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40 Years of Razzie Magic

Click here to listen to the interview. The annual interview with Head Berry, John Wilson, founder of the Golden Raspberry Awards Foundation, is one of the high points of my … Continue reading

March 12, 2020 · Leave a comment

You Bet They’re ASKING FOR IT

  The word subversive gets thrown around a lot, but when it comes to ASKING FOR IT, there is no better way to describe this very black and astringent comedy.  … Continue reading

March 8, 2020 · Leave a comment

Close up on FARAWAY EYES

The world premiere of writer/director Harry Greenberger’s second feature film, FARAWAY EYES, happened on March 7, 2019, just before the festival in which it was booked postponed its second week … Continue reading

March 8, 2020 · Leave a comment

The Joyful Curiosity of Ben Mendelsohn

The first thing you notice about Ben Mendelsohn when you meet him in person is how very blue his eyes are.  The second thing is his impish sense of humor … Continue reading

February 16, 2020 · Leave a comment

Jay Roach Talks Hemlines, Honesty, and Poking the Bear in BOMBSHELL.

Click here to listen to the interview. When I spoke to Jay Roach on December 6, 2019, I wanted to know why he had been tempted to, as I put … Continue reading

December 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

Rian Johnson is A Fanboy

When I spoke to Rian Johnson about KNIVES OUT, his scathingly clever, star-studded whodunit,  I couldn’t help but ask about whether or not he was relieved to be involved in … Continue reading

November 28, 2019 · Leave a comment

THE CURRENT WAR: THE DIRECTOR’S CUT. Finally.

It’s taken two years for THE CURRENT WAR: THE DIRECTOR’S CUT to finally make it to your local cinema. For more on that, as well as my interview with the director, … Continue reading

November 9, 2019 · Leave a comment

Kristen Stewart is the Coolest

Tis the season. Kristen Stewart (pictured with G Allen Johnson, Dennis Harvey, and War Wei) in SF yesterday for the Mill Valley Film Festival screening of Amazon Studios #SEBERG, an incisive, revelatory indictment of fake news, … Continue reading

October 8, 2019 · Leave a comment

John DeLorean in Color

John DeLorean, the protean. larger-than-life designer of the eponymous, gull-winged car, lived his life on an epic scale. Telling that story cinematically has been the quest of many a filmmaker, … Continue reading

June 2, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Authenticity of Julian Kim and Peter S. Lee

HAPPY CLEANERS, the debut feature film from Julian Kim and Peter S. Lee made its world premiere at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, where it won the Emerging … Continue reading

May 14, 2019 · Leave a comment