A lament for lost carnage — and coherence.
David Martin Escamillo, the man arrested this week for causing a panic during a screening of The Dark Knight Rises at the Regal cinema in South Beach, says he never intended to scare his fellow movie goers and was just angry at a man who was texting too much during the screening.
David Escamillo was arrested last night for causing a panic during a screening of The Dark Knight Rises at the Regal multiplex on South Beach. The 44-year-old screamed, "This is it!" from the back of the theater, and later yelled, "I didn't shoot anybody" once outside the theater. The scare follows ... More >>
While 12 people were shot dead at The Dark Knight Rises opening in Denver -- and our sister paper Westword has the story -- things went smoothly in Miami.At Regal South Beach Stadium 18 on Lincoln Road, it was just past midnight and Juanito was feeling the strain of the hour. He paced behind hi ... More >>
Last night, 21st-century leading lady Anne Hathaway was on Conan to promote the third Chris Nolan-directed Batman film, The Dark Knight Rises, in which she plays quintessential femme fatale, Catwoman. We're big fans of Batman, Tim Burton's Batman Returns and Michelle Pfeiffer's incredible p ... More >>
Creative Commons photo via Robert Wade Actor/culinary communist Michael CaineBritish actor Michael Caine is known for riveting performances in dozens of movies including The Dark Knight, Inception, Austin Powers: Goldmember, and, perhaps most Oscar-worthy, A Muppet Christmas Carol. The sil ... More >>
A lot of South Floridians were crushed when Bono had to reschedule U2's July stop in Miami because of a back injury. The show was rescheduled for August of next year, but what are we supposed to do until then?Bono and the Edge contributed the music and the lyrics for the new Broadway musica ... More >>
The latest musician - turning - movie star is Rihanna. As soon as she finishes her Last Girl On Earth Tour, which lands in Miami this Saturday at the American Airlines Arena, she's set to star in director Peter Berg's (Hancock) film adaptation of that game we all loved as a kid:& ... More >>
Corkery/NewsWe all miss Heath Ledger. The Academy Award-winning actor wooed us in 10 Things I Hate About You, and shocked us with his performances in Brokeback Mountain and The Dark Knight. Now his legacy lives on, as a rap video he directed for old friend N'FA has just been released on iTunes. Y ... More >>
We sure are glad Lauren "Lolo" Reskin was born on this day, 20-something years ago (a lady never tells). If you run into Sweat Records' legendary proprietress around town this weekend, feel free to bow and give offerings. Or just show up at the store tonight for her actual birthday, celebration of w ... More >>
As the fest shows, the best movies are now made outside the U.S.
If you sit down for this sequel, don't think too hard about the original.
Goldie at Laundry Bar If there's a face – okay, a set of grills – most closely associated with drum 'n' bass, it's Goldie's. The founder of Metalheadz, a label at the forefront of the genre's development, Goldie -- a.k.a. Clifford Joseph Price -- stands as a monument to the positive effects art ... More >>