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Penn Jillette’s “Director’s Cut” Reviewed by Ethlie Ann Vare

Beverly Hills, CA (The Hollywood Times) May 19, 2018 – A crowdfunded movie-within-a-movie about a crowdfunded movie-within-a-movie, Director’s Cut is what stage magician Penn Jillette calls “cinematic sleight of hand.” It’s an apt description for this exercise in extreme meta. In a discussion after a screening at the Writers Guild, the writer/director said the only […]

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The Seagull Movie Review

by Ethlie Ann Vare Beverly Hills, CA (The Hollywood Times) 5/8/18 – Classic plays turned into movies usually run the risk of coming out too much like an assignment for Freshman English. This new adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull runs the risk of coming out too much like an episode of Desperate Housewives. For […]

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 A SOUTH INDIAN FILM THAT KILLS THE THOUGHT OF TERRORISM

By U.A. Hyderabad, India (The Hollywood Times) 5/3/18 – ‘Na peru surya na illu India’ is a South Indian film that will be released into theaters worldwide on May 4th 2018.  It tells the world the difference between killing a terrorist and killing the thought of terrorism. The film’s lead character, Surya (played by Allu Arjun) is soldier who dreams of holding an […]

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Mountain the Capturing Documentary that comes to Theaters May 11, 2018

By Alana Bonilla  New York, NY (The Hollywood Times) 4/26/2018 –  “Mountains seem to answer an increasing imaginative need in the West. More and more people are discovering a desire for them, and a powerful solace in them,” from Robert Macfarlane’s Mountains of the Mind: A History of a Fascination. Mountain directed by Jennifer Peedom and […]

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KCET to Host Premiere of “Love & Bananas: An Elephant Story” as Part of Their Environmental Film Festival this Friday Night

  By: Judy Shields Hollywood, California (The Hollywood Times) 4/17/2018 – “I am so excited to have been recognized by KCET and to have the opportunity to come out on a wide platform and getting the nationwide release that Abramorama is giving us.” Ashley Bell, director of “Love and Bananas: An Elephant Story” told The […]

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Geena Davis’ Bentonville Film Festival Celebrates Female-Led Films

Geena Davis’ Bentonville Film Festival Celebrates Female-Led  Films and World Premiere of “Academy  Gold Program” Intern’s Short Film The 4th annual Bentonville Film Festival will open with  the World Premiere of Elissa Down’s THE HONOR LIST,  and will present Lea Thompson’s THE YEAR OF SPECTACULAR MEN as its Centerpiece Film BFF to showcase the World Premiere […]

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Easter Film: THE FINAL INQUIRY

–by Dr. Laura Wilhelm, LauraWil Intercultural West Hollywood, CA (The Hollywood Times) 3/7/18 – THE FINAL INQUIRY (2006) directed by Giulio Base presents earnest and energetic actors who raise the religious material well above the usual standard.  It is a remake of Damiano Damiani’s 1986 Italian film by the same name starring Keith Carradine and Harvey Keitel.  The […]

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Short & Sweet Movie Reviews – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

  Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Short & Sweet Movie Reviews by Ché Zuro   Three Billboards is another unique film in this year’s great group of fantastic releases! The beginning of the film was so intriguing that I became glued to the screen in the first minute. Francis McDormand brilliantly plays a pissed off […]

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