There aren’t very many films that I would universally recommend be seen. Thom Andersen’s 2003 cinematic essay Los Angeles Plays Itself is one of them.
Billy Woodberry’s 1984 film Bless Their Little Hearts is one of the landmark films of the L.A. Rebellion, a movement originating at the UCLA film school. Woodberry and Hearts cinematographer […]
There’s a point in City of Gold where David Chang, chef and proprietor of Momofuku, laments that Los Angeles Times food critic and documentary subject Jonathan Gold was not the […]
The opening of La La Land is almost too massive. The showstopper of a number, “Another Day of Sun”, follows a variety of Angelenos as they dance and sing around […]