“The Wife”: Passion’s Perilous Threads

 Rated R  110 Minutes  Released August 17  “The Wife” is a dark character study of relationships. Swedish director Bjorn Runge, along with novelist Meg Wolitzer and screenwriter...

Review: “Mission Impossible Fallout”

Light the fuse with Ethan Hunt in this action thriller.  By Whitney Scott Bain "Mission Impossible - Fallout", the sixth film in the franchise is the...
Modern Day Revenge and Justice – West Texas Style

Film Review: Modern Day Revenge and Justice – West Texas Style:

By Nick Boyd “Hell or High Water,” a crime drama starring Chris Pine as Toby Howard, Ben Foster as Tanner Howard, and Jeff Bridges...
“Eye in the Sky” starring Helen Mirren.

"Eye in the Sky" Film Review:

“Eye in the Sky” is a tense political thriller offering a balanced viewpoint in the rules of engagement.
Jon with Mascot Sadie Marie (deceased).

Passion at the Heart of Local Filmmaker:

Jon Bessire puts his passion and creativity at the center of his life. He makes the case for everyone to do so in his new film, “Living Lost,” which tells a story of life diminished in the board room and reawakened in the jungle.
Student Films Shine in Santa Monica.

Student Films Shine in Santa Monica:

Film fanatics from all over Southern California gathered at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica recently for an evening of fun and films. It marked the 9th year for The Pacifica Screen Student Film Festival, sponsored by Pacifica High School.
Naomi Watts as Karen and Jake Gyllenhall as Davis.

Jake Gyllenhall Gives a Spellbinding Performance in "Demolition":

If Jake Gyllenhaal has a starring role in a film, you can pretty much count on a sterling performance. His role as Davis Mitchell in “Demolition” once again secures his spot as one of Hollywood’s most gifted young actors.
Rescue Dogs Take the Limelight.

Rescue Dogs Take the Limelight:

There were all the trappings one expects from a movie premier: mingling among chicly-dressed actors, filmmakers and guests, red carpet photos and craft services. The presence of rescue dogs wandering between premier-goers’ legs, was not quite as standard, but “Rescue Dogs: The Movie” is in a class of its own.
SMFF Indie Spotlight at Arclight Santa Monica (2016 Dates)Sunday Mar 27 – “Who’s Driving Doug”

Free Films: Indie Spotlight at The Arclight:

Santa Monica International Film Festival (SMFF) announced Monday the launch of the SMFF Indie Spotlight at the Arclight Santa Monica created in collaboration with the Arclight Cinemas.
Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt and Steve Carell at the NYC opening.

Film Review: The Big Short – Delusions and Deceptions:

“The Big Short,” based on the 2010 Michael Lewis book, is a really good, but very complicated movie about the financial crisis of 2007–2008.