Posts Tagged ‘spike jonze’

Arts Roundup: All Tomorrow’s Pizza Parties Edition

A remembrance of Half Japanese drummer Rick Dreyfuss, who brought his vast musical network together [Post]
The last thing you have to read about D.C. Cab, probably ever [DCist]
Macaulay Culkin's pizza-themed Velvet Underground tribute band is coming to the Black Cat. [Washingtonian]
Spike Jonze on his new movie, Her, plus the influence of punk rock and his Bethesda youth. [Post]
Newdust begins counting down its [...]

Sensitive Badass: Quix*o*tic’s Brendan Majewski, 1973-2011

Artist and musician Brendan Majewski wasn’t the first bassist offered a spot in Quix*o*tic, the defunct, doo-wop-inspired art-punk band from D.C., and he wasn’t the last to play in it before it broke up in 2002. But from 1998 to 2001, the bulk of the band’s existence, he helped Quix*o*tic build a sizable following in [...]

Jackass 3-D = Gainful Employment

The talk these days is whether the Jackass franchise is Art, but if you pay attention to the behavior of the prime players lately, it sure as heck seems like it's turned into Work. Of course, the Jackass world has always seemed like a constant grind for footage—even if it was just a clip of [...]

In Theaters This Week

A week brimming with creeps and killing, and it's not even Halloween:
Law Abiding Citizen: A slasher disguised as a psychological thriller that's disturbing on many levels, from its lack of a hyphen to its lack of taste, logic, and entertainment value.
The Stepfather: A remake of the 1987 thriller, opening cold. Shocker!