‘Raju’ Director on Going to Great Lengths to Film a Short Max Zaehle (left) directing Wotan Mohring and Julia Richter in ‘Raju.’ Barbara Chai, Wall Street Journal Although his short film, “Raju,” deals with the weighty subject of illegal child-trafficking, director Max Zaehle is ebullient when discussing his work. Perhaps […]

Angelus Winner Talks Oscar With WSJ

Long live the Dane! Hamlet rendering by Sarah Airriess Join us in Elsinore, beginning January 21 Experience Hamlet in a whole new way. After intense audience reaction to our production last summer in Griffith Park, we realized we weren’t done with Denmark just yet. This time around, we’re re-imagining the […]

ISC Opens Winter Run Of Hamlet

Reviewed by Frank Mundo In poet Melinda Palacio‘s debut novel, Ocotillo Dreams, we meet a young woman named Isola, a green-eyed, “exotic-looking” Mexican-American “often mistaken for Thai or Filipino” whose mother’s death couldn’t have come at a worse time in her life. Just one fellowship short of becoming a full […]

LA Books Examiner Reviews Ocotillo Dreams

By Andrew Magee A prestigious Los Angeles film festival brought three award-winning directors to Fulham for a screening at the London Film Academy last night. The Angelus Student Film Festival is an international competition that recognises some of the best young filmmakers around the world. Festival director Monika Moreno presented […]

LA Film Festival hits London

  Udo Kier on film, life and being happy By Inger Sandal The Loft Cinema set the bar high when it awarded its first “Lofty” Lifetime Achievement Award to German actor Udo Kier. “There’s no one else on the planet like Udo,” Jeff Yanc, the Loft’s program director said at […]

Fellow Cart For A Cause Chefs, Unite!   As you’ve certainly heard, the Cart For A Cause Cookbook is due to launch Nov. 30 and to kick things off, I’d love for you to join me and St. Vincent Meals on Wheels Founder Sr. Alice Marie Quinn at Bar Pintxo […]

A Message From Chef Joe Miller