Orlando Bloom

  • Food

    March 7, 2013

    ARC Restaurant Is Smmmmokin'

    Noah Blom's latest restaurant, in Costa Mesa's OC Mix, is a throwback to a time when cooks used firewood and only firewood

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2012

    The OCeeker: Guru Nanak Sikh Temple and the Headwear Mishap

    Everybody loves a play on words, ye heathen, so let's get this outta the way real quick-like: The OCeeker transformed his glorious person into the O'Sikher on a recent Wednesday night in Buena Park, when his graceful footfall blessed the grounds of Guru Nanak Sikh Temple of USA.He committed one fuck ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2011

    One Ring to Shame Us: The Lord of the Rings in Concert

    ​ There's a reason that "Something is always going on" is the mantra of cops and not entertainment writers. There are days where no matter the locale, little of interest is happening. Those are the days when we dig into the stack of press releases that we ordinarily use as emergency Kleenex or ch ... More >>

  • Film

    May 19, 2011

    Captain Jack Won't Die

    Searching for eternal life in the interminable 'Pirates of the Caribbean'

  • News

    March 10, 2011

    Soka University of America Is a School On a Hill

    The Aliso Viejo college was founded by a Buddhist sect that preaches peace—so why are so many former professors alleging the opposite?

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2009

    Sundance Picks Up "Spooner" Director Drake Doremus' Film "Douchebag"

    Photo by Matt Coker Drake Doremus at the 2009 Newport Beach Film Festival party for filmmakers.​Drake Doremus, the former Santa Ana resident whose comedy Spooner scooped up several awards on the festival circuit, just learned his newest film will make its world premiere at Sundance.Douchebag--whic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2008

    LYT's Film Pick of the Weekend 5-16-08

    Chronic-what? You know what I'm saying. There's really only one choice this weekend, like it or not (I'll probably be saying that a lot in the weeks to come). So yeah, PRINCE CASPIAN is here. And it's no secret that the book is the lamest of the Narnia books. Basically all that happens in it is tha ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 6, 2007

    Seamen! Right Ahead!

    Tall Ship Mock Battles

  • Calendar

    August 23, 2007

    Yo-Ho-Ho and a Bottle of Nog

    Pirate's Christmas Dinner Adventure

  • Film

    May 24, 2007


    Its the end of the world as they know it, and the pirates feel fine

  • Film

    January 11, 2007

    Farce of a Champion

    OnDVD: Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

  • Film

    September 14, 2006

    New Reviews

    Everyone's Hero; Haven; One: The Movie; Sherrybaby

  • Film

    July 6, 2006

    Yo, Ho, Hum

    Pirates of the Caribbean is one hell of a ride. Now, about the movie

  • Columns

    August 11, 2005
  • Film

    May 5, 2005

    O Jerusalem

    Ridley Scott goes medieval on us

  • Film

    May 13, 2004

    Homer Erotic

    Brad Pitts beefcake Achilles is a heel in a streamlined, digitized Iliad

  • Features

    July 31, 2003

    How to Stuff a Lettuce Bikini

    To the Costa Mesa thugs who used to beat up Dan Mathews: The fat gay punk kid grew up to save lives and jet set with Pam Anderson. Howzabout you?

  • Film

    July 17, 2003


    Pirates of the Caribbean is big, loud, empty.

  • Film

    December 27, 2001

    Worlds of Wonder

    Rings soars, Monsters whores, Majestic bores