Fans of The Crow rejoiced back in 2008, when we heard that it would be up for a remake. (For the two or three of you who didn't see the movie or read the graphic comic-book series, it's about a gothy-hot dead man with eyeliner who returns from the grave to exact bloody-gutsy-gory vengeance on a gang ... More >>
Most of the time, I find dispensaries from friend suggestions. This time, it was Google maps -- more specifically, a street-view image of a hippie walking out of the dispensary and clearly being surprised to see the Googlemobile. Pan to the northeast a frame, and homie is flipping the camera the bir ... More >>
The year 2012 was a big one for creeps -- living, breathing, oozing, killing-Batman creeps. So we asked Village Voice film editor Alan Scherstuhl to choose the year's twenty baddest from the scores of contenders. Continue reading for his picks -- a spoiler-free selection of this year's spookiest scr ... More >>
In hindsight Licensed To Ill -- released November 15, 1986 -- came to the table with a virtually infallible recipe: Rick Rubin produced the seminal radio-friendly rap album and Russell Simmons had not only signed Beastie Boys to a then baby Def Jam, but was also managing the three white boys ... More >>
Aaron ThackerayThis could be you tonight. For better or worse. Baseball season is long and dense, epically so, the Infinite Jest of sporting seasons. So you can't be blamed for jumping in and out, especially in a place where there is so much else to do, and especially when your team plays like ... More >>
Losing our cool over Colorado's Cool Biz.
In the shadow of Iron Man, the latest from Marvel can't live up to its billing.
The season of big budget bangs uses its brain.
Seventeen years in the making, Tony Kaye’s epic abortion doc gives a lot — but no answer.
Bandidas, Idiocracy, Extras, The Illusionist
Chez Artiste, 2800 South Colorado Boulevard
Eerie melodrama explores the dark arts in turn-of-the-century Vienna.
Edward Norton plays a twisted hero in Down in the Valley.
Elijah Wood as a soccer thug in Britain? Not bloody likely.
Kingdom of Heaven is bloody good holy Hollywood fare.
Christian Bale chases phantoms and loses sleep in Brad Anderson's latest.
Mao isn't going to start any culinary revolution.
This summer's movies could withstand the drought.
A final day of freedom coincides with the aftermath of 9/11.
Julie Taymor and Salma Hayek paint a spectacular portrait of Frida Kahlo.
In The Believer, a Jewish student explores his inner Nazi.
The loving and loathing of a poofy rhino animates Death to Smoochy.
At Denver's Fight Club, life knocks out art in the first round.
Central Wrestling Organization matches at the Aztlan Theater
Fight Club dukes it out with the disaffected, nihilistic side of the American male. Yawn. Been there, done that.