A fact frequently forgotten, but unalterably true, is that everything had to be invented. This copy of the New U in your hand is made possible by theRead more
Welcome back, versatile disc lovers, to this very last installment of The DVD Vault.
As this school year draws to a close, I find myself more and mor
I usually avoid driving in downtown Los Angeles at all costs. I guess I’ve been softened by luxurious Orange County streets. There are exceptions thatRead more
Jet Li is a Buddhist.
Normally, the personal lives of actors aren’t the domain of critics
As the curtain rose above a packed house at the Westwood Village Theater, a lump rose in my throat. For my entire life there had been ‘Star Wars,’ butRead more
On May 25, 1977 the world changed. It wasn’t a major change, to be sure; not the splitting of the atom or the discovery of penicillin or the launchingRead more
Consider a Ming vase. Beautiful, intricate, finely detailed, lovingly crafted, an example of technical artistry at its peak. Yet, for all of this,Read more
It’s hard not to love a movie that begins with a song-and-dance routine with all the world’s dolphins intoning, ‘So long, and thanks for all the fish.Read more
It isn’t easy to be a comedian. Sure, having a two drink minimum imposed on your audience helps a bit, but regardless of how drunk everyone gets, it sRead more