• AFI Fest 2021

    AFI Fest 2021

    The 2021 edition of the American Film Institute’s Festival, was a total success. After mounting a small virtual festival in 2020, AFI Fest came roaring back this year with a slate of 115 films representing over fifty countries. Lily and Generoso rank their favorite features from this year’s festival which include new offerings from Céline Sciamma, Miguel Gomes, and Jacques Audiard.

  • AFI Fest 2019

    AFI Fest 2019

    For the fifth straight year, Lily and Generoso assess a selection of new features from the eclectic program at AFI FEST, Los Angeles’ most prominent film festival.

  • AFI Fest 2017

    AFI Fest 2017

    AFI Fest 2017 just wrapped up in Hollywood. Lily and Generoso Fierro review the 22 new feature films that they selected from this year’s eclectic festival program.

  • Brian Wilson: Songwriter 1962-1969

    Brian Wilson: Songwriter 1962-1969

    If you think Lawrence of Arabia has too much sand, then you might think this documentary has too much Brian Wilson. Rein in the impulse to fast forward and learn a bunch about the most cerebral Beach Boy.

  • Slayer: War At The Warfield, Still Reigning, and Live Intrusion

    Slayer: War At The Warfield, Still Reigning, and Live Intrusion

    Somebody get Matthew Moyer a towel — he’s been standing in Slayer’s bloody rainstorm again, watching concert DVDs.

  • Suicidal Tendencies

    Suicidal Tendencies

    No Mercy Fool/The Suicidal Family (Suicidal). Review by Matthew Moyer.

  • Xasthur

    Xasthur

    All Reflections Drained (Hydrahead). Review by Matthew Moyer.

  • Wavves

    Wavves

    Wavvves (Fat Possum). Review by Matthew Moyer.

  • The Broken West

    The Broken West

    Now or Heaven (Merge). Review by Andrew Coulon.

  • Biirdie

    Biirdie

    Catherine Avenue (Love Minus Zero Recordings). Review by Matthew Moyer.

  • Harlem of the West

    Harlem of the West

    PBS contributors assemble eyewitness accounts and flash photography to give an overlooked West Coast jazz scene its day in the sun, and their Harlem of the West makes Matthew Moyer a happy kid indeed in the eye candy store.

  • Lisa Cerbone

    Ordinary Days (Little Scrubby). Review by Aaron Shaul.

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