Andy Irons: Kissed By God. Surfing champ Andy Irons’ struggles with bipolar disorder and opioid addiction are covered in this documentary. The pride of Hawaii has said he hopes his story will dispel myths about two ferocious diseases. Regency Lido Theater, 3459 Via Lido, Newport Beach, (949) 673-8350. Thurs., July 12. Call for show time. […]
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Scribbling Chomsky: The Great Linguist Gets Animated In the Brain-Bending Doc Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?
Here's a question you never thought you'd hear Noam Chomsky answer: “What makes you happy?” That puzzler comes near the end of Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?, an animated marvel of a film rigged to set your brain off like fireworks. The great linguist and activist's easy surge of words finally slows a […]
Indie film company Focus Features confirmed in June it had signed an agreement with multi-instrumentalist/producer extraordinaire Jon Brion who will score the animated zombie thriller ParaNorman. The pic, which is being produced in conjunction with Portland-based animation company LAIKA, is expected to be released in August and follows the tale of a small town overrun […]