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Mickey Rourke

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    August 23, 2012
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    August 16, 2012

    Rokbar Miami Reopens on South Beach After a 14-Month Closure

    See also "Rokbar Closes After Seven Years." When iconic South Beach party spot Rokbar closed in 2011, the time was right. It had enjoyed a seven-year run -- an eternity by SoBe nightclub standards -- with plenty of noteworthy moments. So perhaps that's why news of the Rokbar's reopening came as ... More >>

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    May 6, 2010
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    May 6, 2010

    Mickey Rourke and Iggy Pop Make Top Ten Worst Celeb Faces List

    painting by CP1Iggy Pop's face put to good use​Iggy Pop's face is literally the reason every time you go into Miami's cherished you're greeted by the cool breeze of air conditioning, so it can't be that bad, right? Not according to a new poll, which ranked Pop has having the worst c ... More >>

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    December 29, 2009

    New Times' Dirty Dozen of 2009

    Illustration by DerfDirty Dozen 2009 inductee Romero Britto.​Every year, the New Times editorial staff picks the people who brought a certain amount of shame to our city. Trust us, we're never in short supply of morons who we wish would move elsewhere. We contemplated in making this a baker's doze ... More >>

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    September 11, 2009

    Brett Ratner Invites You to Bask in His Greatness with a Retrospective DVD

    ​Miami Beach's own Brett Ratner holds the questionable distinction of being Hollywood's reigning hack director. Critics abhor the filmmaker for brining an unsatisfactory ending to the X-Men trilogy, stretching racial stereotypes into the three-film Rush Hour series, and helming Red Dragon, the mos ... More >>

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    June 9, 2009

    Best of Miami 2009 Preview: Best Boy Made Good

    (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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2009

    Mickey Rourke Signs on to Mona Lisa

    It's been a long while since we've had a Mickey Rourke update. Let's see what our favorite redemption case is up to? Oh, he's signed on to star in a remake of 1986 British gangster film Mona Lisa. Larry Clark, who has made a career out of almost exclusively filming lower-class, hip teenage char ... More >>

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    March 19, 2009
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    March 12, 2009

    Rourke Inks Iron Man 2 Deal

    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 >>

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    February 26, 2009

    News Roundup

    LocalGetting laid off individually is so trite. The new trend is to be part of a mass layoff. Unfortunately, all of your friends are doing it. [Herald]We're number one! This time in highest health-care costs in the nation. [Herald]Miami Commissioner Marc Sarnoff will bring up a resolution at today's ... More >>

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    February 26, 2009
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    February 23, 2009

    Sean Penn, Expert Buzz Killer, Kills Mickey Rourke Oscar Buzz

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2009

    Rourke or Penn? Everyone Has an Opinion

    Fox Search LightThe Oscars are set to air this very Sunday! And finally we will get to see if our beloved Mickey Rourke walks away with a little gold man. We've already noticed FiveThirtyEight numbers God's prediction that Rourke will beat out his competition, Sean Penn, but other people who have so ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 19, 2009

    You Can Be Good as Gold

    But you’ll never be Oscar.

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2009

    Mickey Rourke's Chihuahua Passes On

    PetaRourke in a Peta PSA with Loki's dog pal JawsAcademy Award nominee Mickey Rourke's constant companion, a plump little chihuahua named Loki, passed on just a day before the award ballots were due. Rourke gave a memorable heart felt thank you to his dogs during his Golden Globe acceptance speech, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2009

    Our Condolences

    The Miami Herald has an official obituary and a link to an internet guest book up for Loki Rourke, the dog of famous person Mickey Rourke, in a prominent spot on its home page. Well.

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2009

    America's Most Beloved Stats Nerd Predicts a Rourke Oscar Win

    Julian Schnabel for The Village VoiceNate Silver, the human calculator behind FiveThirtyEight -- the magic blog that predicted the presidential race -- has now moved into the Oscar-predicting biz for New York. He's predicting  in the Best Actor catagory a win for Mickey Rourke over Sean Penn, who ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2009

    News Roundup

    Esteban ''Steve'' Bovo and Marco Rubio are doing things that might raise a few ethical eyebrows? Who could have imagined? [Herald]"I'm on a boat. I'm on a boat. Everybody look at me cause I'm sailing on a boat. I'm on a boat. I'm on a boat. Take a good hard look at the Mother F*ckin' Boat  ..." ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2009

    Further Blurring the Line Between Biography and Fiction, Mickey Rourke to Take Part in Wrestlemania

    Yes, the plot of The Wrestler -- in which a dude who had the world by the balls in the '80s before falling flat on his face owing to disastrous, self-destructive decision-making and an audience that lost interest -- is quite similar to the life story of the dude playing that dude, Mickey Rourke ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2009

    This is Just Sad

    Here, for reasons I do not fully understand, is a picture of reality television personalities Hulk and Brooke Hogan driving around South Beach in an Escalade-styled golf cart of sorts on Inauguration day. There's an entire gallery at CelebSlam. As Mickey Rourke returns to glory for his role as an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2009

    Mickey Rourke in Iron Man II, but at What Price?

