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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

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
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