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Close up on FARAWAY EYES

The world premiere of writer/director Harry Greenberger’s second feature film, FARAWAY EYES, happened on March 7, 2019, just before the festival in which it was booked postponed its second week … Continue reading

March 8, 2020 · Leave a comment

Daveed Diggs: Why Art Matters

I talked with Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal about their brilliantly funny, bitingly honest film, BLINDSPOTTING, on July 12, 2018. You can listen to the complete interview here, including their … Continue reading

July 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

Mike Birbiglia’s Teachable Moment

  Mike Birbiglia’s new film, DON’T THINK TWICE, won’t hit theaters until August 5, but for those in Northern California, there will be a screening at the Rafael Film Center on … Continue reading

June 11, 2016 · 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

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

Illuminating the DARK STAR: H.R. GIGER’S WORLD

DARK STAR: H.R. GIGER’s WORLD provides much of the information we would expect from an documentary appreciation in cinematic form of an artist’s work. We are given a glimpse into … Continue reading

May 23, 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

A Cold Reception for HOT PURSUIT

If anyone could have saved HOT PURSUIT, it would have been Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara. Aside from having scads of talent and audience appeal, they both have a keen … Continue reading

May 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

DON’T THINK I’VE FORGOTTEN: CAMBODIA’S LOST ROCK & ROLL — John Pirozzi Interview

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

LAMBERT & STAMP & James D. Cooper

I’ve had people sit in on my interviews before, but this was the first time I’ve been joined by someone from the great beyond. At least that was the thinking … Continue reading

April 21, 2015 · Leave a comment