• Blogs

    April 29, 2013

    UCI's 14th Annual Latin American Film Festival Starts Today!

    Orange County has been really good to us cinephiles lately. Apart from the Vietnamese International Film Festival, the ongoing Newport Beach Film Festival, and the Cinema Orange series at OCMA, we now rejoice as UC Irvine hold its 14th annual Latin American Film Festival this week. It's a modest fe ... More >>

  • Film

    March 21, 2013

    The Sweet, Small Pleasures of 'Gimme the Loot'

    This pocket-size Bronx indie has the wispiest of narrative ideas

  • Music

    November 8, 2012

    Cougar Connection

    [Ask Exene] Meet a cougar who'd rather nurture a cub than ravage one

  • Film

    December 23, 2010

    Lost At the Chateau Marmont

    From party girl to Oscar winner, Sofia Coppola's journey to 'Somewhere'

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2010

    SouZouCreations: Wear Your Stomach On Your Finger!

    Etsy seller SouZouCreationsFloating Pancake Ring: Our favorite!‚ÄčEtsy seller SouZouCreations hand crafts some of the tastiest and most adorable jewelry you'll ever see. Based in Fukuoka, Japan, Sofia--designer/head genius behind SouZouCreations--seems to specialize in the culinary. Scroll through f ... More >>

  • Film

    May 10, 2007

    New Reviews

    We recommend: After the Wedding, Away From Her, The Ex, The Hi

  • Film

    February 15, 2007

    Special Screenings

    Movie of the Week: The Execution of Private Slovik

  • Film

    October 26, 2006

    Special Screenings

    Movie(s) of the Week: A Bucket of Blood and Bride of Frankenstein

  • News

    October 26, 2006

    Where There's Smoke, There's No Fire

    9/11 Conspiracy film comes to OC

  • Film

    October 12, 2006

    The Harder They Come

    The subversive mainstream friendliness of Shortbus

  • Film

    September 14, 2006

    Paint It Black

    De Palma and Ellroy tap one of LAs darkest mysteries

  • Culture

    October 13, 2005

    Die Fledermaus That Roared

    National Theater of Prague delivers Strauss confectionary operetta

  • Film

    September 25, 2003

    Scarlett Fever

    Johansson smolders on the edge of stardom

  • Film

    September 25, 2003

    Pale Fire

    The quiet determination of Sofia Coppola

  • Film

    December 20, 2001

    Odd Couple

    Cruise meets Cruz in Vanilla Sky

  • Culture

    May 6, 1999

    Cruz Control

    Neither Left nor Right but provocative, Cuban dramatist Nilo Cruz eschews ideology