Film & Movies

The Desert Classic Film Society Presents “Things To Come”  In Yucca Valley

The Desert Classic Film Society Presents “Things To Come”  In Yucca Valley

The DESERT CLASSIC FILM SOCIETY will be presenting the 1936 Sci-Fi classic THINGS TO COME by H.G. Wells on Friday, January 11  at 7 p.m. at the Bijou Cinema in Yucca Valley. H.G. Wells’ startling vision of the future is presented in this ground breaking feature film.. This rare film print is uncut, and contains scenes that were previously deleted […]

The 24th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival

The 24th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival

The 24th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival held its opening night film at the Palm Springs High School Auditorium on Thursday Jan. 3rd. The film, Blancanieves, was from Spain and was directed by Pablo Berger. He said directing is like dreaming awake and being able to live the life of his characters. The film […]

Rupert Murdoch on Zero Dark Thirty drama: ‘Could inflame the Arab world’

Rupert Murdoch on Zero Dark Thirty drama: ‘Could inflame the Arab world’

The News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch has warned his followers on Twitter that the US Oscar contender focusing on the decade-long manhunt for Osama bin Laden, Zero Dark Thirty, “could inflame the Arab world.” The media mogul tweeted that he “just saw Zero Dark Thirty” directed by James Cameron’s ex- wife, the Oscar-winner Kathryn Bigelow. The film […]

Diary updated: Anne Frank’s Holocaust story remade for big screen, new info added

Diary updated: Anne Frank’s Holocaust story remade for big screen, new info added

The story of a 13-year-old Jewish girl who died in a Nazi concentration camp after spending two years in hiding in the attic of her father’s office, Anne Frank, will be adapted for the silver screen, exposing new archive materials. The new film will be based not only on the girl’s famous diary, but will […]

Spielberg Movie Shows Another Facet Of The Lincoln Legend

Spielberg Movie Shows Another Facet Of The Lincoln Legend

Academy Award winning director Stephen Spielberg, and Pulitzer Prize winning author/playwright Tony Kushner, along with Hollywood actor Daniel Day Lewis, have teamed up to bring the myth and legend of Abraham Lincoln, America’s sixteenth president into sharper and a much narrower focus than any movie has done before. It’s not easy rewriting “accepted historical facts” […]

Quirky Indie Filmmaker Henry Jaglom Movie Hits Screens

Quirky Indie Filmmaker Henry Jaglom Movie Hits Screens

Writer/Directors of films, over the last fifty years, have championed and promoted the phrase “personal vision” and/or “auteur”.  Other creative art forms like painting, music, and writing usually are create alone.  Film, however, is a collaborative art form.  Instead of paint, clay, or musical notes, movies are the stuff of dreams accompanied by a story. […]

A not forgotten Star “Lena Horne” get’s the 348th Star in Palm Springs

A not forgotten Star “Lena Horne” get’s the 348th Star in Palm Springs

Lena Horne was presented with the 348th Star on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars on October 26th at 139 S. Palm Canyon Drive. Over 100 people attended this dedication ceremony. Speakers told of her many accomplishments, as a singer, actress, Civil Rights Advocate and a beautiful and caring woman. Lena Horne lived in the […]

Church checks up on ‘Skyfall’: Vatican newspaper approves of Bond girls and booze

Church checks up on ‘Skyfall’: Vatican newspaper approves of Bond girls and booze

The influential Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano has praised the latest James Bond movie to the skies, saying ‘Skyfall’ is “more human, capable of being moved and of crying: in a word, more real.” The 23rd James Bond adventure has moved the Vatican newspaper to the point where it published five articles about the franchise, including […]