We're not entirely sure why, but it seems that all of popular culture is rebelling against Madonna. Talk show hosts, contemporary pop stars, and LARPers have all had something nasty to say about The Queen of Pop over the past few months. In fact, the snark has been so intense, we wouldn't be surpr ... More >>
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A decade after Rushmore and The Royal Tenenbaums, Generation Y's anointed auteur tries for a comeback with Fantastic Mr. Fox.
(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 >>
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 >>
The Miami International Film Festival, part two
That red-haired guy and CSI: Miami put us back on the media map
Veteran producer Lawrence Meistrich aims to rescue independent film
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?
A miniretrospective highlights the innovative works that have flowed from one of the world's great filmmaking nations
This year's Fort Lauderdale Film Festival kicks off with a week on South Beach