Metro Weekly

Arts + Entertainment

  • Film Follies

    Imagine Mystery Science Theater 3000, the show that finds two smartass robots and their human sidekick cracking wise while watching some of the worst films...

  • Dragon Ire

    Why can't we be friends? Hopkins and Norton.      Red Dragon, the third film to feature Anthony Hopkins as Dr. Hannibal Lecter, that oh-so-cultured and...

  • Northern Exposure

    Fighting back: Robinette, Lodge and Forrest (Photo by Stan Barouh)      It's easy to see why Round House Theatre has returned to the George F....

  • Soundwaves

    Amber Naked Tommy Boy Mary J. Blige Dance for Me MCA Records Amber is covered only by strategically placed tufts of hair on Naked. But...

  • Cornpone

    The blahs and the greys: Witherspoon, Dempsey and Bergen You'd think the producers of a movie named after one of Lynyrd Skynyrd's most popular songs...

  • Porn Again

    Anti-climax: Jim Slade      When a play has the title Making Porn, and top billing goes to gay porn stars Chris Steele and Jim Slade,...

  • Emotional Waters

    You had better come properly equipped for this season's Washington Opera opener -- Donizetti's mesmerizing Lucia Di Lammermoor. You'll want lumbar support, breath mints, and...

  • Problem Child

    Maid service: Sarandon. Igby Slocumb is a rebel with a cause. At 17, Igby is more than a handful, foul-mouthed and ill-behaved, the kind of...

  • Inevitably Ani

    Ani DiFranco      There's no business like show business. Unless you're Ani DiFranco, in which case you'd probably fire your agent for even suggesting such...

  • Three Cheers

    There's a gem of a new musical to be found at Alexandria's MetroStage right now -- Three Sistahs, featuring the positively crackerjack trio of Crysta...

  • Soundwaves

    DJ Chris Cox Provocative Trance Provocative Music/Capitol Records DJ Dave Dresden Provocative Progressive Provocative Music/Capitol Records What, precisely, is trance? Or progressive? It's hard to...

  • Pleasant Parade

    Romantic virgin: Cohn (Photo by Scott Suchman)      Cabaret meets Pacific Overtures in Privates on Parade, the 25th anniversary season opener for The Studio Theatre....

  • Soundwaves

    The Riddler Dance Mix NYC -- Vol. 2 Tommy Boy Records Alcazar Casino E-Magine/RCA It takes hubris to be a DJ, obviously. The Riddler is...

  • Anemic Anthems

    Is the story of Washington, D.C. -- the quirks, flaws and distinctions that transcend the standard image projected day in and day out by the...

  • Fantastic Farce

    Nuclear Family: Reese, Harris, Frith and McGinn (Photo by Carol Pratt )      Even if you've seen productions of What the Butler Saw, the final...