Richard Linklater's drama about a young boy growing into manhood is also a film about the fleeting nature of existence.
Jana Monji, made in San Diego, California, lost in Japan several times, has written about theater and movies for the LA Weekly, LA Times, and currently, Examiner.com and the Pasadena Weekly. Currently living in LA, she has found her inner Latina dancing Argentine tango. Her short fiction has been published in the Asian American Literary Review.
An FFC shares memories of the Los Angeles Theater scene.
A report on the Los Angeles premiere of "Life Itself," which took place on Thursday, June 26, 2014.
An FFC considers how we will read in the future.
Major outlets call the man who assaulted America Ferrera at Cannes and Brad Pitt in Hollywood a "prankster." They're wrong to do so.
FFC Jana Monji interviews Ebertfest attendees John and Jim Burns.
Brie Larson, Keith Stanfield bring powerful "Short Term 12" to Ebertfest.
"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" prominently features digital effects in a manner that blurs the line between traditional production categories and may force distinctions to be made in the near future.
Jana Monji reports from WonderCon 2014, including details on The Maze Runner, How to Train Your Dragon 2 & Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.
Jana Monji looks below the surface of Hollywood blockbuster marketing to find the independent side of WonderCon.
The recent #CancelColbert campaign on Twitter raises all kinds of issues about racism, but also about hashtag activism.