Tag: California

AFI Fest 2023

AFI Fest 2023

Event Reviews

Since 2015, Lily and Generoso have reviewed the offerings from the American Film Institute’s annual festival. With AFI Fest 2023 in the books, they are here to present their top ten favorite features from this year’s impressive slate of 140 films!

Candlebox

Candlebox

Event Reviews

Candlebox headlines their The Long Goodbye tour as they release their eighth, and final, studio album.

AFI Fest 2021

AFI Fest 2021

Event Reviews

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

Event Reviews

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

Event Reviews

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

Screen Reviews

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.

Xasthur

Music Reviews

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

Wavves

Music Reviews

Wavvves (Fat Possum). Review by Matthew Moyer.

Biirdie

Music Reviews

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

Harlem of the West

Print Reviews

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.

Smogtown

Music Reviews

Tales of Gross Pollution (Disaster). Review by James Greene, Jr..

The Drive

Hollywood Monkey Bad

The journey to japanned begins for Gregory Schaefer, in a U-Haul to L.A., chased by the devil, and in Japan, between showers at McDonald’s.

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Best of Five

Best of Five

Screen Reviews

Not everyone can be excited by blocks spinning on a screen, but if you are, Ian Koss recommends you pay attention to Best of Five.

CAKE

CAKE

Event Reviews

Jeremy Glazier shoots a CAKE headline show at McGrath Amphitheater.