Larry Mantle and critics Peter Rainer of New York Magazine and Andy Klein of New Times L.A. discuss this week's new film releases, including Austin Powers in Goldmember, Happy Times, The Kid Stays in the Picture, Who is Cletis Tout?, and The Cockettes. Following the seven o'clock screening of Pedicab Driver, Andy Klein will be moderating a question and answer session with Sammo Hung, the director of the film, at the Egyptian Theater this Monday, the 29th of July.
Could Gawker's lawsuit have a "chilling effect" on tabloid news? One of the major sources of funding for CA's high speed rail project was revenue from cap and trade auctions of carbon credits, but last week's auction was a bust; then, a state bill would free passersby of liability if they break someone's car window to rescue a hot dog inside - will owners avoid bringing dogs for fear of overzealous animal lovers breaking into their cars to free a dog that's just fine? And a closer look at why it's taken so long to cleanup Exide.
Reviews of the week's new movies, interviews with filmmakers, and discussion.
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