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Movie Review: ‘Results’ – Charming and Laid-back

Results-Smulders and Pearce

'Results' is an engaging and subversive take on the modern rom-com. Read More »

Movie Review: ‘Rubble Kings,’ Narrated by John Leguizamo

'Rubble Kings,' Shan Nicholson, New York City, Bronx

New York City was on the verge of bankruptcy, gangs thrashed out conflicts in all city boroughs, arson was a daily occurrence in the Bronx and crime was its main income. From the rubble and ashes of the Bronx where there was little to live for and much desolation, a small spark of hope ignited. What happened amidst the devastation and misery was a change that occurred for all time and it had nothing to do with politics. Read More »

Movie Review: ‘Lambert and Stamp’ – The Story of The Who’s Early Managers

Lambert and Stamp The Who

History of The Who's business managers is intriguing yet not fully satisfying in this new documentary, "Lambert and Stamp." Read More »

Blu-ray Review: ‘The Lazarus Effect’ starring Olivia Wilde

M182 (Left to right.) Mark Duplass and Olivia Wilde  star in Relativity Media's "The Lazarus Effect".

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 Photo Credit:  Suzanne Hanover

The Lazarus Effect feels like a bunch of other horror films cobbled together to make one incoherent mess. Read More »

Interview: Jo Ann Skousen, Anthem Film Festival Founder

Anthem

Chatting with Jo Ann Skousen, founder of the Anthem Film Festival, a venue for filmmakers who care about individuality and libertarian ideals. Read More »

Movie Review: ‘The Overnight’

Adam Scott, Taylor Schilling, The Overnight

A deceitfully clever look at the state of modern marriage. Read More »

Film Fans Rank Ripley, Buffy in Movie and TV Character Top 10s

buffy the vampire slayer

But they're the only two female characters 'Empire' readers voted into their Top 10 character lists. Read More »

LA Film Fest: Two Scary Ladies – Sophie Lowe and Beth Riesgraf Turn Clichés on Their Heads

lolaFeatured

Women are typically the victims in action and horror films, but two films at the Los Angeles Film Festival flipped these genre clichés on their heads. Read More »

LA Film Fest:  ‘Seoul Searching’ – an Homage to John Hughes and the 1980s

Seoul Seraching

The LA Film Festival chose to make 'Seoul Searching' one of its Gala Presentations. After the red carpet arrivals, the film was introduced by its director-screenwriter Benson Lee, and had its LA debut in Regal Cinemas’ Premier House. The entire event and the film itself gave that evening at the festival an old-time Hollywood feel. 'Seoul Searching' takes viewers on a nostalgia trip. Its theme, its style and its presentation are all retro in a good way. Prior to the screening, the audience did a stadium-style wave for the director. That’s getting into the 80s! Read More »

Movie Review: ‘SlingShot’

'SlingShot,' Paul Lazarus, Dean Kamen

Some scientists are not completely at the behest of self-serving corporations. Some scientists actually want to make a difference and better the lives of millions. These scientists are their own entrepreneurs and their mantra is do no harm. Read More »