Leymah Gbowee, the women's rights advocate and co-winner of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, speaks at UC Irvine tonight about the power of education and her dream that brutal African warlord Charles Taylor will be overthrown. The Liberian "will also share her insights about the vital role that ordinary ... More >>
Chapman University in Orange routinely lands notables behind Hollywood cameras for its Dodge College of Film and Media Arts ... so why stop now? Among those who have joined for the looming school years are Academy Award-winning producer and Mandalay Pictures president Cathy Schulman (Crash, The Ill ... More >>
Playing evil is more fun than playing good anyway, right?
It's also a metaphor for the OC-ification of America
Panelists for the 14th annual Women in Focus Conference presented by Chapman University's Dodge College of Film and Media Arts include Oscar-winning Juno screenwriter Diablo Cody, comedic actress Maya Rudolph, director/choreographer Anne Fletcher, Universal Pictures Co-Chairwoman Donna Langley, dir ... More >>
Paul Weitz's sort-of rom-com doesn't have the marks
[Trendzilla] Where to place it, how to make it last longer and more!
Jacques Audiard dismembers cinema's beauty of the moment
He nearly beat his wife to death, but the Ironwood State Prison resident wants you to donate to his anti-domestic-violence charity
Scott fails to live up to his genius past films
This latest rendition of the classic fairy tale has too much exposition
[Summer Guide 2012] Your guide to the good stuff
The Irvine Co.'s revamped Island Cinema at Fashion Island in Newport Beach won't open to the public until Friday, but charity screening events tonight and Wednesday night give sneak peaks to guests who pony up $50 each.
Biltong is better... Let's set the record straight: "Biltong is different from beef jerky," said Larry Burnett, known locally as The Biltong Guy and perhaps the only Orange County resident to commercially produce the South African delight. It's air-dried, as opposed to cooked in ovens, making f ... More >>
UCI Student Center Pacific Ballroom
'The Tourist' gawks at its stars, visits Venice, has twist
Charlize Theron founded an Africa outreach project. Academy Award-winning actress Charlize Theron, Virgin Group founder Richard Branson and His Holiness XIV Dalai Lama will take the stage at UCI as part of a speakers series on peace. Called the Living Peace Series, the moderated talks will b ... More >>
Don’t let Paul Haggis’s heavy hand stop you from seeing his latest
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Michael Musto Picks the Oscar Nominees
Notes on the pleasures of kiddie moviegoing and weeping into your stir-fry
Head in the Clouds sexes up war, Zelary brings it back to real life
With Bandwagon, Caulfield deliciously bites the hand that feeds
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Patty Jenkins places myth in the service of truth
Bad Santas got nothing on Monsters Aileen Wuornos
Kitsch Bars John and Avalons Garron drive me crazy in a good way
Welcome to the summer of love at a theater near you
The worst in 2001 movies
Silent Bob and the Woodster
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