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  • May in the Summer
    "May in the Summer" Film Review
    “Love is a constant act of forgiveness”I love biting into something, and expecting one thing and then your taste buds become enchanted because it’s totally opposite of what you expected… what is it even? You have to search...
  • 'The Film Critic': Pretentious movie critic gets rom-com disease in 'El crítico'
    'The Film Critic': Pretentious movie critic gets rom-com disease in 'El crítico'
    Didn't our mothers tell us to be careful with the company we keep? As a critic, I've stopped myself and wondered what kind of people should one give one's loyalty? I was talking to someone and asked him if he could find any good points...
  • 'Tomorrowland' is family-frienly science-fiction with a positive outlook
    'Tomorrowland' is family-frienly science-fiction with a positive outlook
    Two things we need to get straight about the new Disney movie "Tomorrowland." First, while George Clooney may be the star, he's falling into that Fred MacMurray Disney tradition of adult star as guide and counsel to a young...
  • 2014: A Killer Year for Suicide in Cinema
    2014: A Killer Year for Suicide in Cinema
    Movie buffs and film critics agree 1939 is the Golden Year of Hollywood withGone with the Wind, The Wizard of Oz, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington and other classics released that year. Since then, American movies have taken on more specialized...
  • Sundance faves, silent films & other special screenings start soon
    Sundance faves, silent films & other special screenings start soon
    Sundance winner Slow West starring Michael Fassbender, Kodi Smit-McPhee and Ben Mendelsohn opens this Friday, May 22, at Music Box Theatre on 3733 N. Southport Avenue. The venue will also show Rock Hudson in Magnificent Obsession at 11:30 a.m....
  • Monarch Tattoo
    Creative inking provides temporary tattoo solution for actors and models
    A blank canvas is important to actors and models. Their body, and the ability to transform that body, is part of the instrument on which their career is based. However, some characters and stories require tattoos. The makeup team is responsible...
  • 'Corn Island'
    Seattle International Film Festival 2015 day 6 suggestions
    May 19: Day 6 of the Seattle International Film Festival include films about toiling to survive day-to-day amid a war zone, American athletes for once playing David against the Goliaths of the sports world and a new take on a legendary actor....
  • 'Strangerland'
    'Strangerland' review: Frustrating story, characters amid stunning vistas
    The best compliment that can be paid to the meandering Australian drama "Strangerland" (which recently screened at the 2015 Seattle International Film Festival) is "well, it looks pretty," especially after this movie wastes a...
  • 'Felt' teaser poster
    Fantastic Fest award winner 'Felt' releases teaser poster
    Not all posters are created equal.That thought most certainly comes to mind when seeing the newly released poster for "Felt."A drama with a rare amount of force and bravery, "Felt" will hit theaters nationwide on June 26 and...
  • 'I'll See You In My Dreams'
    Seattle International Film Festival 2015 day 5 suggestions
    May 18: Day 5 of the Seattle International Film Festival includes something for lovers of romantic comedies, a gritty doc about the journalism in a post-Taliban Afghanistan and a drama in the vein of "True Detective." Today's...
  • Last chance: 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' at the El Capitan
    Last chance: 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' at the El Capitan
    "Avengers: Age of Ultron" experience at the El Capitan is something for the hard-core Stan Lee fans. There's no song or dance and even the live organist isn't featured. What you do get a chance to see are the original art,...
  • San Francisco Silent Film Festival celebrates 20th anniversary
    San Francisco Silent Film Festival celebrates 20th anniversary
    Silence, please! It’s almost time for the 20th annual San Francisco Silent Film Festival, slated to run May 28-June 1 at the City by the Bay’s wonderful vintage movie palace, the Castro. And this writer will be making his first visit...
  • Shawn Carter Peterson press photo 2015
    Interview: Shawn Carter Peterson from ‘Pitch Perfect 2’
    “Pitch Perfect 2” came out s(w)inging on Friday, giving “Mad Max” a fast and furious box office beatdown! The highly anticipated sequel has such momentum that some fans have already seen the inspiring loony, tune-filled...
  • 'Mistress America'
    Seattle International Film Festival adds 'Mistress America,' Duff McKagan doc
    Although the 2015 Seattle International Film Festival officially began yesterday, several new movies added today to the already almost 200 movies screening during the 25-day fest."Mistress America" re-teams the co-writers of the...
  • Hot Pursuit
    Hot Pursuit
    Of course I was aware of the many less than glowing reviews of the film Hot Pursuit but that made me even more interested in seeing the film. Besides in all honesty I figured spending the better part of 90 minutes watching Sofia Vergara would more...
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