It came, it sprawled, it ate Miami for five days. And this is what it burped up.
Here are the weirdest things we encountered during Art Basel, America's biggest contemporary art show. Surely, this was only an itty-bitty fraction ... FULL ARTICLE AT Miami New Times
What's With Wynwood?
Editor's note: Because last week was all about Art Basel, this week is all about Wynwood.
It's a flea market: Wynwood has been turned into a three-ring circus ("Whither Wynwood?" Michael Miller, December 5 ... FULL ARTICLE AT Miami New Times
Elves snore, it turns out. Their maidens make teensy-peen jokes and pine for the hottest of dwarfs. And Bilbo Baggins, so concerned about his doilies just three hours of screen time ago, now punches his sword right through the trachea ... FULL ARTICLE AT Miami New Times
A lurching crawl through the moldering, candlelit passages of a pre-hygiene medieval meta-Europe, this new version of the Germanic legend from Russian cine-volcano Alexander Sokurov may be the freakiest gloss this deal-with-the-devil story's ever gotten, down to the ghost-zombies ... FULL ARTICLE AT Miami New Times
The humanist virtues of John Sayles are readily apparent in the first scenes of Go For Sisters, his low-key border-crossing roadtrip mystery. Straight off, the writer-director-novelist treats us to two knotty, compelling monologues, a pair of showstoppers in the first ... FULL ARTICLE AT Miami New Times
How stubborn was Walt Disney? He spent 26 years wheedling Mary Poppins author P.L. Travers to sell him the film rights to her book — call it determination or bullying. Travers thought he was a hack who would louse up ... FULL ARTICLE AT Miami New Times
The late Paul Walker practiced the kind of manly American acting that often doesn't look like acting at all. In movie after movie, many of them of the fast and/or furious variety, Walker performed the difficult trick of ... FULL ARTICLE AT Miami New Times
The best movies about con artists work a bit of flimflammery themselves. They're not necessarily dishonest; they just can't resist making the truth shinier than it is in real life. There may not be much behind the sparkling ... FULL ARTICLE AT Miami New Times