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The Columns

Films as Seen by Wayne Case
Film Monthly’s own Wayne Case gives you the down and dirty on films you want to see.
Reel Advice by the Video Store Guy - Steve Anderson
This week: Psycho Ward.


    


Behind the Scenes

Interview: TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL - ID FILM SCREENINGS by Elaine Hegwood Bowen

Interview: WHIT STILLMAN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW by Paul Fischer

Interview: GARETH EVANS/THE RAID INTERVIEW by Paul Fischer

Interview: NEWS…..TRIBECA FILMS PREMIERES TITLES DURING FESTIVAL by Elaine Hegwood Bowen

Interview: Interview with Terrence J by Caress Thirus

Interview: Mark Deklin Plays Gay on GCB by Sawyer J. Lahr

Interview: NEWS….FEMALE FORCE: CHER……THE THREE MUSKETEERS…WAR HORSE…CONTRABAND AND MORE…. by Elaine Hegwood Bowen

Interview: 2012 Spirit Awards Coverage by Paul Fischer

Interview: Actor, Teacher & Director Michelle Danner talks Hello Herman by Sanela Djokovic

Interview: Interview with Gary Michael Schultz, Director of Devil in my Ride by Ruben R. Rosario


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The Independents

Father’s Day by Jason Coffman

Monday Morning by Caress Thirus

The Sleeper by Jason Coffman

The Snowtown Murders by Caress Thirus

Time Again by Joe Sanders

Read all our independent film reviews here.



Asian Cinema

Hero Tales Pts.1 and 2 by Ruben R. Rosario

One Piece: Collection No. 5 by Ruben R. Rosario

Sengoku Basara: Samurai Kings Season 2 by Ruben R. Rosario

Sword of Desperation by Ruben R. Rosario

Vexille by Ruben R. Rosario

Read all our Asian cinema reviews here.



Video/DVD

A Trip to the Moon on Blu-ray by Jef Burnham

American Masters by Joe Sanders

Angels Crest by Calhoun Kersten

Dysfunctional Friends by Elaine Hegwood Bowen

GREAT EXPECTATIONS by Del Harvey

Hellacious Acres: The Case of John Glass by Jason Coffman

Into the Abyss by Jef Burnham

One Piece: Collection No. 5 by Ruben R. Rosario

Out by Ruben R. Rosario

Pray for Death by Ruben R. Rosario

Read all our DVD reviews here.



Film Noir

Hickey & Boggs by Joe Sanders

Humphrey Bogart: The Essential Collection by Del Harvey

Incident in an Alley by Ruben R. Rosario

The Big Caper by Ruben R. Rosario

The Perfect Sleep Review by Gary Schultz

Read all our film noir reviews here.



Television

Being Human- “Mama Said There’d Be Decades Like These” by Calhoun Kersten

New Tricks - Series 6 by Caress Thirus

Being Human: Season 2, Eps. 1&2 by Calhoun Kersten

Southland Season 4 by Del Harvey

The Simpsons The Fourteenth Season by Steve Sullivan

Steve Niles’ Remains by Jef Burnham

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by Ruben R. Rosario

Justice by Caress Thirus

Emeril’s Table Halloween Specials by Julie Hughes

Bones Season 6 on DVD by Julie Hughes

Read all our television reviews here.


        


Horror

The Anderson Files
Check out our weekly column featuring the latest horror DVDs.
This Week: Psycho Ward.

Absentia by Jason Coffman

Camel Spiders by Jason Coffman

Die by Ruben R. Rosario

Hellacious Acres: The Case of John Glass by Jason Coffman

The Gruesome Death of Tommy Pistol by Jason Coffman

Read all our horror reviews here.



Books on Film

CINEMATOGRAPHY by Tim Grierson and Mike Goodridge, Reviewed by Sanela Djokovic

Editing by Justin Chang, Reviewed by Kylah Magee

Film Noir: The Directors by Edited by Alain Silver and James Ursini, Reviewed by Ruben R. Rosario

If You Like Monty Python… by by Zack Handlen, Reviewed by Jared Scott Stroup

Raised Eyebrows: My Years Inside Groucho’s House (Expanded Edition) by by Steve Stoliar, Reviewed by Jared Scott Stroup

Read all our book reviews here.


        


American Cinematheque

American Cinematheque at the Egyptian Theatre. American Cinematheque is a cultural arts organization that considers themselves a combination revival house and sneak preview palace for rare and unusual cinema, showcasing everything from International Sci-Fi and Horror to the films of overlooked studio directors from Hollywood's golden age, new independent films hot off the festival circuit, the best of international cinema, and much more. Please click here to see their current schedule

The American Cinematheque Presents

Outfest Collaborations at the Egyptian Theatre: Gay & Lesbian Programming from Around the World! Outfest is select Wednesdays year round, but is on hiatus in the month of July and returns in August with Best of the Fest selections. For more info: www.outfest.org.

COMING SOON: Indian Goodfellas, Sci Fi, Fantasy & Horror, Roger Corman in Person, Family Matinees at the Aero — plus more L.A. Premieres of new films and much, much more.