If you drive by the new Hollywood Pies dine-in location, which officially soft opened this past weekend in West Los Angeles, you just might miss it. Taking up a humble 26-seat residence that fittingly used to house former pizza dive Pizza Mania, the location now sports a modest square sign of their ... More >>
See also: Oz the Great and Powerful Is Neither of Those Things Twenty minutes into the first full-length movie based on L. Frank Baum's most beloved novel, a duck pukes into the face of Larry Semon, the star and director. Semon's 1925 flop, titled The Wizard of Oz, opens and closes with a Geppetto- ... More >>
This week's list is especially for horror lovers. Friday, Oct. 26 Feeling the autumn blues (by L.A. standards, anyway)? Soak up some inspiration from Seeds of Resiliency, an indie flick that spotlights an assorted mix of people, from the Guinness World Record holder for performing flips in his whe ... More >>
Barbers, Sharks and Treasure
The making of a monkey activist
G. SnyderLoose BurgerIt's fair to say that the 2 a.m. crowd of Los Angeles has never truly been in want of suitable venues for late night noshing. Yet, even with this vast selection: the ham-fisted mutant burritos at Oki Dog, the artery-straining Tommy Burger spackled with brown roux, the end ... More >>
¬© Universal PicturesMichael Cera wields the flaming sword of geek chivalry in Edgar Wright's Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World At this year's Los Angeles Film Festival, there has been plenty for the genre crowd to get excited about, from last week's Christopher Nolan conversation to the upcoming ... More >>
Flashback 2008: New Health Video by Eric Wareheim and Crystal Castles to release vinyl-only single
Bob Murawski just won an Oscar for editing Kathryn Bigelow's The Hurt Locker, a long-in-the-works indie project that came seemingly out of nowhere to earn the respect and accolades of the Academy. Now Murawski's own long-in-the-works indie project is about to be unveiled at the Egyptian Thea ... More >>
How a badly troubled script doomed Spider-Man 4
Also, Departures, Drag Me to Hell, Dance Flick
For more gory photos, view the slideshow here. And by "very small amount," I mean gobs, and gobs, and gobs. The first evening of the Fangoria Weekend of Horror Convention, there was an "extreme" fashion show featuring babes in skin-tight vinyl and latex from Fierce Couture and Junker Designs. It w ... More >>
Plus, Doug Stanhope, Fake Radio, Oliver Sacks and more, April 17-23
Playing with himself
Also, Tunnel Rats and Where God Left His Shoes
Oh, what a tangled web
What Hollywood should learn, but probably wont, from the tent-pole season
When good superheroes turn reductive
It could be a Promised Movieland this summer, unless...
Why is nothing in show biz as it seems?
Incuding Salaam-e-Ishq, Epic Movie, and Can Mr. Smith Get to Washington Anymore?
Cate Blanchett exhumes Hollywoods golden era
Will the public get off? Or is it just studio masturbation?
Bryan Singer offers a loving homage to the ghosts of Supermen past
Thank God for big expensive favors
New York trembles as Spidey, Doc Ock play patty-cake
More cruelty for Coenheads
X2 is everything itís cracked up to be ó and less!
And how they begat Hollywoodís most exclusive awards ceremony
Tykwer does Kieslowski
On Spider-Man and Woody Allen
Filmmakers Ethan and Joel Coen
Tia, Cleo and Bruce
The Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Turns 5
Sam Raimiís American dream