About a year ago, cult NYC film director Abel Ferrara (Driller Killer, Ms. 45, the OG Bad Lieutenant, The Addiction, etc.) wrapped his indiepunk documentary on the legendary Chelsea Hotel. The film premiered at Cannes last year and is now being gradually unrolled across the US. Ferrara is com ... More >>
LAist offers a remedial glimpse into the Who and How of those restaurant letter grades posted by the county's Department of Public Health. Writer Caleb Bacon explains that, when he takes his Back East friends to a San Gabriel Valley restaurant, they "conclude C is for Chinese." He sets them straight ... More >>
Also, Paper's trail and Punk Rock Karaoke
Also, The Unknown Woman, Expired and more
The long and short of a Hollywood icons movie career
In case you forgot — rich people suck
Including this week's picks, Jackass Number Two and The Science of Sleep
Including Invincible, How to Eat Fried Worms, Buzz and more.
Robert Towne’s romantic valentine to a bygone L.A.
In the new Pride & Prejudice, Jane Austen’s most celebrated heroine continues to bedevil suitors and filmmakers alike
BBC America and Lifetime get ambitious and tackle sin
Critics Choices and Schedule
Jon Robin Baitz's play about artists and eclipse
On the rails with the new freedom riders
The Crimson Rivers, plus "crazy/beautiful"
Why is Hollywood so full of whores?
The beautiful butt-ugly truth about Space Cowboys
Outsider art, insider war, cyberspace and Selena
Enigma Variations arrives at the Taper
Jamie Lee Curtis on the craft of acting