The Power of the Dog (R) ★★★ 1/2 H360 Podcast

“The Power of the Dog” rated R is director Jane Campion’s western based in Montana, and you won’t see a tail wagging dog in the film. What you will see are character studies of two … Read more

Highlights of the 2021 Film Fest 919 posted to RogerEbert.com

Highlights of the 2021 Film Fest 919 Include King Richard, Passing, and More

The Film Fest 919 takes place in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and offers wide-ranging, buzz-worthy films along with on-site talent, discussions, events, … Read more

Mass H360 Podcast

“Mass” is playing in theaters now; it’s the story of two couples who meet face to face to discuss their sons. One of the couples has a son who died due to a mass shooting, … Read more

Film Fest 919 Wraps, Mass, Passing, Spencer H360 Podcast

Tonight, I will talk about three standout films that opened toward the end of the Film Fest 919 in Chapel Hill, NC. “Mass,” “Passing,” and “Spencer,” and here’s the good news; they are all excellent.… Read more

The French Dispatch, (R) Oleg: The Oleg Vidov Story, Film Fest 919– H360 Radio Podcast

Film Fest 919 Update, The French Dispatch, Oleg: The Oleg Vidov Story.

Hi Carl, and hello to all of our listeners; I spent last week in Chapel Hill, NC attending Film Fest 919. As a … Read more

Chris Bergoch Interview “Red Rocket” updated Review FF919

Screening “Red Rocket” in Cannes brings back delightful memories for me, as the audience was receptive and praised the film. It’s a gutsy film that doesn’t tread lightly on the topic of porn; we are … Read more

Oleg: The Oleg Vidov Story & Joan Borsten Vidov Interview FF 919

“Oleg: The Oleg Vidov Story” is a documentary based on Oleg Vidov’s life as a Russian actor (known as the Robert Redford of the USSR) who escaped at age 42 to America. The 95-minute documentary … Read more

King Richard (PG-13) ★★★★

“King Richard” (PG-13) was shown at the Caraway Village Drive-In, in Chapel Hill, NC, as part of Film Fest 919’s lineup. The inspiring biographical story of Richard Williams, played by Will Smith, the father and … Read more

Film Fest 919 Part 1

As a member of the Advisory Board of Film Fest 919, I am personally thrilled with the film offerings and the creative events offered. Located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, founders Randi Emerman and Carol … Read more

Diane Warren Interview

The iconic Diane Warren is a multi award-winning songwriter, musician, and record producer— she has received 12 Academy Award nominations, is a Grammy winner, an Emmy winner, a Critics Choice winner, and a Golden Globe … Read more

Diane Warren Film Fest 919 Spotlight Award & Celebration

Diane Warren Film Fest 919 Celebration of Her Music

It was the perfect crisp, clear, twinkling-star Fall night for a gathering at Chapel Hill’s Caraway Village Drive-in. Nestled just off the highway with groves of … Read more

No Time to Die (R) ★★ 1/2 Chicago Film Festival & Film Fest 919 H360 Podcast

Hi Carl and hello to all of our listeners out there; tonight I’m going to talk about the latest James Bond movie, “No Time to Die,” and two Film Festivals opening this month.

Daniel Craig … Read more

Emmy Award Winners, TiFF Winners, No Malice Film Contest H360 Podcast

Hi Carl, and hello to all of our listeners; it’s been a busy week, the TV Emmy Awards were announced, and as we reported, the shows Ted Lasso and the Crown were favorites, and they … Read more

Red Carpet Premiere of Blumhouse’s “Black as Night” Norah Finn Reports

On Tuesday night, September 21st, 20201, moviegoers and horror fanatics alike flocked to the Music Box Theater in Lincoln Park to watch the premiere of “Black as Night.” As part of Blumhouse’s new film series … Read more

The 46th Toronto International Film Festival–The 20 Top Films

The 46th Toronto International Film Festival has wrapped, and I was pleased to have viewed 20 films. Surprisingly, the documentaries scored high on my list, as I enjoyed the films “The Rescue, “Julia,” “Jagged,” and … Read more

Toronto International Film Festival 2021 Dionne Warwick and Julia H360

The 44th Toronto International Film Festival is here!

Tonight, I will talk about two films that I screened at the Toronto International Film Festival.

First up, the inspiring documentary film “Julia.” Most know that Julia … Read more

Emmy Awards Nominations Part 2- H360 Radio

Hi Carl, and hello to all of our listeners out there; tonight I’d like to talk more about the 73rd TV Emmy Awards that will be airing Sunday, September 19. The show will air on … Read more

46th Toronto International Film Festival 28 Most Anticipated Films

As an accredited press member covering the 46th Toronto International Film Festival, I approach my viewing upon various factors. Of course, personal interest typically pushes its way through in selection and script, director, and cast. … Read more

Emmy Awards Nominations H360 Podcast

Hi Carl and hello to all of our listeners out there; tonight, I’d like to talk about the 73rd TV Emmy Awards that will be airing Sunday, September 19. The show will be broadcast live … Read more

Cannes Film Festival Re-Cap-Annette, Jungle Cruise & Stillwater H360

Hi Carl, and hello to all of our listeners out there! I’m back from the Cannes Film Festival and was very happy to report in France.

Chaz Ebert from RogerEbert.com, an attendee for the last … Read more

Cannes Film Festival Update, Sweet Tooth-Netflix Series Season 1

Hi Carl and hi everyone, tonight I will talk about the Cannes Film Festival and the series “Sweet Tooth” on Netflix. Jodie Foster serves as the special guest of the Opening Ceremony of the Cannes … Read more

Cannes Film Festival 2021 Press Experience

Chaz Ebert of RogerEbert.com Interviewing Sarah Knight Adamson, Hotel Splendid Cannes, France July 16,2021

Attending the 74th Cannes Film Festival as an accredited member of the press of which also happens to be my inaugural … Read more

74th Cannes Film Festival, an Accredited Press Member’s Preview

The 74th Festival de Cannes will soon begin with a star-studded lineup—starting on July 6, 2021, and closing on July 17, with the awards list announced by President of the Jury, Spike Lee. As an … Read more

93rd Academy Awards 2021, a View From the Virtual Oscar Press Office

Sunday, April 25, 2021, the day of the Academy Awards, began with a familiarity of anticipation that I have come to expect over the years—except this year was different, I was accepted to be a … Read more