We'd Like to Help the Academy is our Oscar column highlighting the outliers that should be nominated (but probably won't be).
For a long time I thought of Matthew McConaughey as an actor whom I liked more than he deserved. He built some good faith with Dazed and Confused and other early roles, yes ... More >>
Casa de mi Padre, starring Will Ferrell (speaking Spanish!), opens in theaters nationwide this weekend. Karina Longworth chatted with Ferrell, director Matt Piedmont and screenwriter Andrew Steele for our print story about why this bizarre film exists, and why Ferrell decided to play a Mexican cowbo ... More >>
L.A. photographers The Imps of Marge and FletchIt's a bitch, picking a name, as anyone who's had a baby, a pet or a particular infatuation with their motor vehicle will tell you.
Named for the British '80s band, Style Council, this blog began in 2005 with a focus on fashion and eventually br ... More >>
In case you haven't seen it on newsstands, this week's LA Weekly cover story is on Miranda July, written by our film critic Karina Longworth.
Karina tags along with July during the installation and then the opening of her new exhibit "Eleven Heavy Things," an interactive sculpt ... More >>
This week in our print edition, LA Weekly critics review five movies coming out this weekend. Also check out Sam Wasson's confrontation of Terrence Malick, as he writes, "Perhaps it's time to reach for the light, prop up against the headboard and give this relationship some fresh cons ... More >>
As Cannes winds down and the movie world waits with baited breath to find out just what exactly the ramifications of being declared "persona non grata" for calling yourself a Nazi really are, it's a slow week for theatrical openings, headlined by two out-of-competition Cannes premieres.
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Journalist of the Year nominee Patrick Range McDonald.LA Weekly dominated the design category of the Los Angeles Press Club's 53rd SoCal Journalism Awards Finalists, announced today. Staff writer Patrick Range McDonald was named as a Journalist of the Year finalist and saw his piece on parent ... More >>
CANNES, FRANCE -- That faint noise wafting in mid-afternoon from across the Atlantic will not be the cacophony of bravos raising the Grand Palais roof in appreciation of the 65th Cannes Film Festival's opening attraction -- rather it will be the sound of the prolonged smooch that the fest's ... More >>
Montgomery Clift and Elizabeth Taylor find A Place in the Sun at TCM Festival.
A busy weekend around Los Angeles with the TCM Classic Film Festival, Asian Pacific Film Festival, UCLA Film and Television Archive's Patricio Guzmán retrospective and a slew of new theatrical releases, includin ... More >>
Fox / vivamachete.comDon Johnson as Sheriff Joe?Maricopa County's controversial "Sheriff Joe" Arpaio, the man who for many personifies Arizona's anti-immigration stance, is mad at Hollywood and, in particular, the Hollywood Reporter, for suggesting a fetus-killing racist cop in the new grindh ... More >>
Read Karina Longworth's article "Tarantino's Angst" from L.A. Weekly's print edition.
When Texas's Alamo Drafthouse comes to town to unleash their special brand of bad-ass cinema experience, they mean business. No one's going to stand in their way, not even the entire city of T ... More >>
Dakota Fanning, PerformingWe're sure you're aware by now there's a new movie out today about LA's original jailbait-punk combo The Runaways.
Make sure you read our current print cover story about The Runaways' Sandy West, plus Karina Longworth's review of the film.
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