God help the victims if freelance videographer Lou Bloom – the “Nightcrawler” of the film’s title (played by Jake Gyllenhaal) – gets there first, before the cops and others in his ghoulish p... Read More
“Birdman” is not old news. I assure you.
It is the best film I’ve seen so far this year – a must film, it seems to me, for anyone who gives a hoot about the survival of art and audacity in ... Read More
The best thing, by far, about Theodore Melfi’s decent comic tearjerker “St. Vincent” is that Bill Murray is the one filling the Bill Murray role, not Michael Douglas.
If you can somehow remem... Read More
Van Miller wanted to tell me about the colonoscopy he’d just had.
So he did – with, of course, special attention to the indignities of the procedure’s night before.
Let me confess right he... Read More
An open letter to the American publishing industry:
I have a not-so-modest proposal for you. Someone desperately needs to write a history of cocaine’s influence on the last 50 years of American p... Read More