Guest host Patt Morrison talks with executive editor at Really Great Books, Kristen Peterson, creator of the New Year's Eve Peace Festival, Jerry Rubin, and Associate Adjunct Professor of Folklore at UCLA, Peter Tokofsky, about the best and the worst places to be on New Year's Eve in Los Angeles. Patt also discusses some of the superstitions and folklore surrounding the end of the year and New Year's Eve festivities.
Host Larry Mantle together with critics Jean Oppenheimer of Screen International, Lael Lowenstein of Variety, Andy Klein of the New Times L.A., and F.X. Feeney of the L.A. Weekly discuss the week's latest film and video releases. This week's selections include: Ali, Black Hawk Down, The Shipping News, Kate & Leopold, Gosford Park, Monster's Ball, I Am Sam, and Charlotte Gray.