What critics who attack the director's borrowings miss
The legendary director emerges from a chaotic couple of years with his most ambitious film to date, 'Django Unchained'
The great thing about the second annual West Coast Film Festival is it gives people of a certain age a chance to see classic films on the big screen that they have probably only taken in before on small screens.Running Sunday through Thursday, this year's run flashes 22 films in San Juan Capistrano' ... More >>
WTF???I admit it: I'm not the best tipper. I try to adhere to Mr. Gold's standard of 20%, I really do--but it's usually more around 15%. I karmically make it up by tipping 100, even 200 percent at my favorite places (true story), and I can say that I've only not tipped maybe once or twice in my l ... More >>
Throughout movie history, filmmakers have relied on music to add impact to scenes, be they comedic, dramatic, violent or whatever. Starting in the 1960s, they began to employ popular music, rather than instrumental scores made specifically for the films themselves. Some pop songs clearly work ... More >>
The music world lost another singular talent on Tuesday, as singer/instrumentalist Gerry Rafferty succumbed to liver disease. Rafferty, 63, was best known for two huge hits: "Stuck in the Middle," with Stealers Wheel, and "Baker Street," the sax-driven album rock chestnut from 1978. The S ... More >>
IDW, HBO/David MessinaLast Sunday, True Blood closed out another bug-fuck crazy season. Fans are forced to wait until next year to find out what's next for Sookie, Bill, Eric and company. Of course, if you're as addicted to the True Blood universe as a were-panther strung out on meth, you pr ... More >>