Fifty years ago this week, a modest black-and-white movie about pool sharks and the people who back them, love them or break their thumbs had its world premiere in Washington, D.C. The initial critical reception was mixed, but over time The Hustler would be recognized as a classic, a startli ... More >>
Proto-pop punks Smoking Popes have always existed like two bands in one quartet's shared body; compositionally, the group creates powerful and speedy melodies with classic punk instrumentation. But lead singer and guitarist Josh Caterer's voice swings smoothly like a cross between Bobby Darin ... More >>
Kevin Spacey honors a man who did it all, and somehow nothing much happens.
Remembering the films that heated up cinemas this year.
Howard Hughes gets what he wants -- in this case, a fun and loving biopic.
Part one of a pre-millennial salute to the music that made America sing.
A boxed set examines the psyche of the late Bobby Darin.
The Velvet Underground, Big Star, Guru, The Drop Nineteens