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Paul Feig is A Snappy Dresser

He also makes movies that are smart, funny, and pointed. Think BRIDEMAIDS and THE HEAT. Oh, and don’t forget.Freaks and Geeks, his television series starring, among others, Seth Rogan, James … Continue reading

September 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Better Life of Demián Bichir

Click here for the interview with Demián Bichir and Chris Weitz for A BETTER LIFE. In 2003, the Mexican MTV Awards created a special category, Best Bichir in A Movie … Continue reading

September 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

Rotimi Agbabiaka is SEEING RED

It has become a 4th of July tradition for me to see the inaugural show of the San Francisco Mime Troupe’s season. What could be better than celebrating a holiday … Continue reading

August 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Waking Life of Richard Linklater.

There are many things that I adore about the intellectually eclectic films of Richard Linklater.  If he had done nothing except the incisive, heartbreaking, and romantically dizzying BEFORE SUNRISE, BEFORE … Continue reading

July 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

GENERATION WEALTH’s Lauren Greenfield on The Inevitability of Trump

In a variety of media, Lauren Greenfield has been documenting the culture of wealth for a quarter of a century. Her latest work has three components, including the documentary GENERATION … Continue reading

July 28, 2018 · Leave a comment

Eva Gardos on the Presence of the Past

Éva Gárdos’ tantalizing neo-noir, BUDAPEST NOIR, is currently making the rounds of film festivals in anticipation of its January 2019 release here in the United States. Based on the bestselling novel … Continue reading

July 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Daveed Diggs: Why Art Matters

I talked with Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal about their brilliantly funny, bitingly honest film, BLINDSPOTTING, on July 12, 2018. You can listen to the complete interview here, including their … Continue reading

July 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

Discovering Colin Bishopp

One of the best things about my job, aside from the free coffee and occasional cocktail at a festival party, is discovering an up-and-coming filmmaker with talent to spare. And … Continue reading

July 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

Michel Hazanavicius Talks Art, Politics, and Why THE APARTMENT is Perfect.

Click here to listen to the interview. Michel Hazanavicius won an Oscar™ for his anachronistic hit, the silent, and eminently charming homage to silent film, THE ARTIST.  Well, not entirely silent. … Continue reading

May 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

Michael Mayer on the Necessity of Art

  I say this without reservation. Michael Mayer’s adaptation of Anton Chekov’s THE SEAGULL is the best I have ever seen, and it is easily one of the best films … Continue reading

May 1, 2018 · Leave a comment