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LA Film Festival Pt. 1

LA Film Festival Pt. 1

| June 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Highlights of the 2012 The Los Angeles Film Festival PART 1 By Paul Fischer in Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Film Festival, put together by Film Independent, is shaping up as one of the country’s most popular film festivals. Based in the now happening LA Live in Downtown Los Angeles, the festival highlights the best […]

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Woody Allen Interview

Woody Allen Interview

| June 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

A CONVERSATION WITH WOODY ALLEN To Rome with Love/Woody Allen Interview by Paul Fischer in Los Angeles. As press conferences go, most are riddled with chaos and trying to navigate through that chaos for any reporter is challenging. Then there is Woody Allen. As witty and elegantly funny as ever, Allen has always shied away […]

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Take This Waltz

Take This Waltz

| June 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

When Margot, (Michelle Williams) 28, meets Daniel, (Luke Kirby) their chemistry is intense and immediate. But Margot suppresses her sudden attraction; she is happily married to Lou , (Seth Rogen) a cookbook writer. When Margot learns that Daniel lives across the street from them, the certainty about her domestic life shatters. She and Daniel steal […]

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TCM CLASSIC FILM FESTIVAL REPORT

TCM CLASSIC FILM FESTIVAL REPORT

| April 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Paul Fischer and Calhoun Kersten Hollywood boulevard is a bustling sea of energy. Even more than usual. Not just because tourists are busily photographing the Hollywood stars but avid move lovers are gathering en masse for the 2012 TCM Classic Film Festival. There are lots of film festivals but none that celebrate Hollywood’s golden […]

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Whit Stillman Interview

Whit Stillman Interview

| April 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

THE RETURN OF WHIT STILLMAN EXCLUSIVE Whit Stillman/Damsels in Distress Interview by Paul Fischer in Los Angeles. It’s been a long time since cerebral iconoclastic filmmaker Whit Stillman brought us his latest film, The Last Days of Disco. The now 60 year old writer/director, is relaxed at the end of a long day of interviews […]

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Interview with Gareth Evans, Director of The Raid: Redemption

Interview with Gareth Evans, Director of The Raid: Redemption

| March 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

WELSH DIRECTOR RAIDS INDONESIAN INDUSTRY EXCLUSIVE Gareth Evans/The Raid: Redemption Interview by Paul Fischer in Los Angeles. The last person you would think could get away with directing an Indonesian action film is Gareth Evans. The accent on the other end of the phone is Welsh, and yet this unknown Welshman has ended up making […]

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2012 Spirit Awards Coverage

2012 Spirit Awards Coverage

| February 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

2012 Spirit Awards Coverage by Paul Fischer in Santa Monica, California. It’s a gorgeous day at the beach in Santa Monica California as this reporter prepares to cover the 2012 Film Independent Spirit Awards. Yes we know about the Oscars but these awards are the fun cool and hip movie awards über casual in which […]

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My Reaction to Oscar Nominations for 2011 Films

My Reaction to Oscar Nominations for 2011 Films

| January 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

RANT Since the first time the Oscars were first telecast in the mid-fifties, I’ve been enthusiastic about them. I haven’t missed a telecast. Starting in the mid-sixties or maybe before, I have seriously followed the nomination process. Without exception, in the past, I’ve agreed with a huge percentage of the choices receiving nomination. NOT THIS […]

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Reviews – 2012

Reviews – 2012

| January 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN  Rated: 9 I saw THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN yesterday (Opening day-July 3, 2012) and thoroughly enjoyed it. If you have any interest in this type film, I urge you to see it…and soon. Both Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone are perfectly cast and are as accompolished as they are attractive. ARGO  Rated: 9 […]

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Film As Seen By Wayne Case, 2011

Film As Seen By Wayne Case, 2011

| January 20, 2012

Best Films (In order of preference) (1) THE HELP (2) THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO (3) WAR HORSE (4) J. EDGAR (5) SUPER 8 (6) 50/50 (7) MY WEEK WITH MARILYN (8) THE IDES OF MARCH (9) SHAME (10) HANNA (11) X-MEN: FIRST CLASS Runners-Up (Alphabetical) A BETTER LIFE THE DEBT DRIVE JANE EYRE […]

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