Jun 02, 2017 Web Exclusive

Demetri Martin had to let go. While performing for an audience is old hat, so to speak for the popular comedian, actor, and writer, Martin says his latest medium feels completely different.  More

Jun 01, 2017 Issue #60 - Father John Misty

The Tribeca Film Festival was ready to give Demetri Martin his prize. Unfortunately, he wasn't there to receive it. More

May 08, 2017 Web Exclusive

Gloriously over-the-top and perhaps more satirical now than ever, Serial Mom arrives this week in a new Collector’s Edition Blu-ray. It was the second (and last) studio film from independent film maverick John Waters. In spite of fun performances Kathleen Turner, Sam Waterston, Ricki Lake, Matthew Lillard, and Mink Stole, it failed to capture an audience on its initial release. Over time, though, it’s gathered a big following of fans who’ve caught this dark comedy on cable or home video. To celebrate this deluxe release, John Waters took some time out to look back with us on the making of Serial Mom. More

May 04, 2017 Web Exclusive

Take Me is a grand departure from Piper Chapman, the lead character Taylor Schilling has played on Orange is the New Black going on five seasons. It’s also the feature directorial debut for co-star Pat Healy, a longtime writer and actor known for memorable turns in great indie genre flicks like Cheap ThrillsCompliance, and The Innkeepers. More

May 01, 2017 Web Exclusive

From his beginnings as the Sex Pistols’ snarling Johnny Rotten through decades at the helm of his own ever-morphing band, Public Image Ltd (or PiL, for short), John Lydon has for more than 40 years served as one of rock and roll’s most influential and outspoken stars. He’s the subject of The Public Image is Rotten, a new documentary which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. More

Apr 28, 2017 Web Exclusive

Aardvark is the feature debut by director Brian Shoaf, who was trained as an actor before eventually stepping behind the camera. The film also stars Jenny Slate, Jon Hamm, and Sheila Vand, and made its premiere at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival. More

Apr 27, 2017 Web Exclusive

The Last Poker Game is a strong showcase for its two stars, both elder statesmen of their craft and living, working legends of the screen. The film’s director, Howard Weiner, is a rookie filmmaker – at 72 years old. More

Apr 25, 2017 Web Exclusive

For his latest feature, writer-director Dito Montiel (A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints) tells the story of Eddie Krumble (Ed Helms), a man whose life – and second chance at love – is thrown into chaos by unexpected (and undesired) viral fame.  More

Apr 07, 2017 Web Exclusive

Even though filmmaker Joe Swanberg was directing scenes with Jake Johnson and Keegan Michael-Key — two comedic actors renowned for being quick on their feet — his latest film was the least improvisational of the director’s career. Titled Win It All, the movie has the most fleshed out plot of any Swanberg movie, featuring a story written by him and Johnson about a fiendish gambler plays away an entire duffel bag full of cash belonging to a dangerous convict. The result: more positive reviews than any film Swanberg has garnered in his career of niche, off-the-cuff style flicks. More