Talking with Paul Fischer

Interview with Marjane Satrapi

Interview with Marjane Satrapi

| August 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

Marjane Satrapi is an Iranian born French author, graphic novelist, director, and illustrator. As a child, she attended the Lycée Français in Tehran where her family was involved with communist and leftist political groups partly responsible for the 1979 Iranian Revolution. Her graphic novel, Persepolis, is a memoir of her childhood growing up during the […]

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The Not So Odd Life of Joel Edgerton

The Not So Odd Life of Joel Edgerton

| August 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

It was well over a decade ago that I was introduced to a young actor called Joel Edgerton at the Sundance Film Festival. He was unknown, had barely any credits and was at the festival supporting a friend’s film. At the time I loved hanging around Australians, and Joel was one of those guys you […]

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The Rise and Fall of Wealth, Greed and Excess by Noted Filmmaker

The Rise and Fall of Wealth, Greed and Excess by Noted Filmmaker

| July 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

During the French Revolution Marie Antoinette only lost her head for allegedly decrying: Let them eat cake, and by being oblivious to the reality of the world she lived in. In director Lauren Greenfield’s somewhat disturbingly allegorical documentary, Queen of Versailles, a contemporary Parisian royal couple, this time Floridians David and Jackie Siegel are billionaires […]

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An Interview with Michelle Pfeiffer

An Interview with Michelle Pfeiffer

| June 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

No matter how many times one meets the luminous Michelle Pfeiffer, one continues to marvel at her agelessness. Never looking like her 54 years, the still striking actress is modest when it comes to her appearance and scoffs when I suggest she hasn’t changed all much over the years. “No I don’t. Look at those […]

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Interview with Director of Dead Man’s Burden, Jared Moshe

Interview with Director of Dead Man’s Burden, Jared Moshe

| June 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

In a corner of the Marriot Hotel that is part of the bustling LA Live and home to the increasingly popular Los Angeles Film Festival, young, first time writer/director Jared Moshe is trying to soak in the success that he is attaining. His directorial début, the Western drama Dead Man’s Burden has proven so popular […]

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The Bravery of Kelly McDonald

The Bravery of Kelly McDonald

| June 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Scottish actress Kelly McDonald laughs when I suggest she’s the go to woman for Scottish heroines. “I dont know where you heard that nasty rumor”. Nor did she feel any pressure about starring as Pixar’s first female heroine in Brave. “Attention to detail is not my strong point and it didn’t occur to me that […]

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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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THERE’S NOTHING LIKE THIS DAME

THERE’S NOTHING LIKE THIS DAME

| January 10, 2010

When it comes to class, nobody does it better than Dame Julie Andrews. She enters a room and it is more than just the hills that are alive but also the room in which she enters with grace and that still iconic voice that has changed little since it was first introduced to American audiences […]

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THE BOOK OF DENZEL

THE BOOK OF DENZEL

| January 10, 2010

Denzel Washington remains one of Hollywood’s most influential stars, constituently starring in diverse number of Hollywood films, and none is different that the Hughes Brothers’ Book who of Eli, a post-apocalyptic tale, in which Washington plays a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets […]

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THE BOOK OF MILA

THE BOOK OF MILA

| December 30, 2009

One of the most sought after young actresses in Hollywood, Mila Kunis established herself as the voice of Meg in Family Guy and in the sitcom That 70s Show, but has since proved to be a diverse actress in some very dramatic roles. Born Milena Markovna Kunis on Aug. 14, 1983 in Kiev, Ukraine, this […]

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