The Wizard of Oz: 3D Reissue

This 1939 classic is a landmark for dozens of reasons. I wanted to see if I could get our next generation to embrace the film, so my wife and I rustled up our daughters  on a weekend ... Continue Reading →

Man of Steel: Superman as the Messiah

When I attended a pre-release 3D screening of the latest superhero film, I did not expect the clever interplay of Jesus Christ’s life story. As each parallel was revealed, my assessment ... Continue Reading →

South Africa – Outstanding Music and Wine at Solms-Delta

The South African wine country is a wonderful place to visit after the cosmopolitan nature of Cape Town. Inevitably, one compares the Cape Winelands to Napa Valley.  Both are in striking ... Continue Reading →

Lincoln relevent today with Steven Spielberg movie and NatGeo Channel

Steven Spielberg’s accomplishments as a filmmaker have made him an icon in the entertainment industry. And now the Academy Award winning director-producer adds Lincoln to his ... Continue Reading →

Oscar-worthy Argo a thrilling film about a CIA scam

Argo is a real movie about a fake movie created by a CIA scam. And I was in on it. I didn’t know about the ruse, but I wrote a story about the fake movie Argo and helped the ... 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 →

Best of 2012 Palm Springs Short Film Festival

The 18th annual Palm Springs International Short Film Festival and Film Market, the largest festival of its kind in this country, completed its run June 19-25 and this writer’s ... Continue Reading →
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Beverly Hills Film Festival & Mother’s Day Luncheon for ABCs

Hollywood Beat Beverly Hills Film Festival & Mother’s Day Luncheon for ABCs Sonia Nassery Cole received the Golden Palm Award for producing and directing The Black Tulip — ... Continue Reading →