November 11, 2009

A study of an unusual crime — L’Amante Anglaise


French writer Marguerite Duras (1914-1996) wrote prolifically for every medium: plays, novels, stories, screenplays, and was also a filmmaker. She is best known in the
November 9, 2009

A slop-motion snoozefest – The Fantastic Mr Fox


A strange little movie, The Fantastic Mr Fox is a whimsical slice of cinema that can”™t seem to decide if it is intended to amuse
November 6, 2009

Greg Laswell Рa heartfelt performance at Hotel Caf̩


Greg Laswell”™s music has a stripped down personal nature that is refreshingly blunt and bravely uninhibited.  On his first album, Through Toledo, Laswell opened up
November 4, 2009

The Fall of the Berlin Wall – re-enacted Sunday Nov 8th


This Sunday, on Wilshire Blvd. in Los Angeles, a special street ceremony is being staged to commemorate the fall of the Berlin Wall twenty years