Bold, impassioned, ecstatically beautiful, Shane Carruth's Upstream Color -- a lyric reverie on loss, love, and various invasions of the body -- was in a class by itself at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. Well, let's say it was a class shared by a more conventional but no less heady consideration o ... 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 >>
L.A.'s huge Filipino community might have a new enemy in Hollywood:
Basic Instinct actress Sharon Stone, who's no stranger to litigation from the help, is being sued by Erlinda T. Elemen, her three children's former live-in nanny, for allegedly criticizing her Filipino heritage. Also, for allegedly ... More >>
The Corkcicle.Is it a prop from the latest Terminator reboot or the famous ice pick Sharon Stone used in Basic Instinct. Neither. It's the Corkcicle, a faux ice pick that you chill in your freezer then pop into your wine bottle.
Adam GropmanDash goes skateboardingIt's a pleasant summer day down at Venice Beach, the boardwalk
humming with activity. On the paved path pointing toward the water, near
where Windward Avenue ends at the beach, a skateboarder shows off,
kicking sturdily against the pavement, leaning into ... More >>
Ziman's first novel, The Gray Zone, published by Greenleaf Book Group Press in June 2011.
Local author Daphna Edwards Ziman garnered a lot of attention for socially aware novel The Gray Zone, which chronicled the fate of kids put in the American foster care system via a fast-paced thriller o ... More >>
Sharon Stone: Inspiring bias in the jury since 1992.We've heard (read: made) a lot of bad excuses for getting out of jury duty -- possibly even involving nonexistent cancer children -- but this is a brat-tastic new L.A. low.
According to City News Service, a middle-aged Hollywood snob in the ... More >>