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What to Pack When Coming Home from College

The major breaks in college -- like Thanksgiving and Spring Break -- can be lifesavers for all kinds of reasons. Besides the break from classes and …

Hacking

School Breaks and Holidays: What’s a Working Mom to Do?

When you’re a kid, there’s nothing better than extended holidays and breaks. But for a working mother who’s juggling a dozen things at once, few …

Lifestyle

Trust and Violence in “Beach Rats” - Los Angeles Review of Books

<i>BEACH RATS</i> opens in front of a sliding mirror in the dark, with the flash of a phone camera lighting up the reflection. A slender white boy poses for …

Books

Ultimate Renaissance Man Gucci Mane Says He's Writing a Screenplay

Gucci Mane, to whom we should all give thanks before every meal, has announced his freshly-released autobiography might have easily been a film script and, as it turns out, he's definitely going to write one anyway.<p>In an interview with <i>Vulture</i> to discuss <i>The Autobiography of Gucci Mane</i>, Guwop spoke …

Gucci Mane

Gucci Mane fell asleep during his big ‘Spring Breakers’ sex scene

In his autobiography, rapper Gucci Mane recalls being so tired on the set of his big Hollywood break in the James Franco-Selena Gomez film “Spring …

Gucci Mane

10 Things We Learned From Gucci Mane's New Memoir

Gucci Mane's long-awaited memoir <i>The Autobiography of Gucci Mane</i>, written with Neil Martinez-Belkin, comes out on Tuesday (Sept. 19). It's as wild, …

Music

17 Child Stars Who Took Extreme Roles To Change Their Image

The history of child stars in Hollywood has been pretty dismal. For so many young actors and actress, being exposed to the glitz and glamour of fame …

Drew Barrymore

The Humanizing Quality of Music in Harmony Korine's 'Gummo'

A sonic reading of a cult classic that came out 20 years ago and has continued to piss people off ever since.<p>I have never sat through a cinema screening of a Harmony Korine film without someone walking out before the end. Perhaps that is an unfortunate coincidence—seven unfortunate coincidences, …

The post-Labor Day start debate continues as Maryland schools begin

For the first time in more than two decades, public schools across Maryland open Tuesday under a new state mandate that required them to start after …

Education

Win Tickets to See Spring Breakers at Top Down: Rooftop Cinema!

by Erik HenriksenEvery summer, the NW Film Center's Top Down: Rooftop Cinema screenings are some of the most fun events in town, with films screening …

Portland, OR

Let’s enjoy some very bad acting

Bad acting is sometimes more memorable than good acting. Everyone remembers <i>The Room</i>, but nobody remembers, like, <i>Lions For Lambs</i>. A new video from …

Dazed and Confused

What ‘Ingrid Goes West’ And ‘Spring Breakers’ Say About The American Dream

#GoodVibesForever, bitches<p>Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness is the essence of the American Dream. On a personal level, this means pursuing and living a life that is true to yourself, compelled by your wants and needs. How we set about achieving our goals, as well as the goals themselves, …

Ingrid Goes West

Everything You Need to Know About Harmony Korine’s Filmmaking Style

Harmony Korine has carved out one of the most unique and recognizable aesthetics in independent American filmmaking. Unconcerned with popularity but …

Lifestyle

Film Review: ‘Going to Brazil’

"Spring Breakers" meets "The Hangover" as four Frenchwomen party to the point of criminal peril in Rio.<p>Actor-turned-director Patrick Mille’s “Going …

The 20 Best Crime Films of the 21st Century, From ‘Memento’ to ‘Zodiac’

From the Coen Bros. to Martin Scorsese and Christopher Nolan, these are the great crime films that made the cut.<p>No genre illustrates the evolution of …

Entertainment

10 Travel Destinations on the Rise

Travel Tips<p>WendyPerrin.com | August 8, 2017<p>Santorini, Greece. Photo: Mariamichelle/Pixabay<p>What are this year’s up-and comers to keep on your radar? …

Travel

8 Crazy Things You Did In College That Will Make You Wish You Were 18 Again

College was a time to really let loose and embrace this new chapter of your life. You were finally away from your parents, and got that sweet taste …

15 Actors Who Refused (Or Regretted) Doing Love Scenes With Their Co-Stars

Romance is one of the biggest draws of cinema, since romantic love is something that most human beings seek in their lives. It’s also one of the many …

Stana Katic

19 Essential Movie Moments Featuring Pop Stars

From David Bowie's crotch to Beyoncé's hip-hopera.<p>Few pop stars settle for musical sovereignty. Success in one cultural realm is reason to test-drive another. Chart-toppers have been crossing over to the big screen for ages, ever since Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, The Beatles, Barbra Streisand and …

Celebrity News

14 Things You Did In College That Make 25-Year-Old You Say "WTF Was I Thinking"

Oh, college; it's one of the only places you can say made your life a living hell at times, but you came out smiling. No matter the toll it took on …

Hot Family Destinations

<i>PHOTO: Cancun remains a highly popular destination for families.</i><p>When booking families, there are some obvious choices – anything Disney, for example, …

U.S. Virgin Islands

Today in Entertainment: Twitter has a field day over Anthony Scaramucci's exit; Celebrities mourn the loss of Sam Shepard

Here's what's new and interesting in entertainment and the arts:<p>Anthony Scaramucci is out and Twitter is having a field day<br>• Goodbye, MTV Moonman trophy. Hello, 'Moon Person'<br>• Sam Shepard: Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, actor and ... avant-garde drummer?<br>• Lady Gaga subpoenaed in producer Dr. Luke's …

Sam Shepard

DJ Tennis talks DJ-Kicks

He also discusses his former role as a tour manager for bands.

Music

South Africa's DJ Okapi tours Europe

The Johannesburg-based digger is hitting the road alongside Pierre-Estienne and Paul Waxon, with shows planned in Berlin (OHM) and Amsterdam (TBA).

Music

New nightclub, Southbank Warehouse, to open in Sheffield

The Johannesburg-based digger is hitting the road alongside Pierre-Estienne and Paul Waxon, with shows planned in Berlin, Amsterdam and Bern.<p>Visible …

Electronic Music

Dasha Rush, DVS1 play open-air at Else

He also discusses his former role as a tour manager for bands.<p>The trio known as Hot Mix will play TV Lounge later this month.<p>The digging prodigy …

Music

Listen to the RA Podcast on Ibiza Sonica

He also discusses his former role as a tour manager for bands.<p>The trio known as Hot Mix will play TV Lounge later this month.<p>The digging prodigy …

Electronic Music

Kelela reveals title of new album, Take Me Apart

The festival, now in its 12th year, returns to the Hotel Congress starting on August 30th with a lineup that also includes Pharmakon, Elysia Crampton …

Music

Claws Is the Best New Addition to the Mythology of 'Weird Florida'

<i>Claws</i> is the perfect summer show, establishing itself in three brief episodes as yet another entry in the cultural genre that is “Weird …

Florida

Amazon Prime Has Some Great Deals on Movies to Stream Today

July 11 is Prime Day, the annual event when Amazon makes a big push for Amazon Prime sign-ups by providing huge discounts to subscribers on tech and …

Amazon