Reviews

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 became one of the most decorated units of the 19-year conflict. The film stars Scott Eastwood, Orlando Bloom, and Caleb […]

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 pandemic has halted our lifestyle, causing financial debt to many and multitudes of deaths. The Black Lives Matter movement is […]

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 the crown of Miss Juneteenth. The beauty pageant winners are offered scholarships to historic black universities, in commemoration of the slaves in […]

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 vintage RV through Southwest America, when he suddenly dies, she’s left to fend for herself. You may know of Sabrina […]

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 attend the opening and interview Ron Howard and his daughter Bryce on the Red Carpet before the film. Bryce wanted […]

Artemis Fowl (★★½) H360 Radio Podcast

Next up: “Artemis Fowl.” It’s based on the 2001 fantasy novel by Eoin Colfer. The film stars Ferdia Shaw, Lara McDonnell, Josh Gad, Colin Farrell, and Judi Dench. The setting is Ireland, and 12-year-old Artemis Fowl is determined to rescue his father, who has been kidnapped. Artemis’s Dad is suspected of being a criminal mastermind. […]

The King of Staten Island (R) ★★½

Pete Davidson Proves He Can Hold His Own Judd Apatow has easily been one of the best producers of comedy for the last 15 years due to his knack for spotting talent. Apatow famously discovered a number of big stars in his brilliant, but short-lived TV series “Freaks and Geeks” (1999-2000). He had the foresight […]

The Last Dance Series ★★★½ H360 Radio Podcast

“The Last Dance” is a 10 Part Documentary Series by ESPN that debuted June 2020, covering Michael Jordan’s extraordinary basketball career with the Chicago Bulls dynasty. Leaving no stone uncovered, Jordan’s interviews along with the interviews of the Bulls players, and others such as Scottie Pippin, Steve Kerr Dennis Rodman, Pat Riley, Charles Barkley, Dikembe […]

Outer Banks (R) ★★★ Hollywood 360 Radio Podcast

“Outer Banks” Season 1, 10 Episodes From Netflix, John B (Chase Stokes) has not seen or heard from his father in almost a year. He and his friends JJ, Pope, and Kiara uncover clues that begin to reveal what might have happened to his father. Madelyn Cline, (Sarah Cameron), daughter of Ward Cameron, and John […]

Shirley (R)★★★★ Hollywood 360 Radio Podcast

“Shirley” stars Elizabeth Moss as Shirley Jackson, the acclaimed horror writer of the 1950s. Michael Stuhlbarg plays her husband, Stanley Hyman. The film will stream online and will also open in select drive-in theaters. It’s a drama set after the release of Jackson’s famous short story, “The Lottery,” in 1948. When newlyweds Rose (Odessa Young) […]

The Painter and the Thief ★★★½ H360 Radio Podcast

Astonishing in tone and cinematic beauty, are words that describe Benjamin Ree’s documentary “The Painter and the Thief.” By use of “verité style,” (a genre of film, that emphasizes realism and naturalism), we view first-hand the stranger-than-fiction relationship between Czech artist Barbora Kysilkova and a junkie named Karl-Bertil Nordland who stole two of her large […]

Military Wives ★★★ H360 Radio Podcast

“Military Wives” is based on the inspiring true story of a group of women in England from different backgrounds who form a choir while their husbands are in serving in Afghanistan. Kristin Scott Thomas, Kate and Sharon Horgan, Lisa star in the film, and their personalities mix as well as oil and water. Kate is […]

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Interviews

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 became one of the most decorated units of the 19-year conflict. The film stars Scott Eastwood, Orlando Bloom, and Caleb […]

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

Hayden Rolence and Sarah Knight Adamson answer your questions! Here’s the link to the Zoom YouTube Q&A video: https://bit.ly/NemoAnswersYouTube 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 your activities that you are doing while you are Just Staying […]

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 just after his 2020 film, “6 Rounds of Chloë,” he has another 44 projects as an actor either in post-production, […]

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 about his roller-coaster life living with a Bipolar diagnosis. I found his unprecedented candor during our interview, to be refreshing, […]

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 Women — Film Fest 919. Women Hold Key Positions in Chapel Hill’s Film Fest 919 What do remarkably accomplished women in […]

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 by the Weinstein scandal, Green switched gears in her college campus sexual assault research and began researching not only toxic […]

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Film Festivals and Events

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

Hayden Rolence and Sarah Knight Adamson answer your questions! Here’s the link to the Zoom YouTube Q&A video: https://bit.ly/NemoAnswersYouTube 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 your activities that you are doing while you are Just Staying […]

“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 the added challenge of being diagnosed with ADHD, OCD, and bipolar disorder. Writer-director Aaron Fisher’s terrific semi-autobiographical film, “Inside the […]

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 Women — Film Fest 919. Women Hold Key Positions in Chapel Hill’s Film Fest 919 What do remarkably accomplished women in […]

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 past talent and welcome new talent. Here’s a clip from the Best Picture winner “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” […]

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 Actress winner. I was seated to the left of the stage, next to Rita Moreno, whom I had interviewed ten […]

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, January 12, 2020, from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica. Stay tuned as I’ll be reporting from the Red Carpet […]

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Radio Podcasts

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 the crown of Miss Juneteenth. The beauty pageant winners are offered scholarships to historic black universities, in commemoration of the slaves in […]

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 vintage RV through Southwest America, when he suddenly dies, she’s left to fend for herself. You may know of Sabrina […]

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 attend the opening and interview Ron Howard and his daughter Bryce on the Red Carpet before the film. Bryce wanted […]

Artemis Fowl (★★½) H360 Radio Podcast

Next up: “Artemis Fowl.” It’s based on the 2001 fantasy novel by Eoin Colfer. The film stars Ferdia Shaw, Lara McDonnell, Josh Gad, Colin Farrell, and Judi Dench. The setting is Ireland, and 12-year-old Artemis Fowl is determined to rescue his father, who has been kidnapped. Artemis’s Dad is suspected of being a criminal mastermind. […]

The Last Dance Series ★★★½ H360 Radio Podcast

“The Last Dance” is a 10 Part Documentary Series by ESPN that debuted June 2020, covering Michael Jordan’s extraordinary basketball career with the Chicago Bulls dynasty. Leaving no stone uncovered, Jordan’s interviews along with the interviews of the Bulls players, and others such as Scottie Pippin, Steve Kerr Dennis Rodman, Pat Riley, Charles Barkley, Dikembe […]

Outer Banks (R) ★★★ Hollywood 360 Radio Podcast

“Outer Banks” Season 1, 10 Episodes From Netflix, John B (Chase Stokes) has not seen or heard from his father in almost a year. He and his friends JJ, Pope, and Kiara uncover clues that begin to reveal what might have happened to his father. Madelyn Cline, (Sarah Cameron), daughter of Ward Cameron, and John […]

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Entertainment News

Couchella Zoom Party? No Problem, Zoom 101 by Alexi Rabin

Couchella Zoom Party? I’m Ready! Here’s How You Can Get Ready Too. While the impacts of COVID-19 are extremely devastating and far-reaching, there is a silver lining: Zoom. While human interaction is now gone, Zoom has stepped in to save the day. Through Zoom, we can see, speak, and laugh with our coworkers, friends, and […]

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 Women — Film Fest 919. Women Hold Key Positions in Chapel Hill’s Film Fest 919 What do remarkably accomplished women in […]

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 Actress winner. I was seated to the left of the stage, next to Rita Moreno, whom I had interviewed ten […]

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