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Editorial: Mom! Dad! Can Stephen Spielberg Tuck Me In Tonight?

October 22, 2017

by Lee Smith, Altadena Mom! Dad! I want to go to bed! Can someone tuck me in right now?! No! Not mommy! No! Not daddy! I want Stephen Spielberg to tuck me in! Sorry, but I just sleep better when America’s most perfect filmmaker puts me to bed. I love you both, but you just…

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Editorial: La La Land Isn’t The Best Film Of The Year. It’s The Best Film Of All Time.

February 26, 2017

by Johnny Hollywood, Academy Member The Godfather. Casablanca. Gone With The Wind. What do these classic films hold in common? Simple. They all suck in comparison to La La Land. That’s right, I said it. La La Land should not get praise for being the best film of the year, instead it should be cherished…

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Daniel Day-Lewis To Star In ‘Gremlins’ Remake

January 6, 2016

Sources inside the film industry have confirmed that Daniel Day-Lewis will star in Warner Bros’ upcoming remake of the 1984 cult classic Gremlins. According to sources involved in the film’s production, Lewis will star as a lonely homeless drunk who has given up on reconnecting with his family. That is, until he meets and befriends…

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Review: I Spy Too Many Eyes In ‘The Force Awakens’

December 22, 2015

by Bert Jones, culture critic With all the hype surrounding the premiere of the new Star Wars film, I was worried the quality wouldn’t live up to the promotion. I was sure like everyone else I would find some small insignificant detail to blow out of proportion and completely bias my perspective on the film. This…

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Review: Straight Outta Compton

August 23, 2015

By Bert Jones, culture critic This past weekend, I had the opportunity to see Straight Outta Compton for the first time. While the quality of the film can be debated, there is no doubt this movie will shock and surprise audiences from the opening credits to the finale. When I walked into theater 4A, I…

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