Architects of Denial - West Coast Premiere
Posted By Harrison Held
By Harrison Held The premiere of the riveting new documentary "Architects of Denial" took place at the Tagylan Complex in Hollywood. The must-see film is executive produced by Dean Cain and Montel Williams as well as directed and produced by David ...
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The Queen of Spain - Film Review
Posted By Joshua Kahn
By Joshua Kahn Photo by Gyorgy Slater The time-tested genre of "movies about movies" has been around almost as long as movies themselves. They're usually joyous, energetic crowd-pleasers (think of recent Oscar winners "The Artist" and "La La Land") ...
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The Conway Curve - Film Review
Posted By Bill Garry
By Bill Garry The Conway Curve, an ambitious new indie from a Texas-based team, provides both the pleasures and the pitfalls of an independent film. Led by director, producer, and co-writer Marian Yeager, the film goes the way a lot of independent ...
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Odd Brodsky - Film Review
Posted By Bill Garry
By Bill Garry Odd Brodsky, an independent comedy from writer-director Cindy Baer (working with co-writer Matthew Irving), is a little movie overstuffed with big-hearted sitcom laughs. It's about quirky Audrey "Aud" Brodsky and a group of equally ...
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Spider-Man: Homecoming - Film Review
Posted By Joan Alperin
By Joan Alperin First off, I must say that British actor Tom Holland is my favorite Spider-Man ever and this reboot, directed by Jon Watts, is my favorite film in this Marvel franchise. What makes this film work so well, is that it's your basic ...
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Alien: Covenant - Film Review
Posted By Joan Alperin
By Joan Alperin Many people, myself included, weren't that crazy about Ridley Scott's Prometheus. People found it confusing and not up to par with the original Alien film. Well, guess what? Mr. Scott has completely redeemed himself with his new film ...
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The Ningyo - Film Review
Posted By Rachel Flanagan
By Rachel Flanagan A good movie can transport anyone to a faraway place in a faraway time, make people laugh, cry or scream in terror and sometimes teach a little something along the way. "The Ningyo," a short film directed by Miguel Ortega and ...
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Hidden Figures - Film Review
Posted By Joan Alperin
by Joan Alperin Watch the video here! I loved 'Hidden Figures' so much that I saw it twice, and I'll probably see it again. It is one of the most inspiring, touching films I've seen in a long time. It's also a film that reminds us there are times ...
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Inside Job - Film Review
Posted By Bill Garry
I don't know if Inside Job, the debut short from Matt Nagin, will do much for America's image in the world (it just won First Place in competition at the Mediterranean Film Festival Cannes ), but it is a dynamic showcase for this up-and-coming actor, ...
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Rouge One: A Star Wars Story
Posted By Joan Alperin
Once upon a time far far away in another galaxy Star Wars was born. Well it wasn't another galaxy where it was born, but that's where the action takes place. "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" is part one of an anthology. The film is set in a time before ...
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La La Land - Film Review
Posted By Joan Alperin
When I saw "Whiplash" I knew I was seeing the birth of a brilliant director and now with Damien Chazelle's latest film, "La La Land" he more than proves I was right. This flm is not only a beautiful homage to the musicals of long ago, but it's a ...
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Noturnal Animals - Film Review
Posted By Joan Alperin
Nocturnal Animals is a psychological thriller written and directed by Tom Ford and based on the 1993 novel Tony and Susan by Austin Wright. Ford has made only one other film, (also an adaptation) 2009's A Single Man. He comes from the world of ...
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Arrival - Film Review
Posted By Joan Alperin
Unfortunately, no one speaks their language. Arrival is based on Ted Chiang's Story of Your Life but I wouldn't read his short story until you see the film. When the movie begins, it is already established that aliens have landed on 12 different ...
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Doctor Strange - Film Review 11/02/16
Posted By Joan Alperin
A film review by Joan Alperin. 'Doctor Strange' is absolutely wonderful and I loved every single second of it. The Doctor, played impeccable by Benedict Cumberbatch (who knew the dude could be so sexy?) is a different kind of superhero. Yes, he can ...
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Jack Reacher - Film Review
Posted By Joan Alperin
A review by Joan Alperin. I have read every single book that Lee Child's has written and to say I am a huge fan is an understatement. What makes Child so unique is that he only writes about one character - Jack Reacher. When I first heard that Cruise ...
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