Metro Weekly

All posts by Randy Shulman

  • Dead Heads

    It's not every day you get a zombie film crossed with a romantic British comedy. And that's probably a good thing. Because in the wrong...

  • Virtual Reality

    At the beginning of Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow, the ''Hindenburg III'' ceremoniously and gracefully docks atop the Empire State Building. This gorgeous,...

  • Signature Moments

    ''My mother won't explain it,'' says Paris Barclay of his offbeat but memorably elegant first name. ''She claimed she was reading mythology when I was...

  • Alien Wear

    The question you have to ask yourself with regard to Alien Vs. Predator is why 20th Century Fox would hand over to Paul W.S. Anderson...

  • Not So Chummy

    Question: What's so scary about watching two people float around in the ocean for an hour or so? Answer: Nothing. In theory, a pair of...

  • Without Fear

    ''It kicks your butt, touring solo,'' says SONiA as she settles into the start of a Saturday afternoon interview from a motel in Ohio, where...

  • Home Making

    ''I can die happy now!'' It's Sunday afternoon, the first day of August, and Michael Mayer is on the phone waxing enthusiastic about a moment...

  • 'Manchurian Candidate'

    Jonathan Demme's choice of material has been a little bizarre as of late. His remake of the strangely winsome yet slightly edgy Audrey Hepburn-Cary Grant...

  • Into the Woods

    I don't mean to sound boastful, but I figured out The Village's big twist a few days before actually seeing the movie. While it was...

  • Feline Trouble

    If movies were kitty litter, Catwoman would be the kind that doesn't absorb very well and fails to clump. And it would be stinky. Really,...

  • David Mixner

    ''You want a soundbite?'' David Mixner grins. ''I'll give you a soundbite. I'm a man who's devoted forty years of his life -- sometimes at...

  • Mr. Roboto

    The most surprising thing about I, Robot, in which Will Smith uncovers a robotic conspiracy of unprecedented magnitude, is that it isn't half bad. Which...

  • Mass Hysterics

    There aren't many actors who could get a huge laugh out of the line ''Milk was a bad choice,'' but count Will Ferrell among them....

  • Victory In Leather

    ''Utter shock.'' That's how Jason Hendrix describes his feelings the moment his name was called as this year's International Mr. Leather. ''My hands were shaking....

  • Super Hero

    Let's just chime right in with the chorus, shall we? Spider-Man 2 is the greatest superhero movie ever made. It goes well past amazing --...