Although they were feeling a little bit under the weather during their trip to DC, Mike Birbiglia (ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK) and Gillian Jacobs (COMMUNITY) were incredibly friendly and down to earth for our interview about their funny, heartfelt new film DON'T THINK TWICE. The film follows an improv troupe, similar to the Upright… Continue reading Interview With Mike Birbiglia & Gillian Jacobs For Don’t Think Twice
The Russo Brothers (Anthony and Joe) have yet again knocked a superhero film out of the park. Following the success of their critical and box office blockbuster, CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER (2014), the directing pair have struck gold with CAPTAIN AMERICA CIVIL WAR. This film, with its battle royale storyline and enormously talented cast,… Continue reading Interview with the Russo Brothers for Captain America: Civil War
The second I started my interview with writer/director Marc Abraham and actor Tom Hiddleston, it was obvious that I SAW THE LIGHT is a passion project for both of them. The film tells the true story of Hank Williams, following him from his early days singing country music on a radio show to the day… Continue reading Interview With Tom Hiddleston & Marc Abraham For I Saw The Light!
THE DANISH GIRL, directed by Tom Hooper, could not be timelier. Based on an incredible true story, the film centers on Einar (later Lili) Wegener (Eddie Redmayne), the first transgender person to receive gender reassignment surgery. Gerda Wegener (Alicia Vikander) is supportive of Einar’s transition to Lili, and stays by Lili's side throughout the entire… Continue reading Interview with Alicia Vikander for The Danish Girl
Bryan Cranston had quite the week in DC! Not only did he get to have lunch at the White House, he also had a movie premiere at the Newseum and attended a BREAKING BAD donation event at the Smithsonian's Museum of American History! Oh, and he talked to me, which I am sure was the… Continue reading Interview with Bryan Cranston and Jay Roach for Trumbo
Many people are saying MISS YOU ALREADY, directed by Catherine Hardwicke (TWILIGHT, THIRTEEN) and starring Drew Barrymore and Toni Collette, is this generation's BEACHES. And while this film is certainly touching and emotionally draining, I found it to be a quite difference experience from the classic Bette Midler/Barbara Hershey tear-jerker. BEACHES is one of my… Continue reading Interview with Catherine Hardwicke for Miss You Already
ROOM, based on Emma Donohue’s incredible, best-selling book of the same name, is an extremely powerful story that has resonated with me since I first saw it. As a huge fan of the book, I was nervous that the film wouldn’t be able to live up to it. But thanks in large part to Lenny… Continue reading Interview with Brie Larson and Movie Review for Room
Everyone's favorite charmer, Richard Gere (PRETTY WOMAN, UNFAITHFUL), and writer/director Oren Moverman (THE MESSENGER) were in town last week to promote their new film TIME OUT OF MIND. A supporter of the New York Coalition for the Homeless for over a decade, the issue of homelessness is a cause near and dear to Gere's heart.… Continue reading Interview with Richard Gere and Oren Moverman for Time Out Of Mind
In their latest film, MISTRESS AMERICA, writer/director Noah Baumbach and writer/actress Greta Gerwig (FRANCES HA) have once again written a compelling story about a fascinating, complicated female relationship. However, instead of two best friends, like in FRANCES HA, the women in this film have a different, though no less complicated, relationship. College student Tracy (Lola… Continue reading Interview with Greta Gerwig and Lola Kirke for Mistress America!
Tonight, I had the pleasure of attending The Hill and Extra TV's party to celebrate White House Correspondents' Dinner weekend! The glitzy event was held at the gorgeous Canadian Embassy, which has one of the best views in DC. The party boasted indoor and outdoor bars, as well as stations for oysters, shrimp, smoked meat,… Continue reading The Hill and Extra TV’s WHCD Party Brings The Glitz & Glamor!