Don’t let Like Me’s scant 80 minutes fool you, as this hypnotic and often times mind-bending thriller has a ton of meat to the bone. Though this movie is an acquired taste, Addison Timlin’s inspired performance and filmmaker Robert Mockler’s intriguing storytelling style, is worth the gamble.
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It’s a great idea to support your local, independently owned bookstore, and that notion turned into a reality several weeks ago. Thanks to my brother-in-law’s Angels in Seven reading, I actually left the house for a bit of socialization and fresh air. The gathering took place at Next Chapter Books, and I was immediately hooked.
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Alfred Hitchcock’s 1939 film Jamaica Inn airs tonight on KCET as part of its Cohen Film Classics program. I attended a Tuesday screening of the film that was held at the SilverScreen Theatre in West Hollywood. Cohen Media Group and Cohen Film Classics host Charles S. Cohen served as the evening’s host. More details on the film and the event is found after the jumpl
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Cinema fully took hold of my senses in 9th grade, some 30 years ago, and during that year I was shaped by the stories of director Frank Capra (Mr. Smith Goes To Washington) and Woody Allen (Manhattan). But it was Alfred Hitchcock who shook me to the core. As millions of movie buffs can attest, ‘Vertigo’ is an experience that’s simply unforgettable.
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