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  • Film

    May 9, 2013

    Uwe Boll, Worst Director Alive, to Wall Street Execs: 'Don't Think You're Safe'

    The perennial worst director is gunning for the bastards—and respect

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2013

    Christopher Jordan Dorner Manifesto Includes Likes (Like Larry David) and Dislikes (NRA)

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2013

    Diatribe With Dave: Dealing Carbs from a Horseshoe in the Land of Lincoln

    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 >>

  • Film

    December 20, 2012

    The 2012 Village Voice Film Critics' Poll

    Movies are alive in the Age of McConaughey

  • Film

    December 6, 2012

    Kissing Cousins in 'Hyde Park On Hudson'

    Bill Murray gets manhandled as FDR

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2012

    Lincoln Movie Not as Honest as Abe, Says UCI Professor and Expert on South Jon Wiener

    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 >>

  • Film

    November 15, 2012

    'Lincoln': A Tall, Tall Film

    Daniel Day-Lewis and Steven Spielberg ably fill the 16th president's hat

  • Film

    September 6, 2012

    The Master of 'The Master'

    Paul Thomas Anderson talks 70mm, Joaquin Phoenix, and researching Scientology for his sixth and most anticipated film

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2010

    Nine Returns: Hopefully With a Much More Pleasant Postscript

    ‚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 >>

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    April 22, 2010


    Hunger Artists Theatre

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2008

    Who says there's nothing good at the movies?

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2008

    Oscar Nominations are announced

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2008

    Representing OC at the LAFCA awards

    (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 >>

  • Film

    January 3, 2008

    California Burning

    An epic gusher, Paul Thomas Anderson's There Will Be Blood strikes oil—and then some

  • Film

    December 27, 2007

    Hit List

    WEB EXCLUSIVE! The top movies of 2007

  • Film

    October 5, 2006

    Bait and Switch

    A hero of the Hong Kong new wave returns the compliment with The Departed

  • Film

    February 2, 2006

    New Reviews

    A Good Woman; Imagine Me & You; Manderlay; Rang De Basanti; Something New; When a Stranger Calls; The World's Fastest Indian

  • Film

    February 24, 2005

    Snark Alert!

    Masked Movie Snobs go to the Oscars

  • Film

    December 26, 2002

    The Butcher and His Boy

    Scorseses Gangs of New York