PEPPERMINT – Review by Susan Granger

When a struggling Southern California mother, Riley North (Jennifer Garner), sees her husband (Jeff Hephner) and 10 year-old daughter (Cailey Fleming) slaughtered in a drive-by killing at a local Christmas Carnival, she conscientiously identifies the Mexican cartel gunmen in a police line-up. But corruption corrodes the criminal justice system and the obviously guilty suspects are released.

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MOVIE OF THE WEEK September 14, 2018: A HAPPENING OF MONUMENTAL PROPORTIONS

Judy Greer is no slouch at making people laugh; as an actress.. A Happening of Monumental Proportions marks her debut behind the camera, directing others as they go about the serious business of creating humor. The result is a quirky, charming comedy about several Los Angelenos whose lives intersect over the course of a single day.

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MOVIE OF THE WEEK December 8: THE TRIBES OF PALOS VERDES

motw logo 1-35In “The Tribes of Palos Verdes,” manicured lawns, sprawling houses, and groomed beaches can’t prevent family turmoil from wreaking havoc in the life of teenage Medina (Maika Monroe). Written by Karen Croner, the drama features a strong performance by Jennifer Garner, playing against type as Medina’s emotionally unstable mother. Continue reading..

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