Mary Bell/OC WeeklyThe Rapture closed out the festivalCheck out our FYF Fest slideshow here!FYF FestLos Angeles State Historic ParkSeptember 4, 2010Don't let anyone mislead you about FYF Fest. It was not held in the shadow of downtown Los Angeles. The daylong celebration of all thing ... More >>
ONE MISSED CALL, based on a Japanese movie I’ve never seen that was in turn based upon a Japanese novel I never read, is unfortunately not a movie I will wholeheartedly recommend. It has moments, and gets very close to being something worthwhile, but just when it’s about to get there, it pulls b ... More >>
This week's pick is a no-brainer. It's WRISTCUTTERS: A LOVE STORY.
I don't think the movie has been promoted correctly -- I haven't seen any trailers, just those annoying li'l wraparound things on the OC Weekly papers. You may have been misled. I caught this movie at AFI Fest last year, when it had ... More >>
Nicole Kidman had a pre-taped greeting to promote The Invasion, Joel Silver's latest remake of the Body-Snatcher story in which the aliens are microbes this time. The interview was full of jump-cuts -- had the feel of something that was creatively edited after the fact. Nic had nothing interesting t ... More >>