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Monthly Archives: March, 2013

Love, Romance, and Fainting Spells on THE HOST with Max Irons and Jake Abel

After a while, stories about the hijinks on movie sets all begin to sound the same, but when Jake Abel (THE LOVELY BONES, PERCY JACKSON) mentioned that during the filming … Continue reading

March 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Taking to the Road with Walter Salles and Jack Kerouac

Talking with Walter Salles was already one of the great pleasures I’ve had even before he used the word “polyphonic.” In our talk on December 8, 2012, he revealed himself … Continue reading

March 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Ups and Downs of Jim Sturgess in UPSIDE DOWN.

Jim Sturgess doesn’t limit himself to one form of creative expression. A musician and an actor, he successfully combined the two in ACROSS THE UNIVERSE, though us usually opts to … Continue reading

March 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Fear and Revelation with director DEBBIE LUM and SEEKING ASIAN FEMALE

SEEKING ASIAN FEMALE is everything that a great documentary should be. Informative, straightforward, and challenging. In this case, deeply challenging. The phenomenon of Yellow Fever, non-Asian men who are exclusively … Continue reading

March 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

THE RELUCTANT FUNDAMENTALIST — Director Mira Nair

Perhaps there is no one better suited to directing the film adaptation of Moshin Hamid’s novel than Mira Nair. She has credit as the director of THE RELUCTANT FUNDAMENTALIST, but … Continue reading

March 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

OZ, THE MISSED OPPORTUNITY

It is a bold move to revisit a classic film, even if it is to make a prequel to it. Particularly when the studio involved, Disney, had tried, and failed, once … Continue reading

March 10, 2013 · Leave a comment
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