Tag Archives: Murder

A Disguise to Die For: Mystery, Costumes and Murder!

It was a festive launch party with treats and beverages at the one and only Ozzie Dots in Los Feliz. The event was for Diane Vallere, a Hollywood resident and Vice President of Sisters in Crime to introduce her new cozy mystery series “A Disguise To … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “The Clan” Screening at AFI FEST Presented By Audi

“The Clan” is Argentina’s submission to Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy Awards and “The Clan” did great box office on its home turf in Argentina. “The Clan” is based on a true story in the early 80’s after Argentinians … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Haemoo” Screening at AFI FEST Presented By Audi

“Haemoo” is well written, a carefully crafted drama and character study in human nature of various personality types when they are placed under exceptional and stressful circumstances. The story starts with the fishing boat fresh out at sea with a … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Violet” Screening at AFI FEST Presented By Audi

Violet is an interesting film that straddles the razors edge of student film and art film. The first thing that struck me regarding the film was its aspect ratio. It abandoned the conventional anamorphic or 16 by 9 ratio in … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Isle of Dogs

Isle of Dogs is a movie honoring the Giallo film making tradition. The Giallo style was birthed in Britain but championed by the Italians. The impressive credit intro roll of Isle of Dogs moves you from whatever was occupying your … Continue reading

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Maniac: A Horror Remake That Takes Your Breath Away!

About a month ago I had the opportunity to view a special IFC screening of a very interesting Horror movie called Maniac at the TCL Chinese Theater, formerly the Grauman’s Chinese Theater. Elijah Wood stars in this remake of a … Continue reading

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