Spoilers abound below—for a concert film!
A new doc achieves the impossible: freeing the West Memphis Three
The week-long 2012 Newport Beach Film Festival opens tonight with a Big Newport presentation of Jewtopia, one of 16 world premieres at the 13th annual event, followed by the boozy, schmoozy opening night gala at Fashion Island.However, to be in the busy festival offices across from John Wayne Airpor ... More >>
Its music series makes more noise
This isn't local, but it is amazing: Jason Baldwin, Damien Echols and Jessie Misskelly--also known as the "West Memphis 3" from the Paradise Lost documentaries--were set free today after 18 years in prison in Arkansas.Filmmakers Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky were in the Jonseboro, Ark., courtr ... More >>
Chill the Red Bull, re-heat the coffee and warm up the crack pipe: your eyeballs are about to get a workout from local screens in the days ahead. "Imagine This" took a film crew high into the Andes Mountains. First, Laguna Beach Film Society screens the documentary Imagine This tonight. Eion ... More >>
2005 is the year of the documentary at Newport Beach film fest
Joe Berlingers worked-over Blair Witch 2, Mark Singers lovely Dark Days