The critics' picks from best film to best performers
Yes boys and girls, Saturday is that magical time of the year when zombies take to the West Bank's local watering holes and now Midway Stadium to get intoxicated with Brain Belt. The Zombie Pub Crawl is upon us, and with zombie-mania more in the media than ever, this year's should be the biggest yet ... More >>
Spencer McGillicutty -- they're a band, not a person -- mine the sounds of early-'60s AM gold on their third album, All the Happy People! Throughout, the local group swings effortlessly between cotton-candy sweet group sing-a-longs and wistful acoustic balladry. Employing a rotating co-ed cast of f ... More >>
Red Tails, This Is Forty, and more
Theater prices are for suckasDinner and movie nights don't have to break the bank. Sometimes after a long week it's even easier to whip up a quick meal at home, load up an old flick, and snuggle into the couch, plush and cozy. Save a little cash and take these suggestions for an ea ... More >>
Your best bets on the big screen this weekend.
The director of Breakfast Club and Sixteen Candles died of a heart attack this afternoon.
Full of itself and not half as funny as it thinks it is, Hamlet 2 is simply tragic
Marvin Gaye's divorce album tops this week's pop culture picks
area theaters, starts Friday
Wes Anderson's Road-Trip Tale of Brotherly Love Stings with the Depth (Yes, Depth) of His Whimsy
Luke, Owen, and Andrew Wilson forgot to feed their pet project
Modern times got you down? Sneak out of the house, creep down to the docks, and stow away on the good ship Decemberists
'The Squid and the Whale' swims under the surface of divorce
My adventures (so far) in the screenwriting trade
Jonathan Safran Foer, Wes Anderson, Conor Oberst, and the new male infantilism
The Everything Movie lands on all four of our film critics' top 10 lists
As a filmmaking metaphor, 'The Life Aquatic' is all wet
The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival is sometimes hard to swallow
Opposite aesthetics would seem to spell splitsville for indie cinema's power couple
How to remake the New York Film Festival's arthouse esoterica for the midwestern megaplex
Three movie critics pick 21 favorites (and only one in common) from 2002.
A satirist's belated acclaim mirrors our own screwy self-image
Catherine Millet remembers yesterday's orgies; Dennis Cooper brutalizes today's teens
Nine stories about the Salingeresque quality of Gen X cinema
After September 11: Projecting the future of entertainment at the New York Film Festival
The movies of '98 posed the question: Haven't we seen this somewhere before?
A wish list of might-be hits from the New York Film Festival