The final season of Mad Men premeired last night, which means it's time to start salivating. While some of us will froth at the mouth over Don Draper (played by Jon Hamm) and others will drool over Joan Harris (played by Christina Hendricks) all of us will slobber over the slew of classic cocktails ... More >>
Most bibliophiles know about the lurid tales of William S. Burroughs. He shot and killed his second wife by accident while drunk, became openly gay, had an affinity for guns, a serious opiate addiction the last 50 years of his life -- and for all of you Floridians, he spent a small time living in ... More >>
Sean Penn bravely took time out of his busy schedule of giving back massages to Hugo Chavez (or as Robert De Niro put it, "respectfully advising world leaders"), and managed to kill all of our Mickey Rourke Oscar dreams while simultaneously reversing Proposition 8 in the process. Hooray Sean Penn, y ... 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 >>
Gasp! A couple of Hollywood blockbusters made the cut.
The Daily Beast obtained text messages by our favorite local comeback kid Mickey Rourke trashing Sean Penn's performance in Milk and calling him a homophobe. It's ironic that Rourke is freely castigating people as homophobes when he was the one caught on tape calling a reporter a faggot just a few m ... More >>
In movies, Miami gets a bad rap. It's always cocaine smuggler this, and mafia murderer that. It's like come on, Hollywood. You're making us look bad. So when Riptide heard Dade County got a cameo in Gus Van Sant's new film Milk, we bought some trans fat-soaked popcorn and got comfortable ne ... More >>
Sean Penn stars in what was originally an Oliver Stone flick.
After decades in development hell, how Gus Van Sant finally got Milk.
At this webcast Gus Van Sant Q&A session, you can ask him yourself.
See the seminal Mala Noche, thanks to MGLFF
Cannes 2007 was a success, but how many of its movies will you actually get to see?
Americans get skunked at Cannes, notwithstanding Leo, George, Brad, and Angelina
The jury spreads out awards, giving a Romanian the big prize
Meet a master documentarian
It's Spartan hotties versus Persian trannies in Zack Snyder's far-too-faithful Frank Miller adaptation
Wynwood opens its doors for the season, but not all the action is inside
It's funny to ridicule celebrities -- for about five minutes
Nicole Kidman falls in love with a 10-year-old boy . . . sorry, her dead husband
Gus Van Sant's new film asks if it's really cool to stay in school
In Gerry, Matt Damon and Casey Affleck hit the desert, and the desert hits back
Five years after Swingers, Jon Favreau just wanted to get a movie Made
A fresh debut from a young director, though the scene needs changing
The disparate tales of Boys Life 3 showcase the flourishing art of the gay short film
Finding Forrester tries to get it right
Denis Johnson's junkies drift along in Jesus' Son, and so do we