On this week's Voice Film Club podcast, Village Voice film editor Alan Scherstuhl and L.A. Weekly film critic Amy Nicholson disagree on Steve McQueen's 12 Years a Slave -- a beautifully shot film, contrasting the all-too-visible evil of mankind.
M83 @ OGDEN THEATRE | 4/30/12 See Also: Q&A with Maria Linden of I Break Horses The familiar strains of "Intro" from 2011's Hurry Up, We're Dreaming probably should have been our clue that the band was coming on. But instead someone dressed up as the creature from the album insert walked on like a ... More >>
This week's cover story, "All In," focuses on the work of University of Denver professor Robert Hannum, who's been researching the mathematics of gambling and the science of poker for almost two decades. Of course, we all know (or think we know) something about Las Vegas casinos and card game ... More >>
Graham Bumpers Mother's Rating: Three spoons out of four Cereal description: Corn, oat and rice mashed together and then molded into thick, gently curved, boldly rippled rectangles. They resemble outdoor-recliner cushions made of wood, or perhaps swimming pool rafts destined to sink t ... More >>
And who, you may ask, is the handsome devil right there? That's me, folks. No bullshit. No disguises. The anonymous restaurant critic in the flesh and en clair. On Monday, June 15, at around 4 p.m. local time, my cover was finally, permanently blown. That picture is the jacket phot ... More >>
The Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice is proving to be one of Governor Bill Ritter's more promising ideas for finding ways to trim the hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars dumped into the state's prison system every year. The CCCJJ just released its annual report, wh ... More >>
A jury divided unites around Laurent Cantet's schoolhouse drama
Reflecting its moment, Cannes 2008 takes a decidedly serious tone
Fast reviews of recent releases
Finding beauty in the status quo.
Vin Diesel moves in, and the laughs move out.
The timing is hot for Ladder 49, an unabashed homage to firefighters.
Collectors' Extravaganza goes from the sophomoric to the sublime
2 Fast 2 Furious is custom-made for box-office success.
Movie producer Robert Evans preserves his golden myth.
Brad and Julia get pistol-whipped by The Mexican.
Eddie Izzard just wants to be loved, and is that so wrong?
The bucks stop here for the mythic cowboy life.