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Chris Morris on his newest film ‘The Day Shall Come’ and comedy in an absurdist age

Chris Morris on his newest film ‘The Day Shall Come’ and comedy in an absurdist age
  • Chris Morris on his newest film ‘The Day Shall Come’ and comedy in an absurdist age FWC: Chris Morris on his newest film ‘The Day Shall Come’ and comedy in an absurdist age

    British comedian and filmmaker Chris Morris has made a career of combining scathing comedy with news-worthy topicality. His 2010 film, the dark satire “Four Lions,” told the story of bumbling wanna-be jihadis in Britain. His newest film turns an eye toward government tracking of domestic terror…

  • Corey Perry scores late, Ducks beat the Avalanche 5-3 FWC: Corey Perry scores late, Ducks beat the Avalanche 5-3

    Corey Perry scored twice, including the goal-ahead goal with 56.9 seconds remaining, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Colorado Avalanche 5-3 on Friday night. Perry knocked in the winner shortly after Mikko Rantanen was whistled for a high-sticking penalty. Hampus Lindholm added an empty-netter to…

  • KLOUD Gives Illenium’s “Crashing” A Much Heavier Spin FWC: KLOUD Gives Illenium’s “Crashing” A Much Heavier Spin

    Illenium left a lot of fans scratching their heads with his most recent single, “Crashing” featuring Bahari. While he’s slowly been moving in this directly, this single was the first that was more pop than electronic. We’d never criticize Illenium for simply branching out — after all, the song still sounds amazing — but I’d be lying if a lot…

  • Death metal pioneers Possessed announce first album in over 30 years, share first single: Stream FWC: Death metal pioneers Possessed announce first album in over 30 years, share first single: Stream

    Bay Area band Possessed are considered one of the originators of death metal. Their 1985 debut album, Seven Churches, is arguably the first album in the genre, even including a track bluntly titled “Death Metal”. Despite only releasing two full-lengths and an EP, they made a lasting influence during the mid-to-late ’80s, which was a fertile era for underground metal.…

  • Harvard-Westlake students were vaccinated. Dozens caught whooping cough anyway FWC: Harvard-Westlake students were vaccinated. Dozens caught whooping cough anyway

    Nearly 50 students at Harvard-Westlake School have been recently diagnosed with whooping cough, in an outbreak that has forced school officials to send students home at the first sign of illness. But all of the sick students had been vaccinated against the disease, according to school officials….

  • Illenium Taps DROELOE, KLOUD, And Rock Mafia To Remix “Crashing” FWC: Illenium Taps DROELOE, KLOUD, And Rock Mafia To Remix “Crashing”

    Illenium is on top of the world this year. Following the release of “Crashing,” Illenium was quick to announce a new album and a headline show at New York City’s prestigious Madison Square Garden. He’s capped off the week by selling out his two Red Rocks headline shows within minutes and has now added a third show. Continuing the momentum, Illenium…

  • Anderson .Paak Previews Ventura with New Song “King James” FWC: Anderson .Paak Previews Ventura with New Song “King James”

    Fans are patiently awaiting the release of award-winning recording artist Anderson .Paak‘s highly-anticipated album, Ventura. Announcing the new album set for an April 12th release, the “Tints” hitmaker has delivered a preview with his brand new song “King James”. The heavy jazz-fueled lead single is another infectious hit gored in slick live instruments and catchy wordplay. Along with “King James”, Paak…

  • My Favorite Room: Actress Rati Gupta's eclectic living room evokes home for her FWC: My Favorite Room: Actress Rati Gupta’s eclectic living room evokes home for her

    Pride of place in Rati Gupta’s West Hollywood home is a giant grapefruit-scented candle with an interesting provenance — it last adorned a dressing room for Beyoncé. Gupta, currently filming the final season of “The Big Bang Theory,” fires up the 5½-pound candle, from British fragrance brand Jo…

  • ‘Yellow vest’ protesters target symbols of luxury along Paris’ Champs-Elysees avenue FWC: ‘Yellow vest’ protesters target symbols of luxury along Paris’ Champs-Elysees avenue

    Large plumes of smoke rose above Paris’ landmark Champs-Elysees avenue as French “yellow vest” protesters set fires, smashed up luxury stores and clashed with police Saturday in a 18th straight weekend of demonstrations against President Emmanuel Macron. Police tried to contain the demonstrators…

  • High school softball: Thursday's scores FWC: High school softball: Thursday’s scores

    Alemany 16, Marlborough 2 Alhambra 18, San Gabriel 7 Aliso Niguel 10, Las Vegas Arbor View 4 Arcadia 19, Pasadena 0 Archer 11, Hawthorne Math/Science 0 Arlington 19, Orange Vista 1 Banning 5, Yucca Valley 4 Beckman 10, Irvine 6 Bell Gardens 14, Keppel 3 Beverly Hills 18, St. Mary’s Academy 5 Bishop…

  • Pac-12 men's basketball tournament: Washington holds off Colorado; Oregon beats Arizona State in OT FWC: Pac-12 men’s basketball tournament: Washington holds off Colorado; Oregon beats Arizona State in OT

    Jaylen Nowell and Nahziah Carter scored 14 points each, and Washington held off a late Colorado rally for a 66-61 victory in the Pac-12 tournament semifinals Saturday night. The top-seeded Huskies led by 14 before the Buffaloes cut the lead to 60-56 with 1:01 left. McKinley Wright hit a 3-pointer…

  • Illenium Adds Third Red Rocks Show After First Two Sell Out In Minutes FWC: Illenium Adds Third Red Rocks Show After First Two Sell Out In Minutes

    It’s no surprise that Illenium’s back to back Red Rocks nights in October sold out within minutes — a Denver show for Illenium at one of the most beautiful venues on Earth? Yeah, totally saw it coming. But Illenium is a man of the people, and he was quick to try to adding a third night added so that anyone…