One mother’s vision of Having it All: A review of DIrector David Gaddies film, “Beautiful Dreamer”

By Vernon Nickerson Kudos to Writer and Director David Gaddies for collaborating with Co-Writer Steven Kelleher to produce the powerful, provocative and evocative film adaptation of Ken Liu’s short (but sweet) story,”Memories of My Mother”. In just under 30 minutes, the film Beautiful Dreamer captures the deepest desire of every mother who loves their children–…

2015 AFI Film Festival Wrap Up

By: Monteque Pope-Le Beau   The Art Of Monteque had the wonderful pleasure of attending the 2015 AFI Film Festival. Just like years pass this year’s Film Festival did not disappoint. With extravagant galas, wonderful premieres and those wonderful treasures that make going to a film festival worthwhile.The AFI panels were wonderful and very informative.…

World Premiere of THE BIG SHORT To Close AFI FEST 2015

  AFI FEST 2015 presented by Audi is bringing another world premiere to this year’s festival…and it’s a “big” one. The Paramount Pictures and Regency Enterprises film THE BIG SHORT will be the Closing Night film of AFI FEST on Thursday, November 12 at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. Directed by Adam McKay with a screenplay…

World Premiere of BY THE SEA To Open AFI FEST 2015

AFI FEST 2015 presented by Audi kicks off on Thursday, November 5 at the historic TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California. The Opening Night Gala, the world premiere of BY THE SEA, follows an American writer (Brad Pitt) and his wife (Angelina Jolie Pitt) who arrive in a tranquil and picturesque seaside resort in 1970s…