April 17, 8:56 pm
“I’ll see you at the movies.” These were the last words written by iconic film critic Roger Ebert, who passed away April 4 after struggling for years with thyroid cancer. Read more...
March 19, 12:00 am
Spring break is a spiritual thing, mostly.
Or at least it is in “Spring Breakers,” Harmony Korine’s latest art film wrapped in provocation. Gathering up the opposite of a ragtag crew with erstwhile Disney innocents Vanessa Hudgens and Selena Gomez, “Pretty Little Liars” star Ashley Benson, his wife Rachel Korine and a freshly cornrowed James Franco, the director’s latest promises shallow fun, at least (appropriately) on the surface. Read more...
Photo: Disney Princesses and James Franco go wild in Harmony Korine’s new neon-colored celebration and critique of young American hedonism with “Spring Breakers.”
March 10, 11:11 pm
When LCD Soundsystem frontman James Murphy sampled “Heroes” in 2010, the ecstasy of hearing David Bowie revamped for the 21st century couldn’t escape a question of nostalgia: Where did he go? Read more...
March 10, 10:48 pm
“The ABCs of Death” is a bad movie – and some may find that endearing.
An ambitious anthology that culls 26 short films from 26 international directors, “The ABCs of Death” is exactly what its title implies: juvenility posed against morbidity. Read more...