Fast Times at Ridgemont High

  • Film

    November 1, 2012

    'Vamps': You Kids Get Off My Grave

    In the undead comedy, Amy Heckerling loses the pulse

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2012

    Top 15 Teen Movie Music Moments

    ​Teen movies, in general, have great music. I don't know how that is, but when you think about it, teenagers take music more seriously than any other demographic I can think of, so if you're making a movie by/for them, it's gotta have a great soundtrack. Some of the choices may be silly, but, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2011

    James Van Doren, Vans Co-Founder, Remembered at Mass Today

    ​James and Paul Van Doren left their native Massachusetts in 1964 to run a Garden Grove factory. A year later, they formed their own Van Doren Rubber Co. and in 1966 opened their first deck shoe store in Anaheim. They changed the company name to what skateboarders in the '70s called their sticky-s ... More >>

  • Film

    June 16, 2011

    The Whitest Kids U Don't Want to Know

    Dull teens, timid movie give adolescence a bad name

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2011

    Six Surprises from the New Pearl Jam Documentary

    ​ Along with reissues of their early records, Pearl Jam is releasing a documentary this year by their old friend, director Cameron Crowe (Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Almost Famous). Filled with behind-the-scenes footage and performance clips from the 1990s to present day, the film also reveal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2010

    Get Off My Lawn! Old People-Skateboarder Relations Go Downhill in Laguna Beach

    Laguna Beach residents don't get riled up over too many things--who can get mad surrounded by all of that surf, sun and beautiful scenery?Thursday night was a different story, however. At the monthly public meeting of the beachside city's Parking, Traffic and Circulation Committee, debates raged bet ... More >>

  • Film

    September 21, 2000

    Gonna Make You Groove

    Cameron Crowes Almost Famous