The US Summer Movie Roundup

‘Iron Man’ Impressive in Opening Weekend By BROOKS BARNES Published: May 5, 2008 “Iron Man” sold an estimated $100.8 million in tickets at North American theaters and almost certainly established a new movie franchise for Marvel Entertainment. Heavy Suit, Light Touches By A. O. SCOTT Published: May 2, 2008 Iron Man Is There a Real […]

Hard Candy | Madonna

For Madonna Fans, the Wait Is Worth It By BEN SISARIO Published: May 1, 2008 The pop star celebrated the launch of her new album Wednesday night with an intimate show for 2,200 at New York City’s Roseland Ballroom.

Harold & Kumar Return

Mining Post-9/11 America for Laughs By DENNIS LIM Published: April 20, 2008 The stoner-film “Harold and Kumar” franchise tries to dispel stereotypes at a time when race is linked to terrorism.

Martin Cruz Smith

Six Novels of Clues to the Soul of Mother Russia By TIMOTHY L. O’BRIEN Published: August 5, 2007 A reading of Martin Cruz Smith’s Renko novels set in Russia offers an incisive encapsulation of Soviet and post-Soviet travails over the last few decades. Dig Up the Garrote and the Moscow Rule Book: Guess Who’s Back […]