Metro Weekly

All posts by Randy Shulman

  • The MW Student Handbook

    Photography by Michael Wichita Also see the accompanying Resource Guide. You're a freshman, so you're a little bit stupid. S'ok. D.C. is easy if you...

  • Tony Curtis

    Tony Curtis ''I'm telling you'' -- Tony Curtis's Brooklyn accent is as thick and redolent and comforting as a slice of New York pizza with...

  • Lustrously Independent

    The first shot of Luster, which plays this Friday, August 16 as part of the Reel Affirmations Xtra series, depicts a mass of artfully entwined...

  • Diesel Engine

    A star is shorn: Diesel      We have, I suppose, Steven Spielberg to thank for the recent booming career of Vin Diesel. Had the director...

  • Unsettling Signs

    Signs is not the movie you think it is. No matter what you think you may have gleaned from the film's previews (on television almost...

  • Infestation

    Taking a bite out of crime: Overton and big-ass spider.      A few weeks ago on the American Movie Classics cable network I caught a...

  • Freaks and Greeks

    In the annals of science fiction, our planet has been attacked by, among other things, Crab Monsters, Giant Leeches, Killer Tomatoes, Eye Creatures, Mushroom People,...

  • Mob Mentality

    Destined for Greatness: Hanks      “What subject did you like in school?” Michael Sullivan (Tom Hanks) asks his son, Michael, Jr. (Tyler Hoechlin). “Bible history,”...

  • Boxed In

    Tim Miller Tim Miller is feeling a little guilty. ''I used to be very pooh-poohing on the gays in the military issue,'' admits the performance...

  • Space Dud

         Misery loves company. How else to explain the multitudes who, over the five-day July 4th weekend, spend time and money (lots and lots of...

  • Minority Rules

    Future shock: Cruise Slowly but surely, Steven Spielberg has been growing up. Benevolent, wide-eyed wonderments that characterized such early works as Close Encounters...

  • The Words of Tammy Faye

    What is it that gays love about Tammy Faye Bakker-Messner? Is it her camp value? Her perky, love-gushing way with words? Is it her unbridled...

  • Classical Figure

    Michael Kahn hates the legacy question. You can tell by the way he shifts in his office chair on this brisk Tuesday evening. ''I don't...

  • Sandra Bernhard

    How does one forge a personality as strong and unique as Sandra Bernhard's? It may have had something to do with her upbringing, first in...

  • Bill T. Jones

    ''I intend to live a while. '' Bill T. Jones takes a sip of coffee. ''And my doctor tells me I'll live a while. ''...