See also: *More L.A. Weekly Film Coverage It's tempting to think we're in the midst of an Alfred Hitchcock resurgence. Last year, for the first time in half a century, a worldwide poll in Sight & Sound magazine chose Vertigo (1958) over Citizen Kane (1941) as the greatest film of all time; two bio ... More >>
Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy Return to Finish the Trilogy
See also: *More L.A. Weekly Film Coverage Friday, May 24 Paul McCartney and Wings went on their Wings Over the World tour from 1975-76, conquering three continents and marking McCartney's first concert appearance since the breakup of The Beatles. The concert film of the same name premiered in 198 ... More >>
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We all have our favorite things that, implicitly or otherwise, reveal a little bit of ourselves. Thus it makes sense that Fraulein Maria would love whiskers on kittens and bright copper kettles, and that Oprah would have many, many favorite things. Which brings us to restaurants that you may consid ... More >>
Monday, July 16 Animal Raps LOS GLOBOS By day, Paul Prado is one of the brevity-obsessed comic geniuses at L.A.'s own 5 Second Films. He's their in-house Method actor -- a guy who takes what he does so seriously, he'll shave his head clean for a five-second spoof of Citizen Kane. He can occupy a ch ... More >>
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The Rock Bottom Remainders -- that all-star band made up of the country's most beloved, best-selling literary luminaries, including Dave Barry, Amy Tan, Scott Turow, Mitch Albom, Matt Groening and even, yes, Stephen King -- wouldn't exist but for Kathi Kamen Goldmark.The noted "author schlepper" ... More >>
Check out our growing docket of 2012 Hollywood Fringe theater reviews after the jump, which are scheduled for publication June 21st. The number of reviews will continue to grow, as they come in.
Southwest Airlines may agree with the "fat" part of Kevin Smith's new book Tough Sh*t: Life Advice from a Fat, Lazy Slob Who Did Good from Gotham Books, but Silent Bob is far from lazy. He's an author, comic book store owner, professional stage farceur and podcaster who runs a network of podcasts fo ... More >>
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