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In MacArthur Park where I interviewed David Gordon Green yesterday. Well, not in it. And we weren’t doing what Seth Rogen and James Franco are doing. But we sat underneath it and had a nice chat about “Pineapple Express,” and his new film “Prince Avalanche,” and the eclectic career he’s put together at just 38. […]

Studio 11 LA — The Canyons, Wolverine box office

Lauren Sivan and I talk about the train wreck that is “The Canyons” on Studio 11 LA. You know you’re curious. Watch the Video

Five Most — Manic Pixie Dream Girls

An article in today’s New York Times Sunday Styles section got me thinking about the indie-film phenomenon of the Manic Pixie Dream Girl: a young woman who’s beautiful and quirky and perfect in the eyes of the lovestruck, mixed-up guy who falls for her. She’s been prominent in the past decade or so, but you […]

Oh, hi … didn’t see you there.

It’s been a long time coming, this whole website thing. I’ve owned for about five years but have let it sit there, languishing until today, because a) I had a day job and b) I had no idea what to do with it. Now that I am a citizen of the world, I’ve been […] — The Wolverine

In his sixth outing as the metal-clawed mountain of muscle, Hugh Jackman undergoes the kind of existential crisis that’s de rigueur these days for all comic book heroes. I had the pleasure of reviewing “The Wolverine” for Here’s a link to the review  

What the Flick?! — The Wolverine

Our claws are made of real adamantium. And they’re spectacular.

What the Flick?! — Blue Jasmine

We’ve always depended on the kindness of strangers, but especially in our What the Flick?! review of Woody Allen’s latest, “Blue Jasmine.”

What the Flick?! — The To Do List

Dammit, we like Aubrey Plaza. And we want better for her than this comedy that hangs her out to dry.

Studio 11 LA — Wolverine, summer movie bombs

Talking “Wolverine,” and why so many movies have tanked this summer, on Studio 11 LA with the lovely Bobby D. Watch the Video

Good Day LA — Turbo, Red 2, The Conjuring

Busy week filling in for Matt Atchity on Good Day LA, with a mixed bag of reviews. Watch the Video