Category Archives: Movies

Movies Till Dawn: What You Could Be Watching This Weekend (Short and Sweet Edition, Part 1)

“The Gospel According to Al Green” (1984, MVD) Remarkable documentary by Robert Mugge (“Deep Blues”) about the legendary soul singer at a crossroads in his career, when he gave up his smoldering secular music to become a minister and gospel … Continue reading

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Annenberg Space for Photography Presents: Cuba Is

Saturday, September 9th, Annenberg Space for Photography will open “Cuba Is,” a “photography exhibition that goes beyond the folklore and offers new insight into Cuba’s current reality.” At this time in history, when Cuba is opening up once again to Americans, … Continue reading

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‘Logan Lucky’ An Hilarious Comedy from Academy Award Winning Director Steven Soderbergh

Divorced and desperate for money, unemployed West Virginia coal miner Jimmy Logan (the wonderful Channing Tatum) hatches a wildly elaborate scheme to rob the Charlotte Motor Speedway in neighboring North Carolina during a NASCAR race. He convinces his one-armed bartender … Continue reading

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Movie Review: ‘The Resilient Heart’ at the 2017 Los Angeles Film Festival

The Resilient Heart is a documentary focusing on Valentin Fuster, MD, and his interest in heart health. He has spent his entire career dedicated to solving the mystery of heart disease and heart health. Dr. Fuster is the Director of Mount … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: Tough Guys and Doberman Cops

“The Yakuza” (1975, Warner Archives) Ex-private eye Robert Mitchum is hired by Brian Keith to settle a beef with Japanese gangster Eiji Okada, whose displeasure over an arrangement gone wrong has led to the abduction of Keith’s daughter. Mitchum is … Continue reading

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Marilyn Monroe’s 55th Annual Memorial and Celebrity Soiree

It was a wonderful 55th Marilyn Monroe Memorial that took place on Saturday hosted by “Marilyn Remembered” President Greg Schreiner in Westwood. This is an annual event and this year marked the 55th anniversary of Marilyn Monroe’s passing. Devoted fans … Continue reading

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Actor/Doctor Rico Simonini Unveils Latest Executive Produced Film “Frank and Ava” via an Evening of Entertainment and Education!

Medicine and Movies, Doctoring and Drama, Cardiology and Catharsis, Acting and Allopathy, Theatre and…The Thorax! (Okay…okay…that last one was admittedly kinda lame, but any excuse to use the word “thorax” in a sentence, let alone an entire article, is always … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: Short and Sweet and Black and White

“Suture” (1993, Arrow Video) It’s hard to tell what’s more unusual about the reunion of long-lost half-brothers Dennis Haysbert (“24”) and Michael Harris: the fact that both men, and everyone around them, are convinced that they look identical, despite the … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: Spotlight on Blue Underground

“Death Line” (1973) The discovery of an injured government official in a London Underground station leads American David Ladd (son of actor Alan Ladd, and brother of producer Alan Ladd, Jr.) and his British girlfriend (Sharon Gurney), along with a … Continue reading

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Don Most Talks About Happy Days, Directing and His Love of Big Band Music and Creating His New Mostly Swinging CD

Donny Most started out his career working as an actor, portraying Ralph Malph on the iconic TV show Happy Days. More roles came, on shows like Love Boat, Teen Wolf, Murder She Wrote, Star Trek: Voyager, Glee and Family Guy. … Continue reading

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