Film
yelling to the sky
Film, Reviews
Nov 19, 2012

YELLING TO THE SKY

Writer-director Victoria Mahoney takes typical teenage drama to the max as she tells the brutal, but honest story of Sweetness, daughter of an African American…read more >

skyfall aims high and succeeds
Film
Nov 13, 2012

SKYFALL AIMS HIGH AND SUCCEEDS

Daniel Craig dons the mantle of James Bond for the third time, becoming the third most prevalent actor to be the seductive secret agent. If…read more >

bringing balance to the force
Film, Reviews
Nov 8, 2012

BRINGING BALANCE TO THE FORCE

Photo Credit: Todd Anderson, Disney via Getty Images There has been a significant disturbance in The Force. Unless you’ve been living under a rock the…read more >

the man with the iron fists
Film, Reviews
Nov 7, 2012

THE MAN WITH THE IRON FISTS

Cinematic entertainment can be successful through one of two ways. The first is the traditional ‘masterpiece’ with intricate character development, a provocative plot, and a…read more >

wreck-it ralph
Film, Reviews
Nov 2, 2012

WRECK-IT RALPH

Wreck-it Ralph is the latest animated soon-to-be classic film from Walt Disney Animation Studios. The film finds a perfect fit combining the elements of beloved animated…read more >

cafe de flore
Film, Reviews
Oct 29, 2012

CHASING GHOSTS IN CAFE DE FLORE

Modern film has become the true philosopher of our age. Many, like the recent Cloud Atlas, try and answer mankind’s big questions on an epic scale. Jean…read more >

silent hill revelation
Film, Reviews
Oct 29, 2012

SILENT HILL IS NO REVELATION

Silent Hill is revered as one of the scariest video games of recent memory. The disturbing images, the virtually endless throngs of disjointed, haunting, virtually indestructible…read more >

reitmans live reads
Festivals, Film
Oct 26, 2012

REITMAN’S LIVE READS RETURN: BULL DURHAM

By T. C. Kress Photos courtesy of Film Independent Jason Reitman was pleased to be back at the Bing Theater at LACMA for the second…read more >

cloud atlas
Film, Reviews
Oct 19, 2012

CLOUD ATLAS

There is no way to fully understand Cloud Atlas in a single viewing. With six stories running at the same time and a plot that involves no…read more >

than hawk soars in sinister
Film, Reviews
Oct 16, 2012

ETHAN HAWKE SOARS IN SINISTER

Everything that could be said about Sinister can be summed up in its opening scene. Four members of a family; two children, a mother and a father,…read more >