January 9, 2015

Hard core, kick-ass action at its finest — “Taken 3” – Los Angeles film review


The ‘Taken’ franchise of action dramas, starring a fit and towering Liam Neeson as an imposing ex-CIA / Black Ops hard-man, rivals Die Hard for
January 8, 2015

This Sunday: next Salon event to complement “Light & Noir: Exiles and Emigres in Hollywood, 1933-1950” – at the Skirball Cultural Center – Los Angeles art culture report

This Sunday, the Skirball Cultural Center is holding the second of two salon events that complement their major fall exhibition, Light & Noir: Exiles and Emigres in
December 30, 2014

On the silver screen – “Into the Woods” – Los Angeles movie review

Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Tony award-winning musical comes to the screen in a lavish and beautifully mounted version.
 
Sondheim purists always wince when a
December 9, 2014

“Remembering Robin Williams” – DVD review


This PBS documentary enshrining the late Robin Williams’ path into television and film history is a sober reminder of how even the best comics in