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

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

Ebertfest 2017, Focuses on Empathy, Kindness, Compassion and Forgiveness

A Film Critic’s Personal Journey to Ebertfest and Revisiting Her Childhood Home of University of Illinois

The 19th Annual Ebertfest Film Festival, April 19-23, was held at the historic 1,525-seat Virginia Theater and the University … Read more

Critics Choice Awards 2016 Santa Monica, CA Winners and Red Carpet Interviews

22nd Critics Choice Awards and Red Carpet Interviews by Sarah Knight Adamson

The 22nd Annual Critics Choice Awards, which includes the Broadcast Film Critics Association and Television Journalists Association Red [Blue] Carpet, was the spotlight … Read more

Pixar Animation Studios Steve Jobs Theater Visit

An Invitation to Attend a Film Screening at Pixar Studios

Don’t you just love it when the sun, the moon, and the stars all align? Typically, I receive special film screening notices fairly regularly that … Read more

Hosting the 88th Academy Awards Charity Event – Mixture of Fun and Surprises

Hollywood Blvd. Cinema and Variety Charity Viewing Party is a Huge Success and the winners are …”The Kids of Illinois”

Weather in the 60s on a Chicago winter day is a sigh of relief; especially … Read more

Top 20 Movies of 2015 and More!

Top 20 Movies of 2015−In Order of Favorites-Starting with #1

1. Spotlight Drama, based on true events. Director & screenplay credit, Tom McCarthy, Screenplay, Josh Singer. An all-star cast, Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel … Read more

Chicago International Film Festival 2015-It’s a Wrap by Patty Babin

At a Glance−The 2015 Chicago International Film Festival

The energy was magnetic at the 2015 CIFF. The AMC River East was filled with press, actors, directors, producers, photographers, film lovers, volunteers, and last but not … Read more

Patrick Underwood Interview Director of ‘The Middle Distance’ 51st CIFF

In an attempt to recapture a feeling of nostalgia along with those warm feelings one has in childhood, Patrick Underwood has created a beautiful film that delves into those areas, and deals with self-actualization, loss, … Read more

The 51st Chicago International Film Festival Preview by Sarah Adamson

Background, Action, Rolling…the 51st Chicago International Film Festival Oct 15-29, 2015 Offers a Wide Array of Films

There’s a crisp coolness in the air, leaves are turning burnt orange and scarlet red—the sure signs of … Read more

Adriana Trigiani Interview ‘Big Stone Gap’

Adriana Trigiani, director and screenplay writer of the film, Big Stone Gap, was in Chicago to promote the film. I interviewed her by phone and found her to be passionate about her work and her … Read more

Sienna Miller Video Interview with Sarah Knight Adamson

 

 

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Photo Galleries

Red Carpet Oscar 2012 Children’s Variety Charity Event

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Oscar 2012 Children’s Variety Charity Event Candid Photos

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Oscar 2012 Fashion Police!

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Celebrity Photos & Events

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Chris Egan Interview with Sarah Adamson

Sarah Adamson talks to “Letters to Juliet” star Chris Egan.… Read more

Evan Lysacek Interview with Sarah Adamson

Evan was interviewed at the Arista Hotel in Naperville Illinois on March 26, 2010 on Evan Lysacek Day in Naperville. Sarah Adamson interviewed him. Full interview on www.SarahsBackstagePass.com… Read more

Evan Lysacek talks hosting SNL with Sarah Adamson

Evan was interviewed at the Arista Hotel in Naperville Illinois on March 26, 2010 on Evan Lysacek Day in Naperville. Sarah Adamson interviewed him. Full interview on www.SarahsBackstagePass.com… Read more

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