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The View From Down Under

Okay, it’s been a while since I gave an update on the local film industry, as seen from the trenches. Hold on to your soft sticks, boys and girls, I’m about to lower the boom. 1,402 more words


Casting Call for Feature Film "San Fernando Road" [Los Angeles, CA] #casting

Posted May 23, 2016

PLOT SUMMARY: Glen spends his day roaming Los Angeles. He encounters several interesting strangers and friends along the way. 114 more words




If you don’t have time to read the rest of this review, I don’t mind. Just promise me you will go to see Mustang… 547 more words

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For a film director I’d say I’m not a big fan of, it seems bizarre that I have seen so many Noah Baumbach films. Of the Baumbach films I have seen, they usually leave me with a hollow feeling that there could have been more – the major exemption being  209 more words


Joel Wicklund examines the freaky side of slapstick of "Men & Chicken" for Chicago Now and Windy City Cinema

Let’s run down some of the major elements of Men & Chicken, shall we?

  • Taxidermic abuse (beatings with stuffed wild animals)
  • Kitchenware abuse (beatings with cast iron pots and rolling pins)
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Film Review

Leo Brady of "A Movie Guy" reviews "The Trust"

Round and round spins the wheel of Nicolas Cage movies, and we still don’t know which type of performance, or movie for that matter, we are going to get. 88 more words

Film Review

Roots Miniseries: A Cultural Phenomenon

In the simpler media landscape of the late ‘70s, networks considered a show a blockbuster if it was watched in three of every 10 households. When “Roots,” a 12-hour miniseries exploring the multi-generational story of an African-American family, made its historic premiere on ABC during the last week of January in 1977, it could be found on more than half of the nation’s televisions (that night in Los Angeles, the share was 67 percent). 108 more words