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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe


Movie Reviews & Stories
Granted, I had high expectations. I read C.S. Lewis' Narnia books to pieces as a kid and had already seen the movie in my head a thousand times. And I never thought the film version (from Shrek direct ...   More
 
Wednesday, December 7, 2005 BECKY OHLSEN

Will To Sameness

The Conformist remains Bernardo Bertolucci's masterpiece.


Movie Reviews & Stories
As gorgeous as it is chilling, director Bernard Bertolucci's The Conformist (1970) is a mind-blowing adaptation of Alberto Moravia's novel with, remarkably, an even better ending, more ambiguous than ...   More
 
Wednesday, November 30, 2005 BECKY OHLSEN

Ridin' The Rails:

The Great American Train Story


DVD & TV
Ghost riders, veiled specters, love, God, murder and all that—the Man in Black can sure spook a gal. But sometimes Johnny Cash is scary in a whole different way. He was such a badass for so long ...   More
 
Wednesday, November 16, 2005 BECKY OHLSEN

Post-Punk 101

Lisa "Suckdog" Carver gives readers a crotch-eye view of the era she helped define.


Featured Stories
Lisa Crystal Carver should wear a vagina-cam. Seriously—the things that woman's twat has witnessed! The noise-opera performer and post-punk writer has fooled around with some of the weirdest, co ...   More
 
Wednesday, November 9, 2005 BECKY OHLSEN

Burned Beyond Recognition

The Squid and the Whale reveals the destruction of an American family.


Movie Reviews & Stories
If it's true what Leo Tolstoy said—that happy families are all alike but every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way—we can all count ourselves lucky, because at least we're not unhappy ...   More
 
Wednesday, November 2, 2005 BECKY OHLSEN

Restaurant Guide 2005


Food Reviews & Stories
Talk about class. The RingSide's been demonstrating the concept to the masses since 1944. Known for service as top-notch as its steaks—servers in tuxes, a time-capsule bartender who looks like Ed Sullivan—it's also a cool, dark haven from every aspect of West Burnside Street. Best of all   More
 
Thursday, October 20, 2005 BECKY OHLSEN

Restaurant Guide 2005


Food Reviews & Stories
Talk about class. The RingSide's been demonstrating the concept to the masses since 1944. Known for service as top-notch as its steaks—servers in tuxes, a time-capsule bartender who looks like Ed Sullivan—it's also a cool, dark haven from every aspect of West Burnside Street. Best of all   More
 
Thursday, October 20, 2005 BECKY OHLSEN

Restaurant Guide 2005


Food Reviews & Stories
The Takahashi is proof that optimism can be rewarded. From the outside, it looks like the last place you'd ever want to eat raw fish—a seedy storefront, gravel parking lot, crumbling mural. But those brave enough to step inside will find themselves in a small, dark, delightfully cluttered spac   More
 
Wednesday, October 19, 2005 BECKY OHLSEN

BRUTAL BEAUTY

In Lila Says, teenage tristesse is universal.


Movie Reviews & Stories
It's the feel-good softcore porno film of the summer! Just kidding...sort of. Lila Says, the latest from Lebanese writer-director Ziad Doueiri, is indisputably erotic. And, despite some grim goings-on ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 14, 2005 BECKY OHLSEN

HAZZARDOUS WASTE

If you think a cheap Japanese car dressed up as the General Lee sounds ridiculous, wait'll you see Jessica Simpson trying to fill those Daisy Dukes.


Featured Stories
Let's get a few things straight. I don't want the South to rise again. I've never been to a Civil War reenactment. I don't even know the words to "Dixie." But I did grow up in rural Colorado surrounde ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 10, 2005 BECKY OHLSEN
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