SXSW-2021 Part 3 Film Favorites, The Fabulous Filipino Brothers, See You Then, Tom Petty: Somewhere You Feel Free, Language Lessons, Potato Dreams of America

The South by Southwest (SXSW) 2021 virtual/online Film Festival March 16-20, wrapped, with a five-days of offerings. The Austin, Texas venue included their typical program of keynote speakers, film offerings, interview opportunities, networking sessions, Q&A … Read more

Emily Cohen Ibanez “Fruits of Labor SXSW Interview

The insightful film “Fruits of Labor” focuses on California Central Coast’s rich soil, the beautiful nature of the area, and the laborers that work the fields. Ashley, an energetic, vibrant teen, works in those fields … Read more

SXSW-2021 Part 2 Film Favorites Hysterical, Swan Song, The Fall Out, Alien on Stage, I’m Fine, Thanks for Asking

The South by Southwest (SXSW) 2021 virtual/online Film Festival March 16-20, wrapped, with a five-days of offerings. The Austin, Texas venue included their typical program of keynote speakers, film offerings, interview opportunities, networking sessions, Q&A … Read more

“Lilly Topples the World” & More Outstanding Films from SXSW 2021 H360 Radio

Hi Carl and Hi Everyone! I finished the SXSW virtual Film Festival last week in Austin, Texas, and have screened 20 films. Tonight, I’m going to tell you about a few standouts that should be … Read more

Women Take Top Prizes at Critics Choice Awards (RogerEbert.com)

Women took home top honors at the 26th Critics Choice Awards on Sunday, March 7th, 2021. Chloe Zhao’s “Nomadland” not only won Best Picture, but she was also awarded Best Director and Best … Read more

SXSW-2021 Film Festival Top 20 Films Screened Lilly Topples the World, Violet, Fruits of Labor, Under the Volcano, Women Is Losers

The South by Southwest (SXSW) 2021virtual/online Film Festival March 16-20, wrapped, with a five-days of offerings. The Austin, Texas venue included their typical program of keynote speakers, film offerings, interview opportunities, networking sessions, Q&A discussions, … Read more

Film Fest 919 Is Happening! They Built it, and They Came

Film Fest 919 In Chapel Hill North Carolina met the pandemic challenge by following a storyline of the Best Picture Academy Award Nominated movie “Field of Dreams. Yes, “If you build it, they will come” … Read more

25 Best Films of the Toronto International Film Festival Ranked of the 46 Offered @TIFF2020

25 Best Films of the Toronto International Film Festival Ranked of the 46 Offered TIFF2020 Award Winners

This year, it was a whirlwind experience to manage the Toronto International Film Festival’s virtual film schedule. Having … Read more

#TIFF-Part 2 Update, Nomadland (R) ★★★★ My Favorite Film, People’s Choice Award H360 Podcast

My favorite film of the festival is “Nomadland,” a drama featuring an outstanding performance by Francis McDormand. She plays a widow who travels in the West, living in her van, attached to no state or … Read more

#TIFF Part 2-Opening Night, American Utopia Hollywood 360 Radio Network Podcast

Hi Carl, tonight I’m going to talk more about the Toronto International Film Festival. I have watched 25 films, and tonight I’ll review four that I think are really great.

First Up-The Opening Night film … Read more

#TIFF-Part 2 Update, Penguin Bloom ★★★½ H360 Podcast

Carl, tonight I’m going to talk more about the Toronto International Film Festival. I have watched 25 films, and tonight I’ll review four that I think are really great.

“Penguin Bloom” stars Naomi Watts, in … Read more

#TIFF-Part 2 Update, MKL/FBI ★★★½ H360 Podcast

Director Sam Pollard presents facts about our government’s FBI that are chilling during the height of Martin Luther King’s rise as a peaceful leader fighting for equality in the United States. Evidence is brought to … Read more

TIFF Tickets on Sale, “One Night in Miami” Hollywood 360 Radio Network Podcast

Hi Carl, I’ve got some great news for you and our listeners!

The Toronto International Film Festival, 2020, has begun, and they are offering 50 movies that people can stream at home. And, if you … Read more

2020 Toronto International Film Festival-15 Buzz-Worthy Films

The 45th Toronto International Film Festival 2020 is underway, with 50 films slated to screen, boasting a program comprised of 46 percent women directors, up from 36 percent last year. Even though the total is … 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

“Inside the Rain’ ★★★½

The experience of attending college, moving onto campus, and living away from home, without a safety net can be an unsettling event. Imagine what that experience would be like if your son or daughter has … Read more

“Just Keep Swimming” Events, Sarah Interviews Hayden Rolence the Voice of Nemo

Hayden Rolence and Sarah Knight Adamson answer your questions!

Hi everybody, thanks for sending in your questions to Hayden Rolence, the voice of Nemo for our “Just Keep Swimming Event.”

Also, thanks for sending in … Read more

RogerEbert.com ‘Womens Writers Week’ Film Fest 919 Women Hold Key Positions

Meet the women writers of women writers week 2020.

I was truly honored to be part of Roger.Ebert.com’s Women Writers Week, March 9-March 13, 2020. My article highlighted a new Film Festival helmed my… Read more

Critics’ Choice Awards 25th H360 Radio Podcast

As a voting member of the Critics’ Choice Association for the past six years the Red Carpet always has a high anticipation to celebrate the stars who we haven’t seen in a while, reconnect with … Read more

25th Critics’ Choice Awards

Reporting for RogerEbert.com from the Critics’ Choice Awards

My report from the live show on the CW Network is posted to RogerEbert.com. Here’s an excerpt along with a backstage conversation with Renée Zellweger the Best … Read more

Critics’ Choice Awards Live on CW Network Sunday, January 12, 2020 7:00 ET

Eddie Murphy To Be Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award at 25th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards and Kristen Bell to Receive 4th Annual #SeeHer Award

Check out the gala event live on the CW network Sunday, Read more

Our Staff’s Best 20 Films of 2019

Sarah Knight Adamson’s Favorite & Top 20 Award Worthy Films of 2019 Starting with Best

*1. Once Upon a Time in … Hollywood *2. The Irishman 3. Bombshell 4. Marriage Story 5. Ford v FerrariRead more

Interview: Anthony McCarten “The Two Popes”

Anthony McCarten says, “Finding a Consensus and a Common Ground is the Real Message of The Two Popes

I spoke with Anthony McCarten screenwriter of “The Two Popes,” after a screening of the film … Read more

Tracy Letts Interview “Ford v Ferrari” and “Little Women” #TIFF

Letts chats about his Chicago theater roots, his writing process, his admiration of Greta Gerwig and his thoughts on why everyone should see “Ford v Ferrari” on the big screen.

Tracy Letts is a name … Read more