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April 11th, 2008 | By | 2,317 Comments



It’s on! After years of speculation and anticipation, “Bra’ Boys” will finally make its US debut today in select theaters nationwide. A “best documentary” award winner at numerous film festivals world wide, Boys is narrated by Russell Crowe and tells the story of the cultural evolution of the inner-Sydney beachside suburb of Marouba and the social struggles of its youth. Central to the story are the Abberton brothers, Sunny, Koby, Jai and Dakota. One is charged with murder, another pursues a career as a professional surfer only to to be charged as an accessory in his brother’s crime, another tries to hold the family together, and the youngest attempts to separate himself from his siblings’ notoriety. The documentary uses archival footage and blends it with current interviews to create a story of that is compassionate and confronting, involving against-the-odds success and predictable failures.

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April 4th, 2008 | By | 1,803 Comments



Mark your calenders. April 10 will see the debut of the long awaited New Zealand installment of the ridiculously popular Drive Thru series. Two showtimes are scheduled for the La Paloma theater in downtown Encinitas, with TW Editor-in-Chief Chris Cote performing as the night’s MC. Hilarity and fart jokes are sure to ensue. For a complete rundown of times and special events, click here.

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April 2nd, 2008 | By | 675 Comments



In the early 1990′s a loose-knit group of likeminded outsiders found common ground at a little NYC storefront gallery. Rooted in the DIY subcultures of skateboarding, surf, punk, hip hop and graffiti, they made art that reflected the lifestyles they led. Developing their craft with almost no influence from the “establishment” art world, this group, and the subcultures they sprang from, have now become a movement that has been transforming pop culture. Starring a selection of artists (Ed Templeton, Thomas Campbell, Harmony Korine, Barry McGee, Shepard Fairey) who are considered leaders within this culture, “Beautiful Losers” focuses on the telling of personal stories…speaking to themes of what happens when the outside becomes “in” as it explores the creative ethos connecting these artists and today’s youth.

Recently awarded as an Official Selection of the SXSW art and music festival, “Beautiful” is slowly but surely making its way around the country. To learn more, please click here.

March 19th, 2008 | By | 1,003 Comments



Timmy Turner will bring his latest documentary to the Forum Theater in Laguna Beach on March 28. Titled Tsunami Diaries: Voyage To The Epicenter, the film focuses on Turner and friend Dustin Humpherys’ relief mission to Indonesia following the catastrophic tsunami of 2004. Enlisting the help of friends and family, the two set out to bring whatever medical supplies, food and provisions to the regions most devestated areas. For more information on this showing, please call 949-494-8971, ext. 201.