Before the original Alien clinched stardom for director Ridley Scott, back when Blade Runner was just a twinkle in Scott's imaginative eye, there was his first film, The Duellists, a Napoleonic-era yarn based on a slip of a real incident that was later embellished into a short story by Joseph Conrad ... More >>
This is the second installment in Susan Froyd's weekly Repertory Cinema Wishlist. To be fair, you can't really pick just one Robert Altman movie; the iconoclastic director's prolific career -- with its roller coaster of highs and lows, big and little movies, theater adapted to film, and sprawling ... More >>
Bold, impassioned, ecstatically beautiful, Shane Carruth's Upstream Color -- a lyric reverie on loss, love, and various invasions of the body -- was in a class by itself at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. Well, let's say it was a class shared by a more conventional but no less heady consideration o ... More >>
Next week, Jim Dalton, the Railbenders' affable frontman, is slated to perform a song at an inauguration party in Washington, D.C., hosted by Norman Lear, the man responsible for This Is Spinal Tap and the classic '70s sitcoms that are now TV Land mainstays, such as All in the Family, Maude, Sanfo ... More >>
Miss Marples meets Mrs. Malaprop in Trixie.
A COMPUTER PROGRAMMER TRIES TO CRASH CONGRESS.