With all the SoBeWFF hype and buzz, we've overlooked the fact that this Sunday night at 7 p.m. is one of the most important celebration ceremonies in Hollywood. We're talking about Oscar. With so many gorgeous celebs under one roof and Seth MacFarlane hosting the show, its bound to be an interesti ... More >>
Will the Academy really, really like it?
A quarter-century ago, my old, good buddy Mike Lacey came to Miami and decided to start a weekly paper. He wanted to move here, but a mugger and a prudent wife convinced him cocaine-fueled Miami wasn't the place to raise a family.Today, Lacey bowed out. Along with his partner -- and another guy I co ... More >>
The filmmaker talks 70mm, Joaquin Phoenix, and researching Scientology for his sixth and most anticipated movie.
Miami New Times' Mastermind Awards honors the city's most inspiring creatives. This year, we received more than 150 submissions, which our staff narrowed to an elite group of 30. We'll be profiling our honorable mentions, and eventually the finalists, in the weeks to come. This year's three Mastermi ... More >>
When Crossfade read this week's edition of Luke's Gospel, entitled "2 Live Crew Is Reuniting Because Our Fans Want To Shake That Booty," we got, like, "Me So Horny!"-level excited.
Luther Campbell, 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, Campbell looks back on the Year of the Booty Man.I had an exciting, productive 2011. I set goals for myself and accomplished quit ... More >>
Judging by acts like Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros and He's My Brother She's My Sister, L.A.'s music scene seems to be experiencing something of a metamorphosis, courtesy of these forward-thinking folkies forging new ground and making inroads into new auditory adventures. These bands are s ... More >>
You probably don't recognize his name, but you know who Spike Jonze is. He slowly made his way into movies by directing music videos for the likes of Fatboy Slim, Beastie Boys, Weezer, Sonic Youth, Kanye West, and most recently, LCD Soundsystem's "Drunk Girls." He directed a few feature films, to ... More >>
You may know Reed Cowan from WSVN's weekend night news desk, but the openly gay anchor has been moonlighting as a filmmaker. After debuting at the Sundance Film Festival last month his latest documentary, 8: The Mormon Proposition, has been picked up for theatrical and DVD release.Narrated by Osc ... More >>
Full of itself and not half as funny as it thinks it is, Hamlet 2 is simply tragic.
Week two at the Miami International Film Festival.
Austin's mega music festival, South By Southwest (SXSW) is almost here and there's a bunch of great bands from around the world that should be headed to Texas for it next week. Last year was a special treat as the Good, the Bad, and the Queen seemed to descend on several select parties and play some ... More >>
From Dakota Fanning's rape to John Cusack's daddy issues, Sundance 2007 was all about the kiddie porn
Diane Keaton subjects herself to more indignities in Michael Lehmann's latest vapid comedy
Halfway through Sundance, and still whistling a happy tune
Cassavetes Jr. and Justin "In a Box" Timberlake team up for real-life tale of killer potheads
Murderball, a doc about quad rugby players, absolutely kills
A woman chugs drugs to save her family in Maria Full of Grace
Jakmel Art Gallery and Culture Center
Film, video, graphic, and even cell phone art will be seen on the scene at WMC
Jay Rosenblatt meshes varied old film clips to form a unified whole
You Can Count on Me starts small but works its way to bigness
Coming soon to a multiplex near you: Authentic rave culture
Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
Train of Life