I think I'm plagiarizing from Heraclitus here, but it's in the public domain, so whatever: You can't be scandalized by the same pop star twice. The ones you found thrilling or off-putting, even, will be anodyne to your younger cousins and goofy and gauche to your children. All this is to say that Ja ... More >>
Chrissy WilmesMighty greasy!Summertime is exciting -- vacations, relaxing, realizing you no longer fit into your swimsuit. Here at Gut Check, we think the best part of those sweltering months is the roster of big summer movies -- and 2011 is no exception. After all, there's the last film in t ... More >>
It's inevitable. Someday all this technology we love so much will turn on us and enslave us, and all sorts of badness will ensue. Author Daniel H. Wilson has thought about this a lot: The man has a Ph.D. in robotics from Carnegie Mellon University and once wrote a book called How to Survive a ... More >>
Rockwell's Russian Schoolroom disappeared during a 1973 gallery heist in St. Louis.Daily RFT spoke to a very elated Judy Cutler on Friday as the Rhode Island-based art dealer made her way back east from a Las Vegas courtroom. For the past three years Cutler and her husband, Laurence, have been in ... More >>
flickr.com/photos/circulatingAnd here we thought that unloading a house built atop an Indian burial mound would be a difficult sell!Now we learn that the Coleman home -- you know the one in which father Christopher Coleman allegedly strangled to death his wife, Sheri, and two children -- could soon ... More >>
The blood in horror movies today is deep red, glistening and incomplete without at least a glimpse of dangling intestines. One need look no further than flesh-and-blood St. Louisian James Gunn, director of 2006's Slither, a down-home B-horror-movie, with its severed tongue in cheek. The blood ru ... More >>
It's a play, not an invasion
It's be adult swim from here on out
Norman Rockwell's stolen oil painting Russian Schoolroom was missing for 33 years before it turned up this past February in the private collection of movie mogul Steven Spielberg. It might take another 33 years for the courts to determine the painting's rightful owner. In May, Jack Solomon -- who ... More >>
If not Steven Spielberg, who legally owns Russian Schoolroom?
Steven Spielberg's stolen painting, a St. Louis art thief, and a plot to kill Martin Luther King. It could make a helluva movie.
Stolen in St. Louis in '73. Found last week on Steven Spielberg's wall.
Stolen in St. Louis in '73. Found today -- on Steven Spielberg's wall
Cartoon kids poke around Spielberg's Monster House
Spielberg's Munich rehashes a tale we've heard before
Dennis Brown and Deanna Jent suss out local theater
Spielberg's War hikes up the gore, and that ain't a bad thing
Spielberg and Hanks spawn a daring new genre: The post-9/11 comedy
Our critics enter the summer-movie fray
The whole thing makes sound
You saw Paycheck last year...remember?
Spielberg, once more, is caught up in the thrill of the chase
Mel Gibson has a close encounter with God -- or just a mean E.T.
Fear and self-loathing at the Minority Report junket
Spielberg's Minority Report gets good grades until the end
If you didn't like this year's movies, you didn't look hard enough. The RFT's film critics weigh in on their faves of the year.
Week of July 18, 2001
Spielberg and Kubrick had a weird little kid, and its name is A.I.
The phrase "red ink" takes on an entirely new meaning, courtesy of a Maoist publication