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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Bentonville Film Fest Women-on-the-Street, Part Three — Betsy Bozdech reports

At the Bentonville Film Festival, female filmmakers find themselves surrounded by mentors, peers, and filmgoers who celebrate women’s creativity and

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AWFJ Movie of the Week, June 8-14: JURASSIC WORLD

Opening June 12, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is Jurassic World a film which surely needs no introduction. Fourteen years after the third film in the original trilogy, we return to the dinosaur theme park to find that technology has evolved to the extent that nothing can possibly go wrong… Read on…

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AWFJ Movie of the Week, May 18-24: TOMORROWLAND

Opening May 22, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is Tomorrowland, Disney’s family adventure in which a science-obsessed young girl discovers the existence of a secret futuristic world that exists somewhere in time and space and that may hold the fate of humankind. Read on…

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DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES – Review by Susan Granger

Set 10 years after “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” (2011), this sci-fi adventure takes place in California’s Bay Area, where genetically-enhanced, now-mature Cesar (Andy Serkis), is living in a thatched village with his mate (Judy Greer), who has just given birth, and their older son (Nick Thurston). Statesmanlike, Cesar has established a primitive, familial society, governed by strict cultural rules, like “Ape no kill ape,” taught by the wise orangutan Maurice (Karin Konoval). Read on…

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