Is the movie you want to see sold out tonight? Try these two Theaters in Sacramento


Its Friday night, and the “Block Buster seems to be sold out at every theater in town.  So you choose another movie. Not so fast! There are two theaters in town that few people know about and one is completely invisible A few years ago the Century @ Downtown Plaza was closed and renovated.  ItContinue reading “Is the movie you want to see sold out tonight? Try these two Theaters in Sacramento”

The College-Admissions Scandal was Better Than A Movie


The Lifetime film adaptation barely had to make anything up.   Bethany Slade is one scheming character among many in Lifetime’s recent movie The College Admissions Scandal.SERGEI BACHLAKOV / AE NETWORKS By Adam Harris/The Atlantic When the Varsity Blues college-admissions scandal came to light earlier this year, its dramatic details captured the nation’s attention. In March,Continue reading “The College-Admissions Scandal was Better Than A Movie”

Movie Review: The Last Black Man in San Francisco


“LBMSF” opens to a sleepy, mournful, rhythmic foghorn – a sound that recurs in different incarnations and instrumentations throughout the film. We get the immediate sense of being in a fog-laced, wistful dream vision — one that laments the state of a once gentle and inclusive city, even as it celebrates its unparalleled beauty throughoutContinue reading “Movie Review: The Last Black Man in San Francisco”

Real Housewives of Atlanta Cancelled? Victim of Georgia’s Abortion Law


Georgia is a major player in Film and TV Production due to its tax incentives.   There are more films produced in Georgia than in California. Popular shows like The Walking Dead, Ozark are filmed in around Atlanta.  Marvel’s parts of the  mega hits “Black Panther” and “Avengers Endgame” were filmed in Metro Atlanta. 10 BillionContinue reading “Real Housewives of Atlanta Cancelled? Victim of Georgia’s Abortion Law”

Doris Day dead at 97


  700 recordings, 40 films, ” the top female box-office star in Hollywood history,” with a No. 1 ranking in 1960, 1962, 1963 and 1964.  The highly rated ” Doris Day Show was on CBS for five years.  Animal Activist “Doris Day Animal Foundation” Her only child, Terry Melcher died in 2004. His son Ryan is realContinue reading “Doris Day dead at 97”

The State Theater Woodland (Auditorium 1) is Quite Possibly the best theater in Sacramento Region!


Are you still mourning the old Century Domes in Sacramento?   A multiplex is a multiplex is a multiplex?  A theater is a theater.  In Sacramento, there are two and half movie theaters.  The Tower, Esquire IMAX and the Crest.  Cinema West chain based in Petaluma.  Has attempted to elevate the multiplex, building theaters with largerContinue reading “The State Theater Woodland (Auditorium 1) is Quite Possibly the best theater in Sacramento Region!”

Avengers Endgame: Caught up in the Hype


Auditorium 1 at the State Theater in Downtown Woodland is very impressive.  Its old school large with a giant screen. We ended up in Woodland because all the afternoon showings of Endgame were sold out in metro Sacramento. Endgame is breaking records all over the world, earning two with a “B“illon worldwide in its firstContinue reading “Avengers Endgame: Caught up in the Hype”

December 6th 2015 11PM Kennedy Center


Aretha Franklin, Performing in the Kennedy Center Opera House December 6, 2015 The John F Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is a massive building on the Potomac River containing nine theaters. By Gavin Edwards\ New York Times   In her final decade, Aretha Franklin’s two best-loved performances both took place in Washington. In 2009, sheContinue reading “December 6th 2015 11PM Kennedy Center”

The Author of Boy Erased Hopes His Experience in Conversion Therapy Makes People Angry


Focus Features “I’m aiming an arrow directly into the heart of America.” That was Joel Edgerton’s promise to Boy Erased author Garrard Conley from the very beginning when Edgerton began writing and directing the film adaptation of Conley’s vulnerable memoir about his experience with “conversion therapy.” By: Elena Hilton\Esquire.com It was a risk for Conley to shareContinue reading “The Author of Boy Erased Hopes His Experience in Conversion Therapy Makes People Angry”

Ooh Ahhh “Sally’s Fake Orgasm Was A Group Effort”


One of the film’s key pleasures is its carefully organized structure. Even critics who were mostly negative about the film appreciated this, with 7 Days confirming: “The scenario is full of symmetry and recurrence,” and The Village Voice remarking on the film working “by reprises, choric refrains.” Indeed it is designed around paired or matchingContinue reading “Ooh Ahhh “Sally’s Fake Orgasm Was A Group Effort””