Bakerella.comHang in there, motion picture fans, the wait is nearly over. Hollywood's orgy of self-congratulation and promotion, otherwise known as the Academy Awards, is this Sunday, February 26. And what better way to celebrate than with a Valley dining experience or two best-suited to the ... More >>
Our shiny, golden man is back for the 2012 Academy Awards. Nominees for this year's awards were announced this morning, with a few surprises. We've listed them below, and we're plotting award-time strategy (and perhaps a drinking game). So grab the popcorn and catch up on these flicks before ... More >>
Kevin Smith on George Carlin: He only wanted to be an actor, but no one would give him a big role.I had a really good time talking to writer/director/actor/unrivaled geek icon Kevin Smith for this week's music section. Such a good time, in fact, that I couldn't fit all of the worthwhile, oft-prof ... More >>
Holocaust-denier Eric Williams at his conference booth on Sunday. While the rest of the civilized world was at home Sunday watching Marty Scorsese finally win an Oscar, I was hanging out with the conspiranuts at the Chandler 9/11 conference, and though I have only limited time because I'm on ... More >>
A hero of the Hong Kong new wave returns the compliment
Ten great discs that were, shall we say, underserved by the media but are more than worthy of your money and close attention
All Dolled Up DVD
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No Direction Home: The Soundtrack (The Bootleg Series Vol. 7)
Ron Howard finally scores a knockout
The Only Doo-Wop Collection You'll Ever Need
Scorsese paints Hughes larger than life
Cruel, vapid and unfunny, this Shark bites
With Blink-182 in tow, No Doubt prepares for a massive show
Martin Scorsese looks at the roots of New York's violence, with mixed results
Peter Bogdanovich wasn't dead. He was just acting like it.
Cinema's magic lantern lights up another year, sort of
Albert and Allen Hughes deliver a sensuous but grisly message From Hell
Lunching New York-style with "Pattie Ragú"
DVDs pull back the curtain on the movies, but do you really want to see the Wizard?
Popular punkettes the Peeps avoid an untimely fate
Scorsese's Bringing Out the Dead is a bumpy gurney into the dark side
With Friends Like These, who needs sitcom characters?
In Buddha-themed Kundun, Martin Scorsese gets all mystic-eyed
Al Pacino wipes Johnny Depp off the screen in Mafia buddy picture Donnie Brasco
Robert De Niro destroys his batty average in The Fan