Phil Stern, chronicler of many of the icons and epic moments of the twentieth century, celebrated his 95th birthday at the Veterans Home of California, West Los Angeles.
The first review I read said that "Tyrant" was overly cruel and sadistic. Isn't the justification for adult programs that go beyond normal bounds that all the mayhem is necessary to tell the story?
"Brown at the borders are sons and daughters of parents who have escaped violence, wars, weapons, and endless tears..."
Even if its subject is unconventional, "Step" is conventionally crafted, including archival footage and photos, as well as original interviews .
"Last Days in Vietnam" is so shamefully one-sided that it's hardly a documentary; it's the cinematic equivalent of putting a blossom on a turd.
Clark Gregg is one of those actors whose name audiences may not know but whose face they will recognize. Especially for his recurring role as Marvel's Agent Phil Coulson.
The Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum in Los Angeles has launched its season gloriously with "King Lear."
"Public Intimacy" is not outwardly political, but it raises questions about the legacy not only of apartheid but of the freedom struggle itself.
It's a road picture, as the two women go back to their family's homestead and figure out what happened.
Several films screened at the recent 2014 Tribeca Film Festival deal with the search for peace and justice, or for truth and understanding. They offer much valuable food for thought.