“Asbury Park: Riot, Redemption, Rock ‘N Roll” – Springsteen, Southside Johnny, Steve Van Zandt Testify About the Jersey Shore

Like many who attended the first night of the limited theatrical release of this film, I expected a smorgasbord of live performances from Jersey’s favorite sons. What I did not ... 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 →

Jobriath A.D.

Jobriath A.D. Music Documentary Written and Directed by Kieran Turner Narrated by Henry Rollins Screened at Cinefamily’s “Don’t Knock the Rock Festival” L.A., August 9, 2012   Kieran ... Continue Reading →

Machete

Machete   Finally, after more than two decades being in movies and television, the heavens looked down and gave Danny Trejo a vehicle to star in. We’ve all seen this Mexican ... Continue Reading →

“Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo”

Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo A very unique documentary film will open tomorrow at Downtown Independent Theater. It's called "Beetle Queen Conqures Tokyo", ... Continue Reading →

“The Eclipse”

The Eclipse Conor McPherson, Tony Award-nominated Irish writer-director and playwright, has given us THE ECLIPSE, a drama with supernatural undercurrents that opened ... Continue Reading →

Cloud 9 (Wolke 9)

Cloud 9 (Wolke 9) Music Box Films' Cloud 9 (Wolke 9) is an award-winning German film opening in New York on August 14 and Los Angeles on August 28. Directed by Andreas Dresen ... Continue Reading →

Spring Film Round-up

Spring Film Roundup   Throw Down Your Heart Anticipation can be a joyously agonizing pastime. In the case of Sascha Paladino’s documentary about banjo maestro Bela Fleck’s ... Continue Reading →