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What You Should Be Watching Now

Sure, there’s that big-budget, special effect extravaganza opening on Friday (sneak previews Thursday night), but let’s take a moment to appreciate those films that don’t have a huge budget for … Continue reading

April 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Week in Interviews 4/28/15

Sometimes I do an interview for a film that will be opening almost immediately, sometimes it’s for a film that won’t be in released for several weeks or even months. … Continue reading

April 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Voice in the Night 5/23

Longtime listeners to KGO Radio’s divine Maureen Langan will already know of her abiding crush on Liam Neeson. When I joined her this week, we were able to explore those … Continue reading

March 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Choppy CHAPPIE

CHAPPIE is a cross between Pinicchio and ROBOCOP with a dash of DISTRICT 9.  That last is unsurprising because CHAPPIE is the brainchild of Niell Blomkamp, and many of the … Continue reading

March 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Brian Sloan has A WTC VIEW

WTC VIEW was the first play from The New York International Fringe Festival to make the leap to the big screen in 2005, but playwright Brian Sloan resisted the temptation … Continue reading

March 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

David Cross Takes the HITS

David Cross was off coffee because of a stomach ailment when I talked to him on February 5, 2015 just before his film, HITS, kicked of SFIndieFest. Opting for tea, and overcoming his … Continue reading

February 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Perry Blackshear, MacLeod Andrews & Evan Dumouchel Insist that THEY LOOK LIKE PEOPLE

  THEY LOOK LIKE PEOPLE is a first-rate existential horror film, as well as a psychological thriller. I got the same vibe watching it that I had gotten watching PI and BRICK, the … Continue reading

February 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

GETT: THE TRIAL OF VIVIANE AMSALEM — Shlomi Elkabetz Interview

GETT, the Hebrew word for a bill of divorce, is the third film in a trilogy made by brother-and-sister filmmakers Shlomi and Ronit Elkabetz. The theme, as Shlomi explained to … Continue reading

February 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

PROJECT ALMANAC Flunks Out

After being delayed delayed half a year or so, PROJECT ALMANAC (aka WELCOME TO YESTERDAY and ALMANAC) has finally crept onto movie screens only to prove that waiting a year … Continue reading

February 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

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