The less is more strategy to improve overall quality and fill houses seems to be working at the halfway mark of the 2013 Newport Beach Film Festival.Based on the screenings I've attended, you can't swing your elbows without hitting someone like you could in the past. Crowds seem to be digging it all ... More >>
The fabled film festival has learned that less is more
Louis C.K. September 21, 2012 Hollywood Improv See Also: *Kevin & Bean's April Foolishness at Gibson Amphitheatre *Margaret Cho at the Grove of Anaheim Last Night *Wu-Tang Clan Last Night at the Grove Last time Louie C.K. did a show at the Hollywood Improv it sold out in forty-five minutes. ... More >>
Good guys, bad guys, tight pants and explosions!
[SUMMER GUIDE] Superheroes, sequels and TWO Conans!
Not Dan WagnerOther than Tony Rackauckas' top slot, there's probably no more prominent job in the Orange County District Attorney's office than chief of the homicide unit. Indeed, there's a long list of notable people who've headed the unit, including Judge Francisco Briseno, Lew Rosenblum, Chris ... More >>
Michael Cera brings the comic-book hero to life
Marvel/Marco DjurdjevicCaptain America has had a tough past five years. He led the losing side of a civil war, was murdered (well, not really, but everyone thought he was dead), and when he finally returned, he found out that Chris Evans is set to portray him in a movie next year.But that's ... More >>
WEB EXCLUSIVE! The screenwriters here don't do Andy Diggle's comic series any favors
Flickr user KoadMunkeeThe big gets bigger. (Probably.) Just a couple of weeks ago, news that Comic-Con International--the massive comic book/movie/TV/video game/pop culture extravaganza that occupies every speck of the San Diego Convention Center each July--would move a couple hours north to Anah ... More >>
The wealthy are just another savage tribe in Fierce People
Life as a young, hot, white, educated nanny in the city sure is a drag
When it comes time to party after the movies, most celebrities tend to skip any mixers with the hoi polloi, or else bail after a very brief token appearance, like they're only partying with the people because it's their job. Not so Danny Boyle. A Brit who's always dreamed of hanging out in L.A., h ... More >>
Color Me Kubrick; The Hills Have Eyes II; Into Great Silence; Journey From the Fall; Pride; TMNT; What Love Is
Relationship-flick London makes you want to bash heads
Two San Clemente city officials took more than $40,000 from the countys toll road agency
A county committee established to clean up the beaches produces a law that excuses polluters
Once a friend of land developers, Garry Brown has joined the battle to keep OCs beaches free of the brown stuff
Did politicians put tourism money ahead of public health in HB?