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This Is a Robbery: The World’s Biggest Art Heist : An Exclusive Interview with Director Colin Barnicle

”This is Robbery” explores who might have pulled off the one of the biggest art heist in the history of U.S, 1990’s robbery of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, where thieves made off with $500 million in rare artwork.  Over St. Patrick’s Day weekend in 1990, legendary works by Rembrandt, Vermeer and others…

Leslie Odom Jr. Talks about How He Finds Sam Cooke’s Voice in “One Night in Miami.”

To get to play soul singing legend Sam Cooke would be an achievement enough but to do so in a film as prestigious as One Night In Miami adds the sweet topping to the prize cake. Such a triumph is not the only feather in the cap of 39-year old Leslie Odom Jr. —- he…

Interview: Actor Manny Perez on ‘Night of the Sicario’ and Always Playing Villains

This Friday, Saban Films will release Night of the Sicario, a thriller about cartel hitmen hunting DEA witnesses hiding out at a nursing home, in theaters and on demand. Manny Perez, who has a long list of credits to his name, including TV roles on Third Watch and Homeland, stars as Leon, one of the…

An Exclusive Interview with Jessica Bruder, The Author of “Nomadland,” Takes Us into the World of Nomad Lifestyle

In 2017’s Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century, author Jessica Bruder wrote about van-dwelling Americans, mostly older people who, in the wake of the Great Recession, were losing steady jobs, had paltry Social Security payments, and, with ballooning housing costs, found themselves unable to get by.  They hit the road following seasonal gigs across…

Director Ava DuVernay Discusses Her New Online Venture — Array Crew

Photo by Nobuhiro Hosoki Ava DuVernay became the first Black woman creator to get Sundance Film Festival directing award in 2012 for her feature, Middle of Nowhere. Her feature Selma made history in being the first film directed by a black woman director to be nominated for a Golden Globe and an Oscar for Best Picture….

SXSW Interview : Tom Petty, Somewhere You Feel Free

The Film Tom Petty, Somewhere You Feel Free Debuts at SXSW 2021 To Acclaim October 2, 2017, it was devastated to hear the announcement of Tom Perry’s untimely death, one week after the end of the Heartbreakers’ 40th Anniversary Tour. At that time in his career, he had sold more than 80 million records worldwide,…

Interview with Director Taylor Morden for “The Last Blockbuster”

In Making “The Last Blockbuster,” Director Taylor Morden Reminds Us of Many Visit to The Video Store That Made the Screen Come Alive  There was a time, going to the video rental store, was an adventure in and of itself. Without laying out a wad of cash, one could take home armfuls of cinematic pleasure…

SXSW Interview : WeWork: Or The Making and Breaking of a $47 Billion Unicorn

WeWork: Or the Making and Breaking of a $47 Billion Unicorn Premieres at SXSW 2021 Reflecting the old chestnut, “truth is stranger than fiction,” the documentary, WeWork: Or The Making and Breaking of a $47 Billion Unicorn illustrates that saying perfectly. Director Jed Rothstein’s doc feature tells of the incredibly swift rise of WeWork co-founder…

Celebrating Its 30th Anniversary, The Creators of The Film Classic “Pump Up the Volume” Speak of Its History

  A coming-of-age classic bridging the 80s and 90s, Pump Up the Volume launched the careers of its stars Christian Slater and Samantha Mathis. With a soundtrack that represented much of the best music of the era, the film detailed a pirate radio station helmed by a high schooler (Slater) set in the wilds of…

Interview with actor Kingsley Ben-Adir for the film, “One Night in Miami”

British Actor Kingsley Ben-Adir Makes Quite A Trip In One Night in Miami And Wrestles With Issues of Race Supposedly, in a back room at the Hampton House in February 1964, a meeting between Malcolm X, Muhammad Ali, Jim Brown, and Sam Cooke took place celebrating Ali’s surprise title win over Sonny Liston. Based on…

Julie Andrews looks back working with her husband Blake Edwards

A courtesy of Walt Disney Productions.   From Child Actor to Legendary Star Julie Andrews Has Done It All If any actress deserves to be called a Dame, then 85-year-old Julie Andrews qualifies to be a Dame of the British Empire. She would deserve such an accolade if only for her singing in Sound of…