Hold Onto Your Precious Bodily Fluids

Hold Onto Your Precious Bodily Fluids: It's Stanley Kubrick Month In Baltimore

Stanley Kubrick didn┬┐t just make movies, he pursued visions. He never cared much for accommodating...

Faux BFFs Mock The Buddy-Flick Bromance in "The Trip to Italy"

They're ba-ack! Aloof, self-satisfied British comedian/actor Steve Coogan (played by Steve Coogan)...

Expecting Trouble: Director Dina Fiasconaro Shines A Light On Pregnancy And Psych Meds

The director of the upcoming documentary "Women and Meds" wasn't really one of those women. You know...

Playing At The Charles Theater: Double Indemnity, Directed by Billy Wilder

Film noir, especially as practiced by Billy Wilder, asks us to imagine a universe in which a man...

Film Review: "Land Ho!" Directed by Aaron Katz and Martha Stephens

Look, I wanted to give "Land Ho!" a chance. I really did. Sure, it looked like just another movie...


No Trivia: The future of Baltimore club is getting sampled in a crappy J. Lo song

-A tragic optimism has taken over the Baltimore club scene these past couple of years. Everybody...

Raz-Ber-Ritas, trombone breaks, and goofing on Michael McDonald: A Steely Dan live review

Wednesday was the anniversary of my Natal Day, and along with the usual well-wishes from well-...

At Merriweather Post performance, Jack White adds a little Nashville twang to his garage rock

"OK-do-you-feel-good-OK-now!" Jack White said as he walked on stage, addressing the Merriweather...

Fight The Power

After 25 Years, The Themes and Nikes of "Do The Right Thing" Still Feel Contemporary

It's been 25 years since Spike Lee's "Do the Right Thing" hit screens, ignited debate, and...

Film Review: "The Killing"

Film Review: "The Killing," Directed by Stanley Kubrick, playing at the Charles Theater

Stanley Kubrick was always infatuated with human clockwork, both in terms of what makes each of us...

Jesus Christ!

Film Review: "Calvary," Directed by John Michael McDonagh - Brendan Gleeson suits up and takes one for the team in Ireland

The Christian faith teaches that Calvary is the place Jesus Christ was tortured, nailed up onto a...

Ms. 45

Ms. 45

Talk about rape culture. Mute, mousy doormat Thana heads home from her job at a...

In The Jungle Groove

In The Jungle Groove

“Get On Up” is the propulsive, musical, highly...

Stay Cold, Stay Hungry

Stay Cold, Stay Hungry

Remember “mumblecore”? That low-budget minimovement of...

Welcome To Adulthood

Welcome To Adulthood


Review: Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion

Review: Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion

Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion

In Case Of Emergency

In Case Of Emergency

Code Black

Guilty, Pleasure

Guilty, Pleasure

When the movie's called "Venus in Fur," it's guaranteed somebody is getting tied...

Clicking and Streaming: 'The Battered Bastards of Baseball' and 'Locke'

Clicking and Streaming: 'The Battered Bastards of Baseball' and 'Locke'

The Netflix original documentary "The Battered Bastards of Baseball" details the brief history of...

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