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July 23, 1997 | KENNETH TURAN, TIMES FILM CRITIC
The selling of maps to movie stars' homes is one of those only-in-L.A. institutions, right up there with Forest Lawn, Angelyne and the Doo-Dah Parade. A different kind of local landmark are the young people who dream of stardom, who want to become bigger than life themselves. "Star Maps" joins both of these L.A. preoccupations in an unusual kind of film package. A word-of-mouth success at this year's Sundance Film Festival, "Star Maps" is balanced between contrivance and reality.
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July 23, 1997 | KENNETH TURAN, TIMES FILM CRITIC
The selling of maps to movie stars' homes is one of those only-in-L.A. institutions, right up there with Forest Lawn, Angelyne and the Doo-Dah Parade. A different kind of local landmark are the young people who dream of stardom, who want to become bigger than life themselves. "Star Maps" joins both of these L.A. preoccupations in an unusual kind of film package. A word-of-mouth success at this year's Sundance Film Festival, "Star Maps" is balanced between contrivance and reality.
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May 16, 1998 | ENRIQUE LAVIN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
When Mexican hip-hop trio Control Machete was in town to test the waters last summer in small Hollywood venues, veteran rock en espanol band Maldita Vecindad was playing the region's higher-profile concert halls. Before a concert, Maldita Vecindad's colorful lead singer, Roco, spent time with the young rappers, talking about the future of music. "You guys are about to launch the next generation of music in Mexico," Roco told the threesome outside the House of Blues.
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