The great thing about the second annual West Coast Film Festival is it gives people of a certain age a chance to see classic films on the big screen that they have probably only taken in before on small screens.Running Sunday through Thursday, this year's run flashes 22 films in San Juan Capistrano' ... More >>
A (censored) screen shot from the homemade "Glazin'" video by the Jacuzzi GalsThe homemade fan video for Jacuzzi Boys' song "Glazin'" blew our minds when it came out last week, what with its vajazzly arts-and-crafts disguises on vaginas singing as aliens, Santa Claus, Kareem Abdul Jabbar and Home ... More >>
Disneyland's seasonal The Nightmare Before Christmas overhaul of the Haunted Mansion is complete (the attraction reopens today after a 17-day closure), thus kicking off the park's Halloween-themed festivities.Of course, the official launch of the park's Halloween-ness is September 30th which is w ... More >>
Two parks, two new rides: "Star Tours: The Adventures Continue" at Disneyland and "The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Undersea Adventure" at California Adventure.This past Saturday, I got to ride/shoot both! Check out my photos, thoughts, and complete lack of knowledge when it comes to anything Star War ... More >>
Disneyland's relaunch of Star Tours is now just days away (the ride officially opens to the public next Friday, June 3), but George Lucas himself was at Disney World's Hollywood Studios last week for the ride's ribbon-cutting ceremony in Florida.Will Lucas be around for the Disneyland relaunc ... More >>
Star Tours closed at Disneyland in July for a much-needed makeover. Created as part of a Reagan-era, George Lucas-Disney-Satan collaboration, the attraction is scheduled to come back online in high-definition "Disney 3D" next year.The remade film that greets riders before take off has been posted ... More >>
With the recent re-release of Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge, long-time Monkey Island fans and gamers new to the series have a lot to look forward to. Older gamers that played the original games 20 years ago remembered its light-hearted humor and pop culture references, and those new to the seri ... More >>
On various Internet sites, including the "Captain EO @ Disneyland" Facebook page, Disneyland is being urged to bring back the Captain EO attraction to honor Michael Jackson.Captain EO, which debuted at Disneyland on Sept. 18, 1986 (six days after its world premiere at Walt Disney World's Epcot C ... More >>
Like anyone who lives in South Orange County, I've been going to Irvine Spectrum like a lemming since it first opened in 1995. I've got my reasons: The theaters are good for when you want opening night rowdiness and enthusiasm, even if the movie ends up sucking.
But Irvine Spectrum food? That' ... More >>
Film pick of the weekend comes early this week, because when weekends go long, the movies open sooner. And we all know what you're going to go see at midnight tonight.
I call it INDIANA JONES AND THE KICKING OF YOUR CRYSTAL ASS.
(Don't tell me that "crystal ass" makes no sense. If Echo and the Bun ... More >>
If you're wondering how a book about a little girl hanging out with an armored polar bear can have so many religious conservatives scared, you're probably not alone. With THE GOLDEN COMPASS having screened in a nationwide sneak on Saturday, many may wonder where the God-bashing was that they've hear ... More >>