With all the SoBeWFF hype and buzz, we've overlooked the fact that this Sunday night at 7 p.m. is one of the most important celebration ceremonies in Hollywood. We're talking about Oscar. With so many gorgeous celebs under one roof and Seth MacFarlane hosting the show, its bound to be an interesti ... More >>
Some Miami-born celebrities never let anyone forget where they're from. Take Pitbull, for example, who just shouts out "305" at least once every 15 seconds.Other celebs born under the sign of the 305 aren't as conspicuous. For many, that's because they were born here but moved as young kids, and for ... More >>
The 2012 Academy Awards are old news, but they have left us with at least one lasting legacy: @angiesrightleg.The Twitter account written from the point of view of Angelina Jolie's leg, which her dress scandalously exposed during the red carpet and ceremony, boasts over 26,500 followers this morn ... More >>
The Carbonell Awards, the Tony Awards of South Florida stage, announced their 2011 nominees last night (see the full list below). Palm Beach County gleaned a whopping 43 nominations, followed by Miami-Dade's 28 and Broward's 27. But one of our own theatre troupes, the Actors' Playhouse, proved a ... More >>
Eric (Steve Evets) was once a spry young man who met the love of his life at a dance competition. He's now a graying, slouching postman, slowly losing his mind and stuck caring for two teenage sons. He's so miserable that his fellow postmen stage a little self-help visualization session. It trigg ... More >>
Michael Jackson dies and all of a sudden he's the greatest entertainer of all time. Not so fast. MJ made three great albums, invented the moonwalk and, well.... Let us take another look at the performers who have truly proved most thrilling over the years.1. Elvis Presley Michael Jackson may have du ... More >>
(New Times Best of Miami issue hits the streets this week. With this post, Riptide 2.0 provides an appetizer. The main course/entire issue will appear on the website Tuesday afternoon.)Best Boy Made GoodMickey RourkeMickey Rourke's redemption has been the stuff Hollywood makes movies about. ... More >>
via Wikimedia CommonsThe Crimson DynamoIt was inevitable, but now it is official. Mickey Rourke is no longer our quirky washed up actor turned suprising Oscar Nominee for a small indie. He's officially a blockbuster idol once again. After some rumors to the contrary, he's signed on for a big role in ... More >>
But youll never be Oscar.
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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Pass the popcorn; its Oscar night, America!
Fantastic films for Black History Month at the Cosford.
A musical innovator visits UM.
Joel Grey is accomplished either way
"Travelin Thru" (Nettwerk)
A flick that defies tradition
The Weather Man is a comedy, but not that kind
The Oscar telecast has, for a decade, been Gil Cates' golden moment
She's finally been invited to the Oscar party, but what will she do after the ball?
Spike and Mike's 1999 Classic Festival of Animation
With films from fourteen countries, the Miami Film Festival features a volatile mix of love, lust, and crime