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Lane Brown

August 11, 2008 | Feature
Puff Piece

James Franco’s not the first actor to invigorate his career by playing a stoner.

July 28, 2008 | Feature
Hey, How’s That Project Going?

What much-awaited projects are nearing completion in the worlds of rock, opera, theater, and visual art?

June 2, 2008 | Feature
And the Song of the Summer
Will Be...

The one about taking a knife to the heart. You heard us.

May 19, 2008 | Feature
More Odd Heroes

It’s hard to remember now, but Robert Downey Jr. didn’t seem like an obvious call for Iron Man, either.

April 7, 2008 | Feature
Are You More in the Mood for Farrah Fawcett, or Mr. T?

Vulture’s Lane Brown helps sort through a few decades of classic cops and robbers, P.I.’s and vigilantes featured on

February 4, 2008 | Feature
Best-Director Death Match

Everyone’s favorite art star–auteur–bearded madman Julian Schnabel got his first Schnomination for the Best Director Oscar this week.

December 24, 2007 | Feature
Who Cares How Good the Movies Actually Are? Let’s Talk Oscar!

A semi-premature and only mildly scientific analysis of the Academy Awards horse race.

December 17, 2007 |
Culture Apocalypse 2008

If the past year in culture taught us anything, it’s that next year might totally suck.

November 19, 2007 | Feature
Your Pre-Holiday Guide to Downer Films

Are you in the mood for a depressing movie?