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House of Cards Season 2 | Episode 1

Directed by: Carl Franklin Written by: Michael Dobbs, Andrew Davies, Beau Willimon Released: February 14, 2014 Theatre watched at: Directors Guild of America   Roses are red, violets are blue, who needs a valentine, I got House of Cards Season 2! That’s right folks, Netflix has officially kicked off their season 2 of their now […]

UVSA 2014 TET Festival

Tết, also known as Vietnamese New Year, is a celebration of the lunar new year. Over the last few years, the Orange County Tết Festival has taken place in Little Saigon. However, this year the Union of the Vietnamese Student Associations decided to move the festival to the Orange County Fair & Event Center to […]

Man of Steel – The Monocle

Directed by: Zack Snyder Written by: David S. Goyer Released: June 14th, 2013 Theatre watched at: Arclight Hollywood, Hollywood I am not a Superman fan; I don’t hate him I just think he is too…super. On top of being nearly invincible the guy can turn back time, people! Wrong order at Starbucks? Gets shit on […]

Matt and Rebecca – Surprise Proposal Performance!

  A couple weekends ago we had the privilege of shooting a surprise proposal performance by one of our herd, Matt Cheah. We collaborated with him closely to get the shots that he wanted as he performed a dance for his soon-to-be fiancée at the beautiful Heritage Park in Irvine. Matt put all the footage together […]

On the set of our new film Ink

This past weekend we started production on Classy Deer’s new short film Ink. It’s tremendously exciting to see this great story by Jen Silverman come to life through the magnificent performances by Josiah Thibodeau, Lyndsey Lantz, Emily Felt, Beverly Jaret, Harwood Gordon, and Dennis Lavalle.

Apple Color Tutorial: Digital Makeup

Have you ever shot something and thought, “Man this is beautiful.” Then, you get to post, see it and say, “Oh no! How did I not catch that!?” No need to fret just yet. This happens to even the best filmmakers out there and because of this, I’m going to be showing you all how […]

How Badly Do We Need MōVI?

       Vincent La Foret had much of the video world in a tizzy last night when he announced MōVI – the tiny gyro-based camera stabilizer from Freefly Systems that is in production to sell for around $15,000. At first glance, MōVI seemed to me like nothing more than a cool toy. The shots […]

The Monocle – Spring Breakers

Directed by: Harmony Korine Written by: Harmony Korine Released: March 22nd, 2013 Theatre watched at: Century 8, North Hollywood   Let’s get it out of the way…because it’s like an elephant, it’s in the room, and now it’s taking a sh*t–we have to talk about it. The true appeal of Spring Breakers is seeing Disney […]

The Monocle – The Call

Directed by: Brad Anderson Written by: Richard D’Ovidio Released: March 15th, 2013 Theatre watched at: AMC Century City, Los Angeles   I wasn’t expecting much from The Call, quite honestly the only “wow” moment I had during the trailer was realizing that the chick being kidnapped was a much more developed mature Abigail Breslin (Little […]

The Monocle – “21 & Over”

Directed by: Jon Lucas & Scott Moore Written by: Jon Lucas & Scott Moore Released: March 1st, 2013 Theatre watched at: AMC Burbank, Burbank   There’s nothing like the high, childish shrieking and giggling of a tiny, naked and hammered Chinese man with an innocent teddy bear glued to his private parts running around a […]