Chris Taylor

  • Calendar

    August 23, 2012

    Twin Shadow

    The Glass House

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2011

    Five Food Moments in Charlie Sheen Films

    Sheen likes chocolate milk? There's at least one sane thing about him...​Since the rest of the world is covering everything Charlie Sheen right now at the expense of rising gas prices, the Arab revolution, and the beginning of spring training, why don't we jump in the mix? I never saw Three and a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2010

    The Morning Benders at Detroit Bar, March 27

    Beth StirnamanChris Chu, singer of the Morning Benders.​Click here for the slideshow!The Hype: In the past four years, Berkeley indie-pop quartet the Morning Benders have dropped two self-released EPs (Loose Change and Boarded Door), released one full-length album (2008's Talking Through Tin Cans) ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2009

    Newport Beach Film Fest: Final Stretch Report

    The big question on the mind of anyone amid the crowds at Edwards Island Cinema at Fashion Island in Newport Beach Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday nights was: My God, don't these people work? And a second: Don't they know we're teetering on Depression? Finally: Buddy, can you spare a ticket?   T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2009

    Coming Soon To A Theater Near You: Dueling Food Documentaries

    While the Eric Schlosser's book, Fast Food Nation, was hailed as a muckraking expose on the food industry in the same mold as Upton Sinclair's The Jungle, I thought it failed as a film.  Here now is Food Inc., made by Robert Kenner, produced by the people behind Inconvenient Truth, repackaged from ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2009

    5 More NBFF Recommendations (and 4 Other Ones)

    Here's the thing about several films screening at the 10th annual Newport Beach Film Festival, which opens Thursday, April 23, and continues through April 30: many entries have been shown at earlier festivals in New York, Los Angeles and elsewhere. Since the Weekly is part of a chain with papers in ... More >>

  • Music

    October 16, 2008