2011: A glimpse of the road ahead

In 2010, pop culture got a little crazier. Katy Perry shot whipped cream from contraptions strapped to her chest in the video for “California Gurls,” box office sales rose with the reality-challenging Inception, and the exploding popularity of Jersey Shore landed Snooki inside a falling ball on New Year’s Eve. But none of this compares […]

The second coming of the horror genre

In Antichrist, a self-disemboweling fox utters the phrase, “Chaos reigns.” Director Lars von Trier makes sure it really does, by illustrating every brutal detail necessary on screen and demonstrating just how horrifying chaos can be. The movie stars Willem Dafoe and Charlotte Gainsbourg as He and She, a couple whose young son falls to his […]