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Monthly Archives: November, 2013

Sophie Nelisse, Brian Percival & Geoffrey Rush Embrace THE BOOK THIEF

After spending so much time, and emotionally intense time at that, making THE BOOK THIEF, based on the best-seller by Marcus Zusak, it’s only natural that the film’s director, Brian Percival, … Continue reading

November 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Director Debra Granik & Jennifer Lawrence Crack WINTER’S BONE.

And now a timely blast from the past to re-visit an interview I did with Jennifer Lawrence on April 30.2010 about her first Oscar(tm)-nominated performance in Debra Granik’s WINTER’S BONE. … Continue reading

November 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Michele Stephenson & Joe Brewster Talk AMERICAN PROMISE.

To say that filmmakers Michele Stephenson and Joe Brewster were fearless when depicting their family honestly in AMERICAN PROMISE is an understatement of epic proportions.  Their doc, which chronicles 13 … Continue reading

November 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

KILL YOUR DARLINGS — John Krokidas Interview

John Krokidas took the job of researching the birth of the Beats for KILL YOUR DARLINGS very seriously, even going so far as to sneak into the apartment building where … Continue reading

November 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

GOD LOVES UGANDA — Roger Ross Williams Interview

Roger Ross Williams knew he had to make a film about the influence of American evangelicals on the the culture, politics, and religion of Uganda, but it wasn’t until he … Continue reading

November 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

12 YEARS A SLAVE — Chiwetel Ejiofor Interview

When I spoke with Chiwetel Ejiofor on October 12, 2013, it was hard to know where to start talking about 12 YEARS A SLAVE in which he stars as Solomon … Continue reading

November 4, 2013 · Leave a comment