When former New York Times (and ex-LA Weekly) movie critic Elvis Mitchell took over LACMA's film curatorship two years ago -- with Film Independent, which runs the L.A. Film Festival and the Spirit Awards -- he announced his intention to raise the profile of LACMA's Bing Theater and fill it with tha ... More >>
Quentin Tarantino emerges from a chaotic couple of years with his most ambitious film to date, Django Unchained. Will the Academy really, really like it?
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He was a bad ass in Reservoir Dogs, and cops say he was a bad ass with his own son. That's the story told about actor Michael Madsen over the weekend by the L.A. County Sheriff's Department. Officials there said he was arrested Friday afternoon. Deputies said in a statement that the 54-year-old . ... More >>
S. BonarSome see squishy eyeballs as the perfect inspiration for gummy candy. Others feel the same way about spongy brains. Someone out there thought, "What if you took body parts and put them on sushi rice? Wouldn't that be cool?" Yet another fine fellow pondered, "How 'bout I make an energy ... More >>
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