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Friday, Dec. 21
Those excited for Django Unchained, the new film from our cover boy, Quentin Tarantino, should check out Django, the 1966 Sergio Corbu ... More >>
The late aughts saw a debate in the hip-hop community about the use of the n-word, sparked in part by Nas' plan to name his 2008 album Nigger (he ended up calling it Untitled), as well as Russell Simmons' call for industry self-censorship of the word. In 2007 the city of Detroit even hosted a "symbo ... More >>
In which we highlight the past week in food, either at home or abroad.
"While waiting for Pho Minh to resurface (please, please, let it resurface), try Pho Filet, a couple of blocks away, which also has a delicious pho bac, highlighted by a slab of filet mignon that l ... More >>
MovieRecipes.net chef John Christenson's recipe for the vanilla milkshake from Quentin Tarantino's Pulp Fiction does not come with coke, heroin or adrenaline (sorry), but it is a sublime version of a legal old school shake.
Turn the page for the recipe, read our interview with M ... More >>
Police are looking for a van like this one.It was a bizarre, phantasmagoric scene straight out of a Quentin Tarantino movie. But real.
Here's what went down: A pedestrian was hit by a minivan in Hawthorne and then struck again by a separate driver -- both situations being hit-and-runs. An on ... More >>
Saturday morning at 11 a.m., Premiere Props will be hosting a massive prop and costume auction that will be broadcast live on its site. The centerpiece of the auction is the collection of items from Resident Evil: Afterlife, including what Dan Levine of Premiere described as "hero props," items that ... More >>
Malcolm McClaren, the art/punk swindler/genius who managed the Sex Pistols, died this morning in New York. He had cancer, and was 64.
Throughout a spotty but rather fascinating forty year career in pop culture, McClaren had hands in fashion, all forms of music, and film. He famously lost hi ... More >>
They were at the Getty Museum this past week. Masses of them. I was there with my dad and all of a sudden we were surrounded by a crowd of uniformed students. I went to Catholic school as a kid. It brought back, uh, fond memories of mean nuns, pleated red tartan skirts that would never stay properly ... More >>
The Apple and Stunt Rock @ The New Beverly Cinema, March 25th
Little gives an LA cinephile greater joy than to see the New Beverly Cinema booming at the start of 2008. In light of longtime owner Sherman Torganâ€™s sudden and untimely death last year, it seemed as though our last remaining true r ... More >>