Director James Ponsoldt on ‘The End of the Tour’ and Jason Segel’s Breakthrough Role...

  Director James Ponsoldt’s new film “The End of the Tour” chronicles five days in 1996 when David Lipsky (Jesse Eisenberg) interviewed famed “Infinite Jest” novelist David Foster Wallace (Jason Segel) for a (never-published) Rolling Stone magazine article. The interviews took place in the dead of winter at the novelist’s … [Read More]

Interview: Conversation With “The American Side” Star Greg Stuhr & Director Jenna Ricker

I had the ultimate pleasure to meet and spend the afternoon engaging in conversation with “The American Side” writer/actor Greg Stuhr and writer/director Jenna Ricker. We had a lengthy conversation at the Steppenwolf Theater cafe in Chicago. In anticipation of the Chicago opening of the film at the Wilmette Theater … [Read More]

Interview: Lou Ferrigno

  With the New York Comic Con taking place this weekend in NYC. I decided to post some memorable interviews from the Chicago Comic Con that I attended. I spoke to the original HULK one on one and we discussed the Avengers, Celebrity Apprentice, and the original television series.   … [Read More]

Red Carpet Interview: Darkest Hour screenwriter Anthony McCarten

Gary Oldman is on track to win the best actor Oscar for his metamorphosis into Winston Churchill in Joe Wright’s World War II drama “Darkest Hour.” But part of the glory should go to New Zealand screenwriter Anthony McCarten (“The Theory of Everyting”), who has managed to weave  together seamlessly … [Read More]

Interview: Actor Barkhad Abdi Talks “Eye in the Sky”

With the release of “Eye in the Sky” on Blu-ray and DVD on June 28, I had a chance to speak to one of the films stars Barkhad Abdi. Most of you remember him as the Somali pirate Muse. Earlier today there is news of him joining the new Blade … [Read More]

Interview: Sarah Butler Discusses ‘I Spit On Your Grave 3’

With the release of “I Spit On Your Grave 3” (available now), I spoke to the star of the film Sarah Butler who plays Jennifer Hills. In the interview Sarah talks about her preparation for the role, her fears, and if she would return for a fourth film.   First … [Read More]

Climate Documentary “Chasing Ice”

  Now playing in select theaters, “Chacing Ice” chronicles stark evidence for the case for climate change from a unique perspective; the photography of a global warming skeptic. Recently, ‘Ice’ made the coveted Oscar Documentary Shortlist along with 14 other feature length documentaries. I had an opportunity to speak with … [Read More]

Simon Rex On Why He Loves the Scary Movie Franchises

  Simon Rex has had quite the versatile career since breaking out onto the pop culture radar thanks to his gig as an MTV VJ in the middle 1990’s. His biggest exposure to mass audiences was in the Scary Movie franchises. He returns of Scary Movie 5 opening on April … [Read More]

Interview: Director Michael Walker talks about Maid’s Room

The Maid’s Room released in theaters and VOD on August 8th is a psychological thriller with plenty of twists and turns. The man that put pen to paper on the project, as well as helmed the directors chair was Mr. Michael Walker. I got a chance to speak to Michael … [Read More]

Writer Misan Sagay Talks About Her Jane Austen-Like Heroine in “Belle”

Misan Sagay, the brilliant and passionate screenwriter of “Belle,” was in Manhattan recently to promote the film. Director Amma Asante and actors Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Belle), Miranda Richardson and Sam Reid also fielded questions from the press in separate rooms.   Sagay discovered the subject of her Jane Austen-like drama a … [Read More]