Category: FILM

The Duality of Tessa Thompson

The first is half-naked, standing onstage in front of 15 or so art patrons, her overly thick sunglasses shielding her eyes from the punishing spotlights above. She’s playing Detroit, a Bay Area bohemian in Boots Riley’s 2018 satire “Sorry to

Universal Cinema

Tour Guide: Welcome to the Future of Cinema

The moviegoing experience has been altered following recent renovations to the AMC Universal Cinema at the Universal Citywalk   The moviegoing experience has been altered following recent renovations to the AMC Universal Cinema at the Universal Citywalk. At a standard

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New Exhibit Honors the Unsung Heroes of Hollywood

Art exhibit to pay tribute to photographers who have contributed on Hollywood classic films As award season approaches many people are focused on the faces on screen. But what about the people behind-the-scenes? Finch & Partners, along with Jaeger-LeCoultre, are

Moving Images: Resident Advisor + KCET In “Real Scenes”

It looks like the shiny underground music culture of LA is getting a well-deserved spotlight. Through the world’s biggest online electronic music magazine, Resident Advisor, and KCETLink Media Group, the national indie-nonprofit digital broadcast network comes a nine-part documentary series, Real

Cinephiles Need Apply: Win A Skirball 2016 Film Pass

If you’ve been looking to up your film knowledge, this is for you. Skirball Cultural Center is gifting one of our readers a VIP pass that allows you to watch every film they show through the year for free. Screenings

Visual Snack: CANADA Directs Sexy Tame Impala Music Video (NSFW)

Spin it as a top pick, get moody enough to dub it as a worthy Thursday visual treat, or crush it as an avant garde piece ready to sit front-and-center in your high voltage capture archives. Barcelona/London-based collective CANADA has wildly executed Aussie band Tame Impala’s latest video

Christmas, Again: Director Charles Poekel is a Holiday Insider

For his debut feature film “Christmas Again” writer and director Charles Poekel proved his commitment to authenticity. His subtle holiday film focuses on the intimate encounters of melancholy tree salesman Noel, played with captivating simplicity by Kentucker Audley. In preparation for

Moving Images: The AFI Fest Hot List

Cinephiles rejoice! AFI Fest officially kicks off today. For the next week, a plethora of critically-acclaimed independent films will be premiering for Los Angeles viewers… for free! Ongoing screenings will take place thru November 12th in Hollywood at the TCL Chinese Theatres, Egyptian

Just Extensions: Exploring the Complex Hair Industry

Hair extensions are big business. The largely unregulated industry’s exact numbers are hard to pin down, but with trade between customers, salon owners, wholesale suppliers, and everything in between— even a conservative estimate puts the market well into the millions.