Monthly Archives: January 2013

The Monocle – “Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters”

Directed by: Tommy Wirkola Written by: Tommy Wirkola & Dante Harper Released: January 25th, 2013 Theatre watched at: TCL Chinese Theatre, Los Angeles   Was there a need for it? No. Was it in demand? No. Did it happen anyway? Yes. Movie business tip #32: If you have a script with a low asking budget […]

“Redención” Coming soon…

Our own JoAnn Do Hockersmith hops on board as Associate Producer for Redención, directed by Aimee Long.  Redención is an epic sci-fi short set in 2038 on a future Earth entrenched with enough pollution that the government has restricted air travel and the rationing off of travel miles is just as important as money. At the core […]

The Monocle – “Gangster Squad”

Directed by: Ruben Fleischer Written by: Will Beall Released: January 11th, 2012 Theatre watched at: AMC Century City, Los Angeles   Disappointing–that’s all I really have to say. This is one of those times where the trailer was put together far better than the actual film…or maybe it was Jay-Z, whatever. Either way, director Ruben […]

The Monocle – “The Last Stand”

Directed by: Kim Jee-Woon Written by: Andrew Knauer Releases: January 18, 2013 Theatre watched at: CGV Cinemas, Los Angeles   He’s back folks, and no its not a tumor.  Don’t worry we didn’t blow his cover, what was once an “hasta la vista” is now an hola!  (Ok..sorry that’s the last of the Arnold puns […]

The Invisible War – Thoughts from the Assistant Editor

  Hi, everyone! Ed Alva here. As some of you may know, I currently work for documentary filmmaker Kirby Dick and served as assistant editor for his latest film, The Invisible War, a film about sexual assault in the US military. It has just been nominated for an Academy Award for best documentary feature. I […]

The Monocle – “Django Unchained”

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino Written by: Quentin Tarantino Released: December 25th, 2012 Theatre watched at: Downtown Disney AMC, Anaheim   Welcome back from a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Years my Deer friends! I got some fantastic gifts this past Christmas; oversized clothes, a flash for my camera, and an all but necessary Apple […]