A remote place! Not just a remote place, the most remote of places! Few humans ever dare to venture here, because probably they would die—..
Nighthawks doesn’t depict an actual diner, but there was a New York diner that inspired it. The diner is gone now, which is probably just ..
If only The Grand Budapest Hotel had arrived a month earlier. Only now, when those of us in northern climes are finally emerging from a th..
“How was your day, bro?”
“What side’s it hanging on today? I’m leaning starboard.”
“Got some beers, bro? I’ve got a c..
Humanities faculty and students around the world have been hot under the collar in the wake of Obama’s recent comments suggesting that you..
At the end of a well-reported and largely fair article on the rise of Amazon, George Packer can’t resist a little hand-wringing. “When the..
It’s hard to imagine About Last Night (1986) and RoboCop (1987) ever sharing a double bill, except maybe at a desperate drive-in during th..
When a bicyclist was tragically killed by a drunk driver last week in Minneapolis, much of the media attention focused on how the vict..
After a preview screening of The Lego Movie at the Mall of America theater, my friend Lisa and I stopped by the Lego store downstairs. “I ..
Watch every Philip Seymour Hoffman movie that’s streaming on Netflix (that’s Mary and Max, A Late Quartet, The Talented Mr. Ripley, Ha..
The movies and videos of Spike Jonze are full of memorable moments, but perhaps the definitive illustration of what separates Jonze from h..
“The demand for them in Japan is so great, the Kids were flown there for the sole purpose of meeting fans, giving interviews to magazi..