Reviews

El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (R)★★★

A Worthy Next Chapter to “Breaking Bad”

Ending a beloved TV show in a way that satisfies die-hard fans and critics is a difficult feat.  Some of the best-made shows have tried, but fell short … Read more

Joker (R) ★★½ by Sarah Knight Adamson

“Joker” Boasts an Oscar-worthy Performance for Joaquin Phoenix, Despite an Implausible Script

Joaquin Phoenix, the exceptionally talented actor, three-time Oscar nominee (“The Master,” “Walk the Line,” “Gladiator”) stars in the dark, depressing origin role of … Read more

“National Theater Live: Fleabag” ★★★½

Talented Writer and Star Solo Stage Performance is Phenomenal

Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag) has currently gained the attention of television viewers as her critically acclaimed BBC comedy series, now in its third season, garnered her the … Read more

Joker (R) ★★★½ by Jessica DeLong

Todd Phillips’ Joker – Incredibly Well Done, Equally Disturbing…

In 1939, the character Batman was introduced to the world for the first time. Batman has since been the star of nine major movies and is … Read more

Toronto International Film Festival Part 2 H360 Radio

Three films that I really enjoyed at #TIFF are discussed on Hollywood 360 Radio Network. Click here for the Radio Podcast Link: http://www.hollywood360radio.com/toronto-international-film-festival-2019-report-2/

Ford vs Ferrari ” it stars Christian Bale and Matt Damon. The … Read more

Toronto International Film Festival Report 1-H360 Radio

Toronto International Film Festival Coverage on Hollywood 360 Radio Network:

Checkout my Radio Podcast on Hollywood 360 Radio Network: http://www.hollywood360radio.com/toronto-international-film-festival-report-1/

 

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The Last Black Man in San Francisco (R) ★★★★ Radio Podcast

The film is a drama based on the true story of actor and former San Francisco resident Jimmy Fails. It’s about his dream of reclaiming the Victorian home his grandfather built in the heart of … Read more

Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood (R) ★★★½

Quentin Tarantino’s Film is a 60s Soundtrack Cinematic Masterpiece

“Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood.” is writer and director Quentin Tarantino’s love letter to Hollywood filmmaking in the late 60s, along with his intense love of … Read more

Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood (R) ★★★

DiCaprio and Pitt Team Up For a Wild Trip through Tarantino’s Old Hollywood

Since Reservoir Dogs debuted nearly three decades ago, the release of a new Quentin Tarantino film has been a marquee event for … Read more

David Crosby: Remember My Name (R) ★★★

David Crosby Speaks from the Heart

Talk about up close and personal! David Crosby, the songwriter, singer, and guitar player of the Byrds and Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young at 76 years old talks openly … Read more

The Lion King (PG) ★★★

The Return of the King

For those who have never seen the 1994 Disney animated masterpiece The Lion King, they are most certainly living under, let’s say, Pride Rock. The film remains one of … Read more

“The Farewell” (PG) ★★★★ Radio Podcast

A Heartfelt Look at Culture and Family Traditions

“The Farewell is based on writer and director Lulu Wang’s profoundly personal experience. At the age of 6, she and her family left China & settled in … Read more

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Interviews

Red Carpet Interview with Director Bryce Dallas Howard and Ron Howard of “Dads”

Director Bryce Dallas Howard and her dad, Ron Howard walked the Red Carpet and chatted with press about her directorial debut film, “Dads.”

Bryce Dallas Howard told the audience after an uproarious standing ovation preceding … Read more

“For Sama” Interviews with Directors Waad al-Kateab and Edward Watts and Dr. Hamza al-Kateab

Directors Waad al-Kateab, Edward Watts and Dr. Hamza al-Kateab Discuss the Making of “For Sama”

“For Sama” has been championed as, “One of the most important films you’ll ever see in your life.” At the … Read more

Interview with Lulu Wang “The Farewell”

Lulu Wang screenwriter and director of “The Farewell” interview touches on her gratefulness to Roger and Chaz Ebert for being chosen for a Directing Fellowship, the qualities of a strong grandparent role model, and the Read more

Dacre Montgomery and Cary Elwes “Stranger Things 3” Interview

Stranger Things Season 3, Dacre Montgomery and Cary Elwes, Talk 4th of July 🇺🇸, Mullet Hairstyle, Lifeguarding, Sleazy Politicians, Dark Themes and More!

The 4th of July is traditionally celebrated with apple pie, BBQ’s and … Read more

Tracy Edwards Interview, “Maiden”

Tracy Edwards on the Making of “Maiden”

Director Alex Holmes, tells the inspirational tale of adventure on the dangerous high seas and deliberate prejudice on dry land of Tracy Edwards, the star of his new … Read more

Miranda Bailey Interview, Director “Being Frank”

Miranda Bailey, talks about her childhood parent’s separation, being a female in the filmmaking business, her role models and more.

