Archive for April, 2006

Opening Weekend of the 8th Annual Festival of Film Noir at American Cinematheque at the Egyptian and Aero Theatres: April 8th through 16th

Opening Weekend of the 8th Annual Festival of Film Noir at American Cinematheque at the Egyptian and Aero Theatres: April 8th through 16th

| April 7, 2006

Los Angeles was reaffirmed as the epicenter of film noir by special guest James Ellroy with the opening of the eighth annual film noir festival at Hollywood’s historic Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood last night. Festival host and programmer, author and founder of The Film Noir Foundation, Eddie Muller was joined by legendary novelist and chronicler […]

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The Visitation

The Visitation

| April 3, 2006

You ever work with a guy who just found religion? They have this weird tendency to get all preachy and suchlike, and it’s even weirder if the guy also happens to be really good at his job. Management’s never gonna throw him out on his ear no matter how much proselytizing he does–he’s just too […]

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Unknown White Male

Unknown White Male

| April 2, 2006

A young man awakes, alone and disheveled, on a New York City subway train. He has no idea how he got there or where he is going. As the minutes pass, it slowly dawns on him that he also isn’t exactly sure where he is coming from, or what city he’s in, or even what […]

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Billy’s Girls

Billy’s Girls

| April 2, 2006

Documentary filmmaker Chris Deleo’s latest film deals with loss, loneliness, and feelings of abandonment. Billy’s Girls is about two women left behind when 46-year old magician Billy Naughton died of a heart attack in 2003. He left behind a devoted wife, Cathi, and a daughter who worshipped him, Kimmie. Each has their own problems, as […]

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Avenger

Avenger

| April 2, 2006

When a young American aid volunteer, Ricky Colenso, is brutally murdered in the former Yugoslavia, his grandfather, Canadian billionaire Steven Edmond, is bent on revenge. Embarking on his personal quest to find Ricky’s murderer leads Edmond to Cal Dexter, ex-Vietnam Special Forces and the one man who can bring the killer to justice. But soon […]

Confessions of a Late Bloomer

Confessions of a Late Bloomer

| April 1, 2006

A pint-sized sophomore on the wrong side of puberty, Donald Lowenstein braves the hell and the headache every day: high school. Weighing 81 pounds soaking weight, Donald is an easy target for school bullies and the constant butt of pranks and jokes. Donny struggles to fit in, but the culture of his high school–with its […]

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