Mia Wasikowska and Director Cary Fukunaga “Jane Eyre” Interview

“Jane Eyre” was a selection during the International Film Festival at the Gene Siskel Theater in Chicago, March 6, 2011. Moviegoers were also treated to a Q&A afterwards with the star Mia Wasikowska, who portrays … Read more

Spike Lee Speaks at North Central College

If you ever have the chance to listen to Spike Lee speak, then go. He’s the kind of guy that has opinions and isn’t afraid to express them−regardless if you agree with him or not;… Read more

John Wells Interview Director “The Company Men”

Wells discusses his early years in New York, guides us through his amazing TV series career, demystifies the duties of a producer and discusses his new film, “The Company Men.”

Backstage Notes: I met John … Read more

Omar Benson Miller Co-Star of “The Express” Interview

“The Express” is the true story of Ernie Davis, the first African American college athlete to receive the Heisman Trophy. Davis was given the nickname ‘The Elmira Express’ by the press as his hometown was … Read more

Ralf Schmerberg Director “Problema” Interview

Sarah Adamson Interviews Filmmaker Ralf Schmerberg of the movie “Problema.”

If you happened to attend The Chicago Film Festival this past October you may have heard the buzz surrounding this extraordinary one-of-a-kind film. “Problema” posed … Read more

Danny Boyle Academy Award Winner Best Director Interview

Danny Boyle Interview with Sarah Adamson in Chicago

“127 Hours” Round Table Interview October 14, 2010 Elysian Hotel Backstage Notes: Danny Boyle was really cool to meet in person as he’s a people person who … Read more

Cécile De France Interview “Hereafter”

Star of “Hereafter” Cecile De France Interview with Sarah Knight Adamson

I interviewed Cecile De France at the Elysian Hotel in Chicago on October 14, 2010. She’s a Belgium actress who most of us haven’t … Read more

Edward Norton and John Curran Director of “Stone” Interview

Sarah’s Backstage Pass was invited to interview Edward Norton and director John Curran at the Trump Tower Hotel in Chicago. Ed is starring in the dramatic film “Stone” he plays a prison inmate and John… Read more

Interview with Nanette Burstein director of ‘Going the Distance’

Nanette Burstein director of Going the Distance starring Drew Barrymore and Justin Long Chats with WIND am 560’s film critic Sarah Adamson

Backstage Notes: August 11, 2010 – The interview was in a beautiful suite … Read more

Interview Nastia Liukin – Olympic Gold Medalist Gymnast

Backstage Notes: Nastia was in Chicago promoting her new SuperGirl line of clothing; a pairing of Warner Bros. and JC Penny’s. We met in the chic Elysian Hotel in Chicago on August 6, 2010. In Read more

Twilight Eclipse: Tyson Houseman, Booboo Stewart and Jodelle Ferland Interview

Sarah’s Backstage Pass/WIND Hollywood 360 interviewed 3 cast members from the latest ‘Twilight’ film ‘Eclipse.’ Sarah Adamson chatted via phone with Tyson Houseman who plays a member of the wolf-pack Quil Ateara, Booboo Stewart another … Read more

Jackie Chang, Jaden Smith, Will Smith “The Karate Kid” Red Carpet Chicago Interviews

AMC River East theater in Chicago, my home away from home, was the site of the Red Carpet event for the new film The Karate Kid. Jaden Smith and Jackie Chan stars of the … Read more

Willie Garson from “Sex and the City” Interview

Willie Garson was in Naperville, Illinois during the opening weekend of Sex and the City 2 at the Hollywood Palm Theater in Naperville, Illinois. I introduced him during a film screening and conducted the Q&A … Read more

Christopher Egan, Star of “Letters to Juliet” Interview

Sarah’s Backstage Pass was granted a video interview with Christopher Egan at the beautiful Elysian Hotel in Chicago. The Australia actor is very charming, witty and lots of fun to interview. He spoke with me … Read more

Tanner Maquire “From Letters to God” Cast & Crew Interview

Sarah Adamson: What drew you to this project?

David Nixon: Well, I found it about three years ago. My friend sent me the screenplay and as soon as I read it I jumped on a … Read more

Interview Jeff Kinney, Zachary Gordon and Robert Capron Author and Stars of Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Sarah Adamson interviewed Jeff Kinney author of Diary of a Wimpy Kid and the stars Zachary Gordon and Robert Capron from the film at the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago March 11, 2010.

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Anika Noni Rose Interview: the ‘Princess’ from Disney’s “The Princess and the Frog”

Backstage Notes:

I was scheduled for a TV interview with Anika and was thrilled to interview her at the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago. She’s petite and very beautiful. Dressed in a purple sweater jumper … Read more

Don Hahn: Animator, Producer, Director and Peter Schneider: Former President of Disney Animation Interview

Sarah’s Backstage Pass Interviews Disney Film Legends: Don Hahn: Animator, Producer, Director and Peter Schneider: Former President of Animation on Behalf of their New Film, Waking Sleeping Beauty

Backstage Notes: I must confess I have … Read more

Teri Garr Interview

Actress Teri Garr from the film “Young Frankenstein”Read more

Spike Jonze and Catherine Keener Interview

I interviewed Spike Jonze writer and director of “Where The Wild Things Are” in Chicago at the Trump Hotel. Catherine Keener who plays Max’s mom in the film was also present.

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Spike is Read more

Michael Stuhlbarg Interview “The Serious Man” New Cohen Brothers Film

My interview with Michael Stuhlbarg was the first of the day and as luck may have it while waiting in the chic lobby of the Trump Tower Hotel in Chicago I spotted Michael out of … Read more

Rumer Willis Sorority Row Interview

The interview took place in an elaborate suite at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Chicago in September of 2009. Rumer was on a press junket for her film “Sorority Row.” She’s the daughter of Demi … Read more

Richard Kind Interview

Although he may be a delightful distraction on set, actor, Richard Kind gets serious with Sarah’s Backstage Pass.

In the latest Coen brothers’ dark comedy, A Serious Man, actor, Richard Kind (Spin City, Curb … Read more

Mitchel Musso: “The Best of Both Worlds”

Sarah’s Backstage Pass Chats with Hannah Montana Co-star

Actor and musician, Mitchel Musso, 18, is most known for his role, Oliver Oken, in the hit television series and film, “Hannah Montana” and Hannah Montana: The Read more