Orange County has been really good to us cinephiles lately. Apart from the Vietnamese International Film Festival, the ongoing Newport Beach Film Festival, and the Cinema Orange series at OCMA, we now rejoice as UC Irvine hold its 14th annual Latin American Film Festival this week. It's a modest fe ... More >>
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Etsy seller SouZouCreationsFloating Pancake Ring: Our favorite!Etsy seller SouZouCreations hand crafts some of the tastiest and most adorable jewelry you'll ever see. Based in Fukuoka, Japan, Sofia--designer/head genius behind SouZouCreations--seems to specialize in the culinary. Scroll through f ... More >>
You've probably seen Borat, and if so you've probably seen Borat drunk, and you may actually be drunk now, and that puts you in a good state of mind to process this scene-by-scene dissection from Salon. Philosophical guy, the Borat: not many other movies this year have everybody asking questions lik ... More >>
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