Interview with Doc10 Film Festival Founders Paula Froehle and Steve Cohen

 

Doc10 Film Festival Features Award-Worthy Lineup

Hey Chicago! Do you like documentaries? How about a film festival whose programmers have chosen the ‘best of the best’ for you? How about only 10 films? Yes, … Read more

27th Critics Choice Awards posted to Roger Ebert.com

The Power of the Dog Wins Big at the Critics Choice Awards

Jubilation comes to mind when describing the atmosphere of the 27th Critics Choice Awards—win or lose, all were celebrating being together in person … Read more

4th Annual Celebration of Black Cinema and Television Awards

Oh What a Night Honoring Cinema and Television 

Upon walking into the lovely reception area in front of the gorgeous Los Angeles ballroom at the Fairmont Century Plaza Hotel, attendees munched, mingled, and sipped while … Read more

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

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

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

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

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

Gia Coppola Interview and Mainstream Film Review (R) ★★★½

I interviewed Gia Coppola on May 4, 2021, via Zoom for her second film, “Mainstream,” starring Andrew Garfield and Maya Hawke. “Mainstream” is a cautionary tale regarding social media and it’s effects on our lives.… 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

Christo Brock Interview “Brewmance”

I interviewed Christo Brock, the writer and director of the documentary film “Brewmance” on April 6, 2021, via Zoom. I enjoyed the film “Brewmance” as I learned so much about not only craft beers, I … Read more

Emily Cohen Ibanez “Fruits of Labor SXSW Interview

The insightful film “Fruits of Labor” focuses on California Central Coast’s rich soil, the beautiful nature of the area, and the laborers that work the fields. Ashley, an energetic, vibrant teen, works in those fields … Read more

Women Take Top Prizes at Critics Choice Awards (RogerEbert.com)

Women took home top honors at the 26th Critics Choice Awards on Sunday, March 7th, 2021. Chloe Zhao’s “Nomadland” not only won Best Picture, but she was also awarded Best Director and Best … Read more

Film Fest 919 Is Happening! They Built it, and They Came

Film Fest 919 In Chapel Hill North Carolina met the pandemic challenge by following a storyline of the Best Picture Academy Award Nominated movie “Field of Dreams. Yes, “If you build it, they will come” … Read more

Dana Nachman Video Interview “Dear Santa”

Dana Nachman is known for her documentary films, and most recently, the 2018 “Pick of the Litter,” which was released by IFC Films and can be viewed on Netflix. The Walt Disney Company hired Nachman … Read more

Lucia Moniz Interview “Fatima”

My interview with Lucia Moniz, the mother to Lucia, the ten year-old-child who experiences visits from the Virgin Mary in the film “Fatima,” spoke with me on August 25 during a video chat. Lucia was … Read more

Goran Visnjic “Fatima” Interview

Sarah Knight Adamson interviews Goran Visnjic the Mayor of Fatima in the film “Fatima.”Goran was speaking to me from Croatia  where he is visiting his parents. The setting is 1917, in Fátima, Portugal, where a … Read more

Stephaine Gil Video Interview “Fatima”

Sarah Knight Adamson interviewed Stephanie Gil the star of the film “Fatima” on August 25, 2020. Stephanie was speaking to me from Spain where she lives. The setting is 1917, in Fátima, Portugal, where a … Read more

“Fatima” Cast Video Interviews Stephanie Gil, Goran Visnjic, and Lucia Moniz

The setting is 1917, in Fátima, Portugal, where a miracle is said to have happened, an apparition of the Virgin Mary visited three small children. “Fatima” is based on true events during war-time in Portugal, … Read more