Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk

Being “different” or “against the norm” has become more acceptable in today’s society. It is embraced and promoted to create a wider understanding of compassion and comradery. Obviously this was not always the case but what some may not consider is how much music plays a part in this. Music has always been able to … Continue reading Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk

Maudie

With so many films made and released it would be a monumental task to even try and watch them all. There are films though that slip through the cracks and when viewed can offer so much through its light hearted and emotional story that I believe are the hidden gems of the cinema world. After … Continue reading Maudie

Wakefield

The pleasure in watching films is that they allow you to experience something you would never do in real life. Films allow the viewer to step outside themselves and be a part of something they could only imagine. Small guilty pleasures that might have creeped their way into our heads that linger in us questioning … Continue reading Wakefield

The Commune

Films allow us to escape from our real world issues. They fall into the category of art, as they should, which opens it into a completely new world of endless possibilities. Filmmakers have their own voice and when executed correctly can tell a story about anything in any matter they please regardless of the topic. … Continue reading The Commune

Lowriders

All films when you look at their core deal with the same themes such as revenge, pain, and love as do the stories. Stories of fathers and sons is nothing new but what substance you add to your version and how you tell it is what separates it from the rest. When you can give … Continue reading Lowriders

Keep The Change – Part of the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival

**No trailer available - Below is the short film the feature was adapted from** One of the redeeming factors from watching certain films I believe is when they can make anything around you fade away and simply allow you to be swept away by the story. One film that fits this would Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s 2001 … Continue reading Keep The Change – Part of the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival

Flower – Part of the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival

**No trailer available - Below is an interview w/ Dir Max Winkler & actress Zoey Deutch** Recognized as one of the top film festivals, the Tribeca Film Festival has been held every year in New York City since 2002. With its inception it has opened another outlet for filmmakers to share their visions and for … Continue reading Flower – Part of the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival

Bang! The Bert Berns Story

With all of today’s technology and social media giving us information at an unprecedented rate, it is always exciting to discover unknown facts and news pieces. Documentaries offer a glimpse of subjects and topics the viewer might have known little to nothing about before watching. A sign of a good documentary is one that is … Continue reading Bang! The Bert Berns Story

Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary

Like many of us I enjoy listening to music from all eras and genres. I truly believe that music has a power that can affect a person to their core. For myself I feel it as a release to be able to enjoy bands live and share that experience with a crowd of people. Although … Continue reading Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary

Maurizio Cattelan: Be Right Back

Most people who hear the word art would likely associate it with museums, galleries, sculptures and paintings. There is of course a multitude of layers when it comes to art and what people perceive art to be. I would be the first to say that I have seen things considered art and not completely understood … Continue reading Maurizio Cattelan: Be Right Back