Your cheat sheet for the Newport Beach Film Festival, from the parties to the flicks about speed-dating geezers
The 15th annual Newport Beach Film Festival, which runs April 24-May 1, will be bookended by comedies. Opening night's Lovesick, which is making its world premiere here, stars Matt LeBlanc, Ali Larter and Chevy Chase. Closing the festival is Chef, which makes its West Coast premiere and stars its w ... More >>
Good guys, bad guys, tight pants and explosions!
Flickr user markhillaryBlack Friday is just around the corner and it's a perfect opportunity to stock up on discounted video games for your family, friends, and--if there's any money remaining in your budget--yourself. However, with so many different stores offering so many different deals, how w ... More >>
Killer instincts, bad knees and other awesome old-people things in 'Red'
It's no surprise that Marvel launched an ongoing Black Widow series (the third issue is out this week) on the heels of the character's appearance in Iron Man 2 (played by Scarlett Johansson). What is surprising is how good it is. Marjorie Liu, a novelist with only a few comics under her belt ... More >>
I spent Memorial Day taking my son to Iron Man 2, and while watching -- or rather listening to -- the movie, I became depressed. The original Iron Man soundtrack had Suicidal Tendencies and Ghostface Killah tracks. The sequel, though, is wall-to-wall Angus Young, which gave me a massive Batd ... More >>
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