Rodriguez spoke on her personal experiences while pursuing a career in the acting industry as a woman of color.
It is oddly coincidental that President Donald Trump’s ban against immigrants from seven majority-Muslim countries took place on the same weekend as the Screen Actors Guild Awards, bringing on the full wrath of Hollywood on Sunday night. Those present at the ceremony condemned the ban in their own ways. One of my favorite protests was […]
Cinema has focused on white narratives for too long at the expense of other narratives.
Islam has been the subject of recent debate, and even Hollywood heavyweights have started to partake in the discussion. Last Friday, Gone Girl star Ben Affleck appeared on Real Time with Bill Maher alongside author Sam Harris, The New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof and politician and MSNBC political analyst Michael Steele, during which Affleck […]
Cameron Diaz and Leslie Mann star in The Other Woman, a romantic comedy directed by The Notebook‘s Nick Cassavetes.
A compilation of places to hike in Los Angeles other than the Hollywood Sign.
Bring a hearty appetite to the fourth annual dineLA Restaurant Week, a 12-day dining event with more than 250 restaurants.
New Eating in LA As 2012 came and went, so did many restaurants in Los Angeles. But the new year ushered in an upspring of brilliant and novel eateries that are hopefully here to stay. From modern gastropubs to authentic Italian pizzerias, the melting pot of cuisines in this city continues to impress. BESTIA Hidden […]
At the beginning of the semester I wrote about auteurship, arguing that filmmakers need to strike a balance between mindless entertainment and films that are intentionally artistic. I argued that filmmakers need to find their identity — one that is recognizable as that of their own — so their work is distinct. Ang Lee’s career, […]
Takeout is the best option at Localita & The Badasserie, Downtown’s tiny vegan joint.