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THE ASSIGNMENT Movie Review

THE ASSIGNMENT Movie Review

By Victoria Alexander, Film Critic Las Vegas Informer Terrific noir thriller. Rodriguez is daring, provocative and sensational as a hitman. A must-see, so rent or buy it. According to imdb.com, veteran director Walter Hill has been very busy producing. With THE ASSIGNMENT he’s back directing. Hill has also co-written the film with Denis Hamill. Sadly […]

DETROIT Movie Review

DETROIT Movie Review

By Victoria Alexander, Film Critic Las Vegas Informer This is one unnecessarily provocative account. According to historical accounts and reenacted by director Kathryn Bigelow and screenwriter Mark Boal, the infamous three-day Detroit riots that began the night of July 23, 1967, started when the police raided an after-hours club. Were the police supposed to let […]

A GHOST STORY Movie Review

A GHOST STORY Movie Review

By Victoria Alexander, Film Critic Las Vegas Informer A stunning philosophical film without compromise. Lowery’s A GHOST STORY is so original, daring and slow that it returns the medium of film into the hands of the director. David Lowery’s highly personal, troubling A GHOST STORY stays with you – rummaging around in your head. There […]

Las Vegas Film Festival Celebrates 10 Years of Magic

Las Vegas Film Festival Celebrates 10 Years of Magic

Written and Photography by Nikki Artale It was magic attending Las Vegas Film Festival with the screenings of many fabulous films with daily festival mixers, parties and panel discussions that were attended by filmgoers and film makers.  This year’s festival was held entirely in Brendan Theaters inside the Palms Casino Resort. National filmmakers and film lovers […]

ATOMIC BLONDE Movie Review

ATOMIC BLONDE Movie Review

By Victoria Alexander, Film Critic Las Vegas Informer Sensational. Jason Bourne and James Bond – this is the genre’s alpha successor. Theron is a goddess. You watch every action film and wonder, how come no one ever gets hurt? A punch to the face by someone trying to kill you or be killed by you […]

Circus 1903 Celebrates Momentous Opening Night at Paris Las Vegas

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Circus 1903 Celebrates Momentous Opening Night at Paris Las Vegas

Last night, the sensational cast and crew of Las Vegas’ newest stage production, CIRCUS 1903 celebrated their opening night performance at Paris Theater at Paris Las Vegas. Featuring the world’s most talented performers and breathtaking puppeteering, the new resident production transported the filled room of invited guests and theatergoers back to the golden age of circus with thrilling […]

Dat Phan brings his kinetic energy and insightful observation to the South Point July 28

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Dat Phan brings his kinetic energy and insightful observation to the South Point July 28

By Debbie Hall While some comics are introspective, Dat Phan explodes with intensity while making people laugh. He brings his funny perspective as a Vietnamese American stand-up comedian to the South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa on July 28. Born in Vietnam months before the war ended, his family including his mother and nine of […]

A New Circus is in Town: Circus 1903 at Paris Las Vegas

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A New Circus is in Town: Circus 1903 at Paris Las Vegas

Discover The Golden Age of Circus Imagine walking out of the 21st century – into the beginning of the 20th century. The circus is in town and everyone is there waiting with anticipation. Look around – and up: You’re surrounded by exotic animals, amazing acrobats, contortionists, jugglers and high-wire acts. Those days are recreated in Circus […]

Goo Goo Dolls Come a Long Way Home to the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center

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Goo Goo Dolls Come a Long Way Home to the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center

Written and photography by Heather Vale It’s been three years since I saw the Goo Goo Dolls and reviewed them for the Las Vegas Informer. But the band has been busy touring and writing almost constantly since then. In fact, they’ve been doing that since they formed in 1986 in Buffalo, New York. Not many […]

Less Than Jake to Headline Hard Rock Pool July 21

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Less Than Jake to Headline Hard Rock Pool July 21

Friday Night Live at the Pool offers an unforgettable experience where guests can enjoy bar bites, beverages, music and party atmosphere in front of The JBL Sound Stage or in a VIP cabana. On Friday, July 21, the Hard Rock Pool is host to long time ska band Less Than Jake, an American ska punk band from Gainesville, Florida, […]

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