Sage Hill School

  • Culture

    May 23, 2013

    Arrested Development's Orange County

    A partial list of the show locations and their real-life equivalents

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2011

    [UPDATED with Quickie Review:] 12 Local Documentaries Worth a Look at the Newport Beach Film Festival

    ​UPDATE, APRIL 29, 5:15 P.M.: Just finished watching the short documentary on Orange County naturalist Joel Robinson at Triangle Square and, I gotta tell you, it left me wanting to know more.Directors Jonathan Formica, Celesta Giaimo, Mj Lat and Alexandra Santoro present an eye-opening look at ar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2010

    Today's Don't Miss: "Leslie, My Name is Evil"

    ​Poor Perry. The first time he locks eyes on lovely Leslie, he is smitten. And the longer he is around her, the stronger his longing becomes. Too bad he's engaged to someone else--and sitting in a juror's box as Leslie Van Houten and two other young ladies stand trial alongside Charlie Manson for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2010

    Today's Don't Miss: "The Sicilian Girl"

    ​In the early 1990s, 17-year-old Rita Atria became one of the Costa Nostra's fiercest foes when she offered to testify against the Italian Mafia. She had kept detailed diaries of the criminal organization's inner workings as a vendetta after the brutal murders of her father and brother. Atria wen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2010

    Today's Don't Miss: "Alamar"

    But we had fish for dinner last night.​Pedro González-Rubio's Alamar (To the Sea), looks like a travelogue about the world's second-largest coral reef, but the NBFF Latino Spotlight film actually uses a fictional human tale to expose audiences to Mexico's stunning Banco Chinchorro.

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2010

    Today's Don't Miss: "Cypher Vision"

    ​This is tough, because recommending a corporate surf film goes against my, comrade Kim Jong-Il and Barack Obama's training.

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2010

    [UPDATED:] Don't Miss: "The Philosopher Kings"

    UPDATE: Forgot to add today's other recommendations and promising NBFF entries to this post (see end) . . . ​What if some of the most profound ideas, thoughts and proclamations at America's top universities came not just from the professors, but the folks sweeping the floors? That's the raison d' ... More >>

  • Film

    April 15, 2010
  • Blogs

    January 8, 2010

    "The White Ribbon," Sea Tales Series, "The World We Want" Fill Local Film Screens

    A pre-World War I Protestant northern German village of the damned.​When it comes to filmmakers who create pictures forever burned into your head after seeing them, Michael Haneke rivals Stanley Kubrick. I can't remember all the movies I've seen and immediately forgotten since first viewing 1997's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2009

    Catch "Clay Marzo: Just Add Water" for Free Tonight

    The Quiksilver-produced, Jamie Teirney-directed documentary Clay Marzo: Just Add Water screens for free tonight as the cinematic collaboration between the Newport Beach Film Festival and Sage Hill School continues on like sun-kissed waves. See the flier after the jump . . . 

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2009

    "Blue Gold" Kicks Off Unique Film Series Tonight

    ​Before Blue Gold: World Water Wars screened at April's Newport Beach Film Festival, Irvine-based indie filmmaker Sam Bozzo vowed it would be his first and last documentary because it proved so arduous to make.At least Blue Gold, which is about the world's water shortage and based on the ground-br ... More >>

  • Culture

    November 27, 2003
  • News

    August 3, 2000

    Sage Advice

    Sage Hill School may provide its wealthy students with a lesson in real-world politics