"Why is no one laughing?" the actor asks. He's sitting under stage lights, wearing a robe and a pair of pajama bottoms.
"Have you earned it?" the teacher responds, sipping from a fast-food coffee. The audience murmurs with understanding.
This is the scene Thursday night at the Beverly Hills Playhous ... More >>
This week, the ghost of a long-defunct society hosts a concert in Culver City, a video artist channels allergy-drug commercials and a sculptor pumps water through a maze of PVC pipes.
5. Renaissance meets RoboCop
Peter Weller starred in the 1987 film RoboCop, about a robotic police officer ("part ... More >>
Just because it made loads of money, stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, and features a three-titted mutant doesn't mean Total Recall isn't ruggedly individualistic art. Just look at its outsider pedigree: Total Recall was loosely based on a 1966 short story from the flushed mind of Philip K. Dick, produce ... More >>
By Chris Packham
Total Recall, directed by Len Wiseman, aspires to be less stupid than its 1990 predecessor and kind of succeeds for the first third of the film.
If you subtract all the metaphysical illusion-versus-reality nonsense, Philip K. Dick's Walter Mitty story "We Can Remember It for You W ... More >>
Editor's Note: Writer Jessica A. Koslow is a USC master's student writing her thesis on krumping. Know Your L.A. Hip-Hop Dances explores some of the most popular street dances in our city.
Background: Supermodel Kate Upton does the Dougie. Michelle Obama does the Dougie. Even Justin B ... More >>
A. FrougNickel Diner owners Kristen Trattner and Monica May
In part one of our interview with Monica May and Kristen Trattner, owners of downtown's Nickel Diner, the two ladies explained how they moved from a cafe with no kitchens to a diner with two of them. In the second part of the interv ... More >>