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Farewell, Robert Osborne

I had the pleasure and privilege of speaking with TCM‘s Robert Osborne twice, and each time it was a learning experience from someone whose knowledge of movies was nothing less than phenomenal, … Continue reading

March 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Jason Segel and James Ponsoldt Share Small Talk before Talking the Big Ideas in THE END OF THE TOUR

You never know what gem of an information nugget you will unearth when conducting an interview, or, as in the case of my chat with Jason Segel and James Ponsoldt, … Continue reading

August 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Week in Interviews 8/8/15

From the hollowness of fame, to the cleverness of sheep, this week’s interviews cover a lot of territory. Mark Burton and Richard Starzak dropped into San Francisco to introduce us … Continue reading

August 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Shalom Theodore Bikel

I was honored, and a little overwhelmed, to be given the opportunity to interview Theodore Bikel at last year’s San Francisco Jewish Film Festival the day after he was awarded that … Continue reading

July 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Little Voice on the Prairie

I was delighted that Jesse Moss’ beautiful documentary, THE OVERNIGHTERS, had become part of the PBS series, POV. Finally a wider audience would be able to see his penetrating look … Continue reading

July 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

What You Should Be Watching 6/13

Since its initial publication in 1933, Vera Britain’s TESTAMENT OF YOUTH has never been out of print, and the film version is a sterling adaptation of that memoir of World … Continue reading

June 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Shira Piven Says WELCOME TO ME

When talking to filmmakers who have directed an actor known for comedy in a dramatic role, I always like to ask them about the particular insights someone with a gift for … Continue reading

May 9, 2015 · Leave a comment


John Pirozzi was a camera operator on assignment for a Matt Dillon film in Cambodia when he discovered the treasure that was and that country’s history of rock & roll. … Continue reading

May 7, 2015 · Leave a comment


Nick Broomfield makes documentaries that seek the truth and report it without fear or favor to anyone. There is no better example of what he does, and why it makes … Continue reading

April 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Michiel Huisman Adds Up THE AGE OF ADALINE

THE AGE OF ADALINE is a bit of a departure for Michiel Huisman, known for troubled and/or troubling characters on NASHVILLE, TREME, and GAME OF THRONES. So when I talked … Continue reading

April 23, 2015 · Leave a comment