Your cheat sheet for the Newport Beach Film Festival, from the parties to the flicks about speed-dating geezers
"You know, never say never, But, I think things have to feel right and it doesn't feel right." -Mischa Barton, on why she doesn't see a reunion of The O.C. coming to screens, to US Weekly at the Cosmopolitan Summer Bash. Further complicating her return would be her Marissa Cooper character being k ... More >>
Orange Coast College is not the only institution of higher learning celebrating 10 years at the 14-year-old Newport Beach Film Festival.This also marks the 10th anniversary of the "Yale in Cinema" celebration organized by 1983 graduate Jim Gonzales. The New Haven, CT, university that educated Willia ... More >>
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Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyFor more pictures, check out our DCFC slideshow here!Death Cab for CutieOct. 14, 2011Fox Theater PomonaA sold-out Fox Theater Pomona cheered so loudly between songs that Ben Gibbard jokingly told the crowd to shut up and let him talk as he was in the midst of explaining ho ... More >>
Oh, no they did-n't. The style writers at GQ penned a list of of the 40 Worst-Dressed Cities in America. It's filled with stereotypical haterade (and possibly truth?). Our own Newps comes in 29th after other "sartorially-challenged metropolises" including Santa Fe, Vegas an ... More >>
Mi TranBen Gibbard of Death Cab For CutieDeath Cab for CutieJune 7, 2011El Rey Theatre, Los AngelesThe line to get into the Death Cab for Cutie show at El Rey Theatre stretched out nearly to the end of the block on Wilshire Boulevard, as those lucky enough to get tickets waited impatiently to get ... More >>
perezhilton.comPerez Hilton today posted a video of Mischa Barton "attacking" a photographer at SXSW after he asks her, "Do you miss The O.C.?" (The screen capture above is her response.) Perez poses questions such as "Was she justified in pushing the photographer away?" I'd just ask, "What happe ... More >>
The 2010 California Biennial is chock-a-block o' great!
Remember way back before The Real Housewives of Orange County and Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County, when The O.C. was the only fictional television series about life in Orange County? Two major creative forces from the Fox nighttime soaper are reuniting for a new TV show.
On over the weekend, Angels third baseman Brandon Wood hit a grand slam in the bottom of the eighth inning against the Colorado Rockies at Angel Stadium of Anaheim.While that's pretty impressive, the four runs Wood drove in over the weekend represent 30 percent of his RBIs on the season. In other ... More >>
This pic is actually from last Wednesday's Misfits show in San Diego (via Wikipedia). So pretend this is happening in Anaheim, and you have a pretty good idea of what it looked like. Last Night: The Misfits, D.I., Invisible Humans at the House of Blues, Anaheim, Nov. 23, 2008.Better Than: Jerry Only ... More >>
I wrote about the weekly live music at The District at Tustin Legacy a couple days ago, and this Saturday The Block at Orange is hosting "Rock ‘n Road: Where the Music Meets the Road," which brings together high school bands and road safety education. Finally!
Los Angeles Times staff writer Christian Berthelsen, in a piece of writing I can't quite classify (was it a news story? commentary? satire?), titled "OC how far they'll go to be hip," somehow worked nearly every tired text messaging joke from those AT&T wireless commercials into a barely concealed h ... More >>
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Hand-wringing twentysomethings ponder monogamy and matrimony
From Weekly staffer Kater Perez (shown here getting Marissa'd): Should we consider it a charitable cause—like Save the Whales and Free Tommy Chong—or a desperate cry for sanity from nighttime teen soap opera junkies who can't stand the thought of losing a favorite character? Whatever it ... More >>
Big Nothing: Big Japan, Big City Rock at the Galaxy Theatre, Santa Ana, Sunday, June 4
Darren Carr wants your business forever
Say it ain't so! Someone whom we'd never expect to pass this along just passed this along... Barton To Say Goodbye to The O.C.? Actress Mischa Barton may be set to leave hit TV series The O.C., according to media reports in the U.S. The 20-year-old actress, who plays Marissa Cooper on the show, has ... More >>
Brooklyn Compton Irvine: Ariano of LD & Ariano
Ain't it weird how the world works? Other than perhaps Griley, no one this hermitted timepiece converses with at the Weekly actually watches Fox's The O.C. anymore. It just started getting too stupid--and not the good kinda stupid that kept us glued to our La-Z-Boys. (Or was that the persistent rect ... More >>
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