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THE GREEN PRINCE — Nadav Schirman, Mossab Hassan Yousef, and Gonen Ben Yitzak Interview

When THE GREEN PRINCE made its west coast debut at the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival on July 24, 2014, no one in the audience knew that the subjects of … Continue reading

September 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Tom Dolby’s LAST WEEKEND

It was only right that when I spoke by phone with Tom Dolby about LAST WEEKEND on September 12, 2014, he was on his porch overlooking a lake. LAST WEEKEND, … Continue reading

September 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

THE SKELETON TWINS — Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader & Craig Johnson Interview

With the quick wits of THE SKELETON TWINS stars Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader in play, it was perhaps inevitable that our interview on May 1, 2014 occasionally dissolved into laughter and … Continue reading

September 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

THE GUARD and CALVARY

In honor of John McDonagh’s latest film, the literate, brilliant CALVARY, we take a look back at my chat with him here in San Francisco about THE GUARD from 2011. … Continue reading

August 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Paul Haggis Embraces Complexity in THIRD PERSON.

Paul Haggis was having a very good day. By a stroke of serendipity, or was it synchronicity?, he had been booked into a hotel that overlooks the location used as … Continue reading

June 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

OBVIOUS CHILD — Jenny Slate and Gillian Robespierre

OBVIOUS CHILD began life as a short film by Gillian Robespierre, Anna Bean, and Karen Maine. The filmmaker suspected, though, that there was more to the story of Donna, a … Continue reading

June 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

James Franco Adapts to Gia Coppola in PALO ALTO

  It was perhaps inevitable that the other filmmaking Coppolas would come up in my conversation with Gia Coppola on May 2, 2014. The granddaughter of Francis Ford, Gia is … Continue reading

June 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

FADING GIGOLO — John Turturro Interview

John Turturro has an almost preternatural eye for detail. It’s part of what fuels his performances is films as different as BARTON FINK and O BROTHER WHERE ART THOU? for The … Continue reading

May 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Nick Frost >IS< CUBAN FURY

They don’t always warn you about sequins when you start wearing costumes covered in them. Such was the case with Nick Frost, who became a salsero for his latest film, … Continue reading

April 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

IF YOU BUILD IT — Emily Pilloton Interview

Making a life-changing decision is the result of many factors, but for Emily Pilliton, it was doorknobs. Trained in architecture and design, she found herself not changing the way the … Continue reading

March 9, 2014 · Leave a comment