Interview with Roger Ebert

A Prolific Writer’s Memoir Leaves No Stone Unturned

Sir Winston Churchill said, “Kites rise highest against the wind, not with it.” After reading Roger Ebert’s incredible autobiography, “Life Itself: A Memoir,” this quote appears fitting. … Read more

The Descendants (R) ★★★★

Actors George Clooney (L) as “Matt King” and Shailene Woodley (R) as “Alexandra” on the set of THE DESCENDANTS. PHOTO BY: Merie Wallace Fox Searchlights Studio

Stellar Comedy Focusing on Emotions, Values and Family

If … Read more

Harold (John Cho) and Kumar (Kal Penn) Interview

Photo credit: Sarah Adamson

Harold (John Cho) and Kumar (Kal Penn) Interview Promoting, “A Very Harold and Kumar 3D Christmas”

The duo spoke about Portillos, their co-stars; Tom Lennon, Neal Patrick Harris and Danny TrejoRead more

Real Steel (PG-13) ★★

Hugh Jackman as Charlie Kenton in “Real Steel” Photo Credit: DreamWorks Pictures’ action drama “Real Steel.” ©DreamWorks II Distribution Co., LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Boxing Robots are Ho-hum

Here’s a transformer-robot movie starring an 11 … Read more

Gerard Butler Interview

Gerard Butler attends “Machine Gun Preacher” Los Angeles Premiere 9/21/2011. Photo Credit” JB Lacroix/WireImage

 

Gerard Butler Chats About His Role in “Machine Gun Preacher”

Most people know Gerard Butler from his work as the … Read more

Dolphin Tale (PG) ★★★½

Photo Credit: Alcon Entertainment

‘Winter’ the Dolphin’s Story is Inspiring to All

Films centering on children and their love of animals always score big at the box office. “Free Willy,” “The Black Stallion” and “Benji” … Read more

Drive (R) ★★★½

Ryan Gosling stars as a Hollywood stunt performer in “Drive”

Need a Driver? Gosling’s Your Guy

Fasten your seat belts and lock your car doors as “Drive” swerves into theaters at lightening speed. The mood … Read more

On the Red Carpet with Will Smith, Jackie Chan and Jaden Smith in Chicago

Last Wednesday, May 26, 2010 Chicago AMC River East Theater was the site of the Red Carpet event for the new film, “The Karate Kid.” The weather was a bit warm, but that didn’t bother … Read more

Chicago Windie City Shootout 72 Hour Film Contest , Sarah Knight Adamson serves on Film Jury

The Windie City Shootout 72 Hour film contest provided an opportunity for filmmakers to create, edit and produce a film in 72 Hours. Big price money was offered totally $28,000 in cash awards.

The WCS … Read more

83rd Oscar Event Doubles its Charity Revenues, Sarah Knight Adamson Hosts

 

The Winner’s are the Children Who Will Receive Adaptive Bikes and Wheelchairs

If you’ve ever dreamed of attending the Academy Awards in Hollywood, there’s no need to book a fight. Located in Naperville, the … Read more

82nd Academy Awards-Sarah Adamson hosts Red Carpet Event at Hollywood Palms Theater

82nd Academy Awards Honoring the Best Films of 2009 Hosted by Sarah Adamson Red Carpet Event at Hollywood Palms Theater

The Red Carpet was rolled out the Hollywood Palms Theater in Naperville, Illinois this past … Read more

Malcolm McDowell Interview “A Clockwork Orange” Star

Malcolm McDowell Photo Credit: Steve Vukasovic

 

Malcolm McDowell, who starred in the 1971 film directed by Stanley Kubrick, will greet fans and sign autographs in Naperville, Illinois at Hollywood Palms Cinema and host a … Read more

Spy Kids: All the Time in the World Cast: Alexa Vega, Rowan Blanchard and Mason Cook

Mason Cook, Alexa Vega, Rowan Blanchard and Sarah Adamson

 

“Spy Kids: All the Time in the World”, in 4D will open August 19, 2011. Cast members were in Chicago to promote the film including … Read more

Tom Felton Interview-Harry Potter’s Draco Malfoy

Sarah Adamson with Tom Felton

 

Crowds of people came out to meet British actor Tom Felton, 23, who has played the character Draco Malfoy in all eight of the Harry Potter films since their … Read more

Crazy, Stupid, Love PG-13 ★★★

Steve Carell, Julianne Moore, Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone are among the cast of CRAZY, STUPID, LOVE © 2011 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved

Strong Cast Elevates This Mostly Love, but sometimes Crazy/Stupid Read more

K-2 Productions Fashion Week Sarah Adamson and Kay Eller Presenters

K-2 Productions Fashion Week Sarah Adamson and Kay Eller Presenters

In an effort to offer information to the community and help out with the fund raising efforts for K-2 Productions Fashion Week, Sarah Adamson and … Read more

Woody Harrelson and Jesse Eisenberg Walk the Red Carpet in Chicago Promoting the Film “Zombieland”

The Red Carpet was rolled out for the movie, “Zombieland.” starring Jesse Eisenberg and Woody Harrelson in Chicago along with hundreds of zombies. The event was held at the AMC theater on Illinois Ave, in … Read more

1st Just For Laughs Comedy Festival 2009 ‘On The Red Carpet’ with Harold Ramis, “Year One” Premiere

Sarah’s Backstage Pass attended a Red Carpet event for the premiere of the film “Year One” and the honoring of Harold Ramis the recipient of the Just For Laughs Lifetime Achievement Award. The award is … Read more

Paula Abdul on the Red Carpet in Beverly Hills 9th TV Family Awards

Greetings from the spectacular Beverly Hilton Hotel in sunny, palmed tree lined Beverly Hills, California; Sarah Adamson here reporting on location for the Ninth Family TV Awards. Sarah’s Backstage Pass was front and center on … Read more

Paul Brittain Cast of SNL Interview

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE – Pictured: Paul Brittain – Photo by: Dana Edelson/NBC

 

When I reminiscence upon my past career as a gifted reading teacher of nine and ten year olds, in Naperville’s Project IDEA … Read more

Midnight in Paris (PG-13) ★★★★

Owen Wilson stars in Woody Allen’s “Midnight in Paris”

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Woody Allen’s Paris Film Offers a Nostalgic and Romantic Look at the Past

Ah…Paris, the city of love, and … Read more

‘Judy Moody’ star Jordana Beatty Interview

Jordana Beatty, an Australian actress is starring in “Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer” movie, and was in person to meet fans and sign autographs at the Hollywood Palms Theater in Naperville this past … Read more

Kung Fu Panda 2 (PG) ★★★★

Jack Black returns to voice Po.

That lovable panda is back and in a big way! The first film, “Kung Fu Panda” was nominated for Best Animated Motion Picture during the 2009 Academy Award® season … Read more

Melissa McCarthy Interview CoStar of “Bridesmaids”

Melissa McCarthy Photo Credit: CBS

“Bridesmaids” costar Melissa McCarthy is laugh-out-loud hysterical and grew up on a farm in Plainfield. Her new show “Mike and Molly” has been doing very well and was picked up … Read more