Metro Weekly

Arts + Entertainment

  • Virtual Heaven

    Matrix Reloaded is a spectacular act of cinema that makes all other modern day blockbusters seem undernourished. It doesn't have the emotional brute force of,...

  • Time Warp

    Elliott Green needs his morning coffee breaks. Ritualistic, (''Sip, bite, read...something about Madonna '') they're all he likes about his job as an admin assistant...

  • Soundwaves

    W.M.D.s IN YOUR COMPUTER… We almost exclusively focus on CDs in this space, because that's how we primarily listen to dance music. And that's what...

  • Up the Creek

    Well past its prime, teen soap opera Dawson's Creek calls it a day Last Call: Dawson's Creekbids farewell. As filming wrapped on the series finale...

  • Oh, Daddy!

    The comic who got his start on Saturday Night Live seems content to remain ensconced in mediocre family entertainment.      Eddie Murphy is a master...

  • Family Ties

    Skillful direction and an able cast help elevate The F Word to a status it might not otherwise deserve Full disclosure: the day I attended...

  • Forging His Path

    When Juan Carlos Rincones arrived in Washington from Venezuela in 1980 to start his freshman year at The George Washington University, dancing was the furthest...

  • Xstacy

    Bryan Singer's gone and done it again -- created an emotionally rousing, smart and sophisticated movie based on a comic book. And the amazing thing...

  • Gay for Play

    In 1948, eighteen-year-old Minnesota farmboys Gil and Ray are engaged in a passionate, secret love affair. But their relationship is exposed, and they face tough...

  • Soundwaves

    Last week, I gave away a lot of my time and attention to Madonna. (Oops! I've done it again, with this column.) But then you,...

  • Modern Moves

    Deborah Riley is a woman, a dancer, a lesbian. If, therefore, she leads a modern dance company consisting exclusively of women, it only stands to...

  • Faux Folk

    A Mighty Wind is a glorious symphony of satire, hitting one perfect note after another. Info Box Kissing to be clever:Levy and O'Hara A Mighty...

  • Third Time Around

    Rick Hammerly ''And the award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Resident Musical goes to...Rick Hammerly.'' If those words are spoken from the podium at...

  • High Infidelity

    I kissed a girl: McDormand In film after film, Frances McDormand proves herself to be one of our most infinitely enjoyable actors. From her compelling...

  • Wilde Kingdom

    The young Synetic Theater over-tinkers with a biblical tale of depraved passion   Salomé Femme fatale: Irina Tsikurishvili (Photo by Stan Barouh) The buzz on Synetic...