February 2, 2015

“A Most Violent Year” – Los Angeles movie review


The year writer/director J.C. Chandor refers to in the title of his excellent new film is 1981, a time when New York City was literally
November 3, 2014

“Nightcrawler” – Los Angeles film review


 
Jake Gyllenhaal is mesmerizing in this entertaining noir about the sleazy underbelly of the L.A. news business.
Louis Bloom (Jake Gyllenhaal) is a small-time
October 4, 2014

A chilling thriller – “Gone Girl” – Los Angeles movie review


David Fincher’s newest movie is another adaptation of a bestselling novel – this time adapted by the novelist herself, Gillian Flynn. Gone Girl is a
April 4, 2013

“The Innocence of Father Brown” – review for LA Weekly, Los Angeles theater


Gentle readers!

This week my theater review for the LA Weekly is of The Innocence of Father Brown, now playing at Fremont Theatre in