Metro Weekly

Arts + Entertainment

  • Towering Timothy

    There are ghosts in Mr. Timothy's London. Whereas in Charles Dickens' classic A Christmas Carol the three ghosts had obvious tasks, here they are both...

  • Welcome Back

    You've got to give her credit. Ellen DeGeneres just refuses to give up. Misfortune be damned, she's going to have a career in television. And...

  • Ring Power

    It's probably a bit premature to call Peter Jackson the greatest filmmaker to have ever lived. It's not, however, premature to herald the Lord of...

  • Soundwaves

    Advertisement Bitch and Animal GLAAD GRAMMYS… There are 105 categories in the just-announced 46th Annual Grammy Awards, and there's still not one specifically honoring Gay...

  • Glad Tidings

    God bless David H. Bell. His 1987 adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol has become an annual tradition at Ford's Theatre, and with good...

  • Female Trouble

    Nelly Furtado's second album, Folklore, doesn't match the achievement of her first album, Whoa Nelly! The reason boils down to Furtado's abandonment of an appealing...

  • Battle Fatigue

    You've gotta hand it to Edward Zwick -- when creating an historical war epic, he's got the formula down pat: Make it bigger than life,...

  • Ménage à Trois

    Once upon a time, in a land very, very near, Queen Molly Smith decided to dip her royal toes into the immense pool of American...

  • Soundwaves

    MP3 KILLED THE 12-INCH STAR… The Internet is a glimmer in the eye of the music industry. Well, it is now, after the industry has...

  • Soaring Angels

    The sheer scope and monumentality of HBO's Angels in America will surprise few. That the production triumphs and gives new legitimacy to television as a...

  • Santa Claws

    Holiday movies are designed, by and large, to spread good cheer, to make us all warm and glowy inside, to make us feel charitable toward...

  • Utterly Shawful

    You know that promising moment when you think you've solved a Rubik's Cube, that annoyingly enigmatic toy straight out of the pocket-protector weird science of...

  • Soundwaves

    BEMOANING MTV… This week we thought we had good news to share with those who've ever bemoaned the lack of outlets to see dance music...

  • Political Pop

    ''Dance-y, garage-y electronic feminist pop. '' That's how Johanna Fateman describes Le Tigre, a lesbian band bent on creating happy electronica for a politically progressive...

  • Babs or Bette

    Barbra Streisand poses bestride a film camera in a newly released Annie Liebowitz photo. But the noted filmmaker hasn't made a new movie. Instead, Streisand's...