The week-long 2012 Newport Beach Film Festival opens tonight with a Big Newport presentation of Jewtopia, one of 16 world premieres at the 13th annual event, followed by the boozy, schmoozy opening night gala at Fashion Island.However, to be in the busy festival offices across from John Wayne Airpor ... More >>
Junger doesn't dress like this for speaking engagements.Sebastian Junger, the good looking guy with the manly-man jaw and intense gaze, spent five months in the crossfire in Afghanistan, but he never shot a gun. He did shoot tons of footage for his documentary and took plenty of notes for hi ... More >>
As part of my research into the disputed story of Juan
Flores, I bought a copy of Cosas de California, reminisces by one
Antonio Coronel (pictured, in the Joe Louis-at-Caesar's-Palace-phase of his life) where he touches briefly on Orange County's original
dirty Mexican. I thought it was going to be ... More >>
It's coming sooner than it seems, folks -- OC's crown jewel of film fests comes back around on April 24th. Covering it is one of the highlights of my year, and I certainly hope our coverage is a highlight for readers as well.
But for us to do our job, we need people like you. People who love film a ... More >>