Category Archives: Movies

Movie Review: “Chuck Norris vs Communism” at the 2015 Los Angeles Film Festival

“Chuck Norris vs Communism” is the case of an irresistible title meeting a compelling story. This documentary explores the influence of Western movies had on Romanian cultural underground during the communist reign of Nicolae Ceaușescu that helped precipitate the downfall of communism. Irina … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “The Diary of a Teenage Girl” at the 2015 Los Angeles Film Festival

Minnie Goetze, played Bel Powley, wants love, rad sex, a perfect body, acceptance and the life of an artist in this late 70’s San Francisco tale. “The Diary of a Teenage Girl” is based on the book of the same title … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “A Girl Like Grace” at the 2015 Los Angeles Film Festival

“A Girl Like Grace” screened at this years LAFF as part of the “Zeitgeist” category. Ryan Distiny‘s character Grace is exceptionally bright but confined and suffocated with a somewhat disinterested fun loving single mother Lisa who is played by Garcelle … Continue reading

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Goodnight Dark Prince: Sir Christopher Lee has Left the Belfry

On June 7th, Christopher Frank Carandini Lee, closed the coffin lid on an illustrious life as colorful and sometimes as serious as the  films he starred in.  A descendant of European royalty and great-grandson of Italian opera singer Countess Estelle Marie, Lee … Continue reading

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Pentatonix ‘On My Way Home’ Documentary Screening

What a year it has been for the acapella majesty, otherwise known as Pentatonix. From their platinum-selling holiday album “That’s Christmas to Me” to a Grammy award to completing their sold-out headlining ‘On My Way Home Tour,” the talented quintet … Continue reading

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The Art Directors Guild Screens “Robin Hood” in Honor of Carl Jules Weyl

The Art Directors Guild Film Society and American Cinematheque presents a June 28th screening of the 1938 classic “The Adventures of Robin Hood” at Santa Monica’s Aero Theatre, to celebrate Academy Award-winning production designer Carl Jules Weyl. Starring Errol Flynn, Olivia De … Continue reading

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World Premiere of “How He Fell In Love” at the 2015 Los Angeles Film Festival at Regal Cinemas LA

“How He Fell In Love” is a quirky alternative “Dramedy” that focuses on a brief pivotal moments in two people lives when their paths randomly meet at a wedding. Matt McGorry’s character, Travis, is the jilted ex-boyfriend of the bride and … Continue reading

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Movies ‘Till Dawn: Eurowestern Showdown

12 a.m. – “Day of Anger” (1968, Arrow Films) A favorite among Italian Western devotees, Tonino Valerii’s “Day of Anger” is a tough, sometimes brutal parable about revenge, respect and the cost of earning and maintaining power. Giuliano Gemma (usually … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: Saturday Creepshow – “We Are Still Here”

“We Are Still Here” – Horror (Dark Sky, 2015) In his feature debut, writer/director Ted Geoghegan manages to evoke the gloss-free, nuts-and-bolts style of American and international horror films from the ‘70s and early ‘80s and free the exercise from … Continue reading

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Marilyn Monroe Missing Moments Exhibit Opens to Much Pomp, Circumstance and Festivity at the Hollywood Museum!

“If you’re gonna be two-faced, at least make one of them pretty.” “I’m selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can’t handle me at … Continue reading

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