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Whit Stillman Interview

Whit Stillman Interview

| April 7, 2012

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

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

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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EXCLUSIVE: RIE RASMUSSEN AND THE HUMAN ZOO

EXCLUSIVE: RIE RASMUSSEN AND THE HUMAN ZOO

| November 11, 2011

Rie Rasmussen On HUMAN ZOO, By Paul Fischer in Los Angeles. The gorgeous and uncompromising Rie Rasmussen was born in Denmark in 1978 to an artist mother and an Economist father. She was raised in the Danish country in an extended family with nine brothers and sisters. She moved to New York at the age […]

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Like Crazy

Like Crazy

| November 5, 2011

LIKE CRAZY. Grade: C- Cast: Anton Yelchin (Jacob); Felicity Jones (Anna); Jennifer Lawrence (Sam); Charlie Bewley (Simon); Alex Kingston (Jackie); Oliver Muirhead (Bernard) Credits: Directed by Drake Doremus; written by Doremus and Ben York Jones; produced by Jonathan Schwartz and Andrea Sperling. A Paramount Vantage release. Love stories are complicated cinematic beasts and rarely work […]

MARSHALL COMES FULL CIRCLE

MARSHALL COMES FULL CIRCLE

| February 7, 2010

Native New Yporker has been a part of film and television culture for three decades. Best known as the producer of such iconic TV shows as Happy Days, Laverne and Shirley and Mork and Mindy, his directorial career on the big screen include such seminal hits as Beaches, Pretty Woman, The Princess Diaries and his […]

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WATTS SHINES AS COLD ‘CHILD’

WATTS SHINES AS COLD ‘CHILD’

| February 7, 2010

Throughout her career, the consistently luminous and diverse Naomi Watts has played a gallery of distinctive women, complex and fascinating, but none more so than her portrayal of emotionally detached lawyer Elizabeth who has an affair with her new boss [Samuel L. Jackson] in Mother and Child. At Sundance this year for a few short […]

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NOT SO SUNDANCE  UGLY FERRERA RETURNS TO SUNDANCE

NOT SO SUNDANCE UGLY FERRERA RETURNS TO SUNDANCE

| February 5, 2010

Best known as the titular character in the recently cancelled Ugly Betty, America Ferrera is no stranger to Sundance, but this time she returned with a producer credit on The Dry Land, an evocative tale of a returning soldier coping with life in a small Texan town. Ferrera also plays his wife in the Ryan […]

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SUNDANCE ANNOUNCES AWARDS AT CLOSING NIGHT

SUNDANCE ANNOUNCES AWARDS AT CLOSING NIGHT

| January 31, 2010

The Sundance Film Festival closed with the announcement of its annual awardsw which included some surprises. Films receiving Jury Awards were selected from four categories: U.S. Dramatic Competition, U.S. Documentary Competition, World Cinema Dramatic Competition and World Cinema Documentary Competition. All films in competition were also eligible for Sundance Film Festival Audience Awards as selected […]

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SUNDANCE EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW – JAMES FRANCO, HOWL

SUNDANCE EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW – JAMES FRANCO, HOWL

| January 27, 2010

James Franco can play any character, including iconic Beat generation poet Allen Ginsberg in his latest film, Howl that premiered at Sundance. The film focuses on his creation of the poem and the obscenity trial that followed. Franco is also doing his Masters in poetry, and as he conceded when we chatted at Sundance, Howl […]

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