Category Archives: Movies

Getting Real With David Crosby, Cameron Crowe, and A.J. Eaton

Yesterday I was afforded the opportunity to speak with the sometimes irascible and always venerated David Crosby, filmmaker Cameron Crowe, and Director A.J. Eaton to discuss their documentary, Remember My Name. Opened today in select theaters in Los Angeles and … Continue reading

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Be Sure to Catch Holy Trinity at Outfest 2019!

Outfest, LA’s premiere Queer Film Festival starts today and runs through July 28th. That’s ten days of features, shorts, panels, parties, galas and more! Download the full program here  This year, as part of the Platinum section (the wilder, experimental … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: The Tough Ones

“Furie” (2019, Well Go USA) Though she’s at odds with her village because of her job (debt collector) and her status – she’s a former criminal with an illegitimate child – Veronica Ngo (“Star Wars: The Last Jedi”) finds that … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The Fascinatingly Odd and Brutal “Darlin'”

Directed by and starring Polyanna McKintosh, “Darlin’” is the sequel to the 2011 Lucky McKee horror film “The Woman,” which is based on the Jack Ketchum novels “Off Season” and “Offspring.” If I had known that before watching “Darlin,’” I … Continue reading

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Alamo Drafthouse’s Video Vortex Comes to Los Angeles

Calling all film buffs, Video Vortex is set to arrive in downtown L.A. this year!  The soon-to-be-opened Alamo Drafthouse Los Angeles (summer 2019) has just announced that an L.A. branch of the video store & bar—already located in San Francisco as … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: More Kids’ Stuff

“The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales” (2017, Shout! Factory/GKids) Three cracked fables, in which several animals – including a hapless fox and a very anxious pig – discover that their capabilities extend far beyond their respective breeds. Amusing and … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: All Night Crime Wave 2019

“Phantom Lady” (1944, Arrow Video) Fresh from a squabble with his wife, Alan Curtis invites an anonymous woman (Fay Helm) and to see a Latin jazz band (fronted by Carmen Miranda‘s sister, Aurora). When he returns home, he finds his … Continue reading

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Where to Watch Fireworks in LA on the 4th of July 2019

Patriotism means different things to different people. For me the 4th of July is a day for barbecuing with your family, going to parades and blowing shit up. My only real problem with Independence Day is that horrible patriotic music. … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: #MonsterSquadGoals2

“Us” (2019, Universal Home Video) A middle-class family – mom Lupita Nyong’o, dad Winston Duke and two kids – is beset by what appear to be their mindless, murderous doubles, who seem to be a harbinger of a larger and … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: Super ’70s Showcase (Rumble-Rama-Roundtree Edition)

“Earthquake” (1974, Shout Select) The Big One – an earthquake measuring 9.9 on the Richter Scale – finally hits Los Angeles, unleashing catastrophic destruction upon the city and an all-star cast. Delirious disaster fetish fantasy from director Mark Robson and … Continue reading

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