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22 November 2019

The American Film Institute’s annual film festival is arguably Los Angeles’ best and most comprehensive annual fete of feature, documentary, short, animated...

22 November 2019

AFI FEST 2018: CAPSULE REVIEWS

 

By Ed Rampell

 

The American Film Institute’s annual film festival is arguably Los...

08 November 2019

 

I just reviewed The 7 Stages of Grieving at the Skylight Theatre about Australia’s indigenous people and remarked on how fresh and original...

06 November 2019

The 11th annual DTLA Film Festival took place Oct. 23-27. According to the Festival’s website: “Our programming reflects downtown L.A.’s vibrant...

06 November 2019

 

One of my big bugaboos as a cultural historian and critic is originality, and today’s spate of sequels, remakes and copycatting of content from one...

04 November 2019

 

 

The 11th annual DTLA Film Festival took place Oct. 23-27. According to the Festival’s website: “Our programming reflects downtown L.A.’s...

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