Preview: Salon: Arts & Entertainment
Salon: Arts & Entertainment
Movie, music and TV reviews, features and more from Salon critics and staff. (By http://www.newsisfree.com/syndicate.php - FOR PERSONAL AND NON COMMERCIAL USE ONLY!)
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Robert Downey Jr. gives the most enjoyable performance of the year in this near-genius satire of Hollywood excess and vanity.
The 1960s' gayest show
As a kid, "The Wild Wild West" taught me about sexiness and desire -- and how two men could live together and love each other.
Is torture an Olympic event?
After 33 years of abuse and imprisonment, one Tibetan monk says no to the Beijing Olympics -- and to the Dalai Lama's accommodation with tyranny.
What you need to see, read, do this week: Tiger attacks, young Arab Brooklynites and a couple of guys named Corey.
"Elegy" for a topless bombshell
Penélope Cruz gets art-history naked and Ben Kingsley is diamond-brilliant in an overly pretty film adaptation of Philip Roth's "Dying Animal."
Olympic torch song
Some love the Games for the competition. I love them for the Opening Ceremony kitsch. Bring on the belting divas, plush bears and dancing cows!
The art world's Pepsi Generation
"Beautiful Losers" chronicles the art rebels of the '90s, fueled by punk, skateboarding, graffiti and trash culture. Now brought to you by Nike!