The American Dream has always been a tremendous influence on American crime films.
Take Out Girl is the new indie breakout film co-written by and starring Hedy Wong (“Laff Mobb’s Laff Tracks,” Chinatown Squad), and directed by Hisonni Johnson (short “Red Hood It,” “Grayson: Earth One”). It recently won Best Indie Action Thriller at Film Threat Award This! And has raked up 14 wins since its premiere at Cinequest Film Festival in 2020. Now with a new home at 1091 Pictures, Take Out Girl is filled with drama, action, comedy, and romance, and is sure to be on everyone’s radar very soon.
If you’re a 90’s baby then you played a part in the huge mainstream wave of car movies that were released throughout the early 2000’s.
Over 50 years after it was originally pitched, the late actor and martial arts legend Bruce Lee is bringing his vision back to television in ‘Warrior’ with the help of his daughter, Shannon Lee, and creator Jonathon Tropper.
Theatre has the potential to be transformative, allowing the viewer to learn more easily about themselves and the world around them without even realizing it.
The next generation of film makers and cinema artists certainly make the future seem bright, especially the nine finalists I encountered at the NBCUniversal Short Film Festival.
The Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival began April 28 with incredible success with the help of HBO’s Asian Pacific American Visionaries short film competition.