From Lil Wayne to Miley Cyrus to Spike Lee, quite a year!
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke looks back on 2013's best hits. A lot of folks get upset over the things I write, but I call 'em like I see em based on facts. T ... More >>
Two Papa John's employees in Sanford, Florida have been fired after accidentally leaving a profanity and racial slur-laced voicemail for a customer. The message had apparently been left after a "butt dial," and one of the employes launches into a rendition of "The Marriage of Figaro" tinged with rac ... More >>
It's like "Accidental Racist," except not godawful.
Will the Academy really, really like it?
In America, going to the movies on Christmas day is a tradition right up there with hanging stockings, drunken family fights and tryptophan comas. After all, what else is there to do when the inevitable post-presents boredom sets in? This year, the pickings are particularly alluring, with Les Miser ... More >>
Before anyone got tipsy, Chopin Vodka shoved a Sharpie into the hands of Oscar winners Sandra Bullock, Kathryn Bigelow and Jeff Bridges, as well as Forest Whitaker, James Cameron, Emily Blunt, Kirk Douglas, Quentin Tarantino, Carey Mulligan, Julianne Moore, Maggie Gyllenhaal, and Colin Firth, asked ... More >>
The Academy Award nominations were announced this morning, and unlike last year's fantastic Mickey Rourke resurgence, there's no strong local hook in this year's horse race. But this here alt-weekly devotes an entire section to movies, and naturally our critics had something to say about eac ... More >>
Two decades after the severed ear of Reservoir Dogs, Quentin Tarantino serves up Hitler's head on a plate.
In a triumph of his will, the director makes Holocaust revisionism ridiculously fun.
WikicommonsIf you're excited about the prospect of Brad Pitt as a Nazi-killer, you should be excited about this: An Inglourious Basterds release party tonight at Fame Fridays inside downtown nightclub Parkwest.According to the invite, the dress code is "military chic," which I gues ... More >>
Switchblade BoogalooSo Alain Maximilien, a.k.a. the Haitian Hillbilly, is throwing down what he refers to as "an extended version of a soundtrack to a Quentin Tarantino movie" tonight, and hopefully every Monday forthcoming, at SoBe's Buck 15. As usual there is no cover at the cozy bar located ... More >>
As the Seventies ended and disco pushed into the mainstream, those who came of age during that period always seemed to be reminded that they had missed out on the great cultural revolution of the raging Sixties. As many recall, former Beatle John Lennon himself pretty much summed it up when he decla ... More >>
Japanese classics come to the Cosford.
The jury spreads out awards, giving a Romanian the big prize
Sayda Trujillo remixes Chekhov
Ever wonder how Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez come up with such awesome soundtracks?
Rodriguez and Tarantino overcome nostalgia in their cut-and-run grindhouse mash note
Paddle out and support the Surfriders
And maybe a little Imamura too
Slevin plays Tarantino's game, without Tarantino's results
Childhood games turn into obsession in Love Me if You Dare
The Bride's back for blood, this time without the mess
Kill Bill's missing something -- like, oh, a proper ending
Run-on sentence + ingenuity = cool movie
If Quentin Taratino were cool, he wouldv'e gone to Finland
Surf music rules again (maybe) About two-thirds of the way through