Peterloo – Shining a Light into a Dark Corner of British History

  In much the same way Paul Greengrass portrayed the deadly way English forces opened fire on peaceful Irish protesters in 1972 (“Sunday Bloody Sunday”), Mike Leigh here dives ... Continue Reading →

The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus – Finally Released Theatrically

The long-gestating “Rock and Roll Circus” has finally been released theatrically. Shot in late December 1968, Mick Jagger took a page from The Beatles and decided a film could replace ... Continue Reading →

Film Review – Show Me The Picture: The Story of Jim Marshall

We are in a golden age of music documentaries, quite possibly the platinum age. For the fan, this plethora of offerings is almost an embarrassment of riches. Alfred George Bailey’s ... Continue Reading →

The Highwaymen – Costner and Harrelson on the Big Screen

This is a great film, the backdrop of which illustrates the transition from cowboys on horses to lawmen in cars, an era also described well in All the Pretty Horses. The main plot point ... Continue Reading →

escapex: Providing Celebrities an Alternative to the Chains and Growing Problems of Facebook and Instagram

The confluence of mobile communication and influencers has created an industry that has evolved dramatically in recent years. At the recent Digital Entertainment World conference I ... Continue Reading →

Rafi’s Gift Lounge Attracts the Stars in The Run Up to the Oscar Ceremony

If you are anywhere near Hollywood or Beverly Hills the last few days, you know that Academy Awards season is in full effect. Not only have billboards and advertisements reminded you ... Continue Reading →

Bohemian Rhapsody – Queen Biopic Finally Takes Flight

Queen was a band that found outsize popularity despite, or more likely because of a flamboyant lead singer who denied his sexuality until the end of his life. Supported by a trio of ... Continue Reading →

The Sisters Brothers

We have riffed before about the help a clever film title brings in the marketplace. In this case, a quick glance at the title engenders a double take, and further consideration. The ... Continue Reading →