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Froggie puppeteer Rick Morton needs help

Froggie puppeteer Rick Morton needs help

Long time South Bay Puppeteer Ric Morton is undergoing treatment for cancer and is seeking help through GoFundMe.

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In “Nobody Speak: Trials of the Free Press,” Gawker vs Hogan is a Modern Day David vs Goliath

In “Nobody Speak: Trials of the Free Press,” Gawker vs Hogan is a Modern Day David vs Goliath

By Morgan Rojas for Cinemacy.com There is no doubt that former professional wrestler Hulk Hogan (real name Terry Gene Bollea) is regarded as one of the most popular pop culture figures of all time. From action figures to reality shows and beyond, Hogan’s public persona has been a part of pop culture for generations. It’s […]

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Baby Driver is a total joy ride fueled by a killer soundtrack [MOVIE REVIEW]

Baby Driver is a total joy ride fueled by a killer soundtrack [MOVIE REVIEW]

by Ryan Rojas for www.cinemacy.com If you’re looking for some excitement at the movies this summer, look no further than Baby Driver. Written and directed by fanboys everywhere’s favorite Edgar Wright, Baby Driver is a stylish explosion of genre-blending action thriller, romantic heist movie and crime film all in one.  Baby Driver centers around a […]

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“The Bad Batch” makes Burning Man look like your grandma’s tea party [MOVIE REVIEW]

“The Bad Batch” makes Burning Man look like your grandma’s tea party [MOVIE REVIEW]

by Morgan Rojas/www.cinemacy.com Bringing “Bad” back to the big screen for her highly anticipated sophomore film is Ana Lily Amirpour, the visionary who made black and white Vampire Spaghetti Westerns a thing. Amirpour trades the streets of Bad City for the barren desert of Texas in “The Bad Batch,” a meditative and highly audacious cannibal film […]

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Musical comedy ‘Opening Night’ is worth a standing ovation [MOVIE REVIEW]

Musical comedy ‘Opening Night’ is worth a standing ovation [MOVIE REVIEW]

by Morgan Rojas/www.cinemacy.com Birdman meets 30 Rock in director Isaac Rentz’s feature film Opening Night, an ensemble musical comedy with heart, soul, and a bunch of naughty jokes. We spend one hilariously chaotic night backstage the Broadway production ‘One-Hit-Wonderland,’ a musical journey through the poppy hits of yesterday, led by *NSYNC’s JC Chasez (as himself). […]

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Love is on the rocks in indie rock relationship comedy, Band Aid [MOVIE REVIEW]

Love is on the rocks in indie rock relationship comedy, Band Aid [MOVIE REVIEW]

by Ryan Rojas/www.cinemacy.com Embarking on adulthood is hard, but doesn’t have to be joyless, as the new indie mumblecore comedy Band Aid shows. Making its premiere at this year’s Sundance Film Festival and in theaters this Friday, Band Aid is a light-hearted romantic comedy about the hardships of modern relationships and how sometimes those things […]

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Cate Blanchett is an artistic vision in experimental film, “Manifesto” [MOVIE REVIEW]

Cate Blanchett is an artistic vision in experimental film, “Manifesto” [MOVIE REVIEW]

  BY MORGAN ROJAS/CINEMACY.COM Cate Blanchett is a powerhouse performer, as proven by her two Academy Awards, three Golden Globes, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, and three BAFTAs, among countless other nominations. The Australian actress is now back with a film that strays from the mainstream but displays her talent in a way that she […]

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Far West Chateau: The French grandeur and unexpected intimacy of a family home

Far West Chateau: The French grandeur and unexpected intimacy of a family home

The home was designed by architect Martin Fuller in 1982 and built in 1984, but had never truly been completed.

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Swing dance is still jumpin’ and jivin’ in ‘Alive and Kicking’ [MOVIE REVIEW]

Swing dance is still jumpin’ and jivin’ in ‘Alive and Kicking’ [MOVIE REVIEW]

by Rebekah Roberts/www.cinemacy.com  Alive and Kicking is a feature length documentary film about swing dancing, including its Harlem origin, its rebirth in the 1990s, and ongoing presence today. Film executive (and Lindy Hopper) Susan Glatzer makes her directorial debut with Alive and Kicking, giving audiences an inside look into the modern-day sensation of the international swing dance […]

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Rami Malek keeps an emotional distance in indie thriller ‘Buster’s Mal Heart’ [MOVIE REVIEW]

Rami Malek keeps an emotional distance in indie thriller ‘Buster’s Mal Heart’ [MOVIE REVIEW]

by Kailee Andrews/www.cinemacy.com   Director Sarah Adina Smith’s surreal sci-fi tinged drama, Buster’s Mal Heart, tracks the journey of three seemingly different men– an exhausted working dad, an unhinged mountain outlaw, and a sailor lost at sea.  All are played by Rami Malek (Mr. Robot) and the question of their true linkage will be teased […]

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Letters to the Editor 5-4-17

True blue Lieu Dear ER: I attended the Ted Lieu Town Hall and it was quite an eye-opening experience (“Lieu holds court,” ER April 27, 2017).  While it is easy to understand why Rep. Lieu was disappointed with his party’s performance at the polls, his resistance posture reminds me of a child holding his breath […]

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“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” is a fresh take on a familiar storyline

“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” is a fresh take on a familiar storyline

by Nelson Tracey/www.cinemacy.com We are nearing the 10th anniversary as well as the rumored end of Robert Downey Jr.’s breakout role in Iron Man, and the aftermath has proven that there are essentially two types of people: those who are going to see every Marvel feature no matter what, and those who lost interest sometime during […]

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Mélanie Laurent inspires eco-conscious change in ‘Tomorrow’ [MOVIE REVIEW]

Mélanie Laurent inspires eco-conscious change in ‘Tomorrow’ [MOVIE REVIEW]

by Morgan Rojas/www.cinemacy.com On April 22, 2017, the “March for Science” took place in Washington, D.C. and over 500 cities across the world, bringing government attention to the importance and impact of science research on the future of our global civilization (a cause that some in positions of power are planning to de-fund). It was opportunity to have a […]

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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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