In 2013, love came in many forms: girl on zombie, boy on smartphone, and James Franco on -- count 'em -- two hot bikini babes at the same time. Sure, romantic comedies are as extinct as Oprah Winfrey's chances of winning Best Supporting Actress at the Golden Globes, but audiences had plenty of onscr ... More >>
Editor's note: Village Voice media film critic Karina Longworth is currently at the Toronto Film Festival, from where she'll be writing regular blog posts. This is her first in the series. This is a blog post about two movies that were screened for the press within the first 24 hours of the Toronto ... More >>
If you're an outdoorsy type, then summer's the time for playing in the mountains, hiking the grasslands, surfing the Great Sand Dunes, etc. If you're the nerdy type, then summer's the time to climb into your hammock (couch, basement, whatever), curl up with a good book (movie, comic, video ga ... More >>
Given the rigid tropes that govern pretty much all high-budget movies about high school, it's sometimes hard to believe that the people who write and direct them ever actually went to high school. You've got the group activities fictional students inexplicably give a shit about, the 25-year-o ... More >>
High School Musical cereal Kellogg's Rating: Two spoons out of four Cereal description: Round-cornered corn-and-oat stars evenly split between a robust yellowish-brown and a ripe red -- and all of them are speckled with white sugar pustules seemingly ready to erupt with sweetness. It's a look that ... More >>
The latest edition of Beyond Playlist includes reviews of the Offspring's Rise and Fall, Rage and Grace, Vanessa Hudgens' Identified, Misha Alperin's Her First Dance and George Strait's Troubadour.
Celebrate early with these selections from Westword's other blogs. In Cafe Society, restaurant reviewer Jason Sheehan visits Hell's Kitchen. Hot stuff. Demver includes a Q&A with senatorial candidate Mark Udall and Teague Bohlen's takedown of Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal, who's a supporter of in ... More >>