Our weekly list of special event films to see: Friday, Dec. 14 What would make 1946 classic It's a Wonderful Life even more wonderful? Seeing it on ice! Put those ice-skating moves to work while the Echo Park Film Center Filmmobile plays the movie (Christmas cake is promised). Keep an eye on its Tw ... More >>
If the Academy Awards are a back-slapping bore, the Razzies are a bitch-slapping fun fest. Traditionally held on the eve of the Oscars, the annual awards show for the first time took place Sunday night on April Fool's Day at Magicopolis in Santa Monica, the perfect opportunity to lay into the movie ... More >>
The legal battles of Eli Roth's "litmus test for dates"
In the capital of cinema, specialty films are losing ground (but there are glimmers of hope)
Mike Leigh asks us to choose between a smug couple and their loser friends
Surely by now you've heard of The Human Centipede, the extreme twist on torture porn that's taking the nation by storm (or, at least, sold out enough midnight shows at the Nuart that it expanded to three theaters last weekend)? If you love the idea of a horror film loosely inspired by an ol ... More >>
Shits and giggles in Tom Six's beyond-twisted vision