Ford vs Ferrari

  What’s not to like? The story of an American in a cowboy hat tweaking the nose of the uppity Europeans. In this case, it is Texan Carroll Shelby aided by the might of Henry ... Continue Reading →

‘Love Actually Live’ merry blend of stage & cinema, The Wallis Nov. 27-Dec. 29

“Love Actually Live is a wonderful Christmas show. It was catching lightning in a bottle when we did it last year. Now we’re back to capture that magic again,” says Broadway ... Continue Reading →

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood – Tarantino’s Opus Love Story to 1969 Hollywood – New Edit

Revisionist or parallel history productions are fascinating. Decades ago my kids were exposed to Lion King 1½ (Pumbaa and Timon’s story up front, with Simba’s story in the distance). ... Continue Reading →

The Story of Music on Two Islands – Jamaica, Britain, Ska, Reggae and Punk – “Rudeboy: The Story Of Trojan Records”

The film Rudeboy: The Story Of Trojan Records is a tremendous slice into the history of reggae, which means it is a music history lesson of at least two islands: Jamaica and Britain. ... Continue Reading →

‘Downton Abbey,’ the upstairs/downstairs saga continues as a hit movie

Downton Abbey‘s Dowager Countess Violet (Maggie Smith) might ask, “What’s a weekend?” –however the resplendent Focus Features movie is celebrating a couple ... Continue Reading →

Linda Ronstadt: The Sound Of My Voice

One of the most commanding artists from the 60s and 70s finally gets her due with an insightful documentary. Linda Ronstadt: The Sound Of My Voice is narrated by the subject, and traces ... Continue Reading →

Blinded By The Light

In this moment (which keeps getting longer) of peak music films, along comes the unlikely, true and thoroughly enjoyable story of a British Pakistani teenager who comes to embrace the ... Continue Reading →

Jurassic World–The Ride a mega-thrill at Universal Studios Hollywood

The new “JURASSIC WORLD—THE RIDE” opened at Universal Studios Hollywood, adding to Universal’s world of fun, food and fantastic entertainment “Jurassic World” just got ... Continue Reading →