"It seemed like something somebody would make up," author Nancy Jo Sales says on the phone from her New York home. "If you had pitched this as a movie, nobody would've bought it. It would've been too unbelievable." But the story of a bunch of young suburbanites who burglarized a string of celebrity ... More >>
Part of the renascent body-count action industry, Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning mere existence might shock many Americans. "There are four Universal Soldier movies?" those shocked Americans would say. They might also be taken aback by the bracing violence that marks the film from stem to stern ... More >>
[Look for your weekly fix from the one and only Henry Rollins right here on West Coast Sound every Thursday, and come back tomorrow for the awesomely annotated playlist for his Saturday KCRW broadcast.] In 1994, the Federal Assault Weapons Ban was signed into law by President Clinton. The law "su ... More >>
Eastern spiritualism meets a voracious appetite for VHS in Apichatpong Weerasethakul's Cannes winner
LACMA's Road Movies Series
Many thanks to LA Observed for this one, a remarkable YouTube clip featuring Faye Dunaway in a Japanese commercial by photographer Kazumi Kurigami, in which the legendary actress peels and eats a hard-boiled egg. Does she do anything else? She does not. She does not have to. Faye Dunaway could assem ... More >>
Could tracking technology save the Hollywood dreams of a former golden boy?