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Category Archives: Oscar

Loss and Rememberence: Farewell Robin

I never met Robin Williams. I came close to intervewing him a few times, and I did have the pleasure of interviewing his delightful daughter, Zelda, for an indie film, … Continue reading

August 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Oscar and Memory Lane

Now that Alfonso Cuaron has won the Oscar ™ for directing GRAVITY, I hope people will take a look at his previous work, including CHILDREN OF MEN. It’s an exquisite … Continue reading

March 3, 2014 · 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

The Long Strange Journey of Michael Cera and Sebastian Silva on the Way to CRYSTAL FAIRY.

I’m not quite sure how it happened, but while talking to actor Michael Cera (ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT, JUNO) and director Sebastian Silva (THE MAID, OLD CATS) on June 7, 2013, the … Continue reading

July 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

THE WAY WAY BACK — Jim Rash and Nat Faxon Interview

Nat Faxon and Jim Rash have made a name for themselves in front of the camera by being funny Faxon on Fox’s “Ben and Kate, and Rash as the sartorially … Continue reading

July 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Silver Linings and Living the Dream

I have had many great answers over the years to my questions about the eternal struggle between art and commerce, but I have never gotten a better one about the … Continue reading

February 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Razzies: The Tart Response to Hollywood Awards Season

I love The Razzies. It’s the only show-biz prize awarded strictly on merit. There is no lobbying for the gold-sprayed, plastic statue of the eponymous fruit. And for a long … Continue reading

January 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Evolution of Ms. Lawrence

Sometimes you can just tell.  An actress gives a startling performance after a fitful career of sit-coms and television guest shots. Such was the case with Kentucky native, Jennifer Lawrence, … Continue reading

January 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Oscar© Chat — Part 3, The Animated Edition

It was 2001 when the Academy Awards© first included a category for Best Animated Feature, and the Oscar© went to SHREK. It was acknowledgment that we were now officially living … Continue reading

January 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Oscar© Chat, Part 2

The best part of my job is not seeing free movies.  It’s a nice perk, as is seeing those movie before their release date, and being able to wax effusive … Continue reading

January 11, 2013 · Leave a comment