Booker T. Mattison’s first novel, “Unsigned Hype,” is a terrifically engaging book, with its positive representation of a world that is often degraded and exploited, its no wonder it is drawing some serious consideration from movie producers. “Unsigned Hype” is a terrifically engaging book, full of authentic characters and a palpable atmosphere that pulls you right into the world of Tory Tyson, a teenager with a clear focus of becoming a recognized hip-hop artist. In addition to dealing with the usual challenges of being a teenager, Tory manages to break into the New York music scene while staying true to the proper upbringing of his devoted mother. With its positive representation of a world that is often degraded and exploited, its no wonder “Unsigned Hype” is drawing some serious consideration from movie producers.
Enjoy three classic films for the price of one! This month’s Aero Triple Bill is three “Airport” disaster movies.
With his new film “The Informant!” opening today, the famed director of “Traffic” and “Erin Brockovich” treated members of the Directors Guild of America to a special advanced viewing Thursday, then stuck around to field questions for an informal Q & A session immediately following the screening.
Brand X and Verizon Wireless Present Movies on the Pier, September 11th through October 2nd.
Beginning Friday, September 11th the Santa Monica Pier will once again be entertaining movie fans with a month long schedule of Friday night outdoor screenings. Okay, so you missed the first one. But that’s no reason you can’t take advantage of this great summertime experience set amongst the cool breezes of a Santa Monica evening (Ahhh!).
The world’s largest online movie rental service will be treating online viewers to a free, commercially uninterrupted online screening of the newly restored 1939 classic to celebrate its 70th anniversary for 24 hours, from 9:00 a.m. ET on Saturday, October 3 to 9:00 a.m. ET the following day, by visiting www.netflix.com/wizardofoz.
Turner Classic Movies is dedicating each of August’s 31 days to showcasing one of Hollywood’s most enduring personalities. This one-of-a-kind festival is an opportunity for viewers to enjoy a varied selection from each star’s body of work, uncut and commercial free, beginning with Henry Fonda on August 1st.