Toronto Film Festival: Brad’s Status

  Mike White is one of the most prolific cinematic voices of our time. He attacks the issues of America very candidly, with fervor and a touch of comedy that leaves us wondering what just happened.  His latest film, Brad’s Status is no exception. White says he was interested in exploring the surge in what…

Reconciling Personal Accounts of the Holocaust in Shalom Italia on PBS July 24th

Reconciling Personal Accounts of the Holocaust in Shalom Italia, Premiering Monday, July 24 on POVThree Italian Jewish brothers search for the cave where they hid from the Nazis Shalom Italia. CREDIT: TAMAR TAL ANATI On the run from Nazis, three Italian Jewish brothers spent months during their childhood hiding in a cave in the Tuscan countryside. Nearly 70…

EMILY BLUNT AS DISNEY’S UPCOMING “MARY POPPINS RETURNS” 

EMILY BLUNT AS THE PRACTICALLY-PERFECT NANNY FROM DISNEY’S UPCOMING “MARY POPPINS RETURNS”    We hope you enjoy this special image-in-motion of Emily Blunt as Mary Poppins from Disney’s original musical “Mary Poppins Returns,” an all-new sequel to the 1964 “Mary Poppins” which features a fresh sensibility while celebrating the spirit of the original. The moving image features…

FIRST LOOK AT TEASER FOR DISNEY’S A WRINKLE IN TIME at D23 Expo

  FIRST LOOK AT TEASER TRAILER AND TEASER POSTER FOR DISNEY’S A WRINKLE IN TIME Take a look at the teaser trailer and teaser poster for Disney’s “A Wrinkle in Time” which just debuted moments ago at the D23 EXPO in Anaheim, thrilling the thousands of Disney fans in attendance. The film, which is an epic…

WALT DISNEY AND PIXAR ANIMATION STUDIOS COME TOGETHER AT D23 EXPO 2017

  THE STARS OF WALT DISNEY AND PIXAR ANIMATION STUDIOS  COME TOGETHER AT D23 EXPO 2017 FOR THE BIGGEST  ANIMATION CELEBRATION OF THE YEAR    John Lasseter Joins Filmmakers and Voice Talent to Share Details and Surprises about Upcoming Film Slate    ANAHEIM, Calif. (July 14, 2017) – Filmmakers from Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios…

THE MAKING OF A STAR – ON YOU TUBE PRESENTING PRINCESS SHAW hits PBS

 The Making of a Star—On YouTube—in ‘Presenting Princess Shaw,’ Hits PBS POV An unexpected pair reveals music’s cross-cultural impact Presenting Princess Shaw. CREDIT: IDO HAAR By day, Samantha Montgomery cares for the elderly in New Orleans. By night, she writes and sings her own songs as Princess Shaw on her confessional YouTube channel. Little does she…

BABY DRIVER

  BABY DRIVER REVIEW by Carla Renata – The Curvy Film Critic When I tell you that this is the best action movie I’ve seen in awhile…I do not exaggerate! The car stunts in this flick make the Fast and Furious franchise look like a movie about bumper cars. From the first frame to the…

Friends Face Down Syrian Regime in The War Show, Airing July 3, 2017 on POV

Friends Face Down Syrian Regime in The War Show, Airing July 3, 2017 on POV Film depicts ongoing destruction in strife-torn country The War Show. CREDIT: BOND/360 Syria’s Arab Spring, like other similar movements in the region, began with hope. In early 2011, autocratic governments throughout the Middle East and North Africa seemed to be…

Los Angeles’ First Environmental Film Festival Free to Public July 29 at Hollywood’s Iconic Egyptian Theatre

Los Angeles’ First Environmental Film Festival Free to the Public Launches July 29 at Hollywood’s Iconic Egyptian Theatre Presented by KCET and Link TV In Partnership with D.C.’s Renowned Environmental Film Festival Saturday July 29 Festival Features Full Day of Screenings and Panels Including  ‘Water & Power: A California Heist’, ‘Rise: Sacred Water- Standing Rock’,…

Winners Announced for the 2017 LA Film Festival

  Well, that was fast! Handed out June 22 by LA Film Festival Director Jennifer Cochis, the awards brunch celebrated jury prize honorees from the Festival’s U.S. Fiction, World Fiction, Documentary, Nightfall and LA Muse categories. Audience Awards were also presented for Fiction Feature, Documentary Feature, Short Film and Web Series. The U.S. Fiction Award went to…

LA FILM FESTIVAL 2017: WHITNEY: CAN I BE ME

  Once upon a time, I was a music publicist and had the distinction of meeting Whitney Houston.  The Whitney Houston I met , was a fun-loving kind generous home-girl from New Jersey , who loved her friends and family hard.  She was a loyal as they come.  This particular day, Whitney came out to…

BOY ERASED TO STAR NICOLE KIDMAN, LUCAS HEDGES AND RUSSELL CROWE

FOCUS FEATURES ACQUIRES WORLDWIDE RIGHTS TO COMING-OF-AGE DRAMA BOY ERASED;   NICOLE KIDMAN, RUSSELL CROWE, LUCAS HEDGES TO STAR WITH DIRECTOR JOEL EDGERTON IN ADAPTATION OF GARRARD CONLEY MEMOIR   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   LOS ANGELES, June 21st, 2017 – Focus Features has acquired worldwide rights to Boy Erased, the coming-of-age and coming-out drama from…