After wading through a nearly full parking lot of cars,
some--according to their plate frames--from as far away Valencia,
Riverside and, yes, Kentucky, which is where Lebowski Fest started 12
years ago (Louisville, to be exact), your intrepid reporter tonight ran
into Barry Asher, the "master bo ... More >>
Today's story "The Dude Zen and Now" is mostly about the spirit of The Big Lebowski character and secondly about the Lebowski Fest event at Fountain Bowl in Fountain Valley Saturday night.It's thirdly about the Coen brothers' movie from which all this nonsense sprang 15 years ago.
The bowling side of the March 22-23 Lebowski Fest will be staged at Fountain Bowl. The Lebowski Fest LA Bowling Party will be held at the Fountain Valley alley on the second day. Lebowski Fest LA opens March 22 with a Movie Party at Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills. Dude's movin' up.
Several obituaries online for Ernest Borgnine, who died Sunday, mention that the 95-year-old, Oscar-winning actor's last film was The Man Who Shook the Hand of
Vicente Fernandez.But appearing in writer-director Elia Petridis' dramedy, which earned Borgnine a Newport Beach Film Festival best actor a ... More >>
Michael AlexanderNewport Beach investor Mike Alexander was portrayed as hero a few years back for acquiring and planning to rehabilitate hundreds of foreclosed residences in Detroit. Now that many similar deals have turned to merde in Cleveland, he is being portrayed as a scam artist who once wen ... More >>
Cocktails for a Cause, 6 p.m.A networking fundraiser benefiting The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Complimentary drinks will be provided.Sandbox Bar and Grill, 8052 Adams Ave.,Huntington Beach, CA
Hybrids: New Research into the Integration Program, a lecture, 7:30 p.m.UFO Researcher Dr. Da ... More >>
Edwards University Town Center 6 is billing itself as Coen Brothers Central this week as the Irvine theater will have two prints of the new film Burn After Reading when it opens Friday. Advance tickets are on sale now, and it's a sure bet University will have no trouble filling seats considering wri ... More >>
And yes, I'm up prior to the crack of dawn to get them to you. The biggest surprise, if you can call it that, is the strong showing by MICHAEL CLAYTON, with six nominations. Not so surprisingly, THERE WILL BE BLOOD and NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN each have eight.
Via CNN, because it announced even befor ... More >>
I'll be seeing ALIENS VS. PREDATOR: REQUIEM on the 25th, but in the meantime, we have a real gem opening today...
ROMANCE AND CIGARETTES
It's been on the shelf for almost three years – lost in the shuffle when MGM was sold to Sony – but don't let that scare you.
It's a musical – but try not ... More >>
Though I'm mightily anxious to see Richard Kelly's DONNIE DARKO follow-up SOUTHLAND TALES, the weekend's top film pick is a no-brainer.
NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN. People are calling it the best film of the year, and if it isn't, it's darn close.
The Coen brothers have been spinning their wheels for a ... More >>