My interview with Miranda Bailey occurred in the beautiful Peninsula Hotel in Chicago, on June … Read more

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Film Festivals and Events

An Affair to Remember⎼ Attending the 71st Emmy Awards by Alexi Rabin

My original plan for Emmy night was to ‘live-tweet’ from a Beverly Hills hotel restaurant on behalf of Sarah’s Backstage Pass, just like I had done for the Critics’ Choice Awards the past five years.Read more

Toronto International Film Festival Part 2 H360 Radio

Three films that I really enjoyed at #TIFF are discussed on Hollywood 360 Radio Network. Click here for the Radio Podcast Link: http://www.hollywood360radio.com/toronto-international-film-festival-2019-report-2/

Ford vs Ferrari ” it stars Christian Bale and Matt Damon. The … Read more

Toronto International Film Festival Report 1-H360 Radio

Toronto International Film Festival Coverage on Hollywood 360 Radio Network:

Checkout my Radio Podcast on Hollywood 360 Radio Network: http://www.hollywood360radio.com/toronto-international-film-festival-report-1/

 

 … Read more

Red Carpet Interview with Director Bryce Dallas Howard and Ron Howard of “Dads”

Director Bryce Dallas Howard and her dad, Ron Howard walked the Red Carpet and chatted with press about her directorial debut film, “Dads.”

Bryce Dallas Howard told the audience after an uproarious standing ovation preceding … Read more

Memphis Film Prize 2019- It’s a Wrap, a Juror’s View

It’s a Wrap: Memphis Film Prize 2019 August 2-4

The Memphis Film Prize is a uniquely creative showcase for emerging talent. Filmmakers from across the country submit their short film — between five and fifteen … Read more

TIFF Update: Joaquin Phoenix to Receive Tribute Actor Award

JOAQUIN PHOENIX TO RECEIVE TIFF TRIBUTE ACTOR AWARD AT INAUGURAL TRIBUTE GALA

TORONTO​ — Joana Vicente and Cameron Bailey, Co-Heads of TIFF, today announced that three-time Academy Award–nominatedactorJ​ oaquinPhoenix​willbehonouredwithoneoftwoT​ IFFTributeActorAwards​atthis year’s TIFF Tribute Gala awards … Read more

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Radio Podcasts

Toronto International Film Festival Part 2 H360 Radio

Three films that I really enjoyed at #TIFF are discussed on Hollywood 360 Radio Network. Click here for the Radio Podcast Link: http://www.hollywood360radio.com/toronto-international-film-festival-2019-report-2/

Ford vs Ferrari ” it stars Christian Bale and Matt Damon. The … Read more

Toronto International Film Festival Report 1-H360 Radio

Toronto International Film Festival Coverage on Hollywood 360 Radio Network:

Checkout my Radio Podcast on Hollywood 360 Radio Network: http://www.hollywood360radio.com/toronto-international-film-festival-report-1/

 

 … Read more

The Last Black Man in San Francisco (R) ★★★★ Radio Podcast

The film is a drama based on the true story of actor and former San Francisco resident Jimmy Fails. It’s about his dream of reclaiming the Victorian home his grandfather built in the heart of … Read more

David Crosby: Remember My Name (R) ★★★

David Crosby Speaks from the Heart

Talk about up close and personal! David Crosby, the songwriter, singer, and guitar player of the Byrds and Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young at 76 years old talks openly … Read more

“The Farewell” (PG) ★★★★ Radio Podcast

A Heartfelt Look at Culture and Family Traditions

“The Farewell is based on writer and director Lulu Wang’s profoundly personal experience. At the age of 6, she and her family left China & settled in … Read more

Maiden ★★★★ (PG) Documentary (Radio Podcast)

First Female Crew to Sail Around the World–Courage at High Seas

“Maiden” is the true documentary story of Tracy Edwards, a skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World … Read more

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Entertainment News

An Affair to Remember⎼ Attending the 71st Emmy Awards by Alexi Rabin

My original plan for Emmy night was to ‘live-tweet’ from a Beverly Hills hotel restaurant on behalf of Sarah’s Backstage Pass, just like I had done for the Critics’ Choice Awards the past five years.Read more

Red Carpet Interview with Director Bryce Dallas Howard and Ron Howard of “Dads”

Director Bryce Dallas Howard and her dad, Ron Howard walked the Red Carpet and chatted with press about her directorial debut film, “Dads.”

Bryce Dallas Howard told the audience after an uproarious standing ovation preceding … Read more

Dacre Montgomery and Cary Elwes “Stranger Things 3” Interview

Stranger Things Season 3, Dacre Montgomery and Cary Elwes, Talk 4th of July 🇺🇸, Mullet Hairstyle, Lifeguarding, Sleazy Politicians, Dark Themes and More!

The 4th of July is traditionally celebrated with apple pie, BBQ’s and … Read more

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Entertainment Journalist