Oscars 2019 POV: Best Actors

Throughout February, I am sharing my own humble point of view (POV) on which films, filmmakers and actors should be honored with an Oscar....

Cinema Italian Style’s Student Short Contest

By Sam Catanzaro Cinema Italian Style, the five-day film festival bringing the best of contemporary Italian filmmaking to Santa Monica, is putting on a...

Film Review: Bad Times at the El Royale

FILM REVIEW BAD TIMES AT THE EL ROYALE Rated R 120 Minutes Released October 12th Wow! From the jet black soundless screen that begins this movie, to the emotionally...

Jennifer Garner Battles Bad Guys in “Peppermint”

FILM REVIEW PEPPERMINT Rated R 102 Minutes Released September 7th Peppermint is a classic vigilante story with a graphically gruesome, dark and gritty style. Here the hero seeking vengeance...

Film: Mixed Reviews on “MDMA”

“MDMA” Not Rated 98 Minutes Released September 14 This movie, by first-time writer/director Angie Wang, lacks consistent style, the flow of the story is a bit abrupt and...