Sunshine Ukulele Movie is Sweet Music from Graham Jones

By | June 9, 2017

The Sunshine Ukulele movie is sweet music from a funny instrument, the latest film from Irish writer and director Graham Jones.   The stars of the Sunshine Ukulele movie are a little wooden box and the musicians that give it life. But before that, oh, to be a fly on the wall. In the latest from the Very… Read More »

Girls Adrift: White Oleander Movie, Anywhere But Here Movie

By | May 22, 2017

The White Oleander movie and the Anywhere But Here movie are mother/daughter dramas with different degrees of motherly dysfunction. The 2002 White Oleander movie is a rougher version of the ride in the 1999 Anywhere But Here movie. Both feature mother/daughter stories, and, while the mothers in each leave you pulling your hair out for different reasons, the daughters… Read More »

McFarland, USA Movie Got Cross-Country Absolutely Right

By | May 4, 2017

Not too many films have been made about, or even touched on, the sport of cross-country, but the McFarland, USA movie got it absolutely right. When commercials started running for this film, it immediately piqued my interest because of its cross-country subject matter.  This is a road not too many films have run down.  Getting it right would… Read More »

Feed the Beast on AMC Television Series: Worst Ending Ever

By | April 27, 2017

The Feed the Beast on AMC television series might have had the worst ending ever, a combo of a season-ending cliffhanger and cancellation, thereafter. When these television networks cancel a series and bring it to an ignominius end, they understandably do it without the fanfare that accompanies the announcement of a new series.  The news is usually swept… Read More »

The Grey Movie Recalls Other Man Versus Beast Struggles

By | April 6, 2017

The Grey movie recalls other man versus beast struggles, and whether it is man v. beast or mano a mano, it always seems to come down to the alpha male. This 2011 movie, The Grey, starring Liam Neeson, as Ottway, has plenty of both, from the battles within the group of stranded oil workers to the battle without, against… Read More »

General Press Release: Correction re Capitol of the USA

By | March 22, 2017

General Press Release:  Correction re Capitol of the USA (United States of America).  Location error to be corrected to avoid incorrect information. Earlier today, due to a typographical error, a Twitter sent on the Tweet account of LZ Lark incorrectly stated that the Capitol of the United States of America is Fairbanks, Alaska.  This was, in fact, incorrect.… Read More »

Pulp Romance: A Short and Rocky Affair on the Sunset Strip

By | March 7, 2017

He saw her in a waterhole on the Sunset Strip.  She was hunched over a whiskey and a bad life.  It was pulp romance, L.A. style, a short and rocky affair. Her hair, like her skirt, was long and unkempt.  Neither her hair nor her skirt had ever met a comb or an iron.  While this was obvious,… Read More »