Diana Clarke

Diana Clarke is a regular film contributor at Voice Media Group and its film partner, the Village Voice. VMG publications include LA Weekly, Denver Westword, Phoenix New Times, Miami New Times, Broward-Palm Beach New Times, Houston Press and Dallas Observer.

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  • 7 months ago | Film and TV

    Ktown Cowboys indicates by its title both insider status and a desire to fit in. Ktown — short for Koreatown — refers to the Los Angeles neighborhood marked by art-deco buildings and Korean signage where the film is set. Though not actually known ...

  • In the opening titles, Colliding Dreams calls itself "the story of Zionism as told by inhabitants of the land." Note the careful phrasing — "inhabitants," "land" — that doesn't specify which ones but assumes that you, the...

  • 8 months ago | Film Reviews

    In 1995, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin was shot after attending a public rally. Rushed to the hospital, he died hours later. His assassin, Israeli ultranationalist Yigal Amir, is in prison for life, having achieved his goal: Without Rabin, ...

  • In Ukraine, the sky is huge, but nobody ever mentions it. Three men with historical roots in the country walk under the huge blue sky. The grass is gold and green. This is a place of violence; the three men are Philippe Sands, a British Jewish...

  • Here's how you're supposed to treat addicts you love: Send them to rehab, give ultimatums, cut them off. Here's what Che "Rhymefest" Smith does instead: He goes looking for his homeless, alcoholic father, Brian, whom he hasn't seen in a quarter...

  • Media about climate change is such a bummer that nobody ever pays attention. How do we go on living when we know not only that we're dying, but that our chance for a legacy -- for eternity -- is dying too? How about this: a 90-minute documentary...

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