July 20, 1997 |
Directed by Jennifer Warren and scripted by Bill Phillips, the film works up a woodsy Romeo and Juliet-style atmosphere. Earlene Pomerleau (Martha Plimpton) lives with her family next door to the rowdy Beans, a clan of shaggy varmints and ne'er-do-wells including patriarch Reuben (Rutger Hauer, pictured) and his mate, Roberta (Kelly Lynch, pictured), and Beal (Patrick McGaw), who likes to chop wood with his shirt off (KCET Friday at 11 p.m.).
March 1, 2012 |
How's your back feeling? Sore? If you want a deep-tissue massage, forget the spa. What you need is a good bite from a werewolf. As one discovers, in Anne Rice's novel "The Wolf Gift," the shift from human to wolf and back again is like a really sexy shiatsu session: "He felt it … in the millions of hair follicles covering his body. And there was the sharp contraction in his stomach, not painful.... He staggered into the bedroom and fell across the bed. Deep orgasmic spasms ran through the muscles of his thighs and calves, through his back, his arms.
September 30, 1987 |
For 50 years, America sat in the dark, listening to romantic lines from Humphrey Bogart, Paul Henreid, John Garfield, James Cagney and Cary Grant. But the words that turned on the country frequently came from a skinny-legged former fighter by the name of Julius Epstein. "Julie" got his due Monday night, as the Writers Guild Foundation honored him with dinner.
April 12, 1990 |
If you look closely at the sidewalk in front of Reuben's restaurant across from the new airport terminal, you will see--faintly engraved in the concrete--"Fred, '71." The scratching was made in another life by a man very much in the public eye in the city of Irvine over the past year: Pastor Fred Plumer of Irvine's United Church of Christ. Inscribing his name in front of a favorite Newport Beach watering hole is history of which Fred Plumer is neither proud nor ashamed.
June 10, 1999
Thick, juicy and filling, the reuben is balm to the ravenously hungry. This irresistible assembly of meat, cheese and sauerkraut, packed between slices of rye bread and then grilled, is a true indulgence. * Victor's: The big reubens served here make Victor's a destination for many. There's Victor's reuben with corned beef or pastrami, and there's Victor's super-reuben with corned beef and pastrami.
November 23, 1993
Anaheim, So. Football / Running back Droughns, the county's regular-season rushing leader with 1,663 yards, further separated himself from the pack Friday by gaining 361 yards and scoring four touchdowns in 26 carries in a 34-32 victory over El Monte Arroyo. It was the second-best rushing performance in county history, behind Dana Hills' Jim Gleed, who rushed for 418 in 1979 against Laguna Hills.