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Seraphine (Review)

Actress Yolande Moreau unleashes an artist's heart

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 9, 2009
In writer/director Martin Provost’s patiently restrained biopic about the self-trained French painter Seraphine Louis, the audience is brought increasingly closer into the heart and mind of a genius whose turbulent inner life eventually envelops her conscious being.  

Take This Deal and Shove It

Choosing integrity over a fast buck, Joshua Radin tells the majors 'No, thanks'

0 Comments · Friday, February 27, 2009
Joshua Radin never intended to become a musician, at least not outside of the confines of his personal life where he always quested for new ways to artistically express himself. Painting and screenwriting had largely occupied these efforts until 2004 when friend and singer/songwriter Cary Brothers prodded him into recording a song called “Winter” in his bedroom.  

This Is Not a Love Mix

Songs not to include on your sweetie's Valentine's Day mix tape

1 Comments · Wednesday, February 11, 2009
The romantic mix CD is one of the surest-fire ways to wooing a woman's heart or, if your goals are more base, just getting laid. With Valentine's Day around the corner, here's a list of songs you should never, ever include on a mix when trying to let her know just how you feel about her.  

Occupational Therapy

Alanis Morissette uses new album to climb out of 'rock bottom'

0 Comments · Monday, September 29, 2008
Alanis Morissette has finally learned to live in the moment. The change, call it her evolution, is evident in the lyrics on her latest, Flavors of Entanglement  

Grace, Slick

Glossy sophomore album continues Maroon 5's winning streak

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 27, 2008
There are moments in a musician's life when reality becomes so unreal that they know they've finally made it. One might think trading solos with Prince during a late-night jam session at the legenda  

Playful Gig

Anna Faris shifts gears to play 'The House Bunny'

0 Comments · Saturday, August 23, 2008
Nobody has ever accused Anna Faris of being the "hot chick" onscreen, but that's been her own choice. While Faris' spacey roles -- from her career-making turn as Cindy Campbell in the Scar  

Music: Out of the Garden

Chris Cornell hopes to revisit early Lollapalooza good vibes on current tour

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 13, 2008
Chris Cornell has a problem. For the rest of us, having a problem usually means trouble paying our bills, maybe filling our tanks.  

Film: Review: Cassandra's Dream

Woody Allen misfires again with a tedious new film

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 30, 2008
Woody Allen obviously knows Greek history, or at least Greek theater, and its mythology. Mighty Aphrodite (1995) was permeated with it, including Greek choruses at Greek ruins. Ten years later, Mel  

Music: Sophomoric Stress

Members of The Academy Is... went through a lot to make their second album, but they're happy with the results

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 14, 2007
There are a lot of clichés in Rock, like the drugs, like the sex, like the drugs while having sex with a room of women, men, possibly goats ... also doing drugs. But no cliché is more p  

Music: Fighting the War on Terror

Uptight worrywarts want to take away your Halloween. Our solution: Crank it up!

0 Comments · Monday, October 29, 2007
Delusional Christians and other religious malcontents, along with the always well-intentioned but woefully misguided PC Police, might be doing everything they can to strip the fun out of Halloween