There's something inherently blue collar about working on cars. Grease stains. The inescapable smell of motor oil on calloused hands. Engine grit collecting under already dirty fingernails. The cigarette breaks. Similarly, there's something inherently blue collar about Alejandro Rose-Garcia, the ... More >>
It's 3:30 on Saturday afternoon in Miami's Design District. A live rendition of "Canción del Mariachi" drowns out the beep, beep, beep of delivery trucks backing into alleyways behind contemporary furniture stores and restaurants that Crossfade can only afford when someone else is paying. "Soy un ... More >>
Most art is silent. Even during Basel week. That's why we here at Crossfade -- an admittedly hopeless gaggle of noise junkies -- just can't get through the week without offsetting our 12-hour days at the art fairs with 12-hour nights at Miami's hipster bars, rock dives, and downtown concert hall ... More >>
He's considered one of the most prominent creative forces behind independent, D.I.Y filmmaking, and an inspiration to aspiring filmmakers everywhere. But Robert Rodriguez also plays a mean "Malagueña Salerosa." "For years, I wanted to record it," Rodriguez said before performing his version of th ... More >>
Sports dads are the worst. They're boorish creatures who stalk the sidelines of youth athletic fields, yelling at their kid's coach, cursing the referee, and heckling the other team. They know no shame, and sometimes they get violent.Robert Rodriguez is charged with punching Miami Springs High Sc ... More >>
Except when it's not downright dull.
If "Chicano rock" ain't your bag, then you might not know Los Lobos too well. But at the very least, you should recognize them from the soundtrack to that 80's flick with Lou Diamond Phillips sporting a guitar and a Superman curl. You know the one, he dies in the end in a plane crash along with B ... More >>
Miami's quintessential bad boy climbs back in the ring with The Wrestler.
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
Antonio Banderas pulses with passion in Take the Lead
What's black and white and red all over? Sin City, pal
Mickey Rourke comes out swinging to talk about his ups, downs, and role as Marv in Sin City
Listings, listings, listings
Is he a writer, director, actor or...sex symbol? Um, yes--and more
The gorgeous excess of Robert Rodriguez's Spy Kids sets the right tone for its surreal fantasy
Muy Divertido! (Very Entertaining)
Marc Ribot y los Cubanos Postizos