‘I Am Not Your Negro’ at Tower - Plus ‘Moonlight’ Comes to DVD

by Chris Narloch

Black History Month, celebrated in February, may be over for this year, but March appears to be Black Movie Month, if unofficially, as movies with African-American heroes (and heroines!) fill movie screens around the country.

“Hidden Figures,” “Fences,” and “Get Out” were all still playing in theaters as I wrote this, and “Moonlight” was back in hundreds of theaters during the same week that it won the Best Picture Oscar and then debuted on DVD.

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‘Departure’ arrives on DVD

by Colt McGraw, March 8, 2017

Alex Lawther (“The Imagination Game”) stars in Andrew Steggall's newest gay drama, ‘Departure,’ which was released on DVD on March 7, 2017.  

The film opens with Lawther's character, Elliot, asking "Do you think you can know something, before you know it?"  This is prompted by unspoken truths that unfold as the film evolves.  You see a family fractured by forbidden desires and attached by social norms and expectations.  

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Cool Short Films At The Crest

by Chris Narloch

Fans of short films will have a field day this week at Sacramento’s Crest Theatre as that historic movie palace presents a multitude of award-winning mini-movies that are nominated either for the Oscar or for France’s equivalent of the Oscars.

2017 Oscar Nominated Shorts

Every year at Oscar time, the Crest screens the nominated short films in all three categories: animation, live action, and documentary.

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Watch An Oscar Nominee At Tower Theatre

by Chris Narloch

It looks like it will be another rainy weekend in Sacramento, which means that indoor activities such as movie going are a great option if you find yourself with any free time.

The Tower on Broadway is just the place to have a post-Valentine’s Day rendezvous, and this weekend the theatre offers the added bonus of helping you get caught up on your Oscar nominees, since all four films playing there are in the running for Academy Awards this year.

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The Queen of “Good Sex” at B Street Theatre

by Colt McGraw

The 90-minute, one-woman show “Becoming Dr. Ruth” takes the audience on a journey through the early years of the world's most recognized sex therapist.

Dr. Ruth, as played by Anne O'Sullivan, is a woman of character and strength against all odds.  Simply put, "A German Jew never cries," says Dr. Ruth.  

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