Dear Friends, There’s an art to writing well – about food, film, or anything else that sparks a person’s passion. For Jonathan Gold, it’s the cafes, restaurants and food trucks, the sights, sounds and people of Los Angeles that inspire. The only food critic to win a Pulitzer Prize, the popular writer serves as the […]
by Michael Cecconi Let’s hear it for stop-motion animation. Knowing that each moment captured on film is a decision mulled over and made 30 times per second lets you know you have entered the vision of an artist.
by Michael Cecconi Mamma Mia. Haters be hating. I hope there isn’t a statute of limitations on movie critique. I hope that there isn’t a special place in hell for those who lambast an entire cast filled with revered actors. I hope I never need to make a Long Island Iced Tea again. I hope […]
Dear Friends, You are curious about Quentin Tarantino’s Hateful Eight aren’t you? Is it great or has he run out of ideas? You can expect a lot of controversy but that isn’t new with QT. Two of our critics take sides and tell you what they think in this week’s Critics Corner. As a bonus […]
by Kenn Fong Francis Albert Sinatra was born Saturday, December 12, 1915. Let’s look back at a few stories about Mr. Sinatra which we published earlier this year in anticipation of his centennial.
by Michael Cecconi How many drops make an ocean? How many pixels until the picture becomes clear? How many licks to the middle of a Tootsie Roll Pop?