How the writer of Men in Black and Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure penned and directed the year’s surprise Indie hit
Behind-the-scenes techno babble too frivolous to remember. Plus …11 reasons why you really love the Matrix films.
‘Return of the King’ reigns supreme
Peter Hedges takes a swing at directing and delivers a moving spectacle with ‘Pieces of April’
Gus Van Sant’s ponders school violence and heads the top of his class with ‘Elephant’
Why Will Ferrell is subdued, existential and elfish
Last year, she nearly nabbed an Oscar for ‘Unfaithful’ but these days Diane Lane is all about faith
‘The Magdalene Sisters’ airs the dirty laundry of the Catholic Church
Whether he’s attending epic surf competitions like Eddie Aikau Quicksilver Big Wave Event or just kickin’ it locally at Steamer Lane or...
Considered to be “100 percent Westside” and one of Steamer Lane’s royalty, SkinDog is a mighty force on the water.
The Lowdown: He’s been called the “Tommy Lee of surfing,” an athlete that is “strangely magnetic.” But Flea, at 31, has become...
The Lowdown: Ever since legendary surf filmmaker Bruce Brown decided to cast Robert “Wingnut” Weaver in his second, updated installment of the...
Filmmaker Dana Brown opens up about his new surf documentary “Step Into Liquid’. PLUS: Inside the film that also spotlight somes of...
The famous Polish Brothers take a road trip, rattle Santa Cruz and chat up their mind-bending indie flick Northfork. But they’re not...
Todd Graff pumps ‘Camp’ with passion, wit and charm. So, why is he biting his nails? (Did we mention it’s his directorial...
Angels soar, but did the devil steal the plot?
Music’s Dana Glover keeps getting flooded with attention. So why is she gripping a Hoover and wondering whether her clothes are folded?
Capturing the Friedmans, this year’s Memento, nabbed the Grand Jury Prize Award at the Sundance Film Festival months ago and sent the...
Lou Ferrigno, come out, come out wherever you are!
And, when it comes to music, her lips aren’t sealed
Boy, has the prolific Caroline Myss got a (sacred) contract for you
Andrzej Wajda on Zemsta, Roman Polanski and Polish Culture
It means ‘revenge’ in Polish, but Aptos’ Arthur Mrozowski, and his company MGE, make it sweet and bring Poland right into the...
‘Chicago’ director Rob Marshall opens up about his big screen razzle-dazzler
Brody strikes a chord in the lead role in Roman Polanski’s haunting Holocaust film, ‘The Pianist’
Hollywood’s popular supporting player, Dermot Mulroney, dusts off the Julia mystique and rubs elbows with Jack in ‘About Schmidt’
They gave corporate America the boot and launched an online, custom- design shoe business. Three years later, the entrepreneurs behind Santa Cruz-based...
The artisans behind ‘Raising Victor Vargas’ and ‘Better Luck Tomorrow’ boldly explore different facets of teenage life
From Watsonville to Hollywood, the tale of Maurice Chauvet is filled with gutsy moves and even bigger gambles
Part II of Just Add Water, which chronicles the weekly happenings of Apollo and friends at the Santa Cruz coffeehouse Wholly Beans!