As a neuropsychiatrist, Garrett Halweg has no doubt heard some crazy things. But nothing prepared the Newport Beach resident for the fight of his life with inner demons. These were not bad thoughts but actual beings deep inside his body that had doctors figuring Halweg's life wound end in Hoag Hospital's intensive care unit.
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Deep in the announcement of the "Star Wars"-related attractions opening at Disneyland today was this: Included are special "Star Wars"-themed food and beverages, merchandise and entertainment. Which means my dream of a Nick Winters Star Wars Cantina still has legs.
Amazon May the Mouse be with you. Illustration by...someone A lot of discussion went into the positioning and meaning behind this flag
Even when people are angry at us, they'll mistake us for the Register.
Yesterday night, a group of roughly three or four dozen mostly elderly Vietnamese-American community members held a meeting to discuss Terror in Little Saigon, the PBS Frontline/ProPublica documentary and story by A.C. Thompson currently riling some feathers in Little Saigon. Hosted by Garden Grove City Councilmember Phat Bui at Thu Vien Viet Nam community space in Garden Grove, on docket for discussion for the two-hour meeting was the effects of work on the Vietnamese-American community's image and what sorts of organized community response should happen (a letter-writing campaign? phone calls? full protests?).More »
A war drama about American soldiers tasked with neutralizing a Taliban roadblock in the Kajaki region of Afghanistan opens in Orange today.
Honora and Search Engine Films Kilo Two Bravo explores heroism, bravery and survival among soldiers in Afghanistan.
Just in time for Veterans Day, the trailer is up for an Orange filmmaker's documentary that took him to the front lines in Iraq and back to capture American military veterans-turned-humanitarians.
Hall Legacy Richard Campos (second from right) on one of his missions to Iraq in The Longest Road.
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Decisions, decisions: Do we go with Saturday night's 8 p.m. screening at the Frida in downtown Santa Ana of Hecho en Mexico, director Duncan Bridgeman's documentary on some of contemporary Mexico's most iconic artists and performers, or wait an hour for Neil Norman's The Seeds: Pushin' Too Hard, which chronicles one of my favorite mid-'60s, fuzzed-out, proto-garage bands?
Yours truly dropped the matzah ball getting a screener of The Prime Ministers: Soldiers and Peacemakers and a Voice Media review is nowhere to be found, so let us turn to The New York "By God" Times for supreme enlightenment on the documentary opening today in Irvine.
Moriah Films Director Richard Trank helps make the magic in The Prime Ministers: Soldiers and Peacemakers.
UPDATE, NOV. 4, 10:25 A.M.: Quentin Tarantino says critics within law enforcement--who include the Association of Orange County Deputy Sheriffs--are trying to "demonize" him with their boycott of his upcoming western The Hateful Eight to try to deflect public attention on police brutality.
The Weinstein Co. Quentin Tarantino directs cast members in his latest, the western The Hateful Eight.