In his brief remarks before the first public screening of the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, Robert Redford praised the Sundance Institute's ongoing filmmaker development labs as "our core," noting that the festival itself was conceived "to create an audience for the filmmakers in our lab program."
Imagine (1) somehow finding yourself among a group of apprehensive "fresh fish" being badgered and browbeaten by a brutal prison guard as he processes you through a penitentiary populated by Hannibal Lecter-esque psychotics and the lobotomized victims of grizzly, Mengele-like inmate experiments. Or ... More >>
Anthony Bourdain's traveling road show, No Reservations, is a meandering and often exhaustingly self-referential hour of television. Not so for the final 4 minutes of last night's show, when, after wandering up and down the Hudson River, Bourdain ran into and dined with Bill Murray. Bill Murray (Gro ... More >>
In this edition of 'Where's Antonio,' we track the mayor of the second largest city in the United States to a Hollywood film shoot. No, he's not lobbying the industry to keep more location shoots in Los Angeles following the news that such production is down by nearly 30 percent. He's not fee ... More >>
L.A. Art Collective Struggles to Go On After Actor's Death
Also, The Importance of Being Earnest, Emergency and more
The not-so-little engine that could
Whoops, there goes another theater year
Filling the void left by the H&H syndrome
Michael Govan wants to change the face of L.A. What are you going to do to help him?
Prison life in The Big Girls
Also reviews of Food for Fish and The Merry Widow
Tony Millionaire’s 21st-century Romanticism
A field guide to artists, gallerists, curators et al, from Aitken to Zittel. Part 1: The Rev. Ethan Acres to Mark Grotjahn
The demonstrators yelled a lot, so what?
The price of public service too high for Dr. K and Mitchell
Adrian Lyne’s fatal attractions
Ira Cohen, human being
The education of Edward Albee
An introduction to and brief history of the river
Takeshi Kitano’s first flub
Mikhail Baryshnikov at 50