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Reno 911!

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2014

    A Quick History of the Blunder-Happy Santa Ana School Police Force at Center of Controversial Video

    Last week's viral video showing a Santa Ana school cop restraining a teen tagger with what witnesses described as a chokehold wasn't the first embarrassing moment for the department. They've been caught on film before and seem to be as adverse to cameras as vampires are to sunlight! A juvenile cou ... More >>

  • Film

    September 5, 2013
  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012

    Patton Oswalt

    Irvine Improv

  • Film

    March 3, 2011

    'Spooner' Is Love Crazy

    Recently crowned Sundance king Drake Doremus' early promise is evident in his directorial debut

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2011

    Drake Doremus' Debut, Spooner, Opens March 4

    Matthew Lillard plays Herman Spooner.​Like Crazy, Drake Doremus' third film, was picked up by a division of Paramount Pictures at January's Sundance Film Festival for theatrical release this fall. Douchebag, Doremus' second film, was bought after the previous Sundance and had a short theatrical ru ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 20, 2010

    Natasha Leggero

    Irvine Improv

  • Calendar

    March 11, 2010
  • Calendar

    February 25, 2010
  • Blogs

    February 10, 2010

    Buena Park PD Early Lunch Quiz Time

    No one won my Huell Howser Hollywood Farmer's Market quiz (he was eating Greek chicken kabobs), so let's move closer to home: for a jar of my chica's basil jelly, which Fullerton restaurant did Buena Park police officers visit mid-morning yesterday in their squad car? Not only that, but one of the o ... More >>

  • 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

    July 16, 2009

    Jimmy Fallon: Savior of Hip Hop?

      For some reason, when ?uestlove announced in November that The Roots would cease touring and become the house band for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, there was minor outrage. "Black Thought opening for Jimmy Fallon every night is the cultural equivalent of Miles Davis playing his horn on the ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 16, 2009

    Patton Oswalt

    Irvine Improv

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2009

    MTV's 'The State' Finally on DVD!

    From 1993 to 1995 MTV aired a sketch comedy show called The State, which launched the careers of future comic superstars--er, stars--Michael Ian Black, Michael Showalter, David Wain (the three awesome dudes from Stella) and Reno 911's Thomas Lennon, Ben Garant and Kerri Kenney. (Not to mention Ken M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2009

    Spooner is Hidden Gem at Newport Beach Film Fest

    Herman (Matthew Lillard) and Rose (Nora Zehetner) get a jump on their relationship in "Spooner."This post is based on one of life's happy accidents. Folks at the Newport Beach Film Festival, which runs through Thursday, asked weeks ago if I wanted to write about a film called Spooner, which was dire ... More >>

  • Features

    August 9, 2007

    2007: a Comic-Con Odyssey

    Or, How I learned to stop worrying and love sleep deprivation, huge crowds and wonderful toys

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2007

    Comic-Con 2007: Universal Focus/Rogue, part 1

    Neil Gaiman and Henry Selick kick things off by announcing a special screening of some early footage from Coraline, their new stop-motion collaboration. It'll be later in the evening at a nearby theater, and passes can be had at the Rogue booth. Those sitting in Hall H all day at the actual panels ... More >>

  • Film

    June 28, 2007

    Special Screenings

    Movie of the week: Lost in La Mancha

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2007

    Chalk Up Another Good Movie Night

    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 >>

  • Film

    June 14, 2007

    Special Screenings

    Movie of the Week: The Graduate

  • Film

    April 19, 2007

    Ten for the Money

    There are more than 182 features at the Newport Beach Film Festival. Here are 10 weve seen

  • Film

    March 1, 2007

    Weed Killers

    OnDVD: Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny

  • Film

    February 22, 2007

    New Reviews

    The Abandoned; Days of Glory (Indigenes); Reno 911!: Miami; Starter for Ten

  • Culture

    December 14, 2006

    Comedian Crushes

    Michael Ian Black

  • Film

    December 7, 2006

    Fa La La La LaAaaand Cut!

    Deck the halls with boughs of Hollywood

  • Film

    July 6, 2006

    Powdered Wigs

    OnDVD: Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story

  • Culture

    June 9, 2005

    Who Wears Short Shorts?

    Reno 911!s Tom Lennon wears short shorts. And hates them!

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