All posts by Darrel Manson

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

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Steak (R)evolution

Aug 28, 2015Comments off
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Franck Ribière grew up on a French farm with cattle. He always thought French meat was the best in the world. But then he traveled

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Film Review: One & Two

Aug 21, 2015Comments off
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Youth yearning to be free and experience a world they know nothing about. A father who believes that what is best is for his family

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Film review: We Come as Friends

Aug 21, 2015Comments off
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“Did you know the moon belongs to the white man?” The history of Africa for the last few centuries has been the story of colonialism.

Film Review: Station to Station

Aug 21, 2015Comments off
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Station to Station describes itself as “a roadtrip through modern creativity.” In 2013, Doug Aitken set off on a train that served as a kinetic

Left to right: Lily Tomlin as Elle and Julia Garner as Sage

Film review: Grandma

Aug 21, 2015Comments off
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Grandma is very much a woman-oriented film, but it should not be seen as a woman’s movie. It is comedy, but should not be thought

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Film review: Guidance

Aug 21, 2015Comments off
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In Guidance, David Gold (Pat Mills) is a failure. He was once a child TV star and has never really grown up. Now he can’t

Left to right: Julia Garner as Sage and Lily Tomlin as Elle

Interview with the filmmakers of Grandma

Aug 19, 2015Comments off
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I recently attended a press conference in West Hollywood for the film Grandma. Taking part in the press conference were writer/director Paul Weitz, and actors

Film Review: Prince

Aug 14, 2015Comments off
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In Prince Ayoub is faced with decisions. He’s seventeen, and in love with the most beautiful girl in the neighborhood, but she’s with the biggest