Daily Archives: June 15, 2018

Documentary Review: “Love, Cecil” celebrates “the Beaton Touch”

Photographer, writer, sketch-artist, production designer, charter member of the “Bright Young Things” and a “dandy” is the most pointed sense of the word, Cecil Beaton lived and worked and cut a wide and gorgeous swath across 20th century high culture … Continue reading

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Documentary Review: HBO’s “It Will Be Chaos” captures Europe’s refugee influx, mid-crisis

I don’t know about this title. “It Will Be Chaos” suggests some calamity that is coming, parked in the future tense. From the images we see and the stories the Italian filmmakers follow in this new migration crisis documentary from … Continue reading

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The Best Movies of 2018 (So Far)

Well, the year’s half-gone, let’s see where we stand with the movies of 2018. Sure, the box office has been boosted by one comic book blockbuster following another. “Black Panther” was a cultural phenomenon, “Avengers: Infinity War” sucked up all … Continue reading

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Preview, “Dog Days” pairs up Angelinos with their Pets, but to what end?

I can’t find a point to this upcoming film about…well, that’s what I cannot figure out. Yes, we love our dogs and yes, they can bring people together. I guess it answers the question, “Whatever happened to Vanessa Hudgens?” Tig … Continue reading

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