Argo won the Oscar, Sir Ben is back on top and all is right with the world, at least through the Hollywood lens.Or is it?That's what Rick Reiff aims to find out tonight, when the veteran Orange County journo has on his teevee show one of the American embassy workers portrayed in the potboiler.
Peter Berg's $200 million alien action movie Battleship, which has already earned back $215 million internationally, opens nationwide today.But you can see a real battleship off Seal Beach.Without the aliens. Presumably.Oh, and that's three miles off Seal Beach.
Saba Shirazi--the Newport Beach Film Festival's bubbly, tireless, Hula-Hooping communications manager--died in a July 1 car crash in La Jolla. She was but 32, and if you stick with the rest of the post, you will hopefully get a sense of why she will be so missed.
Here are The World Almanac and Book of Facts Top Ten News Topics of 2009:1. Obama Presidency Begins. With the U.S. at war in Iraq and Afghanistan, and facing its worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, Barack Obama swearing in as the nation's 44th president Jan. 20 in Washington, DC.her ... More >>
Kirby Dick is coming to Irvine to screen "Outrage," his documentary on closeted gay politicians.UC Irvine's Film and Video Center was late in releasing details of its fall program because the FVC's tiny and tireless staff was unsure whether there would even be a program. (Thank you, UC system acr ... More >>
Mission Viejo's Hossein Kalani Afshari and six other Iranian-Americans who pleaded guilty last week to raising funds for a
U.S.-designated terrorist group made the plea so they can appeal their
case before a higher court, claims the ACLU. Besides 52-year-old Afshari, Roya Rahmani, 48, of Vienna, Va. ... More >>
We swear we already warned you about a congressional vote to drill off our coast, and then rejoiced with you when it was defeated. Yeah, wasn't it like two weeks ago? Never underestimate the power of Big Oil lobbyshits. Congress, obviously in need of a diversion from far more grave national matters ... More >>