Los Angeles Times
Article: Retro news websites
Take a step into a time machine and let’s go allllll the way back to the 1990s (ancient, I know) and check out homepages of various news organizations from the pre-Twitter era. The Los Angeles Times site looks like it was created by a 13 year old and hosted on Geocities.
With all the attention paid to the filmmakers, actors, and other Sundance Film Festival movers and shakers, won’t anyone take a moment to consider the unsung heroes of this and other film festivals, the screeners? The Los Angeles Times has. The paper notes that these dedicated workers sign up to watch hundreds of films of…
The Sundance Film Festival is many things to many people. And for some actors and filmmakers, the Los Angeles Times notes, it’s the place they go to reinvent themselves. Because so many show business eyes are focused on so few films, Sundance also can facilitate résumé rewrites. As the received wisdom goes, an appearance in…
Article: The Wizard of Oz at 70
The Wizard of Oz turned seventy this year. The film continues to cast its spell on both children and adults. It has staying power that’s unheard of in Hollywood. And rightfully, in celebration of this big birthday, Netflix will on October 3rd stream the film for free for 24 hours.
Article: Los Angeles fires: a photo gallery
Matthew’s post the other day showed via time lapse photography the scale and terror of the wildfires ravaging Los Angeles right now. While those moving images are indeed impressive many stunning, horrifying, yet beautiful still images are being captured too. The Los Angeles Times has created a special spot on their website documenting the images.…
Article: Obama: this joke's on you
The Los Angeles Times has caught up with the artist responsible for those Obama/Joker posters popping up around your local healthcare town hall. And shockingly, he’s not a Republican. He’s a Kucinich supporter.