Will Smith and Margot Robbie plays con artists in Focus; and director John Boorman delivers his final film – the sequel to his 1987 classic Hope and Glory. Hosted by Dennis Willis.
Archives for February 2015
The Oscars are now history! But if you are still catching up, or want to see what all the fuss was about, we have good news for you! Hosted by Dennis Willis.
Malcolm X said that “the media’s the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that’s power. Because they control the minds of the masses.” Is that what happened in Scott Peterson’s trial? Michael Cardoza discusses.
The Oscars are coming and it’s shaping up to be a battle between Boyhood and Birdman for many of the top honors. Dennis Willis hosts.
A protest dealing with the way police departments treat black lives stopped BART on a work day for over two hours.
Should the DA charge the protestors? How should they be punished? Should they be fined? By charging them is the DA advancing their cause?
The suspect in the SF body parts case has died of an apparent overdose. Does this mean the case has been solved? Does this mean we can rest easy knowing the person who committed that atrocity is gone?
SFPD did a shoddy investigation. The SFDA refused to file the case due to lack of credible evidence. Should the cops continue their investigation notwithstanding Andrus’ death?
2015′s buzziest movie arrives with all the expected sex, handcuffs and controversy one would expect. But will the big-screen adaptation of E.L. James’ steamy novel (ahem) satisfy moviegoers? Hosted by Dennis Willis.
Elizabeth Kate attends the first meeting of the LA Wine Writers Group.
Two Oscar-nominated heavy-hitters land on video: the brilliant and wickedly funny Michael Keaton opus Birdman, and the Oscar-bait Stephen Hawking biopic The Theory of Everything. Also out: Bill Murray in St. Vincent, and Dumb and Dumber To. Hosted by Dennis Willis.
Mila Kunis is a space queen, Julianne Moore is an evil witch, and Spongebob Squarepants is in 3D. Life is good. Hosted by Dennis Willis.
What caused the SFPD to make an arrest on apparently thin evidence? At the time the case was presented to SFPD there was no forensics that proved this was a criminal homicide, there was no evidence that pinpointed the cause of death, there was no nexus between the person of interest and a crime. Simply put the police did not establish enough evidence to prosecute the person of interest. SFPD needs to explain their thinking in making an arrest on such thin evidence. How will this premature arrest affect the continuing investigation?
An unidentified women, who had graduated college years before decided to go to a frat party on the Stanford campus. Prior to going she consumed 4 shots of whiskey, she continued drinking at the party to a point that she blacked out. Two bicyclists observed her and Brock Turner on the ground near a dumpster. Turner was on top of her thrusting his hips toward her. Police were called and Turner was arrested, he admitted fondling her and digitally penetrating her but not raping her. She told police she blacked out and remembers nothing. What did the DA charge and how will the case be defended?
Three acclaimed movies come to video: Jake Gyllenhaal shoots Los Angeles, Baymax is the most cuddly robot ever, and Life Itself celebrates Roger Ebert.
With the recent measles outbreak and the choice by some to not vaccinate their children, John Rothmann weighs in on the issue of public health vs. parental choice.
Ken Dito looks at the Patriots vs the Seahawks in the Big Game as New England is the winner and Tom Brady is named MVP.
John Rothmann talks about the crisis in Ukraine and whether or not to supply the Ukrainians with arms.
Lloyd Lindsay Young talks about Groundhog Day. Are we in store for 6 more weeks of winter?
Hate is alive and well at U.C. Davis. John Rothmann reports.