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  • May 29 - Jun 4, 2014
  • Vol. 36, No. 28
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  • Here's What L.A.'s Wealthy Worry About the Most
  • Here's What L.A.'s Wealthy Worry About the Most

    Ah, to have rich people problems. If we asked you what worry topped the list of issues L.A.'s wealthy are concerned about the most, you'd probably guess right: Money. With my mind on my money and my money on my mind. Maybe that's why they have it and we don't?...
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Film

  • James McAvoy Explains Why He Loved Wallowing in <em> Filth</em>
  • James McAvoy Explains Why He Loved Wallowing in Filth

    James McAvoy knows not to trust the British tabloids. While flogging his grotty drama Filth, based on the Irvine Welsh novel about a coke-addicted, double-crossing cop, they breathlessly reported that the Scottish actor had dived so deep into Method acting that he'd convinced a German hooker to punch him in...
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  • Obvious Child Director Gillian Robespierre Explains Her Abortion-Themed Romantic Comedy

    When first-time director Gillian Robespierre's festival favorite Obvious Child makes its theatrical debut in June, it could herald the sweetest, funniest, most unassuming cinematic revolution in years. Starring former Saturday Night Live bit player Jenny Slate in a ravishing star turn, the romantic comedy quickly grabbed attention at Sundance for...
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  • Summer Movies Don't Have to Suck: 10 You Should See

    The phrase "summer movies" will never not mean broad, action-driven crowd-pleasers to me: I counted the days until Batman (June 23, 1989), Terminator 2: Judgment Day (July 3, 1991), and Jurassic Park (June 11, 1993) were released. For every Dark Knight there are 10 Prometheuses — and that's just among...
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Music

  • Should Our Band Get Back Together, or Retire?
  • Should Our Band Get Back Together, or Retire?

    Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to...

Restaurants

  • Matthew Biancaniello's Cocktail Pop-Up Returns to Cliff's Edge
  • Matthew Biancaniello's Cocktail Pop-Up Returns to Cliff's Edge

    Bartender Matthew Biancaniello has gained a cult following over the years, beginning at the Library Bar at the Roosevelt Hotel, and then in various other places, including Cliff's Edge, where he ran a Wednesday night cocktail pop-up last year. Well that pop-up is back, beginning this evening.  As with his previous Wednesday night...

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