If you're staring down the barrel of another lonely Friday night, go out and watch a movie about love. Occupy Orange County invites you to a special screening of the Michael Moore-helmed documentary Capitalism: A Love Story. The Occupy contingent originally intended to show the documentary
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As Michael Moore so elegantly demonstrated in Bowling for Columbine, policymakers have perfected the art of using fear to sway the American public into supporting war, overpopulated prisons and the further erosion of our freedoms.The Transportation Corridor Agencies (TCA) is now pulling the fear ... More >>
Conan O'Brien has been doing his show on the west coast since June, but it took him until last night to make it to Orange County. Well, technically speaking, this segment was filmed at the Barbershop Harmony Society International Convention at the Hilton Anaheim and Honda Center, which took place Ju ... More >>
Chill the Red Bull, re-heat the coffee and warm up the crack pipe: your eyeballs are about to get a workout from local screens in the days ahead.
"Imagine This" took a film crew high into the Andes Mountains.
First, Laguna Beach Film Society screens the documentary Imagine This tonight. Eion ... More >>
Around 11 this morning, KPCC 89.3 FM's AirTalk show presented a call-in segment called "I Didn't Know My Neighbor Was Voting For (Fill In The Blank)!" Host Larry Mantle wanted to know whether anyone's neighbors put political signs on their front lawns that surprised the listener.
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Sometimes I wonder about the power of coincidence. Both times I've covered the Newport Beach Film Festival, I have been unable to attend every day because some or other duty at the office ends up taking a lot more of my time than expected. So I was called home on Tuesday, thereby missing both THE RE ... More >>
Whether you love him or love to hate him, Michael Moore and his new film, Sicko, have ruffled enough feathers and generated enough outrage in the past few weeks that Americans are now actually talking more intelligently about health care in the U.S. You can now overhear post-film arguments laced wi ... More >>
Friday at the fest was a little bit different -- all the interesting-looking films were playing at the Landmark Westside, that new fancy art-house 12-plex at the Westside Pavilion. Parking there is free, unlike in Westwood, where everything else is happening. The trade-off you make is that beer is n ... More >>
Co-producer Larkin Akel, a resident of Irvine, will be appearing this weekend at the Friday and Saturday 7 p.m. screenings of her movie Chalk, opening at the Westpark cinema, 3755 Alton Pkwy., Irvine.
I had a chance to see Chalk last year at the Los Angeles Film Festival, before it was officially ... More >>
Michael Moore's new film Sicko, a comedic documentary about the U.S. health care system, opens nationwide June 29—but this Saturday (June 23), the University Town Center theater will be hosting a special sneak preview, presumably to get ahead of all the bootlegs that have been leaking out.
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The Inconvenient Truth is on its way to becoming the box-office champeen of documentaries (pound sand, Michael Moore!). Orders are already brisk for the DVDs that won't be out until November. However, because Truth starred Satan's spawn Al Gore, there's a good chance many holy rollers skipped it and ... More >>