Arguably, the aughts traveled through three or four distinct phases of journalistically notable indie rock trends
Hello, and welcome to my much-delayed project to annotate my top 100 songs of our not-so-dearly-departed decade.
The decade that began with the commercial single seemingly gasping its last dying breath ended with it being the dominating format.
Grace Jones and David Bowie are obvious influences, but it’s impossible—impossible!—to discuss Lady Gaga and not talk about Madonna.
No one needs to tell you the sea change in the realm of music videos and how we all consume them in the 21st century.
With his combination of fearless physicality and intense intellect, Michael Fassbender is poised to become the next Daniel Day-Lewis.
Earlier this year in Toronto, we chatted about charlatans and artists, Monty Python and Faustian deals, and, finally, Heath Ledger.
It’s hard to pinpoint the exact source, but the music landscape of 2009 is perhaps best characterized by its slipperiness.
The year delivered a cinematic bounty for those intrepid enough to venture outside their staid megaplex comfort zones.
Teems discusses the intricacies of That Evening Sun’s characters and the difficulties of raising money for a small, character-driven film.
Scherfig reflects on the film industry in Denmark, her love of Peter Sarsgaard, and more.
Watching Loren Cass is a little bit like getting punched in the face.
That no one left during the deluge spoke volumes about Lambert’s command of the audience and resulted in an uncomfortable display of soaked denim, gingham, and WWE T-shirts.
After Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s wantonly prettified toy cities, Trash Humpers’s pageant of belligerent grubbiness is almost welcome.
It once again brings something like the best—or at least most talked about—Cannes offerings across the pond for their American premiere.
After a long day at the Toronto Film Festival, Diablo Cody called me up to talk about the movie and her continuing efforts to process unexpected fame.
The festival serves both as a curator for recently rediscovered films and as a platform for U.S. premieres of films that have screened at Cannes and other circuits throughout the year.
In her best work, even when she’s being precious, there’s an underlying force and anger that threatens to shatter everything into little pieces.