FIRST LOOK: ‘Hell Fest’ Promises a Horrific Ride

by Hiko Mitsuzuka (@TheFirstEcho) Amy Forsyth in HELL FEST (CBS Films and Lionsgate) A slasher film about someone stalking teens at a horror-themed amusement park? Book us a ticket! Director Gregory...

Review: ‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor?’

by Hiko Mitsuzuka (@TheFirstEcho) PHOTO: Jim Judkis, Focus Features Ever since the trailer for director Morgan Neville's Won't You Be My Neighbor? dropped earlier this spring, fans of the beloved kids'...

Weekend Getaway: The Cove Opens in Long Beach

by Hiko Mitsuzuka (@TheFirstEcho) L.A. tends to get all the attention when it comes to Southern California destinations. That's why Long Beach, the coastal city 30 miles south of the City of Angels, is...

EDC 2018: Elephante Prepares to Take Over Vegas

by Hiko Mitsuzuka (@TheFirstEcho) Oh Dag Yo Photography © 2017 Elephante (a.k.a. Tim Wu), the EDM wunderkind behind hits like "Catching On" (featuring Nevve) and "Closer" (featuring BISHØP), will be...

Adrenaline Rush Alert: Ziplining at Pacific Crest

By Karen Happel (@Happelstance) Photo: Pacific Crest With summer looming just around the corner, sweaters and knee-high boots are pushing their way further into closets as dreams of back-to-nature...

Tribeca Film Festival 2018 Wrap-Up

by Adrienne McIlvaine (@mizocty) It’s a good thing New York City never sleeps, because that’s pretty much the only way you’d ever be able to take in everything that Tribeca Film Festival has to...

Tribeca Film Festival 2018: ‘Mary Shelley’

by Adrienne McIlvaine (@mizocty) Bel Powley as Claire Clairmont, Elle Fanning as Mary Shelley, Douglas Booth Percy Shelley, and Tom Sturridge as Lord Byron in MARY SHELLEY. Photo credit: David...

Tribeca Film Festival 2018: ‘Dry Martina’

by Adrienne McIlvaine (@mizocty) What starts out as a wily sex comedy ends up a meditation on love and loneliness in Dry Martina, the latest from Chilean writer-director Che Sandoval. The title, a clever...

‘Jumanji’ Just Became a Next-Level Escape Room

by Hiko Mitsuzuka (@TheFirstEcho) Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, 2017's action-comedy blockbuster, is already out on Blu-ray and digital, but the experience lives on thanks to the masterminds at 60out...

The Henry Serves Up Sweet and Savory in West Hollywood

by Hiko Mitsuzuka (@TheFirstEcho) PHOTO: Elizabeth Daniels West Hollywood is no stranger to hotspots and delectable dishes. But attention should be paid to The Henry on L.A.'s famed Robertson Boulevard...