Killer Movie Reviews

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Kai Wada Roath Walks in Bigfoot’s Steps

Click here to listen to the interview. There is only one Bigfoot Film Festival and Symposium in the entire world, and it’s here in San Francisco. The brainchild of Kai … Continue reading

March 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Razzies: A Valuable Public Service

Every year since 1997 I have interviewed the John Wilson, Head Berry and founder of the Golden Raspberry Awards Foundation. That’s the group that bestows the Razzie, which singles out … Continue reading

February 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

It Came from Outer Space

Why is it just now hitting me that two of last week’s releases have the device of an asteroid hitting the earth as the plot catalyst?  BLACK PANTHER (review here), … Continue reading

February 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Best of 2017

I refuse to be limited to just ten films.  I’ve ranted about the tyranny of it enough, so rather than repeat myself, let’s just get right to the films that … Continue reading

January 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Detention of Ziad Doueiri

Ziad Doueiri made one of my favorite films of the 2010s, THE ATTACK (2011), about an apolitical Arab doctor in Israel who finds himself suddenly the object of suspicion by … Continue reading

December 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Andrew Garfield Meets the Press (and Their Offspring)

Andrew Garfield’s performance in Andy Serkis’ directorial debut, BREATHE, is phenomenal. He’s both deeply affecting and infectiously joyous in the true story of Robin Cavendish, who was paralyzed from the … Continue reading

October 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Meeting a Legend

Sometimes, I get to meet a legend. Yesterday it was Dolores Huerta, the icon and indefatigable fighter for social justice. The occasion was the documentary, DOLORES, made about her by … Continue reading

September 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Me and Jerry

For many years I’ve had a standard answer when asked if I want my picture taken with an interviewee. It’s that I only have one picture of me on my … Continue reading

August 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Kyle Mooney and Dave McCary Bring Us BRIGSBY BEAR

Click here to listen to the interview. Kyle Mooney and Dave McCary, friends since childhood, have concocted BRIGSBY BEAR, a sweet paean to imagination, childhood, and the power of both … Continue reading

July 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

Dunkirk

I could not contain myself when writing about Christopher Nolan’s DUNKIRK ( full review here).  It’s going to be a major contender during awards season, with perhaps another nod to … Continue reading

July 24, 2017 · Leave a comment
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