JULIAN MARSHALL TALKS OBEY THE GIANT-
SHEPARD FAIREY DOCUMENTARY
PPLA sat down for an exclusive interview with Director Julian Marshall to talk about his latest project, Obey the Giant, a documentary on the early life of renowned street artist, Shepard Fairey, and the origin of his Obey art campaign.
FREIDA PINTO IS TRISHNA
If anyone else was wondering where we would next see the heartfelt acting of Freida Pinto after the unexpected hit Slumdog Millionaire, look no further. Her turn as the title character Trishna in Michael Winterbottom's latest feature assures she is a face that is here to stay.
UNION SQUARE- INDIE FILM FALLS SHORT
Few people make truly independent cinema anymore. Using only a minimal budget, relatively few sets, and a small ensemble of actors, the task can be very constricting and any filmmaker that can pull it off should be applauded. That being said, while Union Square follows all these rules, following the rules alone doesn't guarantee it will be an indie hit made for the mainstream.
Every Thursday, just before the weekend officially kicks off, there is a quiet party happening in the hills above Hollywood. It is the Yamashiro Farmer's markets located adjacent to the iconic Yamashiro Japanese restaurant with Cal-Asian cuisine. The parking lot is filled with local food trucks, produce, baked goods, jewelry & clothing tents, and live music from 5-9PM.
A METALHEAD TRIES WARPED TOUR- TINLEY PARK
For more than six years now, a very dear friend of mine has been trying to save me from what he calls 'musical stagnation', a chronic condition characterized by a music collection that is more than eighty percent 'classic'. So Greg and I went to the Vans Warped Tour at Tinley Park (Chicago) this past weekend as his last-ditch effort to expose me to new music, and I was completely unimpressed.