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Monthly Archives: January, 2015

Nelly Tagar Delivers Anything but ZERO MOTIVATION

ZERO MOTIVATION is more than just a terrific movie, it has also generated a meme that went viral in Israel. And I was lucky enough to speak with the meme … Continue reading

January 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Voice in the Night

I have the honor of joining the divine Maureen Langanon KGO radio here in San Francisco every other Sunday night at midnight to talk movies, pop culture, and other assorted … Continue reading

January 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

TAKING TIGER MOUNTAIN (Zhì qu weihu shan)

THE TAKING OF TIGER MOUNTAIN has blood, guts, and sentiment.  Based on actual events, and on the novel by Bo Qu, it’s a sweeping epic of a war film set … Continue reading

January 15, 2015 · Leave a comment


Sometimes in an interview there’s a defining line. And in talking to Oscar Isaac about JC Chandor’s A MOST VIOLENT YEAR on December 5, 2014, it came towards the end … Continue reading

January 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

THE WORLD MADE STRAIGHT — David Burris Interview on PRX

When I spoke with David Burris on December 18, 2014, one of the things I most wanted to talk to him about was getting the accents right in THE WORLD … Continue reading

January 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

TOP FIVE Is Top Flight

TOP FIVE starts a little out of chronological sequence with two protagonists walking down a Manhattan sidewalk discussing art and life.  Specifically art versus life with one opining that a … Continue reading

January 5, 2015 · Leave a comment


And so it is our last visit to Middle Earth, and a bittersweet one it is.  Peter Jackson’s finale to his pair of trilogies is a triumph of spectacle and … Continue reading

January 5, 2015 · Leave a comment