Christopher Jordan Dorner's infamous manifesto identifies around 40 Southern California law enforcement officers he believes have wronged him. Indeed, those passages burn most of the rambling post's 6,000 words. But Dorner also cites films, TV shows, celebrities, athletes and newsmen he likes, inclu ... More >>
Every second and fourth Wednesday night of the month, legendary
bartender/chef/restaurant insider Dave Mau hosts Dinner with Dave at
Memphis at the Santora, where he treats drinkers to a free meal and live
music as the evening progresses. To remind ustedes of this great
night, Dave treats us eve ... More >>
Disney opened Lincoln in 11 theaters on Nov. 9, expanded Steven Spielberg's historical saga to more North American theaters the next two weekends and now plans to go even wider thanks to more demand than there are movie seats.A UC Irvine history professor who caught the flick believes past and futur ... More >>
‚ÄčIt's kind of interesting that the musical Nine is a theatrical adaptation of Federico Fellini's landmark 1963 surrealistic film, 8 1/2.
It's fairly interesting that the book for the musical was written by Arthur Kopit, whose 1968 play Indians, was a critique of both the genocide of Native Am ... More >>
On February 23rd, which will be Oscar Eve unless some kind of strike-related silliness postpones the show, the AMC 30 at The Block in Orange will be one of approximately 80 theaters nationwide to screen a quintuple-feature of all the nominees for Best Picture. Thirty bucks gets you a pass to all fiv ... 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 >>
(photo credit: Leonard Klady)
Saturday night, the Los Angeles Film Critics' Association (of which I'm pretty sure I'm the only member writing for an OC publication), held their annual awards ceremony, the first such event I've attended. I had heard horror stories about prior sartorial disasters, bu ... More >>