Errol Morris tells us he’s tired of interviewing people.
Treon "Tre" Johnson, a central figure in an upcoming Rakontur documentary on backyard brawling, died on Thursday after a confrontation with Hialeah Police. Officers responded to a report and found Johnson standing on a rooftop throwing coconuts at a dog who had bitten him. To subdue Johnson they use ... More >>
The director and co-writer talk about their first film and AA.
Back in 1963 Aerojet competed to build the first rockets that would propel a man to the moon, and they planned to build them in a plant out in rural Southwest Miami-Dade near the Everglades. Aerojet eventually failed to win the NASA contract, and the plant was abandoned, but still stands today. D ... More >>
What's next, cretinous drug dealers? Betting on which baby pops out first at maternity wards? ESPN's Outside the Lines spent some times in the stands watching South Florida Youth Football League games-- which feature 30,000 kids aged 5 to 15 from Palm Beach to Miami-- and emerged with a pret ... More >>
Paula NiñoSakaya Kitchen pork bunsTop bites of 2010 at Food for Thought, The Chowfather and Miami Restaurant Power Rankings.Sakaya Kitchen's blog rates the bloggers that wrote about the restaurant in 2010.Chadzilla prepares fried tripe.Redland Rambles writes about a new documentary about organic ... More >>
We wouldn't expect state government debate on health care to include a screening of Michael Moore's Sicko anymore than we would debate on teen pregnancy to include a viewing of MTV's Teen Mom, so why are both houses of the Florida legislature sponsoring a viewing of the biased and inaccurate educ ... More >>
Warren Sapp Loves Billy Corben 4EVAHWhen a 300 pound 6'3" retired NFL quarterback killer talked smack about Billy Corben on WQAM 560's Sid Rosenberg show last week, the Miami documentary filmmaker didn't waste time sacking Warren Sapp's blathering nonsense.The former University of Miami and Tampa ... More >>
The Miami Gay & Lesbian Film Festival begins tomorrow, so we'd thought we give you a rundown of what to do and what to see. I Killed My Mother: Screens tomorrow at Gusman as the opening-night film. Yes, the drama revolves around a gay teenage son, but if you've ever raised your voice with your o ... More >>
It's not exactly comforting, but the bond between all humans is death. And just like the rest of us, Jim Morrison ended up a fat, flatulent corpse in a Paris bathtub. Unlike most people, however, the Lizard King was a rock star, so he was only 27 when it came time to nod off into non-existence. Mo ... More >>
The Oscar nominations came out this morning. There were some surprises, but as virtually everyone expected, Mickey Rourke got a nod for best lead actor for his role in The Wrestler. What started as a local hook for covering awards-show nonsense has turned into quite a saga detailing Rourke's strange ... More >>
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On Sunday The Miami Herald was one of more than 70 publications that was paid to distribute a DVD of a controversial documentary about radical Islam called Obsession: Radical Islam's War Against the West. Yesterday, Riptide was concerned that, unlike many papers, The Herald had not printed a story ... More >>
Holy IM, its the Florida SuperCon!
A new documentary, "Posada Carriles: Terrorism Made in USA," recounts the exploits of Miami's most infamous elderly militant Cuban exile, who as recently as 2000 was caught trying to kill Fidel Castro in Panama. The Committee to Free the Cuban Five has organized showings of the film, though as of y ... More >>
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indiewire.com Old friends Busted! The U.S. Government has fined director Oliver Stone for illegally traveling to Cuba. According to a tersely-worded Department of Treasury document released Dec. 1, the IXTLAN Corp. of Santa Monica, Ca. -- Stone's production company -- will pay $6,322.20 to ... More >>
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