Braden King and Matthew Moore give LA's infamous theft of the Owens Valley's water the Grand Central Arts Center treatment
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Did Kubrick really fake the moon landing?
Just when you thought the '90s rock scene was threatening to reemerge with a vengeance, take a deep breath and relax, for your fears are unwarranted. This week, things took a turn for the worse for fans of stalwarts like Stone Temple Pilots, Sugar Ray and even our beloved No Doubt. We'll address eac ... More >>
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How many bands do you know celebrate 50-year anniversaries?
Alexander Payne's Hawaiian excursion might be the feel good movie of the year
The Boston group reflects on their latest release and the Bruins' Stanley Cup Victory
Ryan Ritchie/OC WeeklyMeat Beat ManifestoFeb. 10, 2011El Rey TheatreA blind person could attend a Meat Beat Manifesto show and walk away completely satisfied, but that person would be missing half the fun and not even know it.You see, the British techno/electro/industrial/drum and bass duo of Jac ... More >>
Learning to say what you mean and mean what you say
Anton Corbijn turns the tried-and-true thriller inward
John Huston channels William Mulholland and Jack Nicholson clueless Angelenos in Roman Polanski's classic Chinatown.UC Irvine's revelation that it would host free "water-and-film" events Friday night and Saturday morning and afternoon immediately produced visions of a giant kiddie pool plopped in ... More >>
Musical Theatre West
Tom Mauk (pictured--in a foul mood--entering the Hall of Administration parking garage recently) apparently isn't shy about committing an ugly social faux pas.The unelected head of Orange County's multibillion-dollar government bureaucracy likes to take two parking spaces when he parks his taxpayer- ... More >>
Seth MacFarlane sends up Star Wars in Blue Harvest
WEB EXCLUSIVE! The Kids Were Alright
On the eve of Doubt, Linda Gehringer riffs on her SCR acting resume
"The same women who complain about ‘sleazy’ Mexican men go to France and giggle about ‘how flirtatious’ French men are"
At home with the Strombotnes
Tinker Bell Plot: Reporter Dave McKibben visits the turf war in Anaheim and discovers “The Disney-supported initiative, which supporters say has gathered enough signatures for the ballot, seeks to bar new housing in the resort district unless voters approve it. [But the] measure wouldn't require ... More >>
Diane Keaton subjects herself to more indignities in vapid Because I Said So
'I mean, just look at those Victorias Secret models. Every one of them has a prominent mound. I think this bears out the idea that the moundier, the better'
OnDVD: Reds: 25th Anniversary Edition
A hero of the Hong Kong new wave returns the compliment with The Departed
Movies this week: Chinatown, Dreamer, etc.
Caronas ironic reign
March 29 - April 4
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Camille Rose Garcia on the Saddest Place on Earth
As movies grow lamer, so do their posters
Bill Murray, Wes Anderson, The Life Aquatic And The American Way
Fat man relives The Shining at Disneys Napa Rose
Dentists in domestic prison, jewel thieves on holiday
Dreamcatcher is for the boys
Philip Seymour Hoffman out of character
Not until youve seen him in About Schmidt, anyway
No rest for the wicked in Christopher Nolans Insomnia
Sean Penn's Pledge
And Hollywood will never be the same
Who's the star here?