A lament for lost carnage — and coherence.
A shot of Sasha from her x-rated monograph Neü Sex.She's outta the adult biz now. But even when porn star, thespian, and professional hipster Sasha Grey was getting paid to perform explicit sexual stunts in skin flicks, she could also be found turning arty tricks, like selling herself to rich ... More >>
Sasha Grey does it all ... Porn, movies, music.Every fifteen years or so, the adult film industry gives birth to a porn star whose talents go beyond anal DP. Back in the '70s, booby queen Annie Sprinkle fucked for money during the day while staging pseudo-feminist performance art at night. And ... More >>
The film gets cute with massive corporate scandal and blows the story.
Porn star Sasha Grey specializes in making hipster boy's tight jeans even tighter. In addition to starring in skin flicks, she's a burgeoning alt-icon and has modeled for American Apparel, posed for fashion photographer Terry Richardson, appeared on the cover of Vice and stared in Steven Soderb ... More >>
Last month, a feisty Cuban-American protest erupted outside the Miami Beach premiere of Stephen Soderbergh's new four-hour epic about Che Guevara.In an interview with the New Times the next day, Soderbergh laughed off the hubub as the cost of doing business in the heart of Cuban nationalism, saying ... More >>
Gasp! A couple of Hollywood blockbusters made the cut.
Soderbergh brings his Guevara epic to Miami; angry hysteria ensues.
If you know anything about basic physics, you probably are familiar with the law of inverse reactions. Basically, it states that any cultural event that's greeted with a screaming protest in Miami from Vigilia Mambisa will be met by an equally welcoming reception in Cuba. It's science.And sure enoug ... More >>
So how do you beat the notoriously fiesty Cuban protesters in Vigilia Mambisa once they've set their sign-waving, bullhorn-screaming sights on your event?If you're Steven Soderbergh, you just plain outlast 'em. Even Vigilia couldn't make it all the way through Soderbergh's epic "Che," a four-hour lo ... More >>
Let's do a little thought experiment here. Say you're a director, and you're trying to market a new four hour long epic that's was derided by Variety as "a commercial impossibility" after its debut at Cannes.You need to stir up a little hype, a little press. Get the kids excited. Oh, and did we ment ... More >>
Watch your back, Grisham: Michael Clayton is no ordinary legal thriller
Ocean's Thirteen is a washed-up threequel. How much you wanna bet Hollywood makes a bundle?
DVD releases for the week of May 22, 2007
The Delano tanked by technicality, defaulting through duplicity
DVD releases for the week of March 21, 2006
Spielberg's Munich rehashes a tale we've heard before
Layer Cake is a hearty, confounding slice of the British underworld
A rare superior sequel, Ocean's Twelve entertains with cinematic sleight of hand
The year's best featured plenty of Sad White Guys
The tides of Solaris tempt Clooney with life after death
Soderbergh shoots in digital and hits the target: Hollywood
Soderbergh and Clooney knock over Vegas without much to show for it
Headlining the second week of international film, Mexico and France provide some evocative, provocative heavy hitters
With Traffic Steven Soderbergh takes on the unwinnable war
While there was plenty to criticize about the year's big releases, 2000 shone nonetheless for its subtle surprises
Miami definitely is not among the top picks for flicks
Even New Times critics liked what they saw
The problem isn't the new multiplex coming to Lincoln Road. It's that Miami has no indie film scene. At it's not getting better.