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“The Keepers” from Netflix: The Next Documentary You Will Be Binge-Watching

Netflix practically invented binge-watching by creating addictive shows and dropping the entire season into the queue at the same time. Now they have branched off into making documentary series that are just as compelling. In the vein of “Making of a … Continue reading

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The Films of David Markey at Beyond Baroque May 26th

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“Alien Covenant” The Bitch Is Back and Still Has Major Anger Issues

Many people, including myself, weren’t that crazy about Ridley Scott’s “Prometheus.” People found it confusing and not up to the original “Alien” film. Well, guess what? Mr. Scott has completely redeemed himself with his new film “Alien Convenant.” It is absolutely … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: Tower Shooter Slime Mold Saxophone SCUM

“Tower” (2016, Kino Lorber) Deeply moving and effective documentary about the 1966 mass shootings at the University of Texas at Austin, and its impact, both immediate and long-term, on its survivors and the city and country as a whole. Director … Continue reading

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“Lucky,” New Movie with Harry Dean Stanton, Coming Soon after Screening at Chicago Critics Film Festival

Any fan of venerable actor Harry Dean Stanton will be excited to know that we can soon enjoy a new movie featuring him, David Lynch and Ed Begley, Jr.  Now 90, Harry Dean was coaxed back to acting by good … Continue reading

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“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” – Bigger, Better and So Much Fun

The crew of Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy” is back.  In case you need a refresher course, they include: Peter Quill (Chris Pratt), who was abducted from Earth as a child and raised by a group of alien thieves called the … Continue reading

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Street Food Cinema Kicks Off 2017 Season with “La La Land” at Exposition Park

Just imagine this LA summer night: You’re nestled on a blanket with friends; nomming on some succulent burgers, tacos, and barbecue; and enjoying the mesmerizing flicker of one of your favorite films on a huge ass screen. Welcome to Street Food Cinema 2017. Continue reading

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“Robert Shaw: Man of Many Voices” to Screen at Newport Beach Film Festival April 25 and 27

In 1994, at the 65th Annual Academy Awards presentation, upon receiving the Oscar for the Best Song, “Streets of Philadelphia,” Bruce Springsteen delivered the finest acceptance speech that event has ever experienced: ‘You do your best work, and you hope … Continue reading

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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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