Movie Reviews

In documentary 'The King,' Elvis is a metaphor for American malaise

In documentary 'The King,' Elvis is a metaphor for American malaise

At his height, Elvis Presley captivated the nation; at his lowest, he died on his toilet hopped up on opiods.

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Remarkable story of three brothers separated at birth has a dark twist

Remarkable story of three brothers separated at birth has a dark twist

THESE FAMOUS TRIPLETS DISCOVER LAYER UPON LAYER OF SURPRISES—NOT ALL OF THEM PLEASANT—IN THE NEW DOCUMENTARY ‘THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERS’

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Robert Pattinson and Mia Wasikowska star in 'Damsel,' a black comedy masquerading as a Western.

Robert Pattinson and Mia Wasikowska star in 'Damsel,' a black comedy masquerading as a Western.

Finally, a Western for the #MeToo era

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ANT-MAN AND THE WASP (2018) REVIEW

ANT-MAN AND THE WASP (2018) REVIEW

CHARMING AND FUN, BUT INCONSEQUENTIAL

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MARVEL'S ANT-MAN AND THE WASP

MARVEL'S ANT-MAN AND THE WASP

Ant-Man and the Wasp, now playing in theaters, is a hilariously delightful return to the shrinking heroes, with a heartfelt story and sizeable action making it an exciting sequel.

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Lakeith Stanfield stars as Cassius Green in Boots Riley's 'Sorry to Bother You.'

Lakeith Stanfield stars as Cassius Green in Boots Riley's 'Sorry to Bother You.'

New film by Boots Riley of The Coup examines the destructive, surreal force of privilege

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Review: ‘Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist’

Review: ‘Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist’

Documentary traces designer’s rebel spirit

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Ben Foster plays to his actorly strengths—by suppressing them—in the moving 'Leave No Trace.'

Ben Foster plays to his actorly strengths—by suppressing them—in the moving 'Leave No Trace.'

Ben Foster finds a new way to express his anger and rage in latest film by 'Winter's Bone' director

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REVIEW: THE FIRST PURGE

REVIEW: THE FIRST PURGE

Think of all the good the purge does. The fourth installment of The Purge franchise takes us back its origins in The First Purge, now playing in theaters.

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SICARIO: DAY OF THE SOLDADO (2018) REVIEW

SICARIO: DAY OF THE SOLDADO (2018) REVIEW

A POINTLESS AND MESSY SEQUEL

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ACTION POINT (2018) REVIEW

ACTION POINT (2018) REVIEW

NO RULES, NO BRAKES, AND NOTHING REMARKABLE

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Two tiny heroes is better than one in the 'Ant-Man' sequel

Two tiny heroes is better than one in the 'Ant-Man' sequel

The 'Ant-Man' sequel, 'Ant-Man and the Wasp' is far more fun than the first installment.

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JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM REVIEW

JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM REVIEW

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is an exhilarating ride full of fun adventure, and scares, that build upon the mythology of Jurassic Park in new exciting ways.

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JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM (2018) REVIEW

JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM (2018) REVIEW

A BRAVE “DINOSAUR” NEW WORLD

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Engaging music, characters, energize ‘Hearts Beat Loud’

Engaging music, characters, energize ‘Hearts Beat Loud’

If your idea of parents and offspring playing music together begins and ends with The Partridge Family, you may change your tune when you see Hearts Beat Loud. In Brett Haley’s engaging, gently calibrated story, a middle-aged father and his teenage daughter bond ov...

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INCREDIBLES 2 (2018) REVIEW

INCREDIBLES 2 (2018) REVIEW

A FUN SUPERHERO SEQUEL

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Is 'A Kid Like Jake' about a kid playing dress-up or something deeper?

Is 'A Kid Like Jake' about a kid playing dress-up or something deeper?

Film about gender-fluid boy misses the opportunity to fully explore an interesting issue

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Lizard Kings

Lizard Kings

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom: running and screaming gets tiresome.

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Could Downtown Los Angeles be the New 'In' Place to Live for the Los Angeles Area?

September 04, 2015

Could Downtown Los Angeles be the New 'In' Place to Live for the Los Angeles Area?

Booming downtown Los Angeles can expect to see some changes in the coming years with an increase of residents looking to the area for living instead of work. To many, this comes as no surprise as the area has shown significant increase in living interest over the p...

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BEVERLY WILSHIRE, BEVERLY HILLS (A FOUR SEASONS HOTEL) LAUNCHES SUITE HOTEL CALIFORNIA EXPERIENCE

July 23, 2015

BEVERLY WILSHIRE, BEVERLY HILLS (A FOUR SEASONS HOTEL) LAUNCHES SUITE HOTEL CALIFORNIA EXPERIENCE

The Beverly Wilshire, a Four Seasons Hotel, is rolling out the red carpet for guests this fall with the Suite Hotel California Package, a two-night stay (or longer) in a luxurious suite coupled with a stylishly authentic experience available exclusively in Beverly ...

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How Airbnb is Affecting Real Estate in Los Angeles


July 07, 2015

How Airbnb is Affecting Real Estate in Los Angeles


Since April 2014, rising real estate prices have raised concerns for Los Angeles residents seeking to buy a home. In this big city, the amount of people that rent their home is roughly 52% of residents, coming in at 17% higher than the national average in 2012. ...

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5 Low-Water Lawns That Stay Green Under Pressure

June 30, 2015

5 Low-Water Lawns That Stay Green Under Pressure

There’s nothing quite like a lush, green grass lawn. Although the year’s dry winter has many homeowners switching to grass-free yards, those low-water alternatives don’t always hit the spot when what you want is soft green turf. If you love your grass lawn, but ...

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6 DIY Ways to Grow A Vertical Strawberry Garden

May 29, 2015

6 DIY Ways to Grow A Vertical Strawberry Garden

Get your strawberries out of reach of puddles and pests with these vertical garden projects.   Juicy, delicious strawberries picked right from your back yard garden are hard to beat. But if you’ve ever tried to grow this scrumptious red fruit yourself, you ...

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10 Rules For Arranging Your Living Room

May 29, 2015

10 Rules For Arranging Your Living Room

Does your living room need a make-over? Just follow these rules to make the most out of this room.   Our living rooms are often the center of the party: we entertain, hold meetings, host parties and lounge. Some homes have very formal spaces, others quite casua...

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