On Halloween most folks are focused on being sexy or scary (or both), but it's the witty, I-wish-I-had-thought-of-that get-ups that win every time. Pop culture remains folks' biggest inspiration, as demonstrated by KCRW's Masquerade Ball at the Park Plaza this year. (Here's our review of the event ... More >>
On this week's Voice Film Club podcast, Stephanie Zacharek of The Village Voice and Amy Nicholson of L.A. Weekly discuss Kimberly Peirce's reimagining of Stephen King's Carrie -- and Nicholson convinces Stephanie to go see Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa.
See also: *Top 10 Films of 2012 *More L.A. Weekly Film Coverage Most of the blathering this year about the death of the movies has already evaporated from the mind, like so much inert gas. But one gnomic pronouncement endures: Leos Carax describing cinema as "a beautiful island with a cemetery" fol ... More >>
The Heart, She Holler The Heart, She Holler is a TV dream for fans of bizarre comedies. The six-episode miniseries, set to debut on Adult Swim this Sunday night, was created by Vernon Chatman, John Lee and Alyson Levy. Chatman and Lee are best known as co-creators of the scathing children's t ... More >>
Hot coffee became haute coffee as Starbucks debuted a line of high-fashion t-shirts designed by the likes of Sophie Theallet, Billy Reid and Alexander Wang. The ugliest of the shirts, which cost $85 apiece, is undoubtedly the Wang creation. The theoretically unisex shirt features "a coffee spill ill ... More >>
A skeptic confronts the elusive filmmaker of The Tree of Life
Each Monday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets around Los Angeles. Rona Barrett's Gossip Super Special Summer Annual Author: Rona Barrett and, presumably, her staff Date: Summer, ... More >>