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‘The War of The Planet of the Apes’ The Best of the Three

‘The War For The Planet of the Apes” takes places two years after “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”. Most of the human race across the globe have been wiped out by the outbreak of the ALZ113 V, aka … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Doobious Sources”

In this day and age, with the gap between genuine news and misinformation thinning daily, the idea of a movie that satirizes this phenomenon is a welcome one, whether for comic diversion or pointed warning about its potential implications. A quick look … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Knight of Cups

Many years ago, I had a friend tell me that Iggy Pop’s “The Passenger” was his favorite song, because he could so relate to it. His take was that it was about having a rich, varied life, but one that was totally out of the control of … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Forsaken

Fans of the traditional western will find plenty to like about Forsaken, the new western by Jon Cassar (best-known for TV’s 24). There’s the beautiful scenery, shot on location in Alberta, Canada. There’s a hero (Kiefer Sutherland) returning to his home town  … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Seoul Searching” at the 2015 Los Angeles Film Festival

There is no doubt that John Hughes had a great impact on American culture in the 80’s and 90’s as he cleverly tapped into the zeitgeist and sensibilities of the era with movies such as: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Pretty in … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “The Diary of a Teenage Girl” at the 2015 Los Angeles Film Festival

Minnie Goetze, played by Bel Powley, wants love, rad sex, a perfect body, acceptance and the life of an artist in this late 70’s San Francisco tale. “The Diary of a Teenage Girl” is based on the book of the same … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “A Girl Like Grace” at the 2015 Los Angeles Film Festival

“A Girl Like Grace” screened at this years LAFF as part of the “Zeitgeist” category. Ryan Distiny‘s character Grace is exceptionally bright but confined and suffocated with a somewhat disinterested fun loving single mother Lisa who is played by Garcelle … Continue reading

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World Premiere of “How He Fell In Love” at the 2015 Los Angeles Film Festival at Regal Cinemas LA

“How He Fell In Love” is a quirky alternative “Dramedy” that focuses on a brief pivotal moments in two people lives when their paths randomly meet at a wedding. Matt McGorry’s character, Travis, is the jilted ex-boyfriend of the bride and … Continue reading

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Review: Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom at AFI Fest Presented By Audi

I was a young adult when the song “Free Nelson Mandela” became one of our generation’s mantras, so brilliantly penned song by The Specials. It was an interlocking follow up to my experience of Peter Gabriel’s Biko during the downward spiral … Continue reading

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