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  • Opening Night at the Santa Barbara Film Festival

    The 33rd Santa Barbara International Film Festival kicked off with a bang as Emilio Estevez’s film The Public opened to a large crowd at the Arlington Theater. There to celebrate the opening was Emilio Estevez and fellow cast members Alec Baldwin, Michael K. Williams, Jena Malone, Che Smith, Spencer Garrett and Jacob Vargas; festival jurors […]

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  • “Proud Mary” Movie Review

    We finally got a movie with a lead African-American actress, starring none other than Taraji P. Henson in the titular role. However, as much as Proud Mary showed great promise, something different in the eyes of many viewers, I was left rather unsatisfied: not only with how the film turned out, but even how it was promoted in the first […]

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  • American Assassin Movie Review

    The world is a blur. You hear panting, screaming, and you are completely immersed in the crumbling world of Mitch Rapp, a 25-year-old young man caught in the middle of a terrorist attack. Mere seconds after proposing to his girlfriend Katrina, his entire world is turned around by a couple of terrorists with guns. 18 […]

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  • The Song of Sway Lake Review

    The Song of Sway Lake, written by Ari Gold and Elizabeth Bull and directed by Ari Gold, premiered at the LA Film Festival on June 21st. The film follows the story of the Sways and their lake. The film is kicked off by the suicide of Charlie Sway’s (played beautifully by Mary Beth Peil) son. Charlie’s […]

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