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

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

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

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

Eric Roberts Interview via Zoom “Inside the Rain”

Eric Roberts, known for his Academy Award-nominated performance in “Runaway Train,” and his Golden Globe nomination for “Star 80 “is, without a doubt, the busiest actor working in Hollywood. With over 550 acting credits, and … Read more

Aaron Fisher Interview Writer, Director, Actor “Inside the Rain”

Aaron Fisher, the writer, star and director of “Inside the Rain,” and I spoke on April 30, 2020, during the pandemic quarantine. Fisher was eager to speak about his film; he also chose to talk … 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

Director and Writer Kitty Green of “The Assistant” Interview

Kitty Green’s “The Assistant” Sheds Light on the #MeToo Workplace Nightmare

Australian writer-director Kitty Green’s film, “The Assistant,” is a fictional look at toxic workplace behaviors that have allowed female women to be exploited. Driven … Read 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

Susan Kelechi Watson Interview, “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood”

Susan Kelechi Watson is known for portraying the ‘calming, voice of reason wife’ of Sterling K. Brown in the Emmy winning television series “This Is Us” she plays a similar role in the heartwarming film, … Read more

“The Irishman” Interviews Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro and Al Pacino

“The Irishman” Netflix Press Conference Beverly Hills, California

Broadcast film critics gathered at the Four Seasons Hotel for a luncheon followed by a press conference with Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro, and Al Pacino. When … Read more

Luke Wilson, Atom Egoyan, David Thewlis and Laysla De Oliveria Interviews #TIFF “Guest of Honour”

The Canadian film, “The Guest of Honour” director and cast, shot in Hamilton, Canada, sat down with me during the Toronto International Film Festival in a round table format at the lovely Coffee Oysters Champagne … Read more

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

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

Jim Gaffigan Interview “Being Frank”

Jim Gaffigan gets candid about his role in “Being Frank,” his college football days, his family vacations, doing standup in our ‘politically correct’ culture world, and more.

Jim Gaffigan, (Frank) and Logan Miller, (Phillip) play … Read more

Alfonso Cuarón “ROMA” Interview

Director and screenplay writer Alfonso Cuarón tells a very personal story of growing up in the 70s in Colonia Roma, Mexico. Roma a story of home, love, hope, courage, and change is female-focused, providing emotional, … Read more

Julian Day Interview, Costume Designer “Bohemian Rhapsody”

“Bohemian Rhapsody” Costume Designer Julian Day Replicates Freddy Mercury’s Iconic Style

Julian Day’s designs appear in Ron Howard’s “Rush” (2013), Oliver Hirschbiegel’s “Diana” (2013), (Princess Diana, biographical drama), and the soon to be released Elton … Read more

Sean Anders Interview, “Instant Family”

Director and co-writer Sean Anders new film “Instant Family” is based partially on him and his wife’s real-life experiences with foster care prior to the adoption of their three children who are biological siblings. The … Read more

Rachel Brosnahan Interview by Alexi Rabin

A marvelous evening it was, spent with Emmy, Golden Globe, and Critic’s Choice Award winner, Rachel Brosnahan, at The Highland Park Community House in Highland Park, IL.

“A Marvelous Evening with Mrs. Maisel,” a fundraiser … Read more