Archive for Entertainment

A film review of Inglourious Basterds and the “Killin Nazis business”

Aug 22, 2009 by Tom Jones

And the “Killin Nazis” business in this movie is good.
Overlooking some basic details including that the movie’s plot has no historical or other basis in fact, or that no organized Jewish Nazi hit squad [...]

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A Film Review of Gomorrah

Aug 13, 2009 by Tom Jones

Gomorrah, the recent film released from Italy, is based on the book of the same name by Roberto Saviano. It offers an inside look at the Camorra, a mafia-cum-syndicate-cum-criminal organization, which originated, and still operates [...]

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An Interview with Urs Baur, founder of The Topanga Film Festival

Jul 30, 2009 by Lisa Newton

The Topanga Film Festival also known as (“TFF”), is an open-air, boutique, local film festival. It receives entries from around the world, and showcases a broad range of short films ranging from documentaries, animation, drama/comedy [...]

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Free Summertime Movies in Los Angeles

Jul 22, 2009 by Lisa Newton

Going to the movies is always in “vogue” but seeing them for free is tres chic.
Since we’ve wrote about all of the free summer concerts in Los Angeles; we thought you’d also want to know [...]

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Travelin’ Local Film Festivals and Events List

Jun 01, 2009

Los Angeles and Southern California are “Industry Towns.”
That moniker typically refers to the Motion Picture and Television Industry. A curious phenomenon has happened over the years—there has been a virtual—as well as an actual “Virtual”—explosion [...]

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Lights, Camera, Action and The Unit

Mar 24, 2009

Sometimes in Los Angeles, we get to literally be “part of the action” and have a backstage pass for being at the right place at the right time, for just being there. Welcome to Travelin’ [...]

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Independence Day, Paramount Studios, and a Contest

Mar 16, 2009

As a follow-up to yesterday’s visit to the Paley Center and its thousands of TV titles, I wanted to visit the movies today.
Not literally at the movies, or on a movie set, but one particular [...]

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An Afternoon with the Media at the Paley Center

Mar 15, 2009

As I’ve mentioned several times, I’m not a “greenhorn” to Southern California nor am I a native, so I was very excited when a friend of mine suggested that we visit The Museum of Television [...]

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