Category Archives: Movies

The Art Directors Guild Presents Eagle-Con 2015

The second annual Eagle-Con will be held at Cal State L.A. on May 14 and 15, presented by the Art Directors Guild. A convention designed to “explore issues of race, gender, orientation, identity, and representation in comic books”, Eagle-Con 2015 follows the theme … Continue reading

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Annual Grateful Dead “Meet-up at the Movies” was a Time to Reconnect and Enjoy a Great Show

Grateful Dead fans throughout the country got a chance to enjoy some concert togetherness as Fathom Events and Rhino Entertainment held their annual “Meet-Up at the Movies” last night. The concert was shown at 7:00pm local time nationwide so Deadheads … Continue reading

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Movie Review – Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck

There were 4 of us setting in the HBO theater waiting for the screener to come up when our HBO host declared it was going to be loud: Because the director wanted the audience to experience the movie at full … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: Stooges, Space Garbage, Wrestling with Satan – and Captain Scarlet!

12 a.m. “Wrestling with Satan” – Documentary (2009, Wild Eye Releasing) This modest documentary attempts to examine the inner workings of the Christian Wrestling Federation (CWF) which uses farm-league wrestling bouts to preach evangelical beliefs. Those watching for the purely … Continue reading

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LA Asian Pacific Film Festival: Interview with Justin Chon

I was able to speak with Justin Chon on Friday, April 24th to discuss his upcoming comedic film Man Up.  Justin is known for his appearances in multiple Twilight movies, 21 and Over, and Revenge of the Green Dragon.  He is also constantly uploading new material such … Continue reading

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LA Asian Pacific Film Festival: Interview with Wong Fu Productions

On Friday April 24th, I was able to sit down with the Wong Fu Productions team (missing Ted Fu and Phillip Wang) to discuss the recent world premiere of their movie Everything Before Us.  Director Wesley Chan and producers Christine Chen and Chris … Continue reading

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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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