Category Archives: Movies

20th Century Super Hero Legends Exhibit at Hollywood Museum Unleashes its Delight on Denizens of Hollywood a Double-Fortnight Following Halloween!

It was a night of interviews, action figures, and Showbiz Hero Accolades at the Hollywood Museum on the Thrilling 13th night of November, 2018, as fans, stars and Super Heroes alike descended upon the Old Max Factor building to assist … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: Arthouse Confidential

“Art School Confidential” (2006, MVD Visual) Naïve student Max Minghella is dismayed to find that his dream of becoming the next Picasso is regularly trampled at an East Coast art college by a parade of egos, both dampened and unfettered, … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Sorry to Bother You

At first glance, “Sorry to Bother You” appears to be a fast-moving sendup of telemarketing with a message about social justice. Coming out of left field from rapper and activist Boots Riley, this film is all that and more. Green’s … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: The Saturday Morning Strange – A Pair of Queens

“Good Times” (1967, Kino Lorber) After confirming their pop star status by performing “I Got You Babe” (a re-recorded version, not the original single) , Sonny and Cher plot their ascent to movie stardom. But they don’t care for the … Continue reading

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From ‘Coco’ to Pacoima: Día de los Muertos Celebrations in L.A.

With contributions by Elise Thompson. Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a Mexican holiday that is also celebrated here in Los Angeles. It brings together families in a cultural melting pot of celebrations to honor the … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: Mad Monster Party IV (Halloween Screenings A.D. 2018)

“Down a Dark Hall” (2018, Lionsgate) An arson rap spurs the parents of headstrong teen AnnaSophia Robb to ship her off to the Blackwood Boarding School where, under the tutelage of headmistress Madame Duret (Uma Thurman), they discover and hone … Continue reading

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Where the Cool Kids will be on Halloween Night

Halloween may be on a Wednesday this year, but there are still a lot of fun events happening. Once again, we have sifted though the night’s party action and discarded all of the douchy events redolent with Axe Body Spray; you know–the … Continue reading

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Rooftop Chillin: Three Fun Flicks Atop the Montalbán for Halloween and Dia De Los Muertos

If you haven’t made it to the Montalbán Theatre for a rooftop picnic of Umami Burgers, fresh popcorn, cocktails, and a tasty flick (and/or DJ) licking your ears through headphones, be sure to do so before for their Fall season … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: Mad Monster Party 3 (Swarmed and Malformed Edition)

“Horrors of Malformed Men” (1969, Arrow Video) Amnesiac medical student Teruo Yoshida flees the asylum in which he finds himself imprisoned and immediately finds himself accused of murdering a circus performer. By chance, he discovers that a man to whom … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: Mad Monster Party 2 (Ronald, Molly, Mara and Mario Edition)

“Bad Ronald” (1974, Warner Archives Collection) Taunted for the umpteenth time, awkward, fantasy-minded teenager Ronald Wilby (Scott Jacoby) lashes out at his tormentor – a little girl, to add insult to injury – and accidentally kills her. Fearing that the … Continue reading

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