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My Vinyl Treasures: Mondo Cane

“My Vinyl Treasures” record posts are a result of one of my ongoing covid-19 self-quarantine projects, cataloguing many records of various genres I have acquired through the years. It should go without saying, that whatever I post here, I like … Continue reading

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“Mystify” Examines Passionate INXS Frontman Michael Hutchence

“Mystify: Michael Hutchence” is a dreamy-paced documentary about the late INXS singer, told through oral accounts and video clips, including home footage taken by Hutchence, family members and girlfriends. Winner of Best Documentary at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival, it … Continue reading

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‘Leaving Neverland’ Documentary Might Dethrone ‘King of Pop’ Michael Jackson

After seeing “Leaving Neverland,” I find that I am mourning. I think of lot of us are–as Wade Robson and James Safechuck must have been all these years, as Jackson himself may have also been. And some of that reaction … Continue reading

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Movie Review: ‘Making Montgomery Clift’ at the 2018 Los Angeles Film Festival

The Clash’s The Right Profile comes bubbling through my consciousness whenever the topic of screen legend Montgomery Clift—”Monty”—comes up. The jaunty tune easily catches your attention in a sing-a-long fashion, along with references to the dark undertow that accompanies Clift’s … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Diversity Film Festival Opens Thursday to Inspire, Embrace, Empower!

The Los Angeles Diversity Film Festival, now in its 5th year, kicks off its 3 day (July 26th thru the 28th) celebration of films that “Inspire, Embrace, Empower” at 8pm on Thursday at the Let Live Theater (916 N. Formosa Ave, LA 90046). … Continue reading

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Steven Tyler – Out On A Limb

It was with a bit of trepidation that I decided to sit down and watch the documentary Steven Tyler – Out On A Limb.  I had heard a few things in the past that simply stated: “Tyler has gone country.”  … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Tales of the American with an Exclusive Interview with Girl George

The documentary film, Tales of the American, to put it simply, is an onion. It peels away years of cultural debris, exposing the history of a century-old hotel originally called The Canadian and built for African-Americans by architect Octavius Morgan. Over … Continue reading

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“Kedi” Signing & spcaLA Benefit at Amoeba Music

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“Beside Bowie: The Mick Ronson Story”

“Beside Bowie: The Mick Ronson Story,” directed by Jon Brewer, documents Mick Ronson’s underappreciated career as a rock guitarist, a multi-instrumentalist, producer and songwriter. The film focuses mostly on the late Ronson’s collaboration with David Bowie in The Spiders from Mars, … Continue reading

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Movie Review: ‘Skid Row Marathon’ at the 2017 Los Angeles Film Festival

Skid Row Marathon is an amazing feature-length documentary about Judge Craig Mitchell and his running club in DTLA’s Skid Row. Judge Craig Mitchell is a judge of the Superior Court of Los Angeles County appointed by by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. As a … Continue reading

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