Standup comedian/TV/movie actor Kevin James is coming to the Peabody Opera House on September 13. Tickets range from $35 to $75 and will go on sale this Friday, June 14, at 10 a.m.
A two-fer this week as I venture to Ferguson to visit Cork Wine Bar and Hill Brewing Company. Any pop-culture observer worth her weight in Chuck Klosterman books can identify the exact moment when wine geekery went mainstream: the 2004 Alexander Payne movie Sideways, with Paul Giamatti as the pinot ... More >>
Up in the Air may get snubbed on Oscar night.Besides honors for director-and-screenwriter Jason Reitman, Up in the Air was largely snubbed at the awards shows leading up to the Oscars.This morning, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced its nominees for the Oscars, with Up in t ... More >>
Matt Damon in The Informant!. Read Robert Wilonsky's review of the movie in this week's issue.The latest movie by Matt Damon (anyone else automatically think of this video when they hear that name?), The Informant! has a scene in St. Louis, specifically where Damon, who plays an Archer Daniels Mi ... More >>
An overstuffed plot and empty action ruin Spidey's run.
Twin Peaks: The Second Season
Week of December 21, 2006
The Bond franchise takes a gamble on a new guy and comes up aces.
A hero of the Hong Kong new wave returns the compliment.
Last Stand does very, very right by its predecessors
Wayne Kramer's latest casts a Paul over the proceedings
The Dark Knight's origin story can't overcome its Baleful side
Won't someone give Robert Guillaume the respect he deserves?
Week of April 6, 2005
Wes Anderson takes Bill Murray out to sea and strands him there
Week of September 29, 2004
Cruel, vapid and unfunny, this Shark bites
Jackie Chan takes a long trip without going anyplace new
Tom Hanks steals the Coens' latest by playing -- get this -- funny
You saw Paycheck last year...remember?
Week of November 5, 2003
Week of August 27, 2003
The Italian Job, a remake better than the original, is a steal
Week of May 21, 2003
Week of March 19, 2003
Week of May 8, 2002
He steals Ali, but will Hollywood give Jamie Foxx a shot at the title?
The Oscar telecast has, for a decade, been Gil Cates' golden moment
With Traffic, Steven Soderbergh takes on the unwinnable war
Proof of Life kidnaps the audience, then tortures it to a slow death
With clipped wings, Charlie's Angels fly way too low to the ground