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Jim Gilles is a native Angeleno, with a wide range of interests. He holds several academic degrees from Cal Poly Pomona, Cal State Los Angeles, and UCLA, in English & Comparative Literature, History, and Education. He has been a teacher and university professor for many years and is still active in the academic community. Being an avid movie goer, he writes on film, including foreign-language cinema, feature films, documentaries, independent and experimental film. Having lived so long in Los Angeles, he is quite interested in the history of this particular city and appreciates its ethnic and racial diversity, as well as its fascinating history of filmmaking and popular music. As a world traveler, Jim has wandered into many fascinating corners of the globe and writes about his experiences.
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TAKE AND RUN (Ala Kachuu): An Award-Winning Film from Kyrgyzstan

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By Jim Gilles Los Angeles, CA (The Hollywood Times) 10/6/21 - Definitely one of the most interesting medium-length films out in the film festival circuit...

SEX, REVOLUTION, AND ISLAM:  Progressive Hope for Islam

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By Jim Gilles Los Angeles, CA (The Hollywood Times) 10/5/21 - “Either the God does not exist, or being gay is fine,” says Tugay, one...

Julia Ducournau’s TITANE: Erotic Horror & Queer Family Making

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By Jim Gilles Los Angeles, CA (The Hollywood Times) 10/2/21 - Julia Ducournau’s body horror thriller Titane was awarded the Palme d’Or at the 2021...

78th VENICE FILM FESTIVAL: Award Winners

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By Jim Gilles Los Angeles, CA (The Hollywood Times) 9/13/21 - Yesterday, September 12, the award winners at the 78th Venice International Film Festival were...

MUHAMMAD ALI: Ken Burns’ PBS Documentary Series

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By Jim Gilles Los Angeles, CA (The Hollywood Times) 9/14/21 - Beginning Sunday, September 20, 2021, 8:00 – 10:00 PM on PBS is the new...

John Fleck’s It’s ALIVE, IT’S ALIVE!: Musical Cabaret Special at the...

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By Jim Gilles Los Angeles, CA (The Hollywood Times) 9/13/21  - Theatre in Los Angeles, like most cities, has taken a huge blow with the...

THE EYES OF TAMMY FAYE: Praise The Lord & Apply More...

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By Jim Gilles Los Angeles, CA (The Hollywood Times) 9/13/21 - Opening Friday, September 17, in theatres is Michael Showalter’s The Eyes of Tammy Faye,...

Tammy Faye Bakker Interview with Steve Pieters: A moment in AIDS...

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By Jim Gilles Los Angeles, CA (The Hollywood Times) 9/13/21 - The new film The Eyes of Tammy Faye (2021) stars Jessica Chastain as Tammy...

HOLA MEXICO FILM FESTIVAL: Best New Films from Mexico

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By Jim Gilles Los Angeles, CA (The Hollywood Times) 9/12/21 - The 2021 Opening Night film of the 2021 HOLA MEXICO FILM FESTIVAL will be...

LANGUAGE LESSONS: “Ser” or “Estar” in a Platonic Romcom

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By Jim Gilles Los Angeles, CA (The Hollywood Times) 9/11/21 - Last evening, I watched Natalie Morales’ Language Lessons (USA, 2021), an American dramatic film...