It's not news that Hollywood waited too long to confront Nazi Germany. It fell to the Little Tramp, Charlie Chaplin, to fire the first major broadside in 1940 with his hilarious satire The Great Dictator. By that time Paris had already fallen, and two years had passed since Kristallnacht, when the w ... More >>
NEW THEATER REVIEWSStage FEATURE on Cornerstone's Making ParadiseNEW REVIEW GO HEAD: THE MUSICAL â€‹Photo by Irene HoveyComposer-lyricist Kevin Fry's delightfully campy horror musical, based on Roger Corman's 1962 gore-fest The Brain That Wouldn't Die, is not only enjoyable on the level of Midnigh ... More >>
Also, Procreation, Phil the Void: The Great Brain Robbery and more
Was Veit Harlan a Nazi, or did he just make their movies?
Also, The Imaginary Invalid, Loyalties, Doctor Noguchi and more
View more photos from HARD night one and night two here. Anna WebberUrgent rush for the dead alienHalloween at the HARD Haunted Mansion brought out the big guns for L.A.'s all-age night walkers and candy ravers. The sold-out event was held at the historic Shrine Auditorium, a landmark event ... More >>
Or maybe it was there all along
Also, Notes From Underground, Dame Edna: My First Last Tour and more
Also, Crips and Bloods, Luck by Chance and the 2008 Academy Award-Nominated Shorts
An interview with the movie's star and director, Tom Cruise and Bryan Singer
In a web exclusive, our conversation with the Postal director continues
Notorious German director spars with his critics, makes an intentional comedy
A morally ambiguous Holocaust tale of survival and collusion
Also: Macbeth, Romeo and Julius and more
Also Golda's Balcony, The Price of Sugar, Things We Lost in the Fire and more
Including Cuts, Each Day Dies with Sleep, Miss Julie and more
Including Altar Boyz, Bent, Kimberly Akimbo and more
Including the Aboriginal Treatment Center, Hogan's Goat, Feed and more.
Dressing for war and peace
Bertolt Brecht returns to Los Angeles
The politics of life and death
Hitler, what a bastard . . . who knew?
Lord of the Rings’ happy ending
Howard Dean and the Democrats blow another debate
Galka Scheyer and the Blue Four
Neil Young and Loren Connors rock & roll over
Michael Frayn’s Copenhagen
Is Osama bin Laden a terrorist or soldier, and does it matter?
The Crimson Rivers, plus "crazy/beautiful"
Dave Hickey and Robert Rauschenberg, Robert Williams and Leni Riefenstahl, James Hayward and more
Immovable objects, irresistible forces
Antonovich invites the gun lobby in — at taxpayers’ expense
A black man in Dachau
Niall Ferguson's fantasy pact with the devils
The new nihilism