Jim Rash and Nat Faxon Interview, “The Way, Way Back”

My interview with Jim Rash and Nat Faxon was on behalf of the film, “The Way, Way Back,” which they co-wrote and co-directed. We met on May 28, 2013 in Chicago at the Waldorf Astoria … Read more

Dave Franco Interview “Now You See Me”

Interview with Dave Franco

I interviewed Dave Franco on May 31, 2013 at the Peninsula Hotel in Chicago on behalf of his new film, “Now You See Me.” He talked about his role in the … Read more

Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2-Interview with Chaske Spencer

“The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2” Interview with Chaske Spencer, “Sam” the Werewolf Pack Leader

We chatted via phone on March 1, 2013. Spencer was in Chicago promoting the release of Breaking Dawn Part … Read more

Bruce Vilanch Interview On the Set of “Scrooge & Marley”

On the Set of “Scrooge & Marley”

I’ve always enjoyed the hustle and bustle of a movie location set and visiting the set of “Scrooge & Marley” was certainly an early Christmas present. Upon entering … Read more

Interview with Twilight’s Charlie Bewley and Daniel Cudmore

Interview with Twilight Stars Charlie Bewley and Daniel Cudmore

Twilight’s Charlie Bewley (Demetri) and Daniel Cudmore (Felix) of the Volturi vampire clan were in Chicago on November 1, 2012 to speak with the press about … Read more

Phillip Kaufman Famed Director and Writer Interview

Phillip Kaufman Talks About Working with Daniel-Day Lewis, “The Right Stuff,” the First Indiana Jones Movie and More!

I interviewed the legendary writer and director Phillip Kaufman in Chicago at the Chicago International Film Office … Read more

Jim Belushi Interview-The Comedy Bar

Without a doubt Jim Belushi is a household name.  An icon of comedy, acting, and music, he is best known for his roles in About Last Night…, Red Heat, According to Jim, and his revival … Read more

Ben Affleck Interview- Director of “Argo”

Ben Affleck Talks Directing and the Making of “Argo”

I interviewed Ben Affleck on behalf of the Warner Bros. film “Argo,” on September 11, 2012 in Chicago at the Waldorf Astoria hotel. Affleck looked stylish Read more

Interview with Writer and Director Stephen Chbosky “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”

Interview with Stephen Chbosky writer and director of “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”

I met Stephen Chbosky in the Park Hyatt Hotel in Chicago on August 27, 2012. He was very energetic and lots Read more

Interview with Rob Lorenz Director of “Trouble with the Curve”

Clint Eastwood and Robert Lorenz. Photo Credit: Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times

Rob Lorenz “Trouble With the Curve” Interview

I met Rob Lorenz in a lavish suite in the Four Seasons Chicago hotel on September Read more

Martin Landau Interview, “Frankenweenie”

Interview with Martin Landau on Behalf of the Movie “Frankenweenie” the Voice of Mr. Rzykruski

Martin Landau was in Chicago for a special screening of the film “Ed Wood,” I interviewed him at the WGN Read more

“Lawless” Interview with Matt Bondurant

“Lawless” Interview with Matt Bondurant Grandson of Jack Bondurant Played by Shia LaBeouf

Backstage Notes: I met Matt Bondurant in a suite at the Trump Hotel in Chicago on August 15, 2012. Dr. Matt Bondurant Read more

Kathryn McCormick and Ryan Guzman interview “Step Up Revolution”

Step Up Revolution Interview with Stars: Kathryn McCormick and Ryan Guzman

Backstage Notes: The interview took place in Chicago in a suite at the Trump Tower hotel, with a breathtaking view of the city and Read more

Beasts of the Southern Wild Interviews with Director Benh Zeitlin, Stars Quvenzhané Wallis and Dwight Henry

My interviews for “Beasts of the Southern Wild” were held at the Hotel Palomar on June 11, 2012 along with two other journalists. The first interview was with director and co-writer Benh Zeitlin. It was… Read more

Joe Manganiello Interview “Magic Mike”

Joe is strikingly tall, 6’5’’ with a wonderful smile and a ruggedly handsome look. We met at the Waldorf Astoria in Chicago and chatted about his new film, his character on “True Blood,” his film Read more

Channing Tatum Interview “Magic Mike” 2012

Interview with Sarah Knight Adamson, June 18, 2012.

When I walked into the suite of the Waldorf Astoria in Chicago, Channing Tatum greeted me with a hug. He said he’s a southern boy at heart Read more

“Brave” Interview Mark Andrews and Katherine Sarafian

Mark Andrews, director of “Brave” would like people to ‘be brave’ and simply go see the movie, as he’s sure you’ll be surprised by what message you’ll take away from the film. The interview took … Read more

“Franklin & Bash” Interview Breckin Meyer and Mark-Paul Gosselaar

I wanted to let you both know that I interviewed Malcolm McDowell this past August (2011) and he told me he enjoys working on the show. What is it like working with a legend like Read more

Lorene Scafaria Interview “Seeking a Friend at the End of the World”

Lorene Scafaria Writer and Director of “Seeking a Friend for the End of the World” chatted with me on June 5, 2012.

Sarah Knight Adamson: First of all, I have to commend you on writing Read more

Interview With Author Nicholas Sparks

Tyna Cline a reporter for Sarahs Backstage Pass sat reading in the lobby of Trump Towers in Chicago one afternoon in early April while waiting to sit down with People magazine’s 2000 Sexiest Author. Nicholas… Read more

Aileen Quinn Interview Returns for 30th Anniversary of “Annie”

“Annie,” the popular 1982 musical film, celebrates its 30th anniversary this year and Hollywood Palms Theater in Naperville celebrated in style. On March 25th they brought the star of “Annie,” Aileen Quinn, to the theater … Read more

Interview with Tippi Hedren, star of “The Birds,” and Ben Mankiewicz, host of “Turner Classic Movies.”

Tippi Hedren, star of “The Birds,” was in Chicago with Ben Mankiewicz, host of “Turner Classic Movies,” on March 27, 2012, for a special screening of “The Birds.” We chatted at the Ritz Carlton on … Read more

Interview with Gary Cole

I met Gary Cole in Chicago at Flashpoint Academy during a promotional tour for the film “The Last Rites of Joe May.” Gary is noticeably very tall in person, he’s charming, comical and easy to … Read more

Dennis Farina Interview with Sarah Adamson in Chicago

Dennis Farnia was in Chicago promoting his film “The Last Rites of Joe May” we met in Chicago at Tribeca Flashpoint Media Arts Academy and chatted about his Chicago roots, his starring role as Joe… Read more