Monday, March 30

Gals and Dolls

Translating a photograph into a film is tricky. But translating photographs of puppets, dolls and objects with legs (think walking guns, clocks and cakes) into a full-blown musical motion picture is downright challenging. Read more...


A Latina’s Lens

Less than 10 percent of film directors are women. Xochitl Dorsey is one of them. Although saddened by the statistic, her passion for filmmaking is fueled by the hope that more women and Latinos will pursue the career in years to come. Read more...


Screen Scene: "Tenacious D: The Pick of Destiny"

“Tenacious D: The Pick of Destiny” Director Liam Lynch New Line Cinema When a beginning scene opens with a cartoon of two men flying through the air by the power of their own flatulence, you know you’re in for a rough few hours. Read more...


Documenting life during wartime

“People who work in the conditions of war are very special.” Or so says UCLA documentary film Professor Marina Goldovskaya, referring to James Longley, director of the documentary “Iraq in Fragments.” Winner of the Sundance Film Festival’s awards for Best Director, Best Editing and Best Cinematography, Longley’s “Iraq in Fragments” opened in Los Angeles on Friday at the Nuart Theater. Read more...



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