Today on Press Play, yet another lawsuit has been filed against California’s bedeviled bullet train. We take a look at where the project stands now. And Hollywood NIMBYs have successfully derailed Hollywood’s 2012 higher density zoning plan. What now? In our weekly film segment, The Fault in Our Stars, Edge of Tomorrow, Obvious Child, and Rigor Mortis. Also, the opening riff to Led Zeppelin’s classic “Stairway to Heaven” sounds suspiciously like a song by Spirit, a California band. Now there’s a lawsuit. And, nature vs nurture and the search for the “gay gene.”
Bullet Trains, The Gay Gene and Hollywood NIMBYs
From this Episode:
Bullet Train Lawsuit
Yet another lawsuit was filed yesterday against California’s high-speed-rail project. Kings County and a group of its residents allege continued violations of the state’s...
7 min, 27 sec
The city council has to pay out nearly $2 million in legal fees to three Hollywood neighborhood groups. This after a legal fight over new density zoning rules went in favor...
7 min, 14 sec
Fridays are all about film on Press Play. Today, our critics offer their takes on The Fault in Our Stars, Edge of Tomorrow, Obvious Child, and Rigor Mortis.
11 min, 6 sec
"Stairway to Heaven" Lawsuit
A band called Spirit is alleging that Led Zeppelin ripped off the opening riff of one its most famous songs: “Stairway to Heaven.” First, the ins and outs of the lawsuit....
13 min, 40 sec