Film & Movies

Dark Reality Of “Dallas Buyers Club” On Screen At Camelot

Dark Reality Of “Dallas Buyers Club” On Screen At Camelot

The Camelot Theatres, Palm Springs’s premiere Art House for independent and foreign films is screening the gritty, grungy, and f-bomb laden film “ Dallas Buyers Club” starring Matthew McConaghey.  McConaghey, a Hollywood handsome, leading man, lost more than 40 pounds in order to play the role of Ron Woodroof, a Texas hustler and rodeo rider/electrician […]

Powerful And Compelling Movie Drama Is An Oscar Candidate

Powerful And Compelling Movie Drama Is An Oscar Candidate

Man’s inhumanity to man has been documented many times both in war and in peace.    Also it’s been romanticized, glorified, as well as vilified, in real life and by Hollywood to a point that when a compelling, gut-wrenching film like “12 Years a Slave”, a movie so steeped in reality, comes along with its […]

Intense Action Thriller Of Piracy At Sea A Nail-Biting Must See

Intense Action Thriller Of Piracy At Sea A Nail-Biting Must See

Two-time Academy Award winner Tom Hanks, is an amazing protean actor who apparently can do just about anything he sets his mind to.  From a boyish-looking actor in his first TV series in “Bosom Buddies, to a fine maturing actor in light fare rom/com movies like “Big”; “A League of Their Own”;  “Sleepless in Seattle” […]

“Girltrash!”

“Girltrash!”

Los Angeles, CA – Award-winning out writer/director, Angela Robinson, who’s written and produced the upcoming “Girltrash: All Night Long” as presented by POWER UP is severing all formal ties with the non-profit film company over creative differences and professional, moral and ethical issues. Robinson, one of the executive producers of HBO’s “True Blood” and a co-executive producer of […]

Internet Hackers Expose The World’s Government Secrets

Internet Hackers Expose The World’s Government Secrets

“The Fifth Estate” is a disappointing cyber suspense thriller based on the real life escapades of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.  Unless you’ve been living in a cave for the last five years, Australian Julian Assange is the founder of WikiLeaks, an organization responsible for leaking hundreds of thousands of secret government files and diplomatic cables […]

19Th Annual Palm Springs International Short Film Festival begins Six Day Run

19Th Annual Palm Springs International Short Film Festival begins Six Day Run

The 19th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (SHORT FEST) is expected to flood the world-class tourist destination city with more than 135,000 movie and short film aficionados beginning Tuesday, June 18 through June 24, 2013. ShortFest, as it is known in the movie industry, is the largest short film festival in North America.  It’s […]

13th Annual Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival in Palm Springs A Huge Success

13th Annual Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival in Palm Springs A Huge Success

Nothing succeeds like success itself.  Art Lyons (no relation, but I’ve met and known Art as a film critic covering his Festival for more than ten years) was the Festival founder, a resident of Palm Springs, and a former City Councilman, who passed away in 2008.  He was also a local restaurateur.  His Lyons English […]

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