The Karate Kid is a 1984 American martial arts drama film produced by Jerry Weintraub, directed by John G. Avildsen, written by Robert Mark Kamen, in which a martial arts master agrees to teach karate to a bullied teenager. It stars Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita, William Zabka and Elisabeth Shue. It is… Continue Reading
Nino Mancuso’s dark short film comedy uses an absurd premise to explore jealousy, fear, self-destruction, and, of course, paranoia inside relationships.Things start normal enough: Suzie (Angela Trimbur) and Sean head to the movies to watch a film featuring Gyllenhaal. But,… Continue Reading
Todo exterior (Street view in the english version) is a 2009 short film directed by Mercedes Domínguez, about an apartment viewing which can bring more than expected. It was one of the finalists at the Jameson Notodo Filmfest.
Smithereens is a 1982 film directed by Susan Seidelman and starring Susan Berman, Brad Rinn, and punk rock icon Richard Hell. The film follows a narcissistic young woman from New Jersey who comes to New York City to join the punk subculture, only to find that it’s gravitated towards Los Angeles;… Continue Reading
Less Than Zero is a 1987 American drama film directed by Marek Kanievska, very loosely based on Bret Easton Ellis’ novel of the same name. The film stars Andrew McCarthy as Clay, a college freshman returning home for Christmas to spend time with his ex-girlfriend Blair (Jami Gertz) and… Continue Reading
American History X is a 1998 American crime drama film directed by Tony Kaye and written by David McKenna. It stars Edward Norton and Edward Furlong. The film tells the story of two Venice, Los Angeles brothers who become involved in the neo-Nazi movement. The older brother serves three years in prison for voluntary manslaughter,… Continue Reading
Barfly is a 1987 American film which is a semi-autobiography of poet/author Charles Bukowski during the time he spent drinking heavily in Los Angeles. The screenplay by Bukowski was commissioned by the French film director Barbet Schroeder and published with… Continue Reading