HBO’s Perry Mason Season One Review

HBO’s ‘Perry Mason‘ is a reboot of the classic courtroom drama television series from CBS. Team Downey turns the story into a 1932 period drama that explores a possible origin for the Los Angeles attorney. This is your spoiler warning. Perry Mason (Matthew Rhys) is a private investigator working for LA attorney Elias Birchard “E.B.”…

Singer TobyMac Offers Tribute To Late Son At LA Concert

During his concert at L.A.’s Forum, singer-songwriter Tobymac shared an emotional tribute to his late son Truett McKeehan, who passed away in October 2019. The appearance was part of his “Hits Deep” tour. Variety reports that the six-time Grammy award-winning Christian singer told the sold-out audience that “it’s been hard” and he went through the…

‘Killers Anonymous’ Review- A Bunch Of Violent, Stupid Twists

What if you took the concept of well-meaning organizations like Alcoholics Anonymous or Narcotics Anonymous, but throw in murderers and hitmen? You get Killers Anonymous, directed by Martin Owen, who co-wrote it with Elizabeth Morris and Seth Johnson. In London, Joanna (MyAnna Buring) holds a meeting with hitman Markus (Tommy Flanagan), assassin Leandro (Michael Socha),…

AnimeExpo 2019

Los Angeles has so many engaging and exciting conventions to attend when it comes to nerds, geeks, techies, fangirls, and fanboys. For those who love anime and manga, there is AnimeExpo, which I was happy to attend this year. Going on the second day of the AX2019, it was a bit overwhelming. They literally had…

Top 10 Avengers Team Incarnations

The Avengers have been assembling to fight crime, take on galactic overlords, battle time-displaced tyrants, defeat mutant terrorists, and stop other villains since 1963 when the team was brought together by Marvel Comics legends Stan Lee and Jack Kirby. Through the years, they have shifted membership quite substantially with some becoming unrecognizable, but they have…

Oscar Rundown And My Knee-Jerk Reaction

The Academy Awards happened last night. There were a plethora of presenters, but no host. Here is the list of movies that took home an Oscar: Best Production Design Winner: Black Panther Best Director Winner: Roma — Alfonso Cuaron Best Actress Winner: Olivia Colman — The Favourite Best Actor Winner: Rami Malek — Bohemian Rhapsody…

Movie Review- I Am That Man

I Am That Man is an indie film written, produced, directed, and starring Matthew Marsden whom you will recognize from Rambo and Black Hawk Down. It is made with RedWire Pictures, Roaming Elephant Films and Hazel BlueProductions, who describe the movie as “a story of perseverance and hope. It is a grateful tribute to those who…

Movie Review Flashback- Hancock

Peter Berg directs this 2008 comedy which is co-produced by Will Smith, who also stars in the film. When it was released by Columbia Pictures and Sony, it was number three at the box-office. John Hancock (Will Smith) is a superhero living in Los Angeles. He’s not the ideal person to save the day. Even…

My Favorite TV Lawyers

I know lawyers personally. We tend to think of them as slimy or as hustlers. Most of the ones I know, they are clever and intelligent, but slimy, definitely not. However, television loves to exaggerate or make them overly heroic. Some of these TV lawyers are very eccentric in their thinking and shrewd, and yes, some are…

Movie Review Flashback- Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles

Paul Hogan returns as Mick “Crocodile” Dundee in final film in the comedy trilogy Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles. Directed by Simon Wincer, it has a hilarious cast including Linda Kozlowski (returning as Mick’s common law wife Sue), Alec Wilson, Jere Burns, Jonathan Banks, Aida Tuturro, Paul Rodriguez, Serge Cockburn (Mick’s son Mikey), and featuring…

Movie Review Flashback- Changeling (2008)

Clint Eastwood directed Changeling, it is a masterpiece released in 2008. It tells the true story of Christine Collins whose boy went missing and whose disappearance may be connected to the Wineville Chicken Coop Murders. Taking place in 1928, Christine Collins (Angelina Jolie ) is a loving mother who takes care of her son Walter…