Today is Sat November 01, 2014
31 Oct. 2014

Personal Favorite: THE GOOD LIE


Make a point to see a warm and touching new film, THE GOOD LIE, the story of war torn Sudanese refugees and their journey to America; it will reboot your confidence in mankind, usher in the beauty and compassion of this holiday season. The film is based upon the real-life experiences of thousands of children […]

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28 Oct. 2014

ANNOUNCEMENT: CBS, new dimensions in viewing


The CBS Television Stations group, a division of CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS), and Weigel Broadcasting today announced plans to launch DECADES, a new national entertainment programming service for distribution across local television stations’ digital sub channels – broadcast channels that utilize a local station’s available spectrum to provide a companion to that station’s […]

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16 Oct. 2014

Pei-pei Cheng and Ben Whishaw in LILTING


Love knows no barrier, especially language. In the new romantic film, LILTING, from director Hong Khaou, two elderly adults Junn (Pei-pei Cheng) and Alan (Peter Bowles) make a romantic connection in a residential facility for seniors–everything goes well as long as they don’t know what the other is saying.  Junn only speaks Chinese, Alan is […]

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14 Oct. 2014

37th Mill Valley Film Fest, big success!


 37TH MILL VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL WRAPS, WINNERS INCLUDE: THE IMITATION GAME, THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING, ON THE WAY TO SCHOOL, WHIPLASH, IMPERIAL DREAMS, CAPTURING GRACE AND F R E E  This year’s coveted festival set a new attendance record in it’s nearly 40-year history with more than 60,000 patrons who turned out for a slate of feature films, documentaries, […]

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10 Oct. 2014

THE JUDGE: cast is compelling, compassionate


Just hearing the names of the starring lineup in THE JUDGE–Warner Bros. new courtroom drama–is worth the price of admission.  We’re talking Oscar winner and five-time nominee Robert Duvall (TENDER MERCIES, GET LOW, THE APOSTLE, THE GODFATHER), Oscar winner Billy Bob Thornton (SLING BLADE, MONSTER’S BALL, PRIMARY COLORS), two-time Oscar nominee Robert Downey, Jr (TROPIC THUNDER, […]

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06 Oct. 2014

The Charismatic Michael K. Williams


Michael K. Williams enters a room with confidence even when he’s been detained by New York City traffic.  Running a bit late for roundtable interviews to discuss his role in the new film, KILL THE MESSENGER, alongside two-time Oscar nominee, Jeremy Renner, Williams exhaled and delivered. MESSENGER is the story of a dogged investigative reporter, […]

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02 Oct. 2014

Gospel sensation Tasha Cobbs, new album


Tasha Cobbs is arguably among the most successful Gospel artists in recent years. Her universal chart-topper, “Break Every Chain” broke records. The multiple award winning vocalist–a Grammy, three Stellar Awards and three Dove Awards–has only recorded one nationally released project! On October 13, Cobbs releases a new body of work at the live recording for her […]

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01 Oct. 2014

Jeremy Renner Q&A, discusses intriguing character-driven role


KILL THE MESSENGER will keep you thinking. Directed by Michael Cuesta (TV’s Homeland), this startling investigation spearheaded mostly by a lone journalist was trumped by the Monica Lewinsky proceedings in the mid 1990’s. Now, it opens in theaters nationwide, October 10. Two-time Academy Award nominee Jeremy Renner (“The Bourne Legacy”) leads an all-star cast in […]

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19 Sep. 2014

Broadway’s PIPPIN tours San Francisco opens September 23


PIPPIN tells the story of a young prince on a death-defying journey to find meaning in his existence. Will he choose a happy but simple life? Or will he risk everything for a singular flash of glory? The show is noted for many Broadway standards including “Magic To Do,” “Corner of the Sky,” “Glory,” “No […]

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17 Sep. 2014

Death of a King, Smiley’s latest book


A powerful portrait of a leader and visionary, DEATH OF A KING paints a narrative different from all that have come before, told in the present tense, with pace and power.  This is a glimpse into Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s life–one that adds a nuanced view of Dr. King’s legacy as an American hero, […]

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