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The First Ever SlowMo Marathon is Happening at LA Live Saturday

The creators of the new Baywatch movie have thought up one of the best promotional stunts ever. This Saturday, April 22nd, LA Live will be the site of the Slow Mo Marathon, a 0.3km that must be run entirely in slow motion.  The person … Continue reading

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DVD Review: Gimme Danger & Danny Says

 Protopunk fans will find much to drool over in these two documentary features, the former centered on the force of nature that was Iggy and the Stooges, the latter focusing on publicist/ manager/ journalist/ all-around impresario Danny Fields, who was … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: All Singing, All Dancing

“Dancing Lady” (1932, Warner Archives Collection) If you’ve been watching FX’s wonderful and addictive “Feud: Bette and Joan,” you’ve heard Jessica Lange’s Joan Crawford gripe about clawing her way back to the top after being declared box office poison in … Continue reading

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“The Ghost In The Shell” – An Exciting, Strange Trip Into The Future

“The Ghost in the Shell,” based on the Japanese anime of the same name, has been the focus of much controversy since the announcement that Scarlett Johansson would be playing the lead role of Motoko Kusanagi aka Major. Hopefully the casting of Miss Johansson … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “The Zookeeper’s Wife”

“The Zookeeper’s Wife” is a gorgeous Focus Features film based on the story of Antonina and Jan Żabińska, the owners of the Warsaw Zoo who rescued hundreds of people during the Holocaust. The screenplay by Angela Workman was adapted from Diane Ackerman’s book of … Continue reading

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The Hollywood Museum Unveils Arresting Homage to Jean Harlow!

When you think of beautiful, bodacious, yet badass, screen presences, certain names might come to mind such as Sigourney Weaver in “Aliens,” Carrie Fisher as a scrappy Star Wars princess, or even Rizzo aka Stockard Channing aspiring to her very … Continue reading

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“Beauty and the Beast,” or “Beneath Every Monster Is a Prince”

Well, not every monster, but definitely the one in this Disney classic. “Beauty and the Beast,” directed by Bill Condon, written by Stephen Chbosky and Evan Siliotopoulous, is a live-action/CGI remake of Disney’s 1991 animated film of the same name. For those … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: Silly Monsters and Super A*P*Es

“Revenge of the Blood Beast” (1966, Kino Lorber) Italian-made supernatural horror which opens on a harrowing note, with 18th century Transylvanian villagers drowning a monstrous witch, before flashing forward to the present, where chic English tourists Barbara Steele and Ian … Continue reading

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“Kong: Skull Island,” Not Your Ideal Vacation Spot, But Visit It Anyway

“Kong: Skull Island” a fantasy, adventure, directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts is set in the 1970’s. For those of you too young to remember and not paying attention in history class, that was the time when people had to actually use … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: Excitement in Black and White!

“The Three Musketeers” (1921, Undercrank Productions) is an appropriately energetic showcase for the physical skills and screen presence of its star and producer, Douglas Fairbanks. Though 38 at the time of filming, and somewhat past the sell-by date to play … Continue reading

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