How does a good piece of poetry get made? And more to the point, where do wordsmiths find their rhythm? Lord Byron would make his way to a cave in Portovenere, Italy, to meditate and write some of the greatest romantic poetry ever composed. William Burroughs was never more at ease than in a quiet, d ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the United States Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke is mad that there were no black super heroes in The Avengers movie.Over the weekend, I finally took my son to watch the ... More >>
Every Friday, Riptide brings you the most eye-catching mugshots taken in Miami-Dade County in the week previous. Yes, there is some mockery of bad neck tattoos, but also adulation directed at perps who just plain-out look more badass than we ever will . This is the italicized intro to that se ... More >>
Miami is a city of second acts. Whether it be girls whose daddies got them a nose job for high school graduation looking to blossom into butterflies at UM, immigrants coming to start a new life in America, or retirees arriving from the cold to shuffleboard away their golden years, everyone here had ... More >>
Logic goes out with the intrigue in ho-hum "thriller" Traitor.
Ocean's Thirteen is a washed-up threequel. How much you wanna bet Hollywood makes a bundle?
Adam Sandler plays a 9/11 widower and finally nails a somber role
In Paul Haggis's Los Angeles, good and evil Crash into one another
Sean Penn blames his problems on the president -- so what else is new?
Hotel Rwanda finds hope amid the horrors of tribal genocide
A rare superior sequel, Ocean's Twelve entertains with cinematic sleight of hand
Youth violence drama overextends itself in lunge toward art
Two years later, a digital-video short film became an overnight ad sensation
Soderbergh and Clooney knock over Vegas without much to show for it
With Traffic Steven Soderbergh takes on the unwinnable war
While there was plenty to criticize about the year's big releases, 2000 shone nonetheless for its subtle surprises