Tag Archives: Mark Monroe

THE BEATLES: EIGHT DAYS A WEEK – THE TOURING YEARS

There is a story I heard — possibly apocryphal, but too good to dismiss — that when The Beatles played The Ed Sullivan Show on February 9, 1964, something happened that never happened before or since in the history of … Continue reading

Posted in Documentary, Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

Movie Beat – 05.09.14

Breastmilk – Breast milk is better for a child and produces a more intimate connection between mother and baby than formula does, but in this fast paced business world, it just takes too long. Too long to pump, too long … Continue reading

Posted in Movie Beat | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Movie Beat – 04.25.14

Blue Ruin – Dwight (Macon Blair) appears to be just another drifter who has shown up unwelcome in a random town, but that is not the case at all. He is back to settle a score, but it will cost … Continue reading

Posted in Movie Beat | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

SOUND CITY

Behind the Hollywood Hills, tucked away in the San Fernando Valley, hidden on a side street in Van Nuys was the recording studio, Sound City. It was open for business in 1969 and would go on to be a recording … Continue reading

Posted in Documentary, Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

CHASING ICE

Obsessed individuals, few things are as entertaining to watch. Their motivation, their endurance, their insanity can be quite hilarious while simultaneously awe-inspiring. Jeff Orlowski’s latest documentary, Chasing Ice, follows nature photographer James Balog and his team as they trek up … Continue reading

Posted in Documentary, Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment