February 2010

February 2010

Editor’s Letter—February 2010

Editor’s Letter—February 2010

This month, it's all about Oscar, that little gold guy who everyone claims but who so distinctly belongs to L.A.

Categories: Editor's Letter

Why I Need an Oscar

Why I Need an Oscar

Brett Ratner really wants an Oscar...but not for the reasons you think.

Categories: Hollywood Rules

50: Classic Movie Kisses

50: Classic Movie Kisses

They're the busses that made you swoon. Plus, see videos of the classic scenes, and vote for your number one.

Categories: 50

Awarding Behavior

Awarding Behavior

Oscar week is a colossal fashion moment—and not just for celebrities.

Categories: Fashion / Film

Tte--Tte Wes Anderson

Tête-à-Tête Wes Anderson

A chat with Wes Anderson, plus reviews of Nneka, the Raveonettes, Maata Haari and more.

Categories: Interviews / Music / Turn It Up

Heavy Metal

Heavy Metal

Suppose you made a critically acclaimed kid-friendly avant-garde independent sci-fi movie with exemplary gay, Latino...

Categories: Pictorials

Camping with Qaddafi

Camping with Qaddafi

Cinematographer Radan Popovic knew he was taking his life in his hands...but who can say no to a dictator?

Categories: Risky Business

The Style List—February 2010

The Style List—February 2010

February's latest fashion, shoe, scent and jewelry trends.

Categories: Accessories / The Style List

Welcome to L.A.

Welcome to L.A.

Designers Patrick Kinmonth and Antonio Monfreda translate Missoni’s classic undulating fashion lines to its new Beverly Hills space.

Categories: Architecture

Culture(d)—February 2010

Culture(d)—February 2010

New and notable works at the Pacific Design Center, Specific, Assouline and more.

Categories: Art / Culture / culture(d) / Theater

Cuba Libre

Cuba Libre

LA DESCARGA rum bar transports you to a Havana that exists only in tropical memories...

Categories: Pictorials

Drai for Night

Drai for Night

Victor Drai is no stranger to Los Angeles—and his new club atop the W Hotel in Hollywood proves it.

Categories: Celebrities / City Landmarks / Feature Story / Pictorials

Blunt Force

Blunt Force

Dedicated follower of fashion, crime-scene cleaner, Queen of England—to say Emily Blunt has range is an understatement.

Categories: Celebrities / Feature Story / Photos / Pictorials

Video Interview Emily Blunt

Video Interview Emily Blunt

A one-on-one with the British beauty who specializes in taking borderline-unlikable characters and imparting them with vulnerability and charm.

Categories: Celebrities / Interviews / Video

Send in the Gowns

Send in the Gowns

Fashion pundit Freddie Leiba opines on the most stellar dresses ever captured on Hollywood celluloid—plus, video of the scenes in which they were worn.

Categories: Celebrities / Fashion / Film

Paradise Poured

Paradise Poured

Tiki is back—5 recipes you'll remember, reimagined for a new generation.

Categories: Drinks / Entertaining / Feature Story / L.A. History / Recipes

Tiki Cocktails Chief Lapu Lapu

Tiki Cocktails Chief Lapu Lapu

John Coltharp Chief Lapu Lapu From the Royal Hawaiian, Laguna Beach 1 ½ ounces Coruba...

Categories: Drinks / Video / Videos / Wine/Spirits

Tiki Cocktails Navy Grog

Tiki Cocktails Navy Grog

John Coltharp Navy Grog From Don the Beachcomber, Hollywood 1 ounce Don Q Cristal light...

Categories: Drinks / Video / Wine/Spirits

Tiki Cocktails The Zombie

Tiki Cocktails The Zombie

Tiki cocktails: The Zombie.

Categories: Cocktails / Drinks / Video / Wine/Spirits

Drink in Paradise

Drink in Paradise

The tiki cocktail is back with a vengeance...and now a tip of the hat to the man who brought it to Los Angeles.

Categories: Cocktails / Drinks / Feature Story / L.A. History / Photos / Pictorials / Wine/Spirits

Heaven on Wheels

Heaven on Wheels

The Hollywood A-list routinely seeks out Jane Hallworth's one-of-a-kind trailer when they're looking for luxury on the set.

Categories: Celebrities / Film / Photos / Pictorials / Trends

Pop-Pop-Popcorn!

Pop-Pop-Popcorn!

Serious cinema or otherwise, seeing a movie is incomplete without popcorn—so don't have anything but the best.

Categories: Food / Mad For

Social Studies

Social Studies

by Jean-Philippe Delhomme

Categories: Humor / Social Studies