A consistently intelligent (or at least bright), coherently constructed comedy that is on occasion a rather pointed critique of the American education system in the…
Jana Monji, made in San Diego, California, lost in Japan several times, has written about theater and movies for the LA Weekly, LA Times, and currently, Examiner.com and the Pasadena Weekly. Currently living in LA, she has found her inner Latina dancing Argentine tango. Her short fiction has been published in the Asian American Literary Review.
A report from AFI Fest on a presentation of Otto Preminger's "Carmen Jones."
A report from AFI Fest on Nele Wohlatz's "The Future Perfect."
A report from AFI Fest on a presentation of Ida Lupino's 1953 film, "The Hitch-Hiker."
A report from AFI Fest on a special presentation of 1929's "Piccadilly," as part of a tribute to tragic screen diva Anna May Wong.
A review from AFI Fest of Disney's "Moana."
An AFI Fest review of Taylor Hackford's "The Comedian," starring Robert De Niro and Leslie Mann.
An AFI Fest review of John Madden's gun lobby thriller "Miss Sloane," starring Jessica Chastain.
An AFI review of Warren Beatty's first film since 1998.
A report on the "The Science Behind Pixar" exhibit, which is now in Los Angeles.
Writers at RogerEbert.com share their favorite "Star Trek" moments in honor of the original TV series' 50th anniversary.