Quentin Lee has been called a "Gaysian" filmmaker, representing two significant minorities in the industry. He both exemplifies and defies Asian stereotypes, impressively obtaining degrees from three top universities but then dedicating himself to the arts instead of the sciences. And through a seri ... More >>
The brunette in the backward pink mesh trucker hat and booty shorts grabs a megaphone and addresses her fellow campers.
"WECOME TO COOOOACHEELLLA."
The congregation of twenty 20-somethings lustily applauds. It's Thursday night, a dozen hours before the festival officially begins, and the rules ar ... More >>
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 >>
While in town for SXSW last week, we checked in with Austin native Ernest Cline, the author of 2011 bestseller Ready Player One. It's sci-fi, but totally readable and compelling; the plot concerns a nerdy overweight teen living in a distopian future America where everyone spends all their time in a ... More >>
Breakfast Club scene from the musical revue For the Record: John Hughes (Holiday Road)If you were alive in the 1980's, chances are that the films of John Hughes have worked their way into your memory and/or heart. Whether it was that kiss over cake in Sixteen Candles, that never ending detent ... More >>
High praise this week for "Robert Reimer's nutcase of a play," Hosea Nova: A Jealous and Violent Man (this week's Pick of the Week) at Zombie Joe's Underground in North Hollywood, and for writer-performer Johnny O'Callaghan's Who's Your Daddy, at the Victory Theatre Center, in Burbank. For all ... More >>
Leslie KalohiCold Cave
Cold Cave, Austra, and Prurient
July 27, 2011
The Ukrainian Cultural Center
Better Than ... your college '80s party
The walls of the Ukrainian Cultural Center were dripping before the first band even started. Whether the pitifully small vents in the ceiling were ev ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW THEATER REVIEWSSTAGE FEATURE ON THE BREAK OF NOON, AND CRACK WHORE GALORE -- LIVE!NEW REVIEW GO ALCESTE
Photo by Nicholas SayaanEuripides' version of a
Greek myth serves as ground zero for playwright B. Walker Sampson's
surreal comedy about the otherworldly ... More >>
Have you been watching Sym-Bionic Titan? The Cartoon Network show, which ends its first season Friday night, follows the adventures Lance, Ilana and Octus-- a soldier, princess and robot, respectively-- who flee from their home planet of Galaluna and must now adjust to ordinary high school life whil ... More >>
Photo via Kman999's Flickr stream.
Are you a food lover or a film buff? But why pigeonhole ourselves. For those of us who refuse categorization, there's the upcoming Outdoor Cinema Food Fest, a summer celebration of both film and food. On eight upcoming Saturday nights, fans of good movies ... More >>