Gump returns, still with nothing to say
It's not like Obvious Child needs another critical rave at this point. According to the ad in our dead-tree edition, Vanity Fair called the I'll-take-an-abortion-please rom-com "hilarious," Variety offered a first trimester "Uproarious and refreshingly honest" and The Washington Post birthed, "One o ... More >>
Adam Leon's stellar first film—and TV show—toasts the tag artist
The late Maurice Sendak's In the Night Kitchen is a story of dreams, childhood rebellion, baking children (a la Grimm), heroism and, yes, love and freedom, featuring male frontal nudity, big Jungian themes (ditto) and excellent illustrations in the realm of the gently and instructively surreal. It w ... More >>
What is Loveline creator, former Orange County TV host (pick a station, any station) and Newport Beach "Poor Palace" resident Poorman (a.k.a. Jim Trenton) doing on the streets of New York City in the middle of Hurricane Sandy?Why, the backstroke, of course.
The gargantuan epic 'Cloud Atlas' will dazzle you to dizziness
For those of you who don't know or don't care, this Sunday night is the biggest night in film: the 84th Academy Awards show. Personally, I could care less about the show, but for argument's sake, I enjoy tuning in and seeing who is the recipient of the Best Original Song award. There have been so ... More >>
Celebrities get the star treatment everywhere they go and Disneyland is no exception. For years now, Disney has offered VIP guides (usually seen walking throughout the parks donning their red and blue plaid vests) to the families of film, television and sports stars. But one might be surprised by ... More >>
Tawny Kitaen in Bachelor PartyYears ago, Tawny Kitaen was in the movie Bachelor Party with Tom Hanks. Years later, she owned the ultimate bachelor pad: an Irvine penthouse apartment with 2-story-high windows, Viking appliances, Kohler fixtures, marble counters and a private balcony, within a con ... More >>
Remembering what Spencer said to Brody about Lauren and all that crazy drama
All aboard the '80s wayback machine for Mike Nichols' good-time Charlie
Tasty morsels from OC's best damn dining guide
Bad Santa meets Napoleon Dynamite in tepid man-child comedy
Who Killed the Electric Car?
Is Snoop selling out or just selling?
Apres Vous leading man, director spin gold out of the seemingly silly
Masked Movie Snobs go to the Oscars
Holiday leftover The Polar Express on track to become a classic
Evil spawn of OCs Scariest People
The Woman Chaser and What Lies Beneath
Dick Nixon and the marketing of the moon landing
The Last Session rocks in a powerful, poignant Laguna staging