Jon Favreau's new movie, Chef, will be released on May 9 and we can't wait. Basically, if we could custom make a film, this would be it. The movie, which features a cast including Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sofia Vergara, Oliver Platt, Bobby Cannavale, and John Leguizamo, is the story o ... More >>
By now you've surely heard about Chef, the movie that follows the life of chef Carl Casper (portrayed by Jon Favreau), who quits his job at a tony Los Angeles restaurant to find love and redemption as a food truck owner in Miami. Playing his ex-wife is Sofia Vergara, who teams up with him for his M ... More >>
Photo by Melissa HamiltonWe're pretty sure she didn't steal those tomatoes...Yesterday we posted Part 1 of our chat with chef/restaurateur/author Gabrielle Hamilton, but perhaps you didn't get a feel for what a badass she really is and how she came to be that way. So today we'll just give you some g ... More >>
In November, Riptide introduced the world to the man known by cops as "Half a Head" because he was missing the entire front of his cranium. Yeah, that was a crazy mugshot, perhaps never to be topped. But wait. Let's all take a long look at this dude's face.
Pets 4 Dawn via flickr Oh no she didn't! The second the N word left Dr. Laura Schlessinger's mouth on her nationally syndicated radio show last week she must have known she started another N word related crap storm. Dr. Laura doesn't have near the street cred a white person needs to get a ... More >>
Joe Wright turns a beloved L.A. Times series into schlock.
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 >>
UM screens movies in wide-open spaces.
More emails were released today in the ongoing Alberto Carvalho / Tania deLuzuriaga saga. These ones show deLuzuriaga coaching Carvalho on how to prepare for an interview for the top job of the Pinellas county school system. At this point deLuzuriaga's journalism career is pretty much over, and Ca ... More >>
Ben Stiller's Hollywood sendup lacks firepower.
In the shadow of Iron Man, the latest from Marvel can't live up to its billing.
Robert Wilson's cutting-edge portraits bring something new to the frame.
The season of big-budget bangs uses its brain.
Hot art in high-definition at the Bass.
Robert Downey Jr.'s Iron Man is a thing to marvel.
Teen comedy Charlie Bartlett could use a dose of mean.
Richard Linklater's Scanner is a rotoscoped feast for freaks
"Tears in Heaven" (RIAA)
Downey and Kilmer make perfect detectives in Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
The Red Scare returns in Good Night,and Good Luck
Let the New Times be your music guide during this holiday season
Nicole Kidman falls in love with a 10-year-old boy . . . sorry, her dead husband
The Singing Detective has a rash of issues
Surviving South Florida's food scene
While there was plenty to criticize about the year's big releases, 2000 shone nonetheless for its subtle surprises
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