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Lynch recounts formative years in ‘David Lynch: The Art Life’ [MOVIE REVIEW]

Lynch recounts formative years in ‘David Lynch: The Art Life’ [MOVIE REVIEW]

by Ryan Rojas/cinemacy.com David Lynch may be known as a singularly unique type of filmmaker, whose films explore the oddities and anxieties of the modern American tapestry by literally physicalizing the strange and grotesque into form (or, he’s known as just a guy who makes inaccessible, incomprehensibly absurd art films). But the elusive yet celebrated […]

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The Last Picture Show and Black Narcissus wow at this year’s Turner Classic Movie Film Festival

The Last Picture Show and Black Narcissus wow at this year’s Turner Classic Movie Film Festival

by Ryan Rojas/www.cinemacy.com Amidst all of the new and contemporary movies that we, here at Cinemacy, watch and share with our readers, there are always old classics that have been skipped, or just need to be to re-watched and enjoyed all over again. One event that celebrates the films of the past is the Turner […]

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Try Colossal for an indie alternative to the studio monster movie [MOVIE REVIEW]

Try Colossal for an indie alternative to the studio monster movie [MOVIE REVIEW]

by Morgan Rojas/ www.cinemacy.com Anne Hathaway knows what it’s like to be bullied. The Best Supporting Actress winner (Les Misérables) is known for getting her fair share of flack from critics who deem her “strive for perfection” to be annoying, but she has never retaliated towards these haters by transforming into a giant killer monster […]

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“Kong: Skull Island” finds fun with comic cast [MOVIE REVIEW]

“Kong: Skull Island” finds fun with comic cast [MOVIE REVIEW]

by Ryan Rojas/www.cinemacy.com In Kong: Skull Island, Skull Island is a remote, uncharted island in the Pacific, hidden away from the outside world by a stormy surface that has kept the island unexplored for years – which also keeps the mystery of who, or what, lives there as well. That is, until satellite photos – […]

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Leftover Salmon plays Hermosa Beach

by Whitney Youngs In 1985, guitarist and singer Vince Herman relocated to Boulder, Colo., from Morgantown, W. Va., and spent his first night in town attending a Left Hand String Band show, where he met its frontman, mandolinist and singer Drew Emmitt. This serendipitous encounter undeniably shaped their musical careers, as the two men, along […]

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Go out and see horror satire Get Out [MOVIE REVIEW]

Go out and see horror satire Get Out [MOVIE REVIEW]

by Ryan Rojas/www.cinemacy.com   By now you’ve probably heard that the suburbia-horror satire Get Out is worth seeing in theaters, standing as one of the first big movie events of the year. In its fifth week in release, the genre-pic, with a budget of only $4.5 million dollars and a total gross of– as of […]

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Kristen Stewart gives an unexpected tour de force in “Personal Shopper” [MOVIE REVIEW]

Kristen Stewart gives an unexpected tour de force in “Personal Shopper” [MOVIE REVIEW]

by Morgan Rojas/Cinemacy.com Next to her newly shaved head, Kristen Stewart’s indie film Personal Shopper is the latest buzz-worthy presentation coming from the multi-hyphenated actress/director/Chanel ambassador. Transforming into an emotionally complex fashion stylist who dabbles in connecting with other-world spirituality in the hopes of finding closure from her twin brother’s death, Stewart makes Personal Shopper […]

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Shirley MacLaine shines as a strong-willed senior citizen in “The Last Word” [MOVIE REVIEW]

Shirley MacLaine shines as a strong-willed senior citizen in “The Last Word” [MOVIE REVIEW]

by Amy Delgado/www.cinemacy.com Anyone who hears the name Shirley MacLaine will recognize it as Hollywood royalty, having starred in over 50 feature films and earning her dozens of nominations and awards. In each of these films, the role has had a common theme: that of a strong-willed woman who won’t be silenced. This latest project, […]

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Sandbox: Measure C will prevent the Redondo waterfront from turning into another Santa Monica [OPINION]

Sandbox: Measure C will prevent the Redondo waterfront from turning into another Santa Monica [OPINION]

by Bill Brand Bill Brand is a Redondo Beach Councilman and candidate for mayor Measure C does not require a $25 million pool by the ocean, or for the City to suddenly spend $200 million fixing infrastructure needs all at once – by ourselves.  These numbers were cooked-up by our current Mayor and City staff […]

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Sandbox: A Measure’s Chicanery [OPINION]

Sandbox: A Measure’s Chicanery [OPINION]

by Steve Diels Redondo Beach City Treasurer, former City Councilmember Measure C fails to resolve any important issue facing our community. Measure C merely risks diverting scarce resources — your money and your time — to the political ambitions of a few activists. Our little coastal community is flanked by the Pacific Ocean and the 10 million […]

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Sandbox: Yes on C stops Mall by the Sea [OPINION]

Sandbox: Yes on C stops Mall by the Sea [OPINION]

  by Martin Holmes President, Rescue Our Waterfront The City of Redondo Beach is giving away our harbor for 99 years to build a risky, $400 million mall. If it succeeds, residents lose because traffic doubles adding 12,550 cars trips per day. If it fails, the City is stuck with a bankrupt mall to maintain. […]

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Best Picture winner ‘Moonlight’ sweeps at the 32nd Film Independent Spirit Awards

Best Picture winner ‘Moonlight’ sweeps at the 32nd Film Independent Spirit Awards

by Ryan Rojas/www.cinemacy.com   Each year, on the day before the film industry’s biggest night that is the Oscars, the non-profit arts organization Film Independent hosts the Independent Spirit Awards, an annual event that brings out some of Hollywood’s finest indie filmmakers and stars to a beautiful Santa Monica beach setting to celebrate the films […]

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Redondo Union, beaten soundly by Damien, still has hopes for state tourney

by Paul Teetor There was only one good thing to say after the Redondo boys basketball team absorbed an 88-70 demolition at the hands of Damien Tuesday night. “We have at least one more game, in the state tournament,” senior guard Jailen Moore said moments after the discouraging home loss in the semifinals of the […]

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Dear Pops: a son writes his father, who went missing in wild, after his memorial

Dear Pops: a son writes his father, who went missing in wild, after his memorial

by Robert Woodie  Bob Woodie passed away while hiking in the High Sierra backcountry in October 2016. This is the second installment in a three part series chronicling a son’s search and subsequent struggle with loss following the unexpected passing of his father.  The first segment, “Searching for Pops”, was featured on the cover of […]

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“Every 40 Years” tells a father’s rock star past [MOVIE REVIEW]

“Every 40 Years” tells a father’s rock star past [MOVIE REVIEW]

by Morgan Rojas/www.cinemacy.com   Film festivals are showcases for new films that are hoping to get picked up for distribution. One of these films that premiered at this year’s Santa Barbara International Film Festival is “Every 40 Years” (for our exclusive interview with the film’s directors, visit www.cinemacy.com) Many people cringe at the thought of […]

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