Tag: film

Daryl Perle Heads “Hillside Manor” Writing Team

HELLO AMERICA!—It is always exciting when one has an opportunity work with an extraordinary, imaginative writer and film editor in the entertainment industry. Without...

Hollywood Preparing For Big White House Film

HELLO AMERICA!—There are so many positive things one can say about the general press, no matter what some of the politicians living on the...

Black Stars More Mouth Than Action

HELLO AMERICA!—It pains me tremendously, but the truth must be told, that our so-called Black stars of film and stage today who are touted...

2017 Rocky Year Of Surprises And Changes

HELLO AMERICA!—This has been quite a year, 2017, one drama after another, politically, entertainment as well, on a social level. Everything has impacted film...

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Announce 2017 Winners

LOS ANGELES—The Los Angeles Film Critics Association released its 43rd annual list of winners on Sunday, December 3. The Association (known as LAFCA) is a movie critic conglomerate that has given out annual...

Young Filmmakers Confused

HELLO AMERICA!—There are numerous reports from young filmmakers throughout the country that they are confused concerning marketable “storylines” for their assigned film projects on...

“Miami Vice’s” Philip Michael Thomas Alive And Searching!

HELLO AMERICA!—Having spent most of life and career in Hollywood, I have been fortunate enough to meet and experience tons of young people who...

Movies At Tribeca Film Festival!

HOLLYWOOD—Everyone wants to land a dream job, however little did she know what she was getting into. Emma Watson stars in a thriller titled...

Jim Gianopulos Named Chairman And CEO Of Paramount Pictures

MELROSE—On Monday, March 27, Viacom, Inc. named Jim Gianopulos, 65, the new chairman and CEO of Paramount Pictures. The announcement from Viacom Chief Executive...

A Funny Thing Happened At The Bank

UNITED STATES—As 1991 matured from spring to autumn, Ahmet, the Turkish husband of Dee had his second job in Santa Monica, in addition to...

Collaboration

UNITED STATES—The writer-director Everett Lewis called me up a week or so later and said he had read my screenplay. He said it was...

Joseph Bologna To Be Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award

BEVERLY HILLS—Joseph Bologna is slated to receive the Night of 100 Stars lifetime achievement award on Sunday, February 26 at Beverly Hill’s International Ballroom....

Panel For Foreign Language Golden Globe Nominees

HOLLYWOOD—On Saturday, January 7, a panel discussion was held at the Egyptian Theater to unwrap and celebrate the five nominated films for the Golden...

“Paterson” An Interesting Art-House Film

HOLLYWOOD—The everyday is a popular subject right now. I define this as that particular type of film, story, etc., that addresses the almost imperceptible,...

“Star Wars” Actress Carrie Fisher Dies At 60

WESTWOOD—Carrie Fisher, the actress and writer that became internationally famous as Princess Leia in “Star Wars,” died on Tuesday, December 27 at the age of...

“La La Land,” An Overrated Bust

HOLLYWOOD—“La La Land” is one of the most acclaimed films of 2016. It has garnered a Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer score of 93 percent and...

SMC Students Win International Film Awards

SANTA MONICA—It was announced on Thursday, December 15 that two Santa Monica College (SMC) students won International awards in the short film category in...

“Lion” Is A Great Drama

HOLLYWOOD—“Lion” is a movie that could have gone wrong a million different ways. It could have been saccharine, boilerplate, and given to any number...

“Manchester by the Sea” A Sad, Wonderful Drama

HOLLYWOOD—This isn’t new ground for a movie. Grief, depression, and the return of a prodigal son are common themes in our cinematic stories. Films...

Documentary Film Nominations For PGA Unveiled

BEVERLY HILLS—The 28th Annual Producers Guild Awards will take place on January 28, 2017 at the Beverly Hilton. The five documentary films that received...
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