Quick -- name the new M. Night Shyamalan summer blockbuster.
The adventure flick pretends it's not an M. Night Shyamalan film
Mike Mictlan is a bit of a rascal. He's also H-E-L-L-A F-R-R-E-A-L (pronounced "hella for real") and the "brown Tom Sawyer" if we are to believe his assertions on the newly dropped SNAXXX! mixtape. This is no ordinary hip-hop collection, thanks to the inventive production of 2% Muck, who created 11 ... More >>
By Mike MaddenRelated:Bambu on the L.A. riots' 20th anniversary, his Soundset debutTraveling from his native Sacramento to take over Shakopee, Chuuwee might be the best bet among this year's Soundset freshmen to blow up by the time May 2013 rolls around. Not long removed from his excellent Wa ... More >>
But plot gimmick still comes with 2012 prices
VH1's endless barrage of reality programming continues to feed a hungry public with a new series that you might swear already existed, Hollywood Exes. And for those starving for tidbits from Prince's era of public and label alienation in the '90s, they may come mainlined from his ex-wife Mayte Ga ... More >>
Yesterday, we brought you the story of the TimberTrolls, the hottest thing to hit Minnesota Timberwolves' online fanbase since... well, they're probably the hottest thing to ever hit the Wolves' online fanbase.And while they've only been at it for about a month, the Spaniards have already account ... More >>
Harald Zwart hasn't done anything new here
The grimace. That furrowed, beetled brow. The my-tortured-soul-is-being-pricked-by-daggers eyes. The humanity.
Many sites are offering free, exclusive music in exchange for Haiti donations.
Minnesota corporation mistakenly sells "Illegal Alien" costume
New mashups including Daft Punk vs. Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince, Deep Purple vs. Usher, the Doobies vs. Air France and more!
Sans Happyness writer Steve Conrad, weighty movie limps onto screen one man down
Hancock squanders potential greatness with lame humor and a half-baked hero
The Songs We Can't Escape
For once, this season's movies don't ask you to check your brains at the door
Kanye West wants to put an end to the homophobia in hip-hop. "Gay" has been used all too often in certain hip-hop circles as a deragatory term to mean the exact opposite of the word "hip-hop," he told MTV. (Funny. I always thought the antonym for hip-hop was "Will Smith.") He added that he wanted t ... More >>
Puckish duo Brother and Sister rock out for your inner child.
Will Smith, "Switch" I'd be totally cool with Will Smith if he weren't so bland and smug and humorless and if I were 11. True, I sure enjoyed "Parents Just Don't Understand," which made some super points about generational conflict, and Six Degrees of Separation, which made some instructive points ... More >>
Wong's 'Hand' Offers Cinephilic Foreplay in 'Eros'
The pictures may be talking, but they're not speaking our language
Five crappy best-ofs, one preachy live disc, and a partridge in a pear tree
'S.W.A.T.' stands for something more insidious than crime busting
Screwing the white guy and dancing with the devil: Race matters at the 40th annual New York Film Festival
Affirmative action is put to the test again in 'Men in Black II'
Music, mayhem, materialism: Experiencing the rhapsody and the industry of Miami's Winter Music Conference
After 12 years on the fringes of pop, hip hop, and techno, Jungle Brothers crash all three with V.I.P.
An open letter on the indomitability of hip hop to my high school economics teacher
A bio-doc looks at the punks who changed the complexion of white rock
Eminem turns the trials of the white urban poor into a scabrous comedy with himself as the punch line--and punching bag
Rupert Murdoch's minions chase "reality" with a sympathy for law and order and an appetite for destruction
With the Gay 90's breeding discontentment among its namesake patrons, what is queer in clubland?
The multiculti ensembles of Men in Black and Once Upon a Time in China and America mix it up
Monster Business: The subject surrogates of SAS97, a.k.a. The Lost World: Jurassic Park.
Independence Day restores order to the millennium.