John Dower Celebrates THE MYSTERY OF D.B. COOPER.
Click here to listen to the interview. When I spoke with John Dower by zoom on November 20, 2020 about his intriguing documentary, THE MYSTERY OF D.B. COOPER, was that … Continue reading
Getting to the BLOODROOT of the Matter.
An unlikely location, an unconventional business plan, and an unswerving dedication to radical feminist politics. Bloodroot. vegetarian/vegan restaurant and feminist bookstore, surprised everyone when it became success. Part of … Continue reading
A GODDESS WHOSE TIME HAS COME
In 1995, a film opened that caused a riot. Critics loathed it. The Golden Raspberry Awards celebrated its over-the-top embrace of camp. And audiences were left wondering what it was … Continue reading
MARIA BY CALLAS by Tom Volf
Click here to listen to the interview. Full disclosure. I appreciate opera as an art form, but I wouldn’t call myself a huge fan. In a way, that made me … Continue reading
Glenn Silber on the Current State of Art and Culture.
Glenn Silber was nominated for an Oscar for 1979’s THE WAR AT HOME, a seminal documentary about how the war in Vietnam tore apart the city of Madison, WI. Currently … Continue reading
Bill Siegel Recounts THE TRIALS OF MUHAMMAD ALI
Muhammad Ali didn’t need to tell us that he was, is, and always will be The Greatest. There was the prowess in the ring, and his principled stand against the war … Continue reading
Being Anagrammed by Merl Reagle
How did the passing of the great Merl Reagle get by me? The legendary designer of crossword puzzles passed away on August 22, 2015, and the world will be a … Continue reading
Caroll Spinney Says I AM BIG BIRD
I AM BIG BIRD is a gentle, sensitive film about a gentle, sensitive man. The man is Caroll Spinney, known to perhaps a billion people as his alter ego, Big … Continue reading
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