Women in combat is a hot topic and Kirby Dick is a hot documentary filmmaker.Both are coming to UC Irvine Tuesday, when Dick's Academy Award-nominated documentary The Invisible War will be screened, followed by a panel discussion featuring the provocative director and the lead attorney in several cl ... More >>
Kirby Dick's documentary reveals a military that is 'target rich' for sexual predators
UPDATE, MARCH 26, 3:50 P.M.: After failing by one vote to get the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) to change the rating of Bully from an R to a more-appropriate PG-13, the controversial anti-bullying documentary will be released in theaters Friday with no rating at all, distributor th ... More >>
Because of one brief scene in which the word "fuck" is repeatedly rattled off like bullets coming out of a machine gun, the Academy Award-winning film The King's Speech earned an R rating from the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA).That was a shame, many parents who caught the flick tho ... More >>
Love is a one-way street in 'Blue Valentine'
ART WHORE likes the sexy.So this week's blog--an assemblage of links with brief commentary--is dedicated to the sexy in recent Arts & Culture.*****
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Horror films failed to scare up the big bucks in 2007
If you're gonna whine to me about "torture porn," don't read this. But if you're a Saw fan like me who wants to know what comes next, here's the scoop...
As reported in this week's Comic-Con preview by yours truly, Fox was set to showcase upcoming movie releases including Aliens Vs. Predator, Babylon A.D. and Jumper. The LA Times is reporting that the studio decided their footage "wasn't ready." JoBlo.com writes that this may be the result of a dis ... More >>
Note: This will be a weekly blog feature, as our award-winning film critic recommends at least one newly released film to see over the weekend. Sometimes it will be speculative; others, based on actual films seen. Opinions of LYT do not necessarily reflect those of other human beings. DOA: DEAD OR ... More >>
William Friedkin on Bug, Cruising and nights at the opera
Raucous doc catches moral watchdogs with their pants down
As movies grow lamer, so do their posters
The view from Gunner Palace
The smart new Tom Clancy thriller could raise more hackles than hairs
Michael Cuesta on his new film, L.I.E.
Of schizophrenic cops and therapy groups turned communes
Make money or unplug your computer
The menace threatening the global entertainment industry? Linux users!?
Teen strategy for sneaking into R flicks raises a question: How much money does a movie really make?
Is Stanley Kubricks Eyes Wide Shut the work of a genius?