Walt Disney Parks and Resorts--which includes Disneyland and Disney California Adventure in Anaheim--is being sued over its new Disability Access Service policy. And that has prompted a confession: I have been part of the abuse of the old Disability Access Service policy that led to its change. Ho ... More >>
At least it ain't Cars 2
"Bring it on, motherfuckers..." I hear myself whispering that line under my breath and in that moment I've truly lost grip on reality. I'm standing in the middle of a dusty horse arena on a sweltering afternoon with black war paint melting down my face. I'm wearing a cape, gripping an axe with white ... More >>
What should we make of radiant 'Lincoln' and blubbering 'Private Ryan'?
The Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular takes each fall at Roger Williams Park Zoo in Providence, Rhode Island. It's a mind-blowing event that displays some of the most brilliantly carved pumpkins, making us want to down our 99-cent carving knives and ditch our triangle-eyed happy face designs for good.  ... More >>
The writer/director on filming in NYC, George Romero and saying no to bad script notes
What's lost in translation, as well as what's gained, as Tintin goes from page to screen
FacebookThe Lovely Bad Things are featured in this week's print edition in our Local's Only column. You can read the article here, but to catch you up to speed: the quartet based out of La Mirada are known for their rowdy shows and infectious surf pop sounds. They will release a 45 via Volcom Rec ... More >>
When Walt Disney World opened its gates in Florida in 1971, Disneyland started taking the proverbial backseat to its younger (and much larger) sibling.Disneyland was just a theme park. Disney World was a destination.Of course, since then Disneyland has made great strides in making its resort a va ... More >>
[Newport Beach Film Fest] You think action-sports athletes push the limit? Check out the people filming them
The concept art of the Carthay Circle TheatreWith recent announcements of the complete re-vamping of that other park, Disney's California Adventure seem to have a bright future ahead, abandoning its current concept of a California-themed theme park in uh, California, and replacing it with something ... More >>
WEB EXCLUSIVE! There is no gold at the end of this terrible Matthew McConaughey-Kate Hudson mash-up
The SoCal Independent Film Fest goes big
'What is this nonsense? Geek goes to San Diego+geek buys toys=cover story?'
This is the real ghost train. San Diego, Wednesday night, downtown, after dark. All that's here is a smattering of oases of light, from cheap drug stores to greasy spoons offering a "really big Taco Plate" for $3.50. The streets, for now, are mostly empty, and those riding the trolley around you ar ... More >>
With Hitchcock in its rear window, bland voyeur thriller Disturbia does its best not to perturb(ia)
David Finchers Type-A approach to filmmaking pays off in Zodiac
SIR RICHARD BISHOP: THOSE SECRETS WILL NEVER BE REVEALED Sir Richard Bishop might be a gypsy jazz guitarist because he could probably and sometimes does play like Django, but he's got gypsy restlessness in more than his fingertips; he's the Indiana Jones of the fingerstyle guitar, taking research ... More >>
Sir Richard Bishops earth tones
Da Vincis leap to the screen leaves no room for surprise
Bowers Queen of Sheba Lacks Treasure, Answers
Latex vaginas + Boba Fetts on steroids = choreographed black-on-black in blackness
Now more exciting!
And thanks for not hurling on the Indiana Jones Adventure!
The Woman Chaser and What Lies Beneath
To hell and back