The Los Angeles Times’ chief film critic Kenneth Turan has a good piece on the state of Hollywood in today’s L.A. Times citing the fox-versus-hedgehog mentality. He makes a very compelling and convincing case that the industry endangers itself and the film culture we all value by focussing on superhero/action-adventure movies with gargantuan budgets rather than more interesting and smaller budgeted films that appeal to adults.
BRIDGE AND TUNNEL actors Annet Mahendru (The Americans, Escape from Tomorrow), Mary Kate Wiles (The Lizzie Bennett Diaries!!!), Arjun Gupta (Nurse Jackie), along with director Jason Michael Brescia, will participate after the 7:3o PM screening at the Music Hall on Saturday, September 27.
THE FRONTIER filmmaker Matt Rabinowitz will participate in a Q&A after the 7:40 PM screening at the NoHo on Friday, September 19.
I AM ELEVEN filmmaker Genevieve Bailey will participate in Q&A’s at the Royal after the 7:50 PM screenings Friday-Sunday, September 19-21 and after the 1 PM screenings on Saturday and Sunday. If the Playhouse 7 is your theater, Ms. Bailey will be there for Q&A’s after the 4:20 PM screenings on Saturday and Sunday.
CHRISTMAS RIDE filmmaker Karen Francis will participate in Q&A’s after the 7 PM screenings at the Music Hall on Friday and Saturday, September 19 and 20.
We ask that one person purchase tickets for the group and distribute.