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Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014

William Gibson's cyberpunk novel turns 30

William Gibson, one of the most innovative science fiction writers of the last 30 years, invented “cyberpunk” with the publication of his novel Neuromancer in 1984. Since then, cyberpunk has become a pervasive influence on rock music and films, impacting style and content. Musicians and filmmakers such as Sonic
Thursday, April 11, 2013
 Inspired by a true story, The Sapphires is an Australian comedy about an all-girl Aboriginal singing group from the ’60s (a Down Under Supremes) and their wily white manager. The Aborigines were treated like American Indians
Monday, Sept. 19, 2011

Tonight @ Brocach Irish Pub, 8:30 p.m.

In Inception, Christopher Nolan's ambitious follow-up to The Dark Knight, Leonardo DiCaprio plays a noirish private dream detective...
Monday, Dec. 13, 2010

For the week of 12/07/10 - 12/13/10 (Ratings Out of Four Stars.)

Dropping its hero, big green ogre Shrek, into an alternate universe, this fourth chapter of the popular DreamWork's franchise is able to reconsider the fates and fortunes of its primary characters. Shrek's (Michael Myers) birthday, celebrated with friends, ogre wife Fiona (Cameron Diaz), and their three...
Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Leonardo DiCaprio can’t elevate Christopher Nolan’s latest film

Dom Cobb (Leonardo DiCaprio) awakens on a sea-soaked beach with a Japanese security officer poking him with a rifle. And then he’s a prisoner inside the lavishly Oriental fantasy chambers of a wizened plutocrat. And then he’s dressed to the nines and cutting deals with a younger tycoon, a Mr. Saito (Ken Watanabe). And then there’s a mob hurling Molotov cocktails outside a hotel...