“You’re Going to Die!” has been a staple of our Screeners series. It’s also a film that got under the skin of one of our writers. Here’s his take on why this five minute short is more powerful than most two-hour movies.read more
The Velvet Underground’s first album (and only album with chanteuse Nico) turned 50 a few days ago. Does it still hold up, or has the banana turned black inside its peel?read more
“Belladonna of Sadness” is a hallucinatory dance with the devil. A masterpiece of psychedelic animation with a deeply subversive message, it’s a must-see movie. Here are some thoughts on this 1973 classic. Warning: Here Be SPOILERS!read more
Send these picturesque peccadilloes from the problematic past to your partner or paramore. (Click pics for shareable links.)read more
We took the scenic route on “Paterson”, Jim Jarmusch’s magic bus of a movie…. and our critic liked what he saw.read more
Our reviewer takes a look at Kirsten Johnson’s stunning new documentary “Cameraperson”, an intense look at the thin line between journalist and voyeur.read more
“Chicagoland Shorts Vol. 2” is an impressive program of 10 beautiful, unusual, and strange short films. It’s a must-see evening of independent cinema.read more
Warren Ellis’ new novel “Normal” is a tensely written, fascinating, hilarious, and unnerving look at our insanity-inducing future.read more
In Platonic thought the metaphysical buck stopped with the primacy of individuality. For free will, it implies that the closer you are to godliness the closer you are to liberation.read more
“Moonlight” isn’t one of the best African-American films of 2016, or one of the best LGBTQ films of the year- It’s one of the very best films released this year, period, full stop.read more
By the time I arrived at Santa Claus, little remained to indicate that it was once a destination, or for that matter, anything at all.
We started a new thing called ‘Lit Cream,’ which will remove your acne and freshen up your skin. Well, actually, it’s dead authors read by local Arizona poets.
The Velvet Underground’s first album (and only album with chanteuse Nico) turned 50 a few days ago. Does it still hold up, or has the banana turned black inside its peel?
Our reviewer reads “The Secret History of Twin Peaks” about America’s favorite small town. Is the book as good as the coffee and pie? Read on and find out.
Warren Ellis’ new novel “Normal” is a tensely written, fascinating, hilarious, and unnerving look at our insanity-inducing future.
The women are, for the most part, entirely clothed and the videos only last the length of the sneeze.
Amidst all the normal “beat the heat” summer bullshit, I figured I’d give you a few tasty beverages that will keep your brain from boiling. Let’s jump right in, shall we?
We were unable to crawl back from the hole for literally hours. Meals were skipped, and our unshaven faces scared children when we emerged. Let’s go down the hole together.