Metro Weekly

Arts + Entertainment

  • Blurred Vision

    The gimmick worked. The addition of 3D to the apparently annual Spy Kids series of movies brought the film in at number one last weekend...

  • Unconditionally Awful

    Unconditional Love is one of those strange, wretched made-for-TV movies that leaves one asking that familiar Hollywood question: What on earth were they smoking? The...

  • Urban Legends

    In the mid-eighties, photographer Jim Goldberg began work on what would eventually become Raised by Wolves, an insightful photo exposé capturing the lives of homeless...

  • Parched Paper

    Look up ''dry '' in the thesaurus, and you will find almost fifty synonyms for the word. Dry as moistureless: barren, drained, juiceless, shriveled, thirsty....

  • Soundwaves

    ISO GAY COWBOY… We reported last month about gay porn star Jeff Stryker's coming full-frontal invasion of country music. He will release, with his band,...

  • Agent Zero

    Pity Rowan Atkinson. As gloriously funny as he is -- and he ranks up there with Sellers, Tati, Chaplin, and all the Pythons -- he...

  • Trickery

    BOY MEETS BOY It's amazing how truly awful television can be. Just when you think it can't get any worse, Bravo brings us Boy Meets...

  • Libations and Libidos

    At first glance, D.H. Lawrence and Tennessee Williams may not seem like two probable writers to present in rep: one serves up cold drinks, the...

  • Soundwaves

    PEPSI POP'S POP… Dance pop can get no love. There are the periodic taunts from hyper-macho rock ‘n' rappers, and the frequent lashes from anti-pop...

  • Buccaneer Bust

    Just the mere fact that the subtitle The Curse of the Black Pearl dangles below the title Pirates of the Caribbean like leads one to...

  • Solo Modes

    Gahan Depeche Mode was a British band with a silly French name that held foreign appeal to at least one young ''angstful '' middle American....

  • Whined and Dined

    Like the food at any good restaurant, reality TV has to evolve to keep its viewers coming back for more. And who better to drive...

  • High Five

    Last February, Ann Farmer of Women's Enews reported that, ''Of approximately 2,000 Off-Broadway and regional theater productions scheduled for the 2001-02 season, 16 percent are...

  • Demolition Derby

    There's something really bothering me about Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, something that didn't bother me in the first two installments. Why do the...

  • Soundwaves

    POP LADY COMEBACKS… We're still waiting to hear of an American record label picking up Sonique's sophomore album, released last month in Europe. In the...