John Sayles has done us a service in detailing the day-to-day events in a small village occupied by American troops.
"In 1945, Germany and Japan surrendered and World War II ended ... Our stories must be heard and remembered."
Those who missed June screenings at the Los Angeles Film Festival of the "Boleto a Paraiso" have another opportunity to buy a ticket.
Enjoying Shakespeare under the stars at Topanga Canyon's Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum is de rigeur during summertime for Angeleno theatergoers.
Watching the first few minutes unfold, one might be lulled into the belief that the next hour and a half will be spent consuming light filmic fare.
Once I heard the circumstances of Ryan Dunn's death, I was not only paying attention - I was concerned.