Last week the film world mourned the loss of one of its most memorable giants. Richard Kiel, best known as beloved James Bond henchman "Jaws" and more recently as nail-headed construction foreman Mr. Larsen in Happy Gilmore, died in Fresno, California at the age of 74. A big man with a heart to matc ... More >>
Why C.S. Lewis' The Screwtape Letters remains so relevant and popular
Andrew Jackson Musical, Cannibals, John Waters and Shakespeare!
Is this a film or an illustrated audiobook?
Jurying the juried show
Buffs of the Rod Serling sci-fi series should beware of the Fullerton theater's take on the classic
The Orange County Film Society screening of the sorta-silent, black-and-white, buzz-deserving The Artist Monday night drew a packed audience to the historic Lido in Newport Beach, insider stories from executive producer Richard Middleton and supporting actors James Cromwell and Penelope Ann Mille ... More >>
Rancid's Tim Armstrong is launching a new musical theater series for the web, Tim Timebomb's RockNRoll Theater, Rolling Stone says. The preview for the premiere episode, "Dante," star AFI's Davey Havok and Rancid memeber Lars Frederiksen. It will premiere Oct. 21 on VEVO and will be the first s ... More >>
UPDATE: More details from Disneyland and Anaheim Police (see below) . . . Subject for your approval: it's the dark of night, and a young man fortified with hooch jokes around with friends on the way to an elevator in an elegant Hollywood hotel that has fallen into disrepair.
KTLA does not allow embedding of its new commercials where the late, great Rod Serling "narrates" a promo for Channel 5's traditional Thanksgiving weekend Twilight Zone marathon, but here is a link to one. Kudos to the talent responsible for the editing and voice-overs, which truly make it seem a ... More >>
Late nights on Irvine-based KDOC TV/Channel 56 famously featured right-wing wingnut Wally George's Hot Seat and, less famously, lifelong adolescent Poorman's various programs, is about to go to pot. Cannabis Planet, a new weekly half-hour news show, premieres at midnight July 31 ... More >>
Karamardians new cafe turns a nondescript shopping center in Newport Coast into a delectable destination
No. 5: KDOC-TVIntelligent, amusing, dignified, provocative, brilliantly conceived!
It probably violates one of the high ethical standards of blogging, and for that this tick-tocking time waster apologizes, both for our ignorance and our uncouthiticity, but we'd like at this time to communicate with one individual, if you'd pardon our intrusion: Hey, there, Newport Beach actor Shau ... More >>