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News, The Snitch A Media Lobbyist's Shameless Love Note to Ousted Political Pal

A Media Lobbyist's Shameless Love Note to Ousted Political Pal

Do the campaign contributions from Big Media to various pro-Big Media congressional representatives amount to quid pro quo? Without direct proof (such as a tape recording of a lobbyist saying, "Here's a bunch of money, now support my legislation"), it…
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Film, "Bully": Upsetting Case Studies Surge Call to Action

"Bully": Upsetting Case Studies Surge Call to Action

Arriving in theaters on a wave of free publicity — its distributor, the Weinstein Company, butted heads with the MPAA over the R rating; an unsuccessful PG-13-supportive online petition followed — Lee Hirsch's Bully is something of an outlier among…
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News, The Snitch Judge Halts Weird Online Movie Service Zediva

Judge Halts Weird Online Movie Service Zediva

In March, Zediva, a really weird online movie-rental service, told Wired that "it doesn't expect legal trouble over its service," which allows users to watch actual DVDs, played on actual DVD players, via the Internet. A couple of weeks later,…
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Film, Sorry Raters

Sorry Raters

Among documentary muckrakers, Kirby Dick may not be as righteously indignant as Michael Moore or as brilliantly droll as Nick Broomfield. But say this for the maker and star of This Film Is Not Yet Rated: He's not afraid to…
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Film, Reel World

The Entertainer

When Frank Lee signed the risky deal last year to take over the Presidio Theater on Nov. 1, he sidestepped questions about whether he would divide the 600-seat house into two or more screens. The owner of the Four Star…
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Film,

Potty Mouth, the Movie

South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut Directed by Trey Parker. Written by Parker, Matt Stone, and Pam Brady. With the voices of Parker, Stone, Mary Kay Bergman, and Isaac Hayes. Opens Wednesday at the AMCKabuki, the Sony Metreon, the Empire,…
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