Not all cameos are equally coveted: A good cameo creates an undeniable rush (I know that person!) that widens the eyes and forces the viewer to blurt out the musician's name when he or she appears on the big screen, like Anthony Kiedis in Point Break. An even better cameo, in which the musician is c ... More >>
Gillian Flynn's best-selling novel Gone Girl is set right here in Missouri -- Ben Affleck's character is a native, who's moved his somewhat reluctant wife back to his hometown. That is, before she goes missing. It's a super intense book (we won't spoil it, but trust us, you won't be expecting any of ... More >>
Ben Affleck is in Missouri. And the good one, at that. The Argo and Good Will Hunting and future Batman Affleck. Not the Gigli and Surviving Christmas Affleck. That dude is sooo 2004. But anyway, Ben Affleck is in Missouri, ya'll!! And so is Neil Patrick Harris. And model Emily Ratajkowski. They' ... More >>
Film critic Karina Longworth is reporting from the Toronto International Film Festival this week. As the summer of self-plagiarism comes to a close, add Terrence Malick to the list of those accused of this debatable crime: The auteur's quick follow-up to last year's The Tree of Life, To The Wonder, ... More >>
â€‹We didn't know what this man was doing when we posted his picture earlier this week. Thanks, then, to reader Doug Shachte who wrote to inform us of a compound-verb that had not been in our vocabulary: SPRAYFART! A post on Frontyard Feature's censored version of The Big Lebowski, elicited th ... More >>
But Sugar is sweet and Traces of the Trade leaves its mark.
Keegan Hamilton takes an up-close look at Saint Louis University's new basketball coach. How did a skirmish with river rogues land a 43-year-old grandmother in court? Kristen Hinman investigates. Paul Friswold gets sucked in to the Rep's production of Dracula. Ween easily won over Jordan Har ... More >>
The Brothers Affleck come through with a complex, sophisticated Boston crime drama.
Even with the Mac kid at his side, John McClane is just...old.
Not Just the Best
of the Larry Sanders Show
The greatest boxed set ever -- not so much for the made-up irritainment as for the real thing, which this collection serves up by the ton. There are 23 brilliant episodes of the
www.signswithanattitude.com The moment we've been anticipating since the fall arrived yesterday, replete with drama, bells, whistles and nonstop action. No, dummy, not the Super Bowl -- Replaced by a Chimp! That's right, Bud.TV (reg. required), which has been the talk of the advertising world e ... More >>
Joe Carnahan's overly slick, heavily edited dark comedy works despite itself.
Week of September 21, 2006
Matt & Ben & J.D. & $$
A showbiz noir investigates TV Superman’s real-life tragedy.
Will & Grace: Series Finale
Week of January 19, 2006
Glory Road relives the season college hoops smashed the color barrier
Boring game play mars Marvel Nemesis: Rise of the Imperfects
Tom Arnold leads a large ensemble cast. Yep, you read it right.
Drink of the Week: A downtown highlight reel
Wash U researchers become pony tipsters and we talk to a local producer who wants Josh Hartnett in Flames. Plus, a blogger who cares about cross-contamination and you.
Week of October 20, 2004
Team America takes no prisoners and spares no swear words
Kevin Smith is Silent Bob? Dude, my butt he is.
Paul Bettany gets medieval in The Reckoning
Family-man Smith goes soft in a story about a Girl
You saw Paycheck last year...remember?
The idiots what brung you Dumb and Dumber ain't funny no more
It's more fun watching the movie get made than watching the movie
Week of July 30, 2003
Week of July 16, 2003
Irréversible desperately attempts to turn the world upside down
Against all odds -- and several plot implausibilities -- director William Friedkin stages a comeback
Daredevil may be a superhero, but his powers are pedestrian
The big-screen gals of cinema 2003 will keep you watching
WB11 and its girl-power anchor team are diving after a younger demographic. Will they belly-flop or win?
Week of April 10, 2002
Behind the Greenlight is a producer proud to be an ass
Pearl Harbor's sound and fury signify nothing but a new kind of war porn
Directed by John Frankenheimer
Written and directed by Kevin Smith