If you're looking to relive television shows from the '70s through the '90s and profess your fandom for long-forgotten action heroes, this weekend offers a bevy of conventions to satisfy your inner geek.
From facial hair to unicorns, from disco to politics, an initial visit to the Great American Beer Festival turns out to have been an educational one. There was some of the best beer we'd had, probably ever -- the beer that emerged from the nooks and crannies of the nation -- but that was to be expec ... More >>
Our weekly list of special event movies to check out this week: Friday, Sept. 7 Filmmaker Lance Bangs has documented everything from the making of Spike Jonze's films Being John Malkovich and Where the Wild Things Are to Brad and Jen's wedding. For the past 20 years, he has also worked with bands ... More >>
Liz OhanesianThey Might Be Giants at Royce HallThey Might Be Giants 30th Anniversary Show, Jonathan Coulton UCLA Royce Hall 1/28/12 Better than... watching a Clarissa Explains It All marathon. Royce Hall isn't the sort of venue where you dance and stand on your toes to see during a concert. ... More >>
The making of a monkey activist
LACMA.orgOverheard last night at the members' preview of the Tim Burton Retrospective at LACMA: (Two women are gazing upwards at the rear end of a pedestal-high display of Edward Scissorhands' buckled, tight-fitting black leather costume.) Woman #1: Ahh, Johnny Depp. Sexy even without a ... More >>
IMDBEstella Warren.It was an eyebrow-raising escape, tweeted by Weho Daily at 1:38 a.m. today: LAPD's Wilshire station just had an escaped prisoner... blonde girl, about 28yo, 5'9″ tall. But they found her just before big search. It appears that the blonde girl was non other than actres ... More >>
Alice in Wonderland The schedule for the screening series tied to the upcoming Tim Burton exhibit at LACMA has been announced: Edward Scissorhands, May 27, 7:30 pm (70mm print) Ed Wood, May 28, 7 pm (introduction by Burton himself, and preceded by Vincent, Burton's 1982 short) Beetlejuice, J ... More >>
Could tracking technology save the Hollywood dreams of a former golden boy?
Mark Mothersbaugh's "Rugs During Wartime and Peacetime"
How a fanatic helped put Hollywood under one big tent