All posts by Darrel Manson

Darrel is an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) living in southern California

Newport Beach Film Festival 2015

Apr 24, 2015Comments off
Darrel Manson

I look forward to film festivals and it is time for me to head to the beach for the 16th annual Newport Beach Film Festival.

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24 Days film review

Apr 24, 2015Comments off
Darrel Manson

On January 20, 2006, Ilan Hamili went to meet a beautiful woman who came into his shop and asked for his number. He never returned

Because I Was a Painter

Apr 24, 2015Comments off
Darrel Manson

Artwork such as seen in this film can often be difficult to look at, but I think that is not so much because of the

Helicopter Mom

Apr 24, 2015Comments off
Darrel Manson

Maggie Cooper (Nia Vardolos) wants to be the best possible mom and friend to her son Lloyd (Jason Dolley). But at 17, Lloyd is wanting

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The Salt of the Earth

Apr 14, 2015Comments off
Darrel Manson

For many years Wim Wenders has had a haunting photograph by SebastiĆ£o Salgado over his desk. Even before he met Salgado, Winders could tell that

Kill Me Three Times

Apr 10, 2015Comments off
Darrel Manson

I'll admit that I may take films a bit too seriously at times. After all, it is called the entertainment industry. Not every film has

Broken Horses

Apr 10, 2015Comments off
Darrel Manson

While there is a special quality to the bond between brothers, as we look at the story from a more universal approach, we are reminded

Broken Horses

Apr 08, 2015Comments off
Darrel Manson

The irony is it takes someone to come from a completely different country to relate filmmaking within an American genre back to what American genre