    About a year ago, Mickey Rourke was just one of those quirky local fixtures, hosting karaoke nights at Rok Bar and getting arrested for drunk scooter driving. He was another has-been, which are about a dime a dozen around here, but thanks to the weird forces of fate, Rourke is once again hot in Ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2009

    The Wrestler Finally Opens in Miami Today

    After a solid month of talking about Mickey Rourke non-stop, Riptide and the other residents of Rourke's home town can finally see his Golden Globe-winning performance in The Wrestler. After being released in only New York and Los Angeles a month ago, the film is getting a wider release today in a s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2009

    Mickey Rourke and Bai Ling: A Match Made in Worst-Dressed-List Heaven

    We know, we know. We've already met our Mickey Rourke post quota for the day, but when you commit to covering the phenomenon that is the Rourke comeback, you really have to commit. Seems Mickey may have found love or something like it with another confounding Hollywood phenom, Bai Ling. Officially L ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2009

    Palin Flack Thinks Obama Can Learn a Thing or Two from Mickey Rourke

    Nicolle Wallace is a Republican operative whose resumé includes working for the Bush White House and handling the early media strategy for Sarah Palin's VP run. She's the lady who decided those Charlie Gibson and Katie Couric interviews were a good idea. There is basically no reason whatsoever to  ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2009

    Rourke's Oscar Hopes Take One Step Forward with Globes Win, One Step Back with Steroid Rumors

    Excuse me for covering this Best Actor Oscar race like a political election, but I need some horse race drama in my blogging life, and the 2010 elections are just so far --too far-- away. That being said, the Golden Globes are kind of like the 2008 Florida democratic primary. They don't really matte ... More >>

  • News

    January 1, 2009

    Mickey Rourke: Year of the Ram

    Miami's quintessential bad boy climbs back in the ring with The Wrestler.

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2008

    Mickey Rourke Campaigns for the Oscar by Calling Sean Penn a Homophobe

    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 >>

  • Film

    December 18, 2008

    Mickey Rourke Triumphs in The Wrestler

    Too bad the movie can't keep up with him.

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2008

    Mickey Rourke Is a Golden Globe Nominee! "Che"? Not So Much

    Miami's very own actor/nutcase extraordinaire Mickey Rourke just got himself nominated for a Best Actor Golden Globe for his work in The Wrestler. Hell yeah, we'll be drunk scooter-ing in celebration tonight! Rourke will be up against Leonardo DiCaprio, Sean Penn, Brad Pitt, and Frank Langella come ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2008

    Mickey Rourke Must Beat Two Fidel-Loving Dirty Communists

    We haven't seen any of the performance that will likely be honored with an Oscar nod (except possibly Heath Ledger's Joker), but the race is tightening up. Local crazy person Mickey Rourke is still in the running for his turn in The Wrestler, but Sean Penn jumped into the lead with his performanc ... More >>

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    November 11, 2008
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    November 10, 2008
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    September 24, 2008
  • Calendar

    July 3, 2008

    Monster Karaoke

    Have you seen Mickey Rourke lately?

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2008
  • Film

    March 31, 2005

    Color Bind

    What's black and white and red all over? Sin City, pal

  • News

    March 24, 2005

    Scrap Mettle

    Mickey Rourke comes out swinging to talk about his ups, downs, and role as Marv in Sin City

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    April 6, 1995
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    August 10, 1994
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    November 24, 1993
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    November 25, 1992

    Shaw 'Nuff

    South Florida's master burglar gets caught in the act, but this time it's no felony

  • News

    June 24, 1992

    9 Weeks Later

    Only in the Magic City could Mickey Rourke's boxing togs open a whole can of worms

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    May 27, 1992
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    May 6, 1992
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    May 6, 1992
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    April 29, 1992
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    April 22, 1992
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    March 18, 1992
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    December 25, 1991
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