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

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

‘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

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

Interview with Danielle Campbell CoStar of “Prom”

Interview with Danielle Campbell Costar of “Prom” Disney Studios Photo

Danielle Campbell was in Chicago during a press tour for the movie “Prom” which opens April 29. She and I met and chatted about her … Read more

Burt Reynolds Interview, Chats About Regrets, Friendships, His Mustache and More


Burt Reynolds

Sarah Adamson conducting the Q&A at Hollywood Palms Cinema before the showing of “Cannonball Run” with Burt Reynolds

It’s hard to believe that film legend Burt Reynolds has appeared in over 100 … Read more

Zachary Gordon “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules” Interview

Sarah and Zachary GordonPhoto Credit: Steve Vukasovic

Sarah Chats Again with the Star of “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules,” Zachary Gordon


The Hollywood Palms theater in Naperville hosted a special advanced screening … Read more

Ernest Borgnine Interview

(left to right) Carol Lynley, Pamela Sue Martin, Tyna Cline, Ernest Borgnine, Stella Stevens at Hollywood Blvd. Cinema. Photo Credit: Steve Vukasovic

Ernest Borgnine Still Afloat−The Legend Chats with Staff Writer Tyna Cline

There aren’t … Read more

Mia Wasikowska and Director Cary Fukunaga “Jane Eyre” Interview – Chicago

Mia Wasikowska stars as JANE EYRE, a Focus Features release directed by Cary Fukunaga. Photo Credit: Laurie Sparham

“Jane Eyre” Interview Mia Wasikowska and Director Cary Fukunaga – Chicago

“Jane Eyre” was a selection during … Read more

Spike Lee Speaks at North Central College

Filmmaker Spike Lee speaks at North Central College

If you ever have the chance to listen to Spike Lee speak, then go. He’s the kind of guy that has opinions and isn’t afraid to express … Read more

John Wells Interview Director “The Company Men”

John Wells – Writer/Director “The Company Men” Photo Credit: Getty Images (WireImage)

“The Company Men” Tommy Lee Jones, Ben Affleck Photo Credit: Weinstein Production Still

Wells discusses his early years in New York, guides us Read more

Omar Benson Miller Co-Star of “The Express” Interview

“The Express” is the true story of Ernie Davis, the first African American college athlete to receive the Heisman Trophy. Davis was given the nickname ‘The Elmira Express’ by the press as his hometown was … Read more

Ralf Schmerberg Director “Problema” Interview

“Problema” – directed by Ralf Schmerberg

Sarah Adamson Interviews Filmmaker Ralf Schmerberg


If you happened to attend The Chicago Film Festival this past October you may have heard the buzz surrounding this extraordinary one-of-a-kind … Read more

Danny Boyle Academy Award Winner Best Director Interview

Danny Boyle Director of “127 Hours”

Danny Boyle Interview with Sarah Adamson in Chicago

“127 Hours” Round Table Interview October 14, 2010 Elysian Hotel Backstage Notes: Danny Boyle was really cool to meet in person Read more

Cécile De France Interview “Hereafter”

Jessica Griffiths and Cécile De France in “Hereafter”

Star of “Hereafter” Cecile De France Interview with Sarah Adamson


I interviewed Cecile De France at the Elysian Hotel in Chicago on October 14, 2010. She’s Read more

Edward Norton and John Curran Director of “Stone” Interview

Director John Curran and Edward Norton at the Trump Tower Hotel in Chicago

Sarah’s Backstage Pass was invited to interview Edward Norton and director John Curran at the Trump Tower Hotel in Chicago. Ed is Read more

Interview with Nanette Burstein director of ‘Going the Distance’

Nanette Burstein director of Going the Distance starring Drew Barrymore and Justin Long Chats with WIND am 560’s film critic Sarah Adamson

Backstage Notes: August 11, 2010 – The interview was in a beautiful suite … Read more

Interview Nastia Liukin – Olympic Gold Medalist Gymnast


Backstage Notes: Nastia was in Chicago promoting her new SuperGirl line of clothing; a pairing of Warner Bros. and JC Penny’s. We met in the chic Elysian Hotel in Chicago on August 6, 2010. … Read more

Twilight Eclipse Cast Members: Tyson Houseman, Booboo Stewart and Jodelle Ferland Interview

Sarah’s Backstage Pass/WIND Hollywood 360 interviewed 3 cast members from the latest ‘Twilight’ film ‘Eclipse.’ Sarah Adamson chatted via phone with Tyson Houseman who plays a member of the wolf-pack Quil Ateara, Booboo Stewart another … Read more

Jackie Chang, Jaden Smith, Will Smith “The Karate Kid” Red Carpet Chicago Interviews

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AMC River East theater in Chicago, my home away from home, was the site of the Red Carpet event for the new film The Karate Kid. Jaden … Read more

Willie Garson from “Sex and the City” Interview

Willie Garson was in Naperville, Illinois during the opening weekend of Sex and the City 2 at the Hollywood Palm Theater in Naperville, Illinois. I introduced him during a film screening and conducted the Q&A … Read more

Christopher Egan, Star of “Letters to Juliet” Interview

Sarah’s Backstage Pass was granted a video interview with Christopher Egan at the beautiful Elysian Hotel in Chicago. The Australia actor is very charming, witty and lots of fun to interview. He spoke with me … Read more

Tanner Maquire “From Letters to God” Cast & Crew Interview

Pictured Top Left: David Nixon (Director); Top Right: Patrick Doughtie (Co-Director, writer and real life father of Tyler, the film’s main character); Pictured lower right: Tanner Maquire (Tyler Doherty – the film’s main character)Read more