Jonah Hill and James Franco get serious in ‘True Story’

Megan Gilbreath, Design Director

April 29, 2015

Filed under Diversions, Film and Television, Reviews

A little girl in footsie pajamas curls up, snuggling close to her teddy bear. In a yellow suitcase. At the bottom of a river. Right from the opening scenes of “True Story,” director Rupert Goold shocks his audiences into... Read more »

Emmy nominated documentary brings sexual assault into light at the Beach

Sean Gallagher, Contributing Writer

April 29, 2015

Filed under Diversions, Film and Television

  As the crown dropped on her head, it turned the rape victim into a beauty queen. The stage she used to pledge for change became the platform she used to transform ideas into action. The dark theater in the Beach Auditorium... Read more »

‘Age of Adaline’ gets cheesier with time

Stephanie Thai, Video Producer

April 28, 2015

Filed under Diversions, Film and Television, Reviews

  Just like the maturation of cheese, “Age of Adaline” slowly but surely became what almost every romantic film falls victim to: cliché and tolerable with a glass of wine. The movie starts off with Adaline Bowman... Read more »

‘Ex Machina’ draws a definition of humanity ‘from the machine’

Gene Kumagai, Contributing Writer

April 28, 2015

Filed under Diversions, Reviews

  No, it’s not “The Terminator” or “2001: A Space Odyssey.” “Ex Machina” is a film that demonstrates the rare ability to incorporate a variety of different genres and do justice to each of them. It... Read more »