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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 – 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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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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Gary Baseman’s “Mythical Creatures Kickstarter” Campaign Ends In Less Than 24 Hours

I had the joyous opportunity to be a part of Gary Baseman‘s Kick-off party for “Mythical Creatures” Kickstarters fund-raising campaign at the Kibitz Room inside Canter’s Deli. Gary has a natural ability to get people involved with his easy congenial … Continue reading

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Review: Jodorowsky’s Dune at AFI Fest Presented By Audi

  This was a screening I was looking forward to at AFI Fest, as well as, having a chance of watching it with my some of friends. The movie was billed by AFI Fest as, “Midnight movie icon Alejandro Jodorowsky’s … Continue reading

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War Witch: Rachel Mwanza and Kim Nguyen Talk About Making the Movie

Rachel Mwanza and Kim Nguyen. Photo for Los Angeles Beat by Billy Bennight Rachel Mwanza and Kim Nguyen joined us at a round table interview at the Avalon Hotel in Beverly Hills in support of the feature War Witch, an … Continue reading

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