When the most powerful and liberal Georgetown hostess, whose parties for the political elite have changed the course of history, clashes with her conservative son and his wife, fur will fly; and family unity may be severed
Kayleen and Doug meet when they're eight years old - and keep meeting all the way until they're 38 - and each time Doug has sustained some sort of injury which draws Kayleen to his side...it's grim love and hearty laughs in equal proportion!
Veteran writers Ben and Pete are struggling to stay artistically and financially afloat by writing a play about a secret meeting between Hillary and Monica in a Baltimore hotel - while their attorney keeps them on the straight and narrow legally
This film captures the extremes highs and lows of failure and success from the vantage point of a young protégé. It is something we don’t see nearly as often in the mainstream movie business but it’s the ultimate portrayal of the human struggle
An uneducated man who can barely read, Yank seems relatively content shoveling coal on an ocean liner until he encounters the beautiful, sophisticated, and bored daughter of a multi-millionaire who sees Yank as nothing more than "a hairy ape"
Can you get blood from a stone? Sure. As Travis visits his family before moving West to "start over," we find that his "family is a life sentence... shot through with darkly funny observations and exposed nerves" (per the Hollywood Reporter)
When Luke, a young gay man, is involved in a near-fatal auto accident, his long-term, live-in lover must struggle with "what happens next? when Luke's very conservative out-of-town parents - who have no idea that Luke is homosexual - rush to his side
Mischa Marcus, director of Blur, sets a very dark tone revealing the realities of child sex trafficking in the U.S. The film sends a social message of the power of friendship, the empowerment of the female spirit, and the strength of family.
HONKY is an uproarious study of racial rhetoric as it flounders in the treacherous waters of political correctness - a story about the hot potatoes of racism and commercialism in America's current culture as seen by some guys trying to sell sneakers
"Shine Darkly, Illyria" continues the tale begun by Shakespeare in "Twelfth Night," exploring some possibilities that might have happened after "happily ever after" which incorporate lovely fairy-like costumes, some moon dust, and music and dance
A talented director, screenwriter, and television producer, John Hindman provided some interesting and intriguing observations on GRUESOME PLAYGROUND INJURIES, which he directs, and on his views about live theater more generally
Playwright Greg Kalleres and director Gregg Daniel have teamed up for the Los Angeles premiere of HONKY, a hilarious play about the rhetoric of racism and the effect of racism on consumer buying, poking fun at our need to remain "politically correct"
A post-apocalyptic tale set in gray stone walls, ENDGAME posits a chess game where nobody can win as blind, wheelchair-bound Hamm interacts with his faithful retainer and his parents, residing in nearby trash cans, with bleak humor and lilting poetry
Guests embarked on a multi-level journey in the mist of the Newport Beach Film Festival. Celebrity Cruises recently brought it's latest onboard cultural-culinary experience, "A Taste of Film" to the Newport Beach Film Festival