Get out of your house this week and step into a completely different world -- without having to pay for plane tickets. Whether you travel to Paris through a series of short films inspired by the City of Love, visit the dystopian future of V for Vendetta, or simply park in the park for an outdoor roc ... More >>
Matt Dillon's been all over the board over the years, from his roots as a rough and pretty teen with a James Dean vibe to later comic character roles in films like Singles, The Flamingo Kid and Mr. Wonderful. And somewhere in between, he delivered an unforgettable performance as the Portland junkie ... More >>
One of the great historians of our time, Dustin Lance Black is responsible for some great dramatic portrayals of our country's past. Whether his subject is Harvey Milk, J. Edgar Hoover or the California State Supreme Court, Black is painstakingly thorough with his research and masterful with his sto ... More >>
In honor of Record Store Day this Saturday, we dug deep into our collection to unearth our favorite pieces of vinyl. These are the records we treasure above all else. Don't even think about asking to borrow them. If there were a fire, these are the first platters we'd make sure to grab. You get the ... More >>
Thirteen years and a hundred school shootings later, why is Hollywood still obsessed with this one?
Sam Granillo.There was a time when you could hardly turn on the TV without seeing the footage over and over: terrified teens fleeing the school with hands in the air, running past the bodies of slain classmates; SWAT teams smashing windows; the badly wounded young man who fell out of the libr ... More >>
The outlaw novelist is in. More than two decades ago, freelance writer Gregory Daurer thought it would be cool to track down William S. Burroughs at Naropa and hook him up to a brain machine. Audio excerpts of Daurer's interview with Burroughs surface in a new documentary on the outlaw novel ... More >>
At a demonstration yesterday in Boulder, more than fifty gay-rights advocates, joined by newly elected Congressman Jared Polis, raised their voices in protest against the Cinemark movie-theater chain, whose owner, Alan Stock, donated $9,999 to a California campaign to outlaw gay marriage. But the ti ... More >>
Gus Van Sant's Milk recaptures Californian intolerance at exactly the right time
Gus Van Sant returns to disaffected youth and shoestring budgets in Paranoid Park.
Alex Church prefers staying afloat to howling success.
The voice of a generation talks like a regular guy in About a Son.
Joy Division portrait proves the exception to the rock biopic drool.
A killer cast enlivens a dark comedy.
Cannes 2007 was a success, but how many of its movies will you actually get to see?
Art imitates life as U.S. directors command this year's fest, with only China rivaling for celluloid domination.
Itís Spartan hotties versus Persian trannies in Zack Snyderís far-too-faithful Frank Miller adaptation.
Last Days follows the final spiral of a tormented musician.
Elephant offers a neutral look at high school violence.
Elliott Smith 1969-2003
DIFF returns with a ton of movies and plenty of heavyweight stars.
The settlements. The spin. The remaining secrets.
Five years after Swingers, Jon Favreau just wanted to get a movie Made.
Finding Forrester tries to get it right.
Elliott Smith has nothing to do with what's happening in the current music scene. Thank goodness.