Doobious Sources

Doobious Sources

Real Stoners, Fake News – Hollywood’s green carpet rolled out for the Doobious Sources premiere at 4:20 p.m. on Saturday, January 20th at the Arena Cinelounge. Members of the cannabis community, like the High Hipsters (pg 44), Medicinal Mike and Betty Khronic, gathered for the event and cannabis mixer. Phoebe Schiff,  Marketing Strategist, coordinated the professional, pot focused event, which included giant doobies for posing purposes. Gravitas Production is distributing the film, which screened at…

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Mellow Brick Road: A Journey to the Emerald City

Mellow Brick Road: A Journey to the Emerald City

Oh, the weather outside is weather! Happy holidays, Emerald family. This is the first holiday season I will spend outside of the Golden State and inside of Seattle where it is uncomfortably cold. Fortunately, this is the time of year when it’s completely acceptable to do less, eat more and quit shaving above the knee. This year has been a wild ride and it’s coming rapidly to an end. We made it through the Rio…

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Emerald Review: Lucy

Emerald Review: Lucy

Lucy Lucy. Action/SciFi (rated R, 89 min). Starring Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman, Min-sik Choi, Amr Waked. Directed by Luc Besson. Showing in Mill Creek Cinema (McKinleyville), Broadway Cinema 8 (Eureka) and Fortuna 6 Theaters (Fortuna).     Astute philosopher Bill Hicks once predicted that the next kind of human evolution would be that of the mind. And like Mr. Hicks, the screenwriter of Lucy has decided the catalyst for this next small step will be…

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Emerald Review: Maleficent

Emerald Review: Maleficent

Maleficent : Toil, Trouble, and Awesome Animation   Maleficent. Family/Fantasy (rated PG, 97 min). Starring Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copely. Directed by Robert Stromberg. Showing in both standard and 3D formats in Mill Creek Cinema (McKinleyville), Broadway Cinema 8 (Eureka), and Fortuna 6 Theaters (Fortuna).     There are always gaps in the stories we are told as children. Clearly we weren’t given all the information about Sleeping Beauty. For one thing, this story…

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