Category Archives: Movies

LA Asian Pacific Film Festival: Opening Night

Thursday night was the long awaited opening night of the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, as well as the world premiere of Wong Fu Productions’ first full length feature film, Everything Before Us.  This romantic 99 minute film follows two … Continue reading

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Newport Beach Film Festival Opens with a Gala Food Event and the U.S. Premiere of ‘The Water Diviner’

Last night, the 16th Annual Newport Beach Film Festival opened. The featured film for the event was Russell Crowe’s The Water Diviner, making its U.S. premiere before opening in theaters today. The movie, based on historical events, is very powerful … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival: Celebrates 10th Anniversary With Red Carpet Gala Honoring “The Outrageous Sophie Tucker”

By all accounts last year’s 9th Annual Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival was a howling success honoring the legendary Carl Reiner. The evening red carpet was a notable crew that included: Francine York, Doris Roberts, Kat Kramer, Karen Sharpe Kramer, Lainie Kazan, Lorraine Newman and Jon … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story”

“I Am Big Bird” is a documentary about 81-year-old Caroll Spinney, the puppeteer behind Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on “Sesame Street” since 1969. While it is as nostalgic and heartwarming as you’d imagine, it’s also an intriguing look into the … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: Not Quite 007 Double Feature

12 a.m. “Secret Agent” – “The Affair at Castelevara” – Suspense/Drama  (1965, Timeless Media Group) British spy John Drake (Patrick McGoohan) is dispatched to the titular Latin American country, where he must contend with an array of agents – UK, … Continue reading

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OZ.com “World Creators Event Launch”: Offers Creator’s Content With Strong Fan Based Advocacy

In a week that both the MTV Music Awards and Coachella were blowing up with an avalanche of media hype it might come as surprise to many that there was launch of a new premium music, entertainment and sports web-based … Continue reading

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The Darkroom Celebrates Los Angeles Punk Band “X” Through the Lens of Michael Hyatt

The Darkroom on Melrose, known for its retro jukebox and photo booth, is continuing its band retrospectives this week with “X.” The slightly divey lounge will be presenting exclusive photographs of the band by photographer Michael Hyatt starting this week. There will be a … Continue reading

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MTV Movie Awards Press Junket: What’s That All About?!

This year the 2015 MTV Movie Awards will run live at 8:00PM ET/PT Sunday April 12th. This years’ edition will feature a re-designed award and a newly designed set by graffiti artist team Dabs and Myla that has a retro … Continue reading

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Upcoming 16th Annual Newport Beach Film Festival a Treat for Both Film Fans and Industry Professionals

Newport Beach has long been associated with the film industry, from the movies filmed there such as ‘Beaches’ and ‘Jerry Maguire’ and in TV as well, using Newport Harbor as the departing harbor in the opening scene of ‘Gilligan’s Island’ … Continue reading

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LA Beat Interview: Arthur Luhn, Director of “The House Across the Street”

Saturday, April 18, the psychological thriller, “The House Across the Street” will make its Los Angeles debut at the Montalban Theatre. The film stars Eric Roberts, Ethan Embry (Harold & Kumar), Jessica Sonneborn (Alice D, Money Shot), and Alex Rocco (The Godfather … Continue reading

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