Film Review: “The Mule”

"The Mule" Rated R 116 Minutes Released December 14th In "The Mule", Clint Eastwood plays Earl Stone, a 90-year-old cultivator of prize day lilies, who becomes a mule...

Oscars 2018: Best Foreign Language Film Submissions

Competition for the 2018 coveted Best Foreign Language Film Oscar® has brought forth dozens of well-made films from around the world. With far too...

“Roma”: Beautifully Made from Beginning to End

"Roma" Rated R 135 Minutes Released December 14 "Roma" is a beautifully shot black and white film, which utilizes to the fullest the incredible qualities of light and...

Film Review: “Destroyer”

FILM REVIEW "DESTROYER" Rated R 123 Minutes Released December 25th Get ready…”Destroyer” is like the lump of coal that Santa delivered if you were really, REALLY bad – or...

Film Review: Giving “Vice” a Try

Adam McKay’s gripping political “dramedy” “The Big Short”, won the 2016 Oscar for Best Writing Adapted Screenplay in and was nominated for several other...

Film Review: “If Beale Street Could Talk”

Rated R 117 Minutes Released November 30 The opening sequence of “If Beale Street Could Talk” is exquisite and sets the tone for the entire movie. The...

Sense of Magic in the “Green Book”

Rated PG-13 130 Minutes Released November 21 The “Green Book” of this film’s title has a substantial significance in our country’s history. It was a published record...

Film Review: “Can You Ever Forgive Me?”

Rated R 106 Minutes Released October 19 Melissa McCarthy is one of those rare actors whose instinct can unmask the face of comedy as the alter ego...

“Us Vs. Them” Mentality in “22 July”

Rated R 133 Minutes Released October 10 In light of the enormously significant election we just participated in, I would like to bring attention to a film that...

Cinema Italian Style Returns to Santa Monica

Bringing the best of contemporary Italian filmmaking to the Westside. By Sam Catanzaro Westsiders know that Santa Monica is a great place to dine on Italian...