The gargantuan epic 'Cloud Atlas' will dazzle you to dizziness
Self-important and overstuffed, Christopher Nolan's film feels like Batman forever
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 every W ... More >>
What's with Hollywood stars making good music? (And no, Gwyneth, I'm not talking about you.) Former child actor Lukas Haas (who was in Witness with Harrison Ford almost 20 years ago and most recently seen in Inception) has a new project called Lukas/Lucas with Aussie actor Isabel Lucas. As far as ... More >>
Indie-darling Academy Award nominees no match for the most old-fashioned film
Oscar time is upon us once again, and buried somewhere underneath all the hype over "Best Actor/Actress,"Best Picture" and "Best Nipple Hard-on in a Scene" (wait, that last one might not be a real category), are the music nominations. And buried rightly so, since most Oscar nominated music is b ... More >>
When it comes to hip indie film theaters, OC is no LA—but LA is no NYC. Why not?
Diane WarrenAhhh . . . awards season is upon us. The Golden Globes, everyone's favorite Hollywood drunk self-celebration, happened in Beverly Hills last night, and the music side of film received its share of accolades. The two categories were Best Original Song, Motion Picture and Best Original ... More >>
And other film marvels
www.thetempertrap.comThe Temper TrapThis Friday is a chance to reenact your Joseph Gordon Levitt fantasies. Not the Inception ones-the Temper Trap, a.k.a. the band that first got wider attention due to (500) Days of Summer and then did the Diet Coke ad with "Sweet Disposition," are still on a mis ... More >>
Today marks the inception of a new IMAX theater in Orange County.So, what better place is there to open Inception: The IMAX Experience.Christopher Nolan's dreamy sci-fi thriller, which stars Leonardo Di Caprio, opens at 10:50 a.m. on the new IMAX screen at AMC 30 at The Block at Orange.
Christopher Nolan tries to get inside our heads, without much success