• Film

    May 2, 2013

    Beauty Revolts In 'Something In the Air'

    Olivier Assayas thrills with youth gone wild

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    February 14, 2013
  • Blogs

    October 25, 2012

    The 25 Creepiest Heavy Metal Album Covers

    By: Jason RocheHalloween is the time where it's acceptable to wallow in the creepy, the crawly, the dark, and the macabre. Sounds like the themes of heavy metal, year-round! Here then, are those most spine-tingliest metal album covers, for your All Hallow's Eve viewing pleasure. Step inside... ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2012

    Top Five Classic "South Park" Musical Guests

    For 16 seasons now, "South Park" has been delighting viewers with its signature brand of absurdity, skewing any and everything in pop culture along the way. There's been quite a few music superstars immortalized on "South Park," some whose appearances were made without them even being consulted. Wit ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 8, 2012

    Jim Belushi

    Irvine Improv

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2011

    Abandoned Goldfish Survives 134-days After New Zealand Earthquake

    Flickr User kztk​So 134 days after the 6.3 magnitude earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand, it was discovered that two goldfish left behind in a 26-gallon tank inside an area declared off-limits survived without being fed or a working filter.

  • News

    June 23, 2011

    100 Reasons to Be Ecstatic About Summer In OC!

    Summer here is bliss, better than anyplace else in the States

  • 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 >>

  • Film

    January 27, 2011


    The beautiful horndogs of 'Kaboom' get blown

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2010

    Just About Every Pop Culture Reference in Fable III

    ​Just like its predecessor, Fable II, the newly released Fable III is full of subtle humor and countless nods to fans of movies, literature and video games. Throughout your journey across the fictional nation of Albion for the third time, you may have missed the numerous popular culture references ... More >>

  • Film

    November 4, 2010

    Rock, Hard Place

    James Franco puts his mind to it in '127 Hours'

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2010

    Come On Pilgrim: Eight Comic Book Musical Acts That Are Ready for the Big Screen

    ​Besides San Diego Comic-Con, the biggest comic book event to happen this week has been the release of the sixth and final volume of Bryan Lee O'Malley's musical-video game-romantic epic, Scott Pilgrim's Finest Hour.(Oh, and you might've heard that the series is getting the big-screen treatment fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2010

    [UPDATED:] Don't Miss: "The Philosopher Kings"

    UPDATE: Forgot to add today's other recommendations and promising NBFF entries to this post (see end) . . . ​What if some of the most profound ideas, thoughts and proclamations at America's top universities came not just from the professors, but the folks sweeping the floors? That's the raison d' ... More >>

  • News

    February 4, 2010

    Drake Doremus' 'Douchebag' at Sundance

    OC stage prodigy-turned-filmmaker Drake Doremus brings his 'very personal' movie to Park City, Utah

  • Music

    July 30, 2009
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    March 20, 2008


    The Phantom of the Opera

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2007

    Comic-Con 2007: Masquerade Ball liveblogging

    Saturday night is costume contest time at Comic-Con.Let's try live-blogging this mofo while vaguely inebriated. Logging in a bit belatedly. Line for free nachoes was huge -- they went instantly. Most costumes so far are cute li'l kids as Huntress, Rayden/Scorpion from Mortal Kombat, other similar ... More >>