November 13, 2019 The Best Source of News, Culture, Lifestyle for Culver City, Mar Vista, Del Rey, Palms and West Los Angeles

Author: <span class="vcard">Nick Boyd</span>


“A Private War” – Up Close and Personal

February 16, 2019

February 16, 2019

By Nick Boyd “A Private War,” based on the career of celebrated foreign war correspondent Marie Colvin, is a harrowing...

An Invitation Worth Accepting

June 8, 2016

June 8, 2016

“The Invitation,” a thriller set entirely within one location, centers on a reunion dinner gathering in which a creepy tone...

“A Hologram for the King” Review

May 28, 2016

May 28, 2016

“A Hologram for the King,” based on the Dave Eggers novel and taking place in 2010, stars Tom Hanks as...

“Eye in the Sky” is a tense political thriller

April 29, 2016

April 29, 2016

“Eye in the Sky” is a tense political thriller offering a balanced viewpoint in the rules of engagement. Colonel Katherine...

REVIEW: Brooklyn old-fashioned filmmaking at its best

December 16, 2015

December 16, 2015

“Brooklyn” is a lovely coming-of-age movie about a young woman who emigrates from Ireland to the U.S. in the 1950’s,...

REVIEW: “Bridge of Spies” a top-notch production

December 7, 2015

December 7, 2015

“Bridge of Spies,” an espionage Cold War drama based on a true story and directed by Steven Spielberg, is an...

REVIEW: ’99 Homes’ starring Andrew Garfield hits home

November 20, 2015

November 20, 2015

“99 Homes,” a topical movie set in 2010 in Orlando, is a compelling look at the housing crisis, which has...

REVIEW: “Sicario” – Inside the War on Drugs

November 16, 2015

November 16, 2015

“Sicario (meaning hitman in Spanish),” is a very intense and violent drug drama that takes an up-close look at the...

REVIEW: “Pawn Sacrifice” Emerges Victorious

November 3, 2015

November 3, 2015

“Pawn Sacrifice” is a movie which explores the chess career of Bobby Fischer, played by Tobey Maguire, whose goal is...

REVIEW: ‘The Gift’ starring Jason Bateman, Rebecca Hall and Joel Edgerton is worth opening

September 30, 2015

September 30, 2015

Can we ever truly get over our past? The Gift, which stars Jason Bateman as Simon, Joel Edgerton (who is...