Every year hundreds of thousands descend upon the city of San Diego and the San Diego Convention Center. The annual Comic-Con is an epic four-day pop-culture event that draws people from every corner of the globe and who knows perhaps other
After the overthrow of the Indonesian government in 1965, the new regime declared that anyone determined to be a communist is to be executed. The executions were not carried out by the military itself but by hired guns. Typically these death squads were run by local gangsters. No one responsible for these war crimes has ever been made to answer for these atrocities that cost untold numbers of people their lives. Decades later, directors Joshua Oppenheimer and Christine Cynn commemorate this dark period in Indonesian history by focusing their cameras on the men responsible.
The tagline for James Cameron’s Titanic was “Nothing on Earth Could Come Between Them.” This can certainly apply to Tom Bridegroom and his partner of six years Shane Bitney Crone. They were the sweetest of couples so madly in love with each other that it was fate that they found each other. In fact it seemed they were destined to find each other. Their relationship was the stuff of dreams.
With the year half over, we thought it would be nice to take a look back at some of our favorite films of the year so far and publish some mid-year top tens. Here’s Film Pulse contributor and critic Ernie Trinidad’s take
There’s just something utterly captivating about hearing someone who’s nearly one hundred years young talk about life. Not just to talk about what they’ve seen or what parts of history they recall the most but just about living, about making a difference, about taking a stand. The tagline for Mel Gibson’s Braveheart was “Every man dies. Not every man really lives.”