GHOST WORLD

So funny yet so sad that you feel guilty about your laughter.

5 BEST BOOKS OF 2005

Why only five, you ask? I figured you’d see “book” and run screaming for your X-box, and alas, there’s not a graphic novel to be found.

UNDISCOVERED

Matt Cale and the Shithouse

THE GETAWAY

Steve McQueen stars as Doc McCoy, a con who just can’t take being locked up anymore, especially after the parole board rejects him.

HOSTEL

Would you pay $25,000 to torture and kill an American? It’s an intriguing question, and one made that much more pointed given that most of the world would gleefully answer in the affirmative.

GERRY

Maybe Matt Damon deserved that Oscar.

GEORGE W. BUSH: FAITH IN THE WHITE HOUSE

Nobody spends more time on his knees than George W. Bush.

THE ALAMO

Jonny is starting to dislike history… If nothing else, The Alamo falsifies the theory that Dennis Quaid will only appear in movies with “good” scripts. Man, was this movie bad. I guess I need to get into the tediousness, the mendacity, how belabored the whole project was, but what I find stupefying is that supposedly […]

AKARUI MIRAI

When one of the central characters in a film is a man with fetishistic fixation on his pet jellyfhish and he inexplicably bludgeons two people to death before wrapping himself in wire and committing suicide, you can be fairly certain that the film comes from Japan.

AIRPORT 1975

No, this is not a trend that should cause you great concern, so I promise that I will stay far, far away from both Airport ’77 and Concorde: Airport ’79.