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Monthly Archives: February 2016

ELLE is the Must-See Movie of the Year

ELLE is the Must-See Movie of the Year

When describing the plot of Elle, one feels the need to tread very lightly. That’s because director Paul Verhoeven’s latest pushes the boundaries of political correctness and – perhaps in some minds – plain good taste. It’s a movie that has every reason not to work, every reason to incite outrage. But against all odds, Elle [...]

December 23, 2016 admin Film Festival 0

La La Land: City of Stars, Dreams, and Romance

La La Land: City of Stars, Dreams, and Romance

On Tuesday, December 13th Orange County Film Society Members were transported into a massive dance number on a L.A. freeway; it was a traffic jam opening perfect for the highly anticipated musical set in Los Angeles. The era of Gene Kelly, Cyd Charisse, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers is rather distant and while there have [...]

December 16, 2016 admin Film Festival Comments Off on La La Land: City of Stars, Dreams, and Romance

Director David Frankel Talks ‘Collateral Beauty’ & Miami Film Festival

Director David Frankel Talks ‘Collateral Beauty’ & Miami Film Festival

The holidays are a time for family, friends, food, and yes — big, star-studded films. So it’s no surprise that Collateral Beauty, starring Will Smith, Helen Mirren, Kate Winslet, Edward Norton, Michael Peña and Keira Knightley, is being released on December 16, just in time for the holiday season. Not without its competition, Collateral Beauty is [...]

December 14, 2016 admin Film Festival 0

Some useful DIY Filmmaking Tips

Some useful DIY Filmmaking Tips

You’re making a film, but your budget is low. You can get great quality video from the family DSLR as a video camera, or even a smartphone camera (the iPhone can make particularly good movies, as can Microsoft’s high-end Lumia devices), but putting together well lit and smooth motion shots can be tough without costly accessories.  More Than Just Photography: [...]

December 14, 2016 admin Film Festival 0

A Lesson In Collateral Beauty

A Lesson In Collateral Beauty

“Just be sure to notice the collateral beauty. It’s the profound connection to everything.” -Madeleine Monday night, Orange County Film Society members made their way to Regency South Coast Plaza Theater for an advanced screening of Collateral Beauty. Let me begin by saying that Collateral Beauty was everything I imagined, and everything I didn’t. The [...]

December 9, 2016 admin Film Festival Comments Off on A Lesson In Collateral Beauty

Sundance!!!

Sundance!!!

It’s that time of year again… Honoring independent films and filmmakers… [...]

December 6, 2016 admin Film Festival 0