Long Beach Cinematheque, Los Alamitos Lawn
Life X3 Stages Theatre March 18, 2013 Yasmina Reza is the kind of playwright that makes other playwrights green with envy. Her 1995 play, Art, has been produced in more than 30 languages, and her 2007 play, God of Carnage, was turned into a film in 2012 by Roman Polanski. So, I asked a Facebook fr ... More >>
In a little more than a year, Orange County lost two of its edgiest, longest-established storefront theaters: The Monkey Wrench Collective, which closed in December 2011, and the Hunger Artists Theatre Co., which closed in November. Both announcements were disheartening because, together (if you cou ... More >>
Previewing OC theater for 2013
At long last, David Chase achieves his rock & roll dreams
Sexed-up puppets, Nixon and more!
The children have the clearest vision in this high-stakes Iranian legal drama
Visit the parental rage of brownstone Brooklyn
Style, but little substance in Julian Schnabel's Palestine plea
And other film marvels
Is what you think is real really real?
Cassandra Peterson is pushing 60 and still Mistress of the Dark
I'm glad to see that prominent Catholic church sex-abuse victims advocate and Orange County resident/native Joelle Casteix is publicly criticizing the perverted director Roman Polanski and his apologists.They remind me of those ghouls, many Mater Dei High graduates, who offer every sort of excuse fo ... More >>
John Huston channels William Mulholland and Jack Nicholson clueless Angelenos in Roman Polanski's classic Chinatown.UC Irvine's revelation that it would host free "water-and-film" events Friday night and Saturday morning and afternoon immediately produced visions of a giant kiddie pool plopped in ... More >>
[The Sex Pistols are playing only one US date on their current tour. Ben Marcus went to Las Vegas to file this review of their opening date for Heard Mentality.] Jonesy’s Jukebox on Indie 103.1FM is a guilty addiction we’ll have to live without for most the next three months—all summer long w ... More >>
WEB EXCLUSIVE! The Kids Were Alright
The third time around, Tucker and Chan's Rush Hour still charms
Paprika leaps into the collective consciousnessand spices it up
Movies this week: Chinatown, Dreamer, etc.
Movie of the week: The Italian Job
Movie of the Week: Knife in the Water (No w wodzie)
A gas station attendant pumps out enlightenment in Peaceful Warrior
Hard Candy turns the tables on an online pedophile
Robert Townes romantic valentine to a bygone LA
Hitler, what a bastard . . . who knew?
Pirates of the Caribbean is big, loud, empty.
Dreamcatcher is for the boys
Polanskis The Pianist and Meyjes Max
The 18th annual Sundance Film Festival
Patient: The Dish