Editor's note: As many of you know, Bravo debuted a new show about the L.A. food scene recently. Since some of us spend our Sundays Thursdays watching sports instead of reality television (yes, even if it's about food; especially if it's about food), we though we'd ask a writer who writes more about ... More >>
It is about a quarter to midnight last Saturday, and it's the eve of World War II on stage at the Sacred Fools Theater. A young Fuhrer (writer/actor Donal Thoms-Capello) prances out and picks up the phone to call his man-crush, Henry Ford (Curt Bonnem), who is on the other line with FDR (Eric Gianco ... More >>
One of the fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People 2013 issue. Check out our entire People 2013 issue here. See also: *Outtakes from our Anna Kendrick People Issue interview From a booth at the restaurant Birds, actress Anna Kendrick eyes a TV commercial across the room. "How about t ... More >>
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David Lynch has written at some length about his creative meditations and the fact that for many years they were fueled by little more than the chocolate milkshake at Bob's Big Boy in Burbank. We're big Lynch fans. We think his films are beyond brilliant. Still we can't help but wonder at the height ... More >>
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Timothy NorrisPhillip Noyce Phillip Noyce's velvety accent and snow-white mane made his aphorisms sound handed down from on high while Richard Kelly and Ruben Fleischer offered two examples of what it means to be a young filmmaker at a panel of directors at the L.A. Film Festival on Sunday.
After a week at the Cannes Film Festival, I left the south of France on Thursday morning fully aware that I would likely miss something major. The world's premiere showcase of top-shelf auteur cinema would go on without me for another few days, with many highly anticipated Competition title ... More >>
The film critics' poll
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View more photos of metal legends and celebs in the Anvil premiere slideshow. Timothy NorrisNew supergroup? At the premiere, left to right: Glenn Five (Anvil bassist), Robb Reiner (Anvil drummer), Dustin Hoffman (Academy Award winner, 80s metal enthusiast), Steve "Lips" Kudlow (Anvil singer), Sach ... More >>
Also, Blindsight, Hollywood Chinese and more
Also, Unsettled, Up the Yangtze and more
Also this week's pick, Colma: The Musical