| Jun 5, 2014
| 7:42 PM
"A Million Ways to Die in the West" is a mixed bag of rapid-fire jokes that obliterate the boundaries of good taste at every level. Seth MacFarlane drops his high-explosive comedy bombs on all the platitudes of life on the Old West frontier. Along the...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 6:27 PM
By the time Kief Davidson got his Oscar nomination last week, he had gone through all the highs and lows of a Hollywood career: heartbreak, success, hopelessness and out-of-the-blue comebacks.
And that was just between 3 and 5 a.m.
The director, whose...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 10:25 AM
For what it's worth, the following are my thoughts on what transpired on Oscar night.
The common enemy for everything that is included on Oscar night is time. In that inclusion are such items as any and all jokes, whether good or not, all singing and...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 10:41 AM
For some in Newport-Mesa, the 85th annual Academy Awards telecast may have prompted a three-word response: "Oh, hey, guys."
Within minutes of the show's beginning, William Shatner, who recently brought his one-man show to the Segerstrom Center for the...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 9:00 PM
Thank heaven the incessant hype is over.
At least for a few months.
"Our revels now are ended. These our actors, as I foretold you, were all spirits and are melted into air, into thin air.... We are such stuff as dreams are made on, and our little...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 7:15 PM
Seth MacFarlane has 10 years of sarcastic culture comedy under his belt as the creator of the animated TV series "Family Guy." The raucous laughs on that show begin where"The Simpsons" level of humor ends. His new outrageous R-rated movie clearly...