Southland Tales


'Southland Tales' Was Exactly Ten Years Ahead of Its Time

The messy follow-up to cult favorite 'Donnie Darko' imagined the Rock’s presidential ambitions over a decade ago.


How a Dystopian Film Moby Scored in 2006 Predicted the Post-Truth Future

With convoluted government conspiracies, reality TV overlords, and celebrities gone wild, Richard Kelly's 'Southland Tales' is an overlooked prophetic masterpiece.


​Dwayne Johnson Is Here to Save California, Our Summer Movies, and All of Us

The actor formerly known as the Rock is like a muscly security blanket who can make the experience of watching California tear itself apart feel like coming home.


The Unproduced "Southland Tales" Prequel Script

Available here for the first time. Wanna produce it?


Exclusive: The Surreal Concept Art of "Southland Tales"

Everything from MegaZeppelin schematics to fictional porn DVD covers.