April 26, 2017 — How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town is the funniest sex-farce to come along in years.Cassie (Jewel Staite, Stargate: Atlantis, Firefly) is a sex columnist with a non-existent sex life. She needs material for a book deal she has accepted; since she has already spent the advance, she has to come through with the book. But she has so little material to work from.When her distant and disapproving mother dies, Cassie is forced to return […]
April 26, 2017 — Manifesto opens at the Tribeca Film Festival today.The two-time Academy-Award®-winning Cate Blanchett takes on 13 separate roles, each a virtual monologue, in which her character discusses one of the movements in art that has affected our times.Her vignettes include statements by a homeless man, a mourner, a school teacher, a housewife, a reporter and newscaster, each talking about a different movement in art.What could have been scholarly and dry turns into a fascinating, no holds barred performance […]
April 25, 2017 — William J. “Dub” Lawrence’s background is impressive. He was a Marine and the youngest sheriff ever elected in Davis County, Utah.In 1975 he also founded his state’s first SWAT (Special Weapons and Tactics) program. 30 years later, that same SWAT team would shoot his son-in-law to death after an 8-hour stand-off. This controversial killing set Lawrence on a new path. He began investigating the incident — and several other SWAT actions as well.Peace Officer, the award-winning documentary, follows Lawrence as he […]
April 25, 2017 — The New York Dolls were one of the seminal punk rock bands of the early 1970’s. They were flashy glam metal rock icons and their influence was widespread — The Sex Pistols, Kiss, Guns and Roses and The Ramones all claimed the New York Dolls’ influence on their music.Johnny Thunders, Sylvain Sylvain, Jerry Nolan, David Johansen and Arthur “Killer” Kane were the original Dolls, but the band did not stay together. Arthur Kane was forced out […]
April 24, 2017 — Young Dracula is far more fun than vampires are supposed to be.The award-winning series, which originally aired on CBBC, is a humorous horror/drama television show that is based loosely on a children’s book called Young Dracula and Young Monsters by Michael Lawrence. It won the Royal Television Society Award for Best Children’s Drama, and the Welsh BAFTA for Best Children’s Drama.It stars Gerran Howell, Keith Lee Castle, Simon Ludders and Clare Thomas.The series follows the Dracula family of vampires. They […]
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