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THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY — PART 1

THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY — PART 1 is not unlike its iconic heroine, Katniss Everdeen. It’s bold, headstrong, no-nonsense, and impatient to get on with things.  It begins almost directly … Continue reading

November 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

ROSEWATER — Jon Stewart and Maziar Bahari Interview

As God is my witness, I thought that Jon Stewart knew that Aryan had more than one definition. He didn’t, but it made for a lively way to start my … Continue reading

November 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dr. Ralph Moss and Eric Merola Have A SECOND OPINION: LAETRILE AT SLOAN-KETTERING

There are many lessons to be drawn from SECOND OPINION: LAETRILE AT SLOAN-KETTERING, not the least of which is that science and money make for an uneasy relationship. There are … Continue reading

November 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Jon Stewart and DR. STRANGELOVE

It will be a few weeks before I can post my interview with Jon Stewart and journalist/author Maziar Bahari about ROSEWATER, the film Stewart directed from his adapatation of Bahari’s … Continue reading

October 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

THE GREEN PRINCE — Nadav Schirman, Mossab Hassan Yousef, and Gonen Ben Yitzak Interview

When THE GREEN PRINCE made its west coast debut at the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival on July 24, 2014, no one in the audience knew that the subjects of … Continue reading

September 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Tom Dolby’s LAST WEEKEND

It was only right that when I spoke by phone with Tom Dolby about LAST WEEKEND on September 12, 2014, he was on his porch overlooking a lake. LAST WEEKEND, … Continue reading

September 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Listening to THE GREEN PRINCE

THE GREEN PRINCE won’t be released in this country until September. Based in part on the book Son of Hamas, by Mossab Hassan Yousef, it is a riveting, illuminating documentary … Continue reading

July 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

BLACKBIRD — Mo’Nique, Patrik-Ian Polk and Julian Walker Interview

One of the best movies you won’t see at the multiplex.

June 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2 — Jay Baruchel, America Ferrara, Dean Deblois, and Bonnie Arnold Interview

Interviewing four people at once can be daunting when it comes to getting everyone to join in the conversation, but the gang from the Dreamworks animated film HOW TO TRAIN … Continue reading

June 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

EDGE OF TOMORROW & The Edge Of Your Seat

THE EDGE OF TOMORROW is everything a cracking good action/adventure/sci-fi film should be. Fluidly directed, ferociously acted, and intelligently written, it even takes the time to consider such lofty issues … Continue reading

June 8, 2014 · Leave a comment