On Thursday, this year's Oscar nominations will be announced, also known as national Gah! What Were Those Idiot Voters Thinking Day. We can't wait, so in the meantime, we give you this:
The 21st St. Louis International Film Festival officially kicked off last night. There was a line down the block at the Tivoli, news crews were on hand and it took us forever to navigate the traffic. Safe to say this is a big deal. For the uninitiated, SLIFF is a ten-day mega-celebration of films, h ... More >>
SLIFF Picks Up Speed: the Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival has never looked better
Scott Hutcheson had no idea he'd made a terrible mistake when he changed his Facebook status to "in a relationship" without consulting his then-girlfriend. Hutcheson, a local filmmaker and graphic designer, recently went through a divorce and emerged on the other side like Rip Van Winkle -- the dat ... More >>
In this week's paper, Christian Schaeffer reviewed Spark1Duh?'s CD, My Life With Dusty Wallets. He had this to say:Spark1duh? is the hip-hop alter ego of Jason Karr, the rare white rapper who doesn't waste time apologizing for or making fun of his skin color. Instead, Karr employs a mish-mash of cul ... More >>
My Life with Dusty Wallets
Doubt wags the finger of moral relativism
All aboard the '80s way-back machine for Mike Nichols' good time Charlie.
Testing the limits of familial bonds, one nursing-home application at a time.
A year-end wrap-up of what we adored, what was ignored and what the new year will bring.
Halfway through Sundance, and still whistling a happy tune.
A second, slimmer Capote movie fails to improve on its predecessor
Sedaris and Colbert peddle Candy not everybody wants
A round-up of summer's surefire hits (and definite duds)
Week of May 5, 2006
Week of March 2, 2006
Walk the Line never strays from the dull telling of a tall tale
In Capote, a murder leads to a masterpiece leads to an undoing
Week of January 14, 2004
Cold Mountain sets the new standard for Civil War drama onscreen
Ambient music lives on in the Darla Bliss Out series
If there was any life to this reality-based drama, the filmmakers seem to have missed it
Week of March 26, 2003
A man's last day of freedom becomes Spike Lee's meditation on 9/11
Adam Sandler's truly disturbing ... but deliberately so this time
Brett Ratner tarts up Red Dragon
Written and directed by Cameron Crowe
Written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson
Written and directed by Anthony Minghella
Written and directed by Joel Schumacher