Inception ★★★★ Re-Post of 2010 Review

Sweet Dreams Equals Sweet Hollywood Script!

By far, Christopher Nolan’s Inception has been the most highly anticipated film of the summer by both critics and fans. The film challenges your mind and thought processes; you Read more

The Sleepover ★★★ Hollywood 360 Radio Podcast

Hi Carl, tonight we have a comedy family movie, “The Sleepover” – by Netflix, similar to the “Spy Kids” movies.

Here’s the story: During a sleepover, two kids in a family find out that their … Read more

Egor Abramenko Interview the Director of “Sputnik”

Egor Abramenko, the director of “Sputnik” and I talked about his inaugural Russian film, “Sputnik,” “Godzilla,” “E.T.,” and “Jurassic Park.” In 2017, Egor’s sci-fi thriller short film “The Passenger” inspired “Sputnik,” and it was selected … Read more

Boys State Hollywood 360 Radio Network Podcast

Hi Carl, tonight I’m going to talk about a film that won the US Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival this year. It’s the documentary “Boy’s State.”

“Boy’s State,” is “a program for … Read more

Made in Italy ★★★½ Hollywood 360 Radio Podcast

“Made in Italy” is a beautiful sun-quenched film that washes over you like a lovely summer breeze—filmed in the quaint, colorful village of Montecheelio in the Tuscany region of Italy. Micheál Richardson stars in the … Read more

Micheál Richardson Interview “Made in Italy”

“Made in Italy” is a beautiful sun-quenched film that washes over you like a lovely summer breeze—filmed in the quaint, colorful village of Montecheelio in the Tuscany region of Italy. Micheál Richardson stars in the … Read more

Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga (★★★) H360 Podcast

“Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga” is Will Ferrell’s latest comedy, and it’s streaming now on Netflix.

The movie follows two friends that have grown up together in a small village in Iceland—Lars, … Read more

Udo Kier Interview “The Painted Bird”

Udo Kier, the incredible German-born actor, who has lived in Palm Springs, CA since 1991—finds joy in tending his garden, and collecting art, yet, he has made a living playing dark monsters and lowlife brutes. … Read more

Radioactive (PG-13) ★★★ Hollywood 360 Radio Network Podcast

Hi Carl, Sarah Knight Adamson here, as a reminder I’ve been in the film critique business for over 14 years and a member of Critics Choice Awards in LA.

This week’s movie is Radioactive; it’s … Read more

The Rental (R) ★★★

Dave Franco’s writing and directing debut “The Rental” is a psychological horror-thriller that will keep you guessing. You’ll also think twice about renting a home on VRBO or any other apps, especially if the house … Read more

Dave Franco Video Interview “The Rental”

Dave Franco, the actor in classic comedies “Superbad” and “Neighbors,” has transitioned to writing and directing in his first feature film, “The Rental.” I interviewed Franco in 2013 at the Peninsula Hotel in Chicago for … Read more

Faith Ba$ed (NR) ★★★½

Luke Barnett and Tanner Thomason of “Funny or Die” fame have great on-screen chemistry, perhaps it’s because they have a history of collaboration or maybe it’s because they actually are friends. Needless to say, the … Read more

Greyhound (PG-13) ★★★½ Hollywood 360 Radio Podcast

This week’s movie is Greyhound streaming on AppleTV+. It’s rated (PG-13) by Sony Pictures. It’s a fast-paced World War II military film written by and starring Tom Hanks!

The Greyhound is a US destroyer Naval … Read more

Jury Member of Indy Shorts International Film Festival is Delighted with Venue Choices

The Midwest’s largest short film festival has made the decision—the show must go on, July 21-26. Congratulations to all filmmakers who represent the best in the industry—more than 3,000 short films were submitted, with 128 … Read more

My Spy ★★★ Hollywood 360 Radio Podcast

“My Spy” is an action-comedy movie starring Dave Bautista known for his work in the “Guardians of the Galaxy” movies playing Drax. Here he plays CIA agent JJ, who is surveilling a 9-year-old (Sophie) played … Read more

Interview with Jhod Cardinal Producer of “Inmate #1: The Rise of Danny Trejo.”

Jhod Cardinal, a producer of “Inmate #1: The Rise of Danny Trejo,” spoke with me about the making of Danny Trejo’s bio-doc film. As President and Founder of Upstream Flix, he agreed to produce and … Read more

Adam Scorgie Interview, Filmmaker “Inmate #1: The Rise of Danny Trejo”

Adam Scorgie is a seasoned filmmaker; he has produced several award-winning documentary films. Originally from Canada, he started his career in New York City, where he worked in and studied the film industry. After returning … Read more

Inmate #1: The Rise of Danny Trejo (NR) ★★★½

“Inmate #1: The Rise of Danny Trejo,” the movie title, says it all, he was addicted to heroin at age 12, served a 10-year prison sentence for armed robbery in the most dangerous intuitions in … Read more

The Outpost (★★★★) H360 Radio Network

Director Rod Lurie’s excellent, riveting film, “The Outpost,” a military thriller, is based on the bestselling book by Jake Tapper. In 2009, a relatively small group of US soldiers at American COP, (Camp Outpost Keating) … Read more

Interview with Rod Lurie – Director “The Outpost”

Happy July 4, 2020, “The Outpost” is a military thriller film, of a small unit of U.S. soldiers, who fought in the Battle of Kamdesh, during the Afghan War in 2009. Bravo Troop 3-61 CAV … Read more

Hamilton (PG-13) ★★★★

Revolutionary Musical Celebrates America’s History

The movie version of “Hamilton” brings the theater musical to worldwide audiences—revolutionary in style, concept, and imagination— Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Broadway hit lands at a perfect time. Across the globe, the … Read more

Miss Juneteenth ★★★½ H360 Radio Podcast

Hello Summer! I have two film reviews, first up, “Miss Juneteenth,” it’s centered on the ‘Miss Juneteenth’ pageant in Fort Worth, Texas. Writer-director Channing Godfrey Peoples grew up in Texas, where teenagers compete for Read more

The Short History of the Long Road ★★★ Hollywood 360 Radio Podcast

Next up: “The Long History of the Short Road” is the story of a teenage girl played by Sabrina Carpenter and her dad played by Steven Ogg. They live a rambling existence traveling in a … Read more

Dads (★★★★) H360 Radio Network

Happy Father’s Day weekend! First up “Dads,” it’s a comedy and documentary film centered on dads by director Bryce Dallas Howard, Ron Howard’s daughter. The film premiered in Toronto in 2019. I was able to … Read more