Legends

  Maybe my most memorable L.A. birthday was at Kate Mandellini’s. Probably would have been the regular spot if it still existed. Anyway, pretty much everyone I know was pissed we didn’t get to be in attendance at the ‘Heat’ screening they had at the Academy.  DeNiro, Pacino, Michael Mann, with a Q&A moderated by […]

Across the Universe

  I made my annual trip to Griffith Observatory this weekend.  I saw a show that wasn’t playing on my last trip, and as usual I marveled at how big the Universe is, and how small we are, and how much we still don’t know. I walked outside; darkness had fallen.  I looked out over […]

Public Enemies

  It’s my favorite genre by far, but at this point in the game it is damn near impossible to break new ground with crime drama.  Public Enemies is a really good movie on its own.  Michael Mann, Johnny Depp and Christian Bale doing a film about the true life story of John Dilinger.  If […]