Random notes, observations and stuff plucked off the cutting room floor from the Newport Beach Film Festival, which runs through Thursday night.The hierarchy of the Episcopal Church and the Anglican Communion is the main antagonist in Macky Alston's excellent documentary Love Free or Die, which is a ... More >>
Your mosque is being spied on by the FBI. Your cousin may be looking at jail time for disrupting an Israeli speaker at UC Irvine last year. Due to the actions of fundamentalist lunkheads 7,000 miles away, you could get your butt kicked by skinheads on Main Street Huntington Beach.Face it: It ain' ... More >>
Cultures and people clash in The Harimaya Bridge.Don't go see The Harimaya Bridge after it opens today at Regal Wetspark 8 in Irvine because it is the first feature film from the Japanese film industry to be directed by an African-American.See it because it's a pretty good little picture.
Sometimes you get way more good quotes than you can use in a story, and such was the case with my year in horror piece in today's issue. Here in cyberspace, we have a lot more room, so enjoy these bonus interviews.
TOBIN BELL, star of the SAW movies
On the violence in this year's Oscar-contending ... More >>