It seems that the farther from the ocean you are in this country, the more relaxed you are. Sounds counterintuitive, considering that beaches are our collective vision of paradise, and seaside communities are where old people go to decompress before they die. But hey -- science is science, or someth ... More >>
The reaction among the experts, media and haterz the world-over after the Indiana Pacers had roughed up and beaten the Miami Heat in the teams' first two meetings this season was that the Pacers clearly had Miami's number, and that the Heat might as well go the way of the Montreal Expos and no longe ... More >>
[Well, it's official: Roger Wishner is a man-whore. As predicted below, Roger Wishner and his do-boy Rosen voted tonight for the zoning change to allow Everglades Corporate Park to build a bigger development on the Everglades west of the Sawgrass. The stinking thing was passed 4-1, with on ... More >>
That election is this June in Iran, pitting Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, president of the Religious Neanderthal Republic of Iran, against Mir-Hossein Mousavi, a "reformist" who would moderate some of the nation's hard-line policies on human rights and in international diplomacy. That is, he'd steer it a few ... More >>
Remarkably consistent, the Coens make another mockery with Burn After Reading
Coen Brothers transcend themselves with No Country for Old Men
Harold Ramis' Ice Harvest is just a reheated Christmas caper
A female ironworker fights abuse in the riveting North Country
How do you measure a film festival? Frame by frame.
The Cooler, somewhat unbelievably, asks us to swallow a Las Vegas fairy tale
The Jewish Film Festival offers a diversity of perspectives
Billy Bob doesn't say much, but he's the perfect Man for the Coens' con job.
Terry Zwigoff and Daniel Clowes trap us with a raptor in Ghost World
Recalling each and every New Year's Eve celebration
What's it like to ring in the new millennium with 80,000 drug-addled Phish fans? Expensive. Noisy. Crowded. Uninspiring.
Drop Dead Gorgeous
Evangelical radical Bill Gothard's Character First! curriculum teaches students in Fort Lauderdale to obey